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Lady Cyclones cool Jets in Roundball tournament

Lady Cyclones cool Jets in Roundball tournament

December 13th, 2014 11:11 pm by Ivan Sanders

Elizabethton took down its second Class AAA team in as many days by handing the talented Cumberland County Lady Jets (8-2) a 70-49 defeat in one of the Lady Cyclones most complete games of the young season.

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CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

December 13th, 2014 11:09 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.

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Pitts remains at 999 wins

December 13th, 2014 11:08 pm by Staff Report

George Pitts remained at 999 career wins Saturday night as King University's men's basketball team lost 88-87 in overtime to USC-Aiken.

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Obama signs second stopgap spending bill

Obama signs second stopgap spending bill

December 13th, 2014 11:03 pm by DAVID ESPO and DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The Senate unexpectedly cleared the way Saturday night for swift passage of a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill that highlighted fissures inside both political parties in an era of divided government.

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Jonesborough streets light up for annual Christmas parade

December 13th, 2014 10:53 pm by Jessica Fuller

Jonesborough held its annual Christmas parade Saturday night, dazzling the crowd with lighted floats, live music and free candy.

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Lady 'Toppers can't stop Iles, Cumberland County

Lady 'Toppers can't stop Iles, Cumberland County

December 12th, 2014 11:41 pm by Trey Williams

Cumberland County's Makenzie Iles piled up 22 points while helping the Lady Jets overcome the loss of 6-foot-3 post Courtney Smith to defeat Science Hill 68-63 in the Doubletree Roundball in the Palace on Friday at Science Hill.

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Farragut sends Cyclones to first loss of season

Farragut sends Cyclones to first loss of season

December 12th, 2014 11:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

Bigger Knox Farragut pulled away from Elizabethton during the DoubleTree Roundball in the Palace on Friday night at Science Hill's gym. The Admirals won, 62-49.

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Strong second half not enough for Buffs

Strong second half not enough for Buffs

December 12th, 2014 11:35 pm by Staff Report

Mickey Woods scored 22 of his 31 points in the second half and Milligan College overcame a 10-point second-half deficit, but fell short, 88-83, to Eastern Mennonite.

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Crockett tops Tennessee High to remain undefeated

Crockett tops Tennessee High to remain undefeated

December 12th, 2014 11:33 pm by Gene Renfro

A quick start kept David Crockett undefeated and propelled the Pioneers to a Big Seven road win, 59-40, over Tennessee High on Friday night at Viking Hall.

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Bucs hope they're not rusty after long layoff

Bucs hope they're not rusty after long layoff

December 12th, 2014 11:16 pm by Joe Avento

The East Tennessee State basketball team hopes to shake off some rust when it returns to action today with a home game against UNC Greensboro.

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