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Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery

Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery

March 1st, 2015 3:04 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.

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'Toppers advance to face D-B, Crockett ousted in Region 1-AAA

'Toppers advance to face D-B, Crockett ousted in Region 1-AAA

February 28th, 2015 10:43 pm by Trey Williams

Familiar foes will square off today in the Region 1-AAA basketball championship. Science Hill held off Tennessee High 52-46 in the semifinal nightcap after Dobyns-Bennett beat district tournament champion David Crockett 57-54 in the opener.

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Cyclones hang on to win Region 1-AA crown

Cyclones hang on to win Region 1-AA crown

February 28th, 2015 10:42 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton built a 17-point lead, and watched all but one point of it seep away in the fourth quarter. Still the Cyclones earned their first Region 1-AA basketball championship since 2003, holding off Greeneville 53-51.

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With photos: Black History Month marches on with unity walk for change

With photos: Black History Month marches on with unity walk for change - VIDEO

February 28th, 2015 10:02 pm by Jessica Fuller

Saturday morning's sub-freezing temperatures didn't stop Pastor Michael Cummings and two dozen other community members from marching in the snow.

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Peanut Allergy - Pediatric study may upend precautionary standard

Peanut Allergy - Pediatric study may upend precautionary standard

February 28th, 2015 9:57 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Last week's release of a five-year study of children at high risk of peanut allergy has parents and pediatricians questioning a longstanding precautionary measures the study suggests may be doing kids more harm than good.

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More documents released regarding Dentsply, still no signed confidentiality agreement

More documents released regarding Dentsply, still no signed confidentiality agreement

February 28th, 2015 9:52 pm by Nathan Baker

A signed, formally authorized confidentiality agreement between Washington County officials and representatives of Dentsply International, parent to Johnson City manufacturer Tulsa Dental Specialties, has not yet surfaced as part of the public record.

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In God Micah Van Huss trusts and he thinks Tennessee should, too

In God Micah Van Huss trusts and he thinks Tennessee should, too

February 28th, 2015 9:49 pm by Tony Casey

The first four words of the Bible are "In the beginning, God ... "

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Florida beats Tennessee to give Donovan win No. 500

Florida beats Tennessee to give Donovan win No. 500

February 28th, 2015 9:45 pm by AP

Dorian Finney-Smith had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his first game back from suspension, and Florida beat Tennessee 66-49 Saturday to give coach Billy Donovan his 500th career victory.

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Local attorney: Email to Fall Branch District suggests state troopers work under DUI quotas

Local attorney: Email to Fall Branch District suggests state troopers work under DUI quotas

February 28th, 2015 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

A local attorney filed a motion in Washington County Criminal Court asking for a hearing in a DUI case and believes he has evidence Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers work under an arrest-quota system - something the department adamantly denies.

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Bucs sunk by another late shot

Bucs sunk by another late shot

February 28th, 2015 9:39 pm by Staff report

For the second game in a row, the Bucs lost to a late game-winning shot. This time, it was Jibri Bryan, and his 3-pointer with 16 seconds lifted Mercer to a 69-64 victory over the Bucs Saturday.

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