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ETSU facing budget reductions

ETSU facing budget reductions

April 17th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Flat higher-education funding in Gov. Bill Haslam's $32.4 billion budget approved by state lawmakers last week could mean more belt-tightening for East Tennessee State University and increased tuition and fees to students next year.

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Good Samaritan spares no expense to help injured dog

Good Samaritan spares no expense to help injured dog

April 17th, 2014 9:13 pm by Kristen Swing

When Mike and Wanda Phillips found an obviously injured dog lying in their front yard late last week, the Bluff City residents were unsure what to do.

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News Crime Local News
10-year sentence given for enticement charge

10-year sentence given for enticement charge

April 17th, 2014 9:04 pm by Staff Reports

A Blountville man was sentenced Thursday to serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a December federal charge that he had used interstate commerce to entice a child for sexual activity.

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Time is of essence for retail development deal in Boones Creek

Time is of essence for retail development deal in Boones Creek

April 17th, 2014 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

Thursday afternoon's Washington County Economic Development Council meeting at the King Centre concluded with more questions than answers in regards to a possible Tax Increment Financing district around Boones Creek.

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Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

April 17th, 2014 4:42 pm by Associated Press

Bills that passed or failed.

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News Regional & National Education
Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

April 17th, 2014 4:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Crime
Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 Sullivan Co. deputies

Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 Sullivan Co. deputies

April 17th, 2014 3:57 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An arrest report states the woman also buckled a police cruiser's door with multiple kicks from the inside, and repeatedly banged her head against the vehicle.

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Trial date set for adults in Unicoi Co. girls' Facebook video fight

Trial date set for adults in Unicoi Co. girls' Facebook video fight

April 17th, 2014 2:53 pm by Brad Hicks

A trial date has been set for the three adults who were allegedly present at a recorded fight between two juveniles, the video of which police said was previously posted on the Facebook page of one of the minors.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Standing room only! Bucs-Vols baseball game seats sold out

Standing room only! Bucs-Vols baseball game seats sold out

April 17th, 2014 2:41 pm by Contributed - ETSU

The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday afternoon that reserved tickets for the ETSU-Tennessee baseball game on April 22 are sold out.

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Regional & National Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: East Tennessee man shoots self in leg after reaching for cup of coffee

Off the Wall News: East Tennessee man shoots self in leg after reaching for cup of coffee

April 17th, 2014 2:18 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

His action jostled a .22-caliber rifle leaning against a wall and the weapon fell over.

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