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Moore's last-second shot dooms Bucs

Moore's last-second shot dooms Bucs

February 26th, 2015 10:09 pm by staff report

Ashton Moore and Jalen Riley waged a memorable duel over the final minutes. Moore scored the last basket, and that was good enough for The Citadel to beat East Tennessee State.

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Hot-shooting Vandy rallies past Tennessee

Hot-shooting Vandy rallies past Tennessee

February 26th, 2015 10:08 pm by AP

Luke Kornet scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half as Vanderbilt made its last 13 field-goal attempts to beat Tennessee 73-65 on Thursday night and hand the Vols their fourth straight loss.

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Lady Buffs knock off Bryan; Buffs top Bluefield

Lady Buffs knock off Bryan; Buffs top Bluefield

February 26th, 2015 10:07 pm by Staff Report

The Lady Buffs never trailed but had to hold off a late rally for a 67-58 upset of Bryan College, while Milligan's men defeated Bluefield 63-52 in the Appalachian Athletic Conference basketball tournament.

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Freedom Hall set to host PBR event

Freedom Hall set to host PBR event

February 26th, 2015 10:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Professional Bull Riders come to Freedom Hall with their Touring Pro Division this weekend.

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Boone Lake drawdown leaves local businesses high, dry

Boone Lake drawdown leaves local businesses high, dry

February 26th, 2015 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker

While TVA crews work this summer to plug the source of a leak in Boone Dam's earthen foundation, marina and restaurant owners around the waterway will try to hold back the tide of escaping revenues.

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ETSU students stay active during surplus of snow days

ETSU students stay active during surplus of snow days

February 26th, 2015 9:37 pm by Tony Casey

ETSU spokesman Joe Smith said because it's been an on-again, off-again schedule with snow days to class days recently, the university hasn't done anything official to make sure students stay up on their studies, but with the amount of online classes, he e

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Lawsuit alleges Washington County jailers beat, sprayed, shocked inmate during argument

Lawsuit alleges Washington County jailers beat, sprayed, shocked inmate during argument

February 26th, 2015 9:31 pm by Becky Campbell

The Washington County Detention Center has another federal lawsuit to defend after an inmate filed a claim that his constitutional rights were violated by jailers he said used pepper spray and electronic shock to contain him during an argument, beat him u

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Brown buyout balked, but directives for director search discussed by Unicoi school board

Brown buyout balked, but directives for director search discussed by Unicoi school board

February 26th, 2015 9:25 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's Board of Education didn't move ahead Thursday with the buyout of Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract, but members did approve procedures they will use in their search for a new director.

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Black Caucus wants Butt stripped of position over Facebook post

Black Caucus wants Butt stripped of position over Facebook post

February 26th, 2015 9:20 pm by Richard Locker, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Legislature's Black Caucus on Thursday called on state Rep. Sheila Butt to apologize and to be removed from her House Republican leadership position for a Facebook post in which she said it's time for "an NAAWP in this Country."

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Tenn. GOP leader questions incentives for unionized GM plant

Tenn. GOP leader questions incentives for unionized GM plant

February 26th, 2015 8:44 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey said Thursday that it may have been "a mistake" for Tennessee to subsidize the development of the General Motors plant outside Nashville because it has a United Auto Workers union contract.

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