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Proposed bill would further limit cellphone use in cars

Proposed bill would further limit cellphone use in cars

March 2nd, 2014 4:27 pm by Katie Roach, Gannett Tennessee

Some Tennessee lawmakers are hoping to further restrict cellphone use while driving. A bill in the Tennessee House of Representatives would make it illegal to call someone or answer your phone while in the car.

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World scrambles as Russia tightens grip on Crimea

World scrambles as Russia tightens grip on Crimea

March 2nd, 2014 3:46 pm by DALTON BENNETT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Russian forces surrounded a Ukrainian army base Sunday just as the country began mobilizing in response to the surprise Russian takeover of Crimea. Outrage over Russia's tactics mounted in world capitals, with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry calling on

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The Buzz: 10 news and sports stories to get you up to speed

The Buzz: 10 news and sports stories to get you up to speed

March 2nd, 2014 3:10 pm by Staff Report

Have you fallen out of the loop? We've got you covered. The Buzz is here to catch you up on the top 10 stories that you may have missed:

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Girl Scout cookie fever grips Tri-Cities

Girl Scout cookie fever grips Tri-Cities

March 2nd, 2014 2:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Those of you who did some shopping this weekend may have noticed that Girl Scout cookie season is in full swing in Northeast Tennessee.

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Tennessee ranks in top in meth costs

Tennessee ranks in top in meth costs

March 2nd, 2014 2:27 pm by Duane W. Gang, The Tennessean

Methamphetamine is a dangerous drug that has taken its toll on Tennesseans across the state. But the costs of meth go far beyond addiction and lost lives.

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Rescue workers learn dos, don'ts of hybrid vehicles

Rescue workers learn dos, don'ts of hybrid vehicles

March 2nd, 2014 2:09 pm by Max Hrenda

As hybrid vehicles continue to establish their place in the automotive marketplace, discussions about their reliability, low emissions and fuel economy became more common.

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Crockett students brewing love of science at fair

Crockett students brewing love of science at fair

March 2nd, 2014 2:01 pm by Tony Casey

David Crockett High School has a still cooking up alcohol at its Science Fair, but is using the byproduct for a different purpose than getting intoxicated.

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ETSU ComicCon

March 2nd, 2014 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

ETSUCon Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressSuper heroes and other characters from popular comic books, films, video games and more are spotted on the ETSU campus this weekend when the universityhosts its second ETSUCon Saturday and Sunday.

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Committee revamps, reaffirms parts of ETSU's master plan

Committee revamps, reaffirms parts of ETSU's master plan

March 1st, 2014 9:57 pm by Nathan Baker

The course of East Tennessee State University, plotted by a master plan four years ago and, more recently, a community-wide visioning committee, has taken some twists and turns in recent years, but officials believe it's still on track to continue the sch

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ETSU officials weigh options for stadium design, site

ETSU officials weigh options for stadium design, site

March 1st, 2014 9:03 pm by Nathan Baker

A month after East Tennessee State University named the recruiting class for its rebooted football team, school officials are still considering sites and designs for the new stadium in which they will play.

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