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Vanderbilt rape defendants say they were coerced, threatened

Vanderbilt rape defendants say they were coerced, threatened

October 7th, 2014 9:20 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

Two former Vanderbilt University football players charged with rape say in court filings that campus police coerced them and athletics department staff threatened to sanction them during the investigation in ways that tainted the case.

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ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

October 7th, 2014 6:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Citing fears of controversy and a perceived danger to the student body funding process, the East Tennessee State University Student Senate voted not to fund Sex Week activities at the Johnson City campus.

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Entertainment
Showtime to bring back classic 'Twin Peaks' as new series

Showtime to bring back classic 'Twin Peaks' as new series

October 7th, 2014 4:18 pm by Associated Press

Series creators and executive producers David Lynch and Mark Frost will be back to write and produce the limited series.

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Outdoors Heritage
Forest Service obtains Trail of Tears land in North Carolina, Tennessee

Forest Service obtains Trail of Tears land in North Carolina, Tennessee

October 7th, 2014 4:15 pm by Associated Press

A nonprofit has conveyed 222 acres containing part of the Cherokee Trails of Tears to the U.S. Forest Service.

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Grand jury clears Kingsport man in stabbing death of brother

Grand jury clears Kingsport man in stabbing death of brother

October 7th, 2014 4:06 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident occurred July 4 at Allen Creek Apartments.

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Update: Friends, colleagues reflect on life of Merrill Moore

Update: Friends, colleagues reflect on life of Merrill Moore

October 7th, 2014 3:42 pm by Max Hrenda

Merrill Moore's friends and colleagues said the longtime news anchor not only represented the best of TV journalism, but also some of the best qualities of humanity, as well.

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Heritage
2014 BATTLE OF BLOUNTVILLE CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT

2014 BATTLE OF BLOUNTVILLE CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT

October 7th, 2014 2:54 pm by Contributed

Scenic Old Hawley Farm, 1173 Hawley Rd., Blountville, TN

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News Regional & National
US agent sued over fake Facebook page in drug case

US agent sued over fake Facebook page in drug case

October 7th, 2014 2:35 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The Facebook account was set up as a way to contact other people in the investigation.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: One creepy photo

Off the Wall News: One creepy photo

October 7th, 2014 2:17 pm by Associated Press

He's an accused killer.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
Haslam questions high jobless rate in Tennessee

Haslam questions high jobless rate in Tennessee

October 7th, 2014 2:12 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The most recent national unemployment rate released Friday was 5.9 percent - the lowest level since the depths of the Great Recession in July 2008. Meanwhile, Tennessee's jobless rate was 7.4 percent in August.

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