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The Buzz: Here's a week-in-review with 10 of the most talked about stories

The Buzz: Here's a week-in-review with 10 of the most talked about stories

February 23rd, 2014 6:15 pm by Staff Report

Feel like you missed something? No worries. Here are the top 10 stories from earlier this week in this weekend's edition of The Buzz:

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News Regional & National
Opinions still differ on what UAW Volkswagen defeat means for Chattanooga

Opinions still differ on what UAW Volkswagen defeat means for Chattanooga

February 23rd, 2014 4:32 pm by Mike Pare, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Thrust into the national spotlight, Chattanooga may gain - and lose - from the attention garnered by the Volkswagen plant's United Auto Workers vote, observers say.

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News Regional & National
TN lawmakers aim to condemn organizers of 'atrocious' UT Sex Week

TN lawmakers aim to condemn organizers of 'atrocious' UT Sex Week

February 23rd, 2014 4:23 pm by The Tennessean

Last year, the student-organized event was met with some controversy. It bothered enough state leaders and university officials that the University of Tennessee pulled thousands of dollars in funding from the event.

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News Local News
I-81 crash leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

I-81 crash leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

February 23rd, 2014 4:07 pm by Max Hrenda

Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers said two people have died and one was injured as the result of a two-vehicle crash that closed down parts of Interstate 81 for almost 10 hours this weekend.

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Crime Local News
Man arrested after police allege he beat, choked girlfriend

Man arrested after police allege he beat, choked girlfriend

February 23rd, 2014 1:30 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was arrested after Johnson City Police Department officers responded to a domestic violence call.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs defeat UNF on bittersweet night

Bucs defeat UNF on bittersweet night

February 22nd, 2014 11:37 pm by Joe Avento

Rashawn Rembert broke the school record for 3-pointers in a season in ETSU's 88-85 win at North Florida, but the victory was soured after Hunter Harris learned at halftime his father had died.

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Sports High schools
'Toppers bounced by Pats

'Toppers bounced by Pats

February 22nd, 2014 11:33 pm by Trey Williams

Size mattered and Science Hill didn't measure up with Jefferson County.The Patriots dominated the boards while ending the Hilltoppers' season with a 61-53 victory Saturday night at Jefferson County.

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Local businessman looks to plant  seeds of change with community farming

Local businessman looks to plant seeds of change with community farming

February 22nd, 2014 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

As the rain-swollen Nolichucky River played a droning swish in the background last week, Jamie Dove laid out his ambitious plans to overhaul local food production.

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Photos Local News Education
Johnson City School's International Festival representative of 31 countries

Johnson City School's International Festival representative of 31 countries

February 22nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Tony Casey

The Gardbring family, all five of them, were born and raised in Sweden before moving to East Tennessee just a few years ago. They represent just a small portion of the diversity at Lake Ridge Elementary School in Boones Creek, where, as Principal John Phi

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Community Local News
Area events mark eating disorders awareness week

Area events mark eating disorders awareness week

February 22nd, 2014 9:02 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week kicks off Sunday, and a couple of local organizations are joining forces with area schools to spread the word that eating disorders are a life-threatening illness and help is available.

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