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Referee dies after being punched at soccer match; man arrested

Referee dies after being punched at soccer match; man arrested

July 1st, 2014 12:34 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

A man who was punched in the head over the weekend while refereeing an adult-league soccer match died Tuesday, authorities and a longtime friend of the referee said.

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Crime Regional & National
NYC cop's conviction in cannibalism case overturned

NYC cop's conviction in cannibalism case overturned

July 1st, 2014 12:29 pm by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

A former New York Police Department officer was set to leave jail on Tuesday after a judge overturned his conviction in a bizarre case accusing him of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

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World Cup fever catching

World Cup fever catching

July 1st, 2014 10:53 am by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Johnson City Parks and Rec begins youth soccer registration today

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Alas, we may never see another like Howard Baker

July 1st, 2014 10:44 am by Robert Houk

Baker truly believed in statesmanship, bipartisanship and civility. Those weren't just words to Baker - he practiced what he preached.

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Sports Sports Live ETSU Sports
SoCon officially welcomes ETSU aboard

SoCon officially welcomes ETSU aboard

July 1st, 2014 9:46 am by Joe Avento

Mercer and VMI were also officially welcomed to the SoCon on Tuesday. The conference was forced to replace schools leaving for other leagues.

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Update: Friends, colleagues, players remember Smallwood

Update: Friends, colleagues, players remember Smallwood

July 1st, 2014 7:43 am by Trey Williams

Sidney Smallwood was a coach and athletic director at Science Hill for parts of four decades. He died overnight at age 98.

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2014 Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic

2014 Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic

July 1st, 2014 12:00 am by Contributed

Celebrity golf tournament raises $700,000 for children's hospital

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Elizabethton gets best of Bristol

Elizabethton gets best of Bristol

June 30th, 2014 10:20 pm by Gene Renfro

The Elizabethton Twins did not miss a beat with an 8-5 win over the Bristol Pirates in a game that started Sunday before rain halted play during the bottom of the first.

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Norris getting ready for Futures game

Norris getting ready for Futures game

June 30th, 2014 10:06 pm by Trey Williams

Norris, a 21-year-old left-handed pitcher from Science Hill, was selected last week to pitch in Major League Baseball's Futures Game on Sunday, July 13 in Minneapolis. The minor-league showcase will air live on ESPN.

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News Regional & National Education
State board changes policy on teacher licenses

State board changes policy on teacher licenses

June 30th, 2014 10:04 pm by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

The Tennessee State Board of Education cut ties Monday with a highly controversial policy that would have allowed poor student growth on tests to be a reason to pull teachers' professional licenses.

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