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Poll: 79 percent approve of Tennessee's free tuition plan

Poll: 79 percent approve of Tennessee's free tuition plan

February 5th, 2015 9:22 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Tennesseans still disapprove of the job President Barack Obama is doing, and rate Congress even lower, but overwhelmingly support Gov. Bill Haslam's program to make community college and technical schools free for upcoming graduates.

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Lawsuit challenges Tennessee use of standardized test scores

Lawsuit challenges Tennessee use of standardized test scores

February 5th, 2015 5:45 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Tennessee's largest teachers union filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday that challenges how the state uses standardized test scores to evaluate teachers.

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Crime Local News
Bristol man charged with using stolen debit card 51 times

Bristol man charged with using stolen debit card 51 times

February 5th, 2015 5:21 pm by Staff Report

A Bristol man was arrested on charges he stole a woman's debit card and used it 51 times in Johnson City.

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UPDATE: No decision yet on Dentsply offer

UPDATE: No decision yet on Dentsply offer

February 5th, 2015 4:03 pm by Nathan Baker

Public documents released Wednesday by Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge confirm that Pennsylvania-based Dentsply is the company behind the "Project X" codename used by local officials to approve an economic development incentives package last month wo

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Crime Regional & National
Under new law, mother charged with exposing fetus to drugs

Under new law, mother charged with exposing fetus to drugs

February 5th, 2015 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County woman who allegedly admitted to taking Subutex and hydrocodone prior to the birth of her son in October was arrested Wednesday on one count of assault on a fetus.

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Crime Regional & National
Police: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide on USC campus

Police: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide on USC campus

February 5th, 2015 2:45 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

South Carolina law enforcement officials say two people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide on the state's flagship university campus.

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Source says DeBord leaving Michigan to be Vols offensive coordinator

Source says DeBord leaving Michigan to be Vols offensive coordinator

February 5th, 2015 1:53 pm by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A text message to Tennessee coach Butch Jones asking for confirmation was not immediately returned.

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Opinion
Taxpayers deserve to know the 'who' in the Project X deal

Taxpayers deserve to know the 'who' in the Project X deal

February 5th, 2015 1:47 pm by Johnson City Press

How did they do it? Was it a pinky swear?

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PHOTO GALLERY: Elizabethton boys vs. South

February 5th, 2015 1:41 pm by Douglas Fritz

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'CSI: New York' actor Hill Harper to speak at ETSU for Black History Month

'CSI: New York' actor Hill Harper to speak at ETSU for Black History Month

February 5th, 2015 1:39 pm by Contributed to the Press

Film, television and stage actor Hill Harper will speak on "Youth and Justice" at East Tennessee State University on Thursday, Feb. 12.

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