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The Week in Review: Local stories that made headlines

The Week in Review: Local stories that made headlines

July 14th, 2013 2:28 pm by Staff Report

A glance at the week's top local stories on JohnsonCityPress.com:

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Church camp counselor from Tennessee held on sex charges in Georgia

Church camp counselor from Tennessee held on sex charges in Georgia

July 14th, 2013 9:34 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee man is jailed on charges of exposing himself to minors at a west Georgia church camp.

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$21 M in ETSU projects approved by State Building Commission

$21 M in ETSU projects approved by State Building Commission

July 14th, 2013 8:00 am by Rex Barber

Much attention was placed this past week on members of the State Building Commission approving a plan to construct a new football stadium at East Tennessee State University, but that body also approved other university projects totaling around $21 million

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Police: Actor Cory Monteith, star of musical TV show "Glee," found dead in hotel

Police: Actor Cory Monteith, star of musical TV show "Glee," found dead in hotel

July 14th, 2013 1:29 am by Associated Press

Monteith played Finn on the Fox television show about a high school glee club.

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Jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

Jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

July 13th, 2013 9:45 pm by Associated Press

The jury has found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Man charged with stealing from elder Haslam's home

Man charged with stealing from elder Haslam's home

July 13th, 2013 9:35 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say a South Carolina man has been charged with stealing cash and jewelry from the home of Jim Haslam, father of Gov. Bill Haslam and founder of the company that is now Pilot Flying J.

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Mouse’s Ear owners likely to announce plans Monday

Mouse’s Ear owners likely to announce plans Monday

July 13th, 2013 9:29 pm by Becky Campbell

Owners of an adult entertainment business destroyed by fire in January are expected to announce Monday their decision about the future of the establishment.

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"Snuffy Smith" cartoonist discusses career, comics and new book at Bristol Public Library

"Snuffy Smith" cartoonist discusses career, comics and new book at Bristol Public Library

July 13th, 2013 4:05 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

With an easel of white paper, a black pen and a series of swirls and lines, cartoonist John R. Rose brought to life a group of lovable comic strip characters from “Barney Google and Snuffy Smith” for audience members of all ages Saturday morning at the Br

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Operation Dixie Crystal fugitive sought by Johnson County police

Operation Dixie Crystal fugitive sought by Johnson County police

July 13th, 2013 2:25 pm by Staff Report

One man is still wanted by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department as the last of 30 men and women charged in Operation Dixie Crystal, a joint drug task force mission aimed to stop methamphetamine traffickers that began in 2012.

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Johnson City convenience market robbed at gunpoint

Johnson City convenience market robbed at gunpoint

July 13th, 2013 8:49 am by Staff Report

Police said a man showed a pistol at the Sunoco at 3730 Bristol Hwy., demanded money from the register and left before police arrived.

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