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Crisis in Ukraine: Putin signs treaty, adds Crimea to map of Russia

Crisis in Ukraine: Putin signs treaty, adds Crimea to map of Russia

March 18th, 2014 10:55 am by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

In an emotional 40-minute speech televised live from the Kremlin, Putin said "in people's hearts and minds, Crimea has always been an integral part of Russia."

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Guns for votes? Politicians load up 2nd Amendment to fire up supporters

Guns for votes? Politicians load up 2nd Amendment to fire up supporters

March 18th, 2014 9:14 am by Tony Casey

"Our area is very pro-gun. Second Amendment rights tend to be important to us in this area" - Dana Barnett, co-owner of Barnett's Guns in Hampton.

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Opinion
Support Krieger

Support Krieger

March 18th, 2014 8:53 am by MITCH COX

I am writing this letter to endorse Tom Krieger in his candidacy for County Commission in Jonesborough District 6.

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ETSU named training site for U.S. Olympic canoeing and kayaking team

ETSU named training site for U.S. Olympic canoeing and kayaking team

March 17th, 2014 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

More of the country's elite athletes will take advantage of East Tennessee State University's well-known sport science researchers to help them take on the world.

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News Regional & National Education
Reformers caution against state efforts to curb Common Core

Reformers caution against state efforts to curb Common Core

March 17th, 2014 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

Backers of education reform in Tennessee said the recent attempts to reverse or halt the implementation of Common Core State Standards or realigned standardized testing could have disastrous effects on the gains state students and teachers have made in re

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Contest win could mean the world to Jonesborough family

Contest win could mean the world to Jonesborough family

March 17th, 2014 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

Just the push of a button. That's all it would take to change the lives of Emily and Kim Brown of Jonesborough. Currently, Kim has to plan well ahead for everything from trips as simple as a ride to the store to a day-long doctor's appointment in Knoxvill

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Crime
Hearing put off in shooting case after alleged home invasion

Hearing put off in shooting case after alleged home invasion

March 17th, 2014 9:26 pm by Becky Campbell

A preliminary hearing scheduled in an attempted murder case was delayed Monday because the arresting officer is out on maternity leave, the defense attorney in the case said.

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Attorneys ask for prosecutor's removal in Facebook case

Attorneys ask for prosecutor's removal in Facebook case

March 17th, 2014 9:23 pm by Becky Campbell

Three attorneys in a Johnson County first-degree murder case commonly referred to as the Facebook murders filed a motion last week asking a judge to change the trial location, toss a state witness and force the prosecutor to withdraw.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs, Mocs renew dormant rivalry

Bucs, Mocs renew dormant rivalry

March 17th, 2014 6:27 pm by Joe Avento

Tuesday night's Collegeinsider.com Tournament game between East Tennessee State and Chattanooga is a rivalry with a different twist. The combatants had to be told about the intensity of the series.

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Police Blotter
The literal catfight, JCPD taxi service, the mystery stabbing and more from the Police Blotter

The literal catfight, JCPD taxi service, the mystery stabbing and more from the Police Blotter

March 17th, 2014 5:02 pm by Staff Reports

Also inside: Street judgments, second time's the charm, and more!

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