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Local educators hopeful over Haslam's call for teacher raises

Local educators hopeful over Haslam's call for teacher raises

February 10th, 2015 9:47 pm by Tony Casey

City and county administrators have heard Gov. Bill Haslam's plans for higher teacher salaries before, but despite the letdowns they've faced in previous years, are holding out hope.

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Opening panel discussion for ETSU's Sex Week focuses on power of words, labels - VIDEO

Opening panel discussion for ETSU's Sex Week focuses on power of words, labels - VIDEO

February 10th, 2015 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Sex Week kicked off Tuesday and the first topic discussed by a panel of speakers pertained to the power of words and labels.

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ETSU's anticipated performing arts center lands role in Haslam plan

ETSU's anticipated performing arts center lands role in Haslam plan

February 10th, 2015 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

After years of waiting, East Tennessee State University may finally be getting the fine and performing arts center of its dreams.

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Prosecutor: UT rape case headed to grand jury

Prosecutor: UT rape case headed to grand jury

February 10th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

With defense attorneys pushing for a decision on the fates of two University of Tennessee athletes accused of rape, Knox County prosecutors said they will take the case to a grand jury.

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Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

Johnson City man sentenced in cocaine ring

February 10th, 2015 9:25 pm by Matthew Lane, Net News Service

A Johnson City man has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison for his leadership role in a cocaine conspiracy centered in and around the Johnson City area.

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Dead infant's mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepover

Dead infant's mom says 11-year-old suspect wanted sleepover

February 10th, 2015 9:20 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

The mother of a 2-month-old who police suspect was beaten to death over the weekend by a friend's 11-year-old daughter said Tuesday it was the girl who asked that the baby stay overnight with her and her mother.

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Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

February 10th, 2015 9:18 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday.

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Some Alabama counties refuse gay marriages, prompting suit

Some Alabama counties refuse gay marriages, prompting suit

February 10th, 2015 9:15 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press and JAY REEVES, Associated Press

Same-sex marriage spread farther across Alabama on Tuesday as more courthouses issued licenses to gays and lesbians, yet some counties still defied a federal judge's order, so couples took their fight back to court.

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NBC suspends Brian Williams for 6 months without pay

NBC suspends Brian Williams for 6 months without pay

February 10th, 2015 8:24 pm by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

NBC says it is suspending Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War.

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Police: Jonesborough woman picks up felony charge for stealing, selling guitars

Police: Jonesborough woman picks up felony charge for stealing, selling guitars

February 10th, 2015 5:21 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Jonesborough woman was arrested on charges she stole and pawned a pair of guitars in the fall of 2014.

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