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Drake shines as ETSU wraps up spring in front  of 4,128 fans

Drake shines as ETSU wraps up spring in front of 4,128 fans - VIDEO

April 11th, 2015 11:25 pm by Joe Avento

Saturday was the final chance for the players on the East Tennessee State University football team to leave a lasting impression before preseason camp, and nobody did that better than Jared Drake.

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Greeneville wins Devils showdown

Greeneville wins Devils showdown

April 11th, 2015 11:23 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

In a meeting of two of the top Region 1-AA softball squads Saturday as a part of pool play in the Eastman Invitational Greeneville upended Unicoi County by a 2-1 count.

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Garland, Holt, Benfield honored  by National Football Foundation

Garland, Holt, Benfield honored by National Football Foundation

April 11th, 2015 11:22 pm by Joe Avento

Happy Valley's Phillip Garland, Dobyns-Bennett's Joshua Holt and Zachary Benfield of Cloudland were each awarded a scholarship during the inaugural Mountain Empire Chapter of the National Football Foundation scholarship and awards banquet Saturday.

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Thirsty Orange closes first Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week with crowd

Thirsty Orange closes first Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week with crowd - VIDEO

April 11th, 2015 10:30 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Millennium Centre Courtyard overflowed with kegs and beer tasters from around the Tri-Cities for the fourth annual Thirsty Orange Brew Extravaganza festival, the closer to Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week.

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ETSU adjunct faculty to take part in April 15 Teach Out event to put focus on wages, rights

ETSU adjunct faculty to take part in April 15 Teach Out event to put focus on wages, rights

April 11th, 2015 10:25 pm by Tony Casey

The wages are too darn low. And so are the workers' rights.

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Niswonger donation adds to funding for ETSU's staduim

Niswonger donation adds to funding for ETSU's staduim

April 11th, 2015 10:21 pm by Joe Avento

The pieces continue to come together for the East Tennessee State University football program.At halftime of the team's spring game, the program collected its second $1 million check in just a couple of weeks.

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Barn Busters: Reclaimed wood transforms region's heritage

Barn Busters: Reclaimed wood transforms region's heritage

April 11th, 2015 10:13 pm by Nathan Baker

A heavy stomp on the accelerator pedal sends the straining Chevy pickup lurching forward, pulling its tow rope taught around a poplar beam.

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In historic face to face, Obama, Castro vow to turn the page

In historic face to face, Obama, Castro vow to turn the page

April 11th, 2015 9:41 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press and JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro sat down together Saturday in the first formal meeting of the two country's leaders in a half-century, pledging to reach for the kind of peaceful relationship that has eluded their nations for generations.

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'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

April 11th, 2015 9:36 pm by Marci Gore, NET NEWS SERVICE

Earlier this month, a Scott County grand jury found evidence to return a true bill on 56 counts related to drug possession and distribution.

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Rap star Nelly arrested on felony drug possession charges in Cookeville

Rap star Nelly arrested on felony drug possession charges in Cookeville

April 11th, 2015 9:29 pm by Staff Report

Million-selling rapper Nelly, who had a No. 1 single in 2002 with "Hot in Herre," was charged Saturday morning with felony drug possession after a stop in Putnam County (Cookeville), the Tennessee Highway Patrol said in a Saturday news release.

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