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ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

February 7th, 2015 10:31 pm by Nathan Baker

With East Tennessee State University's first sexuality education event set to kick off in a few days, one of the organizers, Max Carwile, said she doesn't understand what all the fuss was about.

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Edited: Town says it will address McKinney Center runoff

Edited: Town says it will address McKinney Center runoff

February 7th, 2015 10:23 pm by Max Hrenda

More than 20 months after the grand opening of the McKinney Center, officials with the town of Jonesborough are working to correct a problem that has left some neighboring residents feeling all wet.

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Will 'Project X' alter local development equation?

Will 'Project X' alter local development equation?

February 7th, 2015 10:19 pm by Nathan Baker

Though no ink has yet been laid finalizing a closely watched incentive deal between Washington County and a manufacturing company codenamed "Project X," revealed by public documents to be Denstply, the process by which the package of benefits was approved

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Sports Milligan Sports
Weddle, Jones lead Lady Buffs  to AAC win

Weddle, Jones lead Lady Buffs to AAC win

February 7th, 2015 10:11 pm by Staff Report

Chelsey Weddle scored a season high 26 points and Allison Jones knocked down a game-winning jump shot with 35 seconds left as the Milligan College women's basketball team beat Bryan College, 68-67, in an Appalachian Athletic Conference game.

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Sports High schools
Pigeon Forge rules Regino 1-A/AA wrestling

Pigeon Forge rules Regino 1-A/AA wrestling

February 7th, 2015 10:09 pm by Ivan Sanders

Pigeon Forge captured first place in seven weight classes with 14 wrestlers qualifying for the state tournament during Saturday's Region 1-A/AA meet at Treadway Gym.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs' struggles continue in last-second loss to Samford

Bucs' struggles continue in last-second loss to Samford

February 7th, 2015 10:09 pm by Joe Avento

Marcus Johnson hit a 3-point shot with less than four seconds left and Samford beat the Bucs, 71-68, in a Southern Conference game Saturday at Freedom Hall.

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Sports High schools

Indians dominate Region 1-AAA wrestling

February 7th, 2015 10:08 pm by George Thwaites

Dobyns-Bennett, which won the Region 1-AAA duals championship two weeks ago, collected four gold medals on its way to winning the Region 1-AAA individual meet with 186.5 points.

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Sports UT Sports
Georgia's late score sinks Vols

Georgia's late score sinks Vols

February 7th, 2015 10:06 pm by AP

J.J. Frazier scored 10 points, all in the final 11 minutes, and Georgia overcame turnover problems to edge Tennessee 56-53 on Saturday.

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News Regional & National
Fresh off Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

Fresh off Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

February 7th, 2015 10:02 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Fresh off his failed effort to persuade fellow Republicans in the Legislature that he wasn't peddling "Obamacare," Gov. Bill Haslam is pivoting to another tough fight over what he describes as the ruined brand of Common Core education standards.

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Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

February 7th, 2015 9:58 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Brian Williams said he is temporarily stepping away from the "NBC Nightly News" amid questions about his memories of war coverage in Iraq, calling it "painfully apparent" that he has become a distracting news story.

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