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Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

March 14th, 2015 7:31 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

People checked with a heart CT scan after seeing a doctor for chest pain have no less risk of heart attack, dying or being hospitalized months later than those who take a simple treadmill test or other older exam, finds a big federal study.

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KPD seeks witnesses to late night I-81 tractor-trailer crash

KPD seeks witnesses to late night I-81 tractor-trailer crash

March 14th, 2015 1:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

Police are hoping someone can explain why a 67-year-old tractor trailer driver swerved abruptly on I-81 Friday night, sending the vehicle and its payload of 30,000 pounds of frozen chicken over a barricade and off the side of a bridge.

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UPDATE: Lederer and Penny repeat as Chasing Snakes 10k winners

UPDATE: Lederer and Penny repeat as Chasing Snakes 10k winners

March 14th, 2015 10:54 am by Tony Casey

The 7th annual Chasing Snakes 10K had a wet finish, but winner J Penny crossed the line just 3 seconds off the course record.

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Bucs snap skid with win over RedHawks

Bucs snap skid with win over RedHawks

March 13th, 2015 11:25 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

ETSU used three sacrifice flies and a home run for enough offense to win Friday despite being out hit 13-6 to snap a five-game skid with a 7-5 win over Miami (Ohio) on Friday night.

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Arkansas escapes Vols in SEC tournament

Arkansas escapes Vols in SEC tournament

March 13th, 2015 11:23 pm by AP

Rashad Madden made four late free throws that helped No. 22 Arkansas overcome blowing a big lead in an 80-72 victory over Tennessee on Friday night in the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

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Smith has kept Hampton among state's elite

Smith has kept Hampton among state's elite

March 13th, 2015 9:31 pm by Trey Williams

Hampton fourth-year basketball coach Ned Smith has an excellent start on a career worthy of iconic predecessors Buck Van Huss and Jerry White.

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Sander confirms Bartow officially gone

Sander confirms Bartow officially gone

March 13th, 2015 9:29 pm by Joe Avento

East Tennessee State is looking for a new basketball coach. Murry Bartow's firing was officially announced Friday morning as Richard Sander, ETSU's athletic director, held a news conference to discuss the future of the program.

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Almond takes over UH soccer

Almond takes over UH soccer

March 13th, 2015 9:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

University High has turned to a doctor of therapy to get its boys' soccer program on good footing. Dr. Dan Almond, who holds the all-time record for assists and points at Emory & Henry College, brings a wealth of coaching experience to the Bucs.

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World War II veteran to gain grave marker after 72 years of being declared missing in action

World War II veteran to gain grave marker after 72 years of being declared missing in action

March 13th, 2015 9:24 pm by Jessica Fuller

More than 70 years after being declared missing in action, a local World War II veteran will be remembered with a grave marker this morning at Mountain Home National Cemetery.

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Interim Unicoi County Schools Director hopes to provide 'good transition' for next full-time director

Interim Unicoi County Schools Director hopes to provide 'good transition' for next full-time director

March 13th, 2015 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

A busy Friday morning was followed by a calmer afternoon for Tommy Clouse, but the newly appointed interim director of Unicoi County Schools said much work awaits him and the Unicoi County Board of Education in the near future.

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