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High school players of the week

October 27th, 2014 11:13 pm by Staff Report

A look at the top performances from the ninth week of the area high school football season (Oct. 24):

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Frenzied students ready for start of basketball season

Frenzied students ready for start of basketball season

October 27th, 2014 11:00 pm by Joe Avento

They were trying to create some excitement for East Tennessee State basketball as Bluenanza was held for the second year in a row at the Brooks Gym quad, and they succeeded in a big way.

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'Dogs dealt tough blow for Week 10

'Dogs dealt tough blow for Week 10

October 27th, 2014 10:59 pm by Douglas Fritz

Hampton quarterback Coby Jones suffered something between a fracture and a high-ankle sprain in last week's win over South Greene, and won't be able to play in Thursday's game against Cloudland.

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Vols will wait to decide  on starting quarterback

Vols will wait to decide on starting quarterback

October 27th, 2014 10:57 pm by AP

Tennessee's depth chart reflects the uncertain status of its quarterback situation heading into Saturday's game with South Carolina.

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Thanks a million: Washington County Commission approves $1M gift for ETSU arts center

Thanks a million: Washington County Commission approves $1M gift for ETSU arts center

October 27th, 2014 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

A majority of Washington County commissioners on Monday approved giving East Tennessee State University $1 million over the next 10 years for its new fine arts center, though a handful of commissioners pushed back, claiming it wasn't right to do so while

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Second Harvest, WCQR launch this year's Project Thanksgiving campaign

Second Harvest, WCQR launch this year's Project Thanksgiving campaign

October 27th, 2014 9:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

WCQR-FM radio and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee have kicked off their annual drive to provide Thanksgiving dinners to 6,000 area homes in need.

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Bluenanza opens homecoming week at ETSU with a bang

October 27th, 2014 9:23 pm by Joe Avento

The crowd was worked up into a frenzy.

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Pastor who performed gay marriage keeps ordination

Pastor who performed gay marriage keeps ordination

October 27th, 2014 9:18 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister.

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Child molester offers research suggesting boys want sex with men

Child molester offers research suggesting boys want sex with men

October 27th, 2014 6:06 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

William John Jordan concluded in a research paper there was a difference between a pedophile - someone who is attracted to prepubescent children - and a pederast - a man who has sex with boys between the ages of 8 and 16.

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Former Nashville teacher jailed on child porn charges

Former Nashville teacher jailed on child porn charges

October 27th, 2014 5:40 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A former Metro elementary school teacher has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of downloading images of child pornography on a school-issued laptop.

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