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Strickland to coach Science Hill soccer

Strickland to coach Science Hill soccer

February 11th, 2015 9:10 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill named David Strickland, who has coached at all levels from recreation leagues all the way through under-18, its head soccer coach on Wednesday.

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News Regional & National Education
'Epiphany' delays debate on plan to revise Common Core

'Epiphany' delays debate on plan to revise Common Core

February 11th, 2015 8:53 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Lawmakers decided to delay debating a plan aimed at revising the controversial Common Core education standards after state Rep. Billy Spivey, R-Lewisburg, said he had an "epiphany."

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
Congress clears Keystone XL Pipeline bill, setting up veto

Congress clears Keystone XL Pipeline bill, setting up veto

February 11th, 2015 5:24 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Republican-controlled Congress has cleared a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. That sets up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.

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Roe, Corker issue statements on Obama's request for war authorization against Islamic State

Roe, Corker issue statements on Obama's request for war authorization against Islamic State

February 11th, 2015 4:22 pm by Staff Report

The U.S. lawmakers from Tennessee comment on president's request to Congress.

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Education ETSU
ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy announces dean's list for fall 2014 semester

ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy announces dean's list for fall 2014 semester

February 11th, 2015 3:59 pm by Contributed to the Press

Students who qualified for the dean's list were enrolled in no fewer than 12 credit hours and achieved a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, with no grade lower than a B-minus.

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Crime Local News
Knifepoint robbery reported at ETSU apartments

Knifepoint robbery reported at ETSU apartments

February 11th, 2015 1:51 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University Public Safety officers have issued a safety notice after a student told them she was robbed at knifepoint on Sunday morning at Buccaneer Ridge Apartments.

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News Regional & National
East Tennessee lawmaker wants to make Bible official book of state

East Tennessee lawmaker wants to make Bible official book of state

February 11th, 2015 1:30 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Constitution says "no preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishment or mode of worship."

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Crime Off the Wall News
Dead dogs blamed for Taser home invasion attack in Sullivan Co.

Dead dogs blamed for Taser home invasion attack in Sullivan Co.

February 11th, 2015 11:02 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Though investigators were uncertain about the validity of deceased animal claims - or the circumstances of the purported employment - the alleged intruder was arrested.

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'SNL' celebrates 4 decades of being 'Live, from New York!'

'SNL' celebrates 4 decades of being 'Live, from New York!'

February 11th, 2015 10:39 am by FRAZIER MOORE, Associated Press

"Saturday Night Live," which has never shied from self-congratulation with countless best-of, holiday and anniversary shindigs, is doing it again, big-time.

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