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FBI probes teen's death as a possible hate crime

FBI probes teen's death as a possible hate crime

December 5th, 2014 11:55 am by Associated Press

The FBI is investigating the death of a Kansas City teenager who died when he was intentionally struck by an SUV outside a Somali community center as a potential hate crime.

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NASA's Orion lands with 'bullseye' splashdown

NASA's Orion lands with 'bullseye' splashdown

December 5th, 2014 11:45 am by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA's new Orion spacecraft made a "bullseye" splashdown in the Pacific on Friday following a dramatic test flight that took it to a zenith height of 3,600 miles and ushered in a new era of human exploration aiming for Mars.

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Community ETSU
Little Bucs to offer additional hours, incentives during spring semester

Little Bucs to offer additional hours, incentives during spring semester

December 5th, 2014 11:43 am by Contributed to the Press

Little Bucs is located in Warf-Pickel Hall and is convenient to the new parking garage at ETSU.

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Entertainment Community Local Entertainment
Popular daddy-daughter Valentine dance one-day ticket sale set for Dec. 12

Popular daddy-daughter Valentine dance one-day ticket sale set for Dec. 12

December 5th, 2014 11:32 am by Contributed to the Press

My Little Valentine Dance is scheduled for Feb. 7.

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Sports Local News
Local distance runner named USA Track & Field Masters Athlete of the Year

Local distance runner named USA Track & Field Masters Athlete of the Year

December 5th, 2014 10:17 am by Staff Reports

His accomplishments recently earned him the distinction of being named the USA Track & Field Masters Athlete of the Year along with the female recipient, Sabra Harvey, who competes in the 65-69 age category.

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Business & Technology Mystery Diner
A Saturday road trip to pizza perfection in Roan Mountain

A Saturday road trip to pizza perfection in Roan Mountain

December 5th, 2014 9:24 am by Mystery Diner

Fun for the dine-around bunch frequently involves us getting out of town for a day's sightseeing drive in the Smokies. Our last trip was particularly enjoyable. Four of us visited an East Tennessee natural treasure, Roan Mountain State Park.

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Local Entertainment
5 Out & About Things to do

5 Out & About Things to do

December 5th, 2014 9:19 am by Contributed

Seattle-based Motopony will be in town Sunday at 9:30 p.m. at The Hideaway. The group has been touring India and has developed a strong fanbase nationwide. Doors open at 8. 926-3896

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Local Entertainment
A plethora of holiday events begins this weekend in the Tri-Cities

A plethora of holiday events begins this weekend in the Tri-Cities

December 5th, 2014 9:13 am by Contributed to the Press

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre will present "A Christmas Story" in evening and matinee performances through Dec. 20. See JRT's telling of the classic holiday story of Ralphie Parker and his quest for a Red Ryder BB gun. Tickets are $15, $13 for students a

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Father of modern jazz trombone' to headline ETSU's Fall Jazz at the Culp

Father of modern jazz trombone' to headline ETSU's Fall Jazz at the Culp

December 5th, 2014 9:07 am by Contributed to the Press

"Bone Voyage" is the theme of the 2014 Fall Jazz at the Culp Concert at East Tennessee State University featuring internationally known trombonist Bill Watrous, along with The Jazz Doctors and the ETSU Jazz Ensemble.

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US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

December 5th, 2014 8:44 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers hired at the strongest pace in nearly three years in November, adding 321,000 jobs, the latest sign the United States is outperforming other major economies by growing steadily and generating consistently healthy job gains.

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