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Opinion
Adults in Tennessee should have freedom to choose whether to smoke pot

Adults in Tennessee should have freedom to choose whether to smoke pot

February 17th, 2014 9:04 am by KIRK MUSE

I'm writing about, "Hundreds march for medical marijuana rights," that appeared Feb. 8.

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Safety of e-cigarettes needs to be studied more

Safety of e-cigarettes needs to be studied more

February 17th, 2014 8:54 am by Johnson City Press

Teenagers shouldn't smoke period. That includes electronic cigarettes, which with their various flavors, have become popular among some young people.

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ETSU vs Longwood baseball

February 17th, 2014 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

ETSU vs Longwood Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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No. 8 Lady Vols fall 75-71 to No. 18 Kentucky

No. 8 Lady Vols fall 75-71 to No. 18 Kentucky

February 16th, 2014 11:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee finally felt the effects of playing without injured point guard Ariel Massengale.

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SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

February 16th, 2014 9:27 pm by Tony Casey

It often takes a special situation for an opposing team's fans to cheer for their opponents, but a situation exactly like that occurred in Science Hill's gym on the night of Jan. 14.

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Education
Schools plan to tackle football concussions

Schools plan to tackle football concussions

February 16th, 2014 9:03 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school districts are in the process of implementing a new state law designed to protect student-athletes from traumatic brain injuries.

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After workers reject union, Tennessee officials ready to talk SUV incentives with Volkswagen

After workers reject union, Tennessee officials ready to talk SUV incentives with Volkswagen

February 16th, 2014 8:44 pm by By Mike Pare and Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Gov. Bill Haslam said he hopes to start discussions as early as this week with Volkswagen about a new incentive package to help the manufacturer settle on the Chattanooga plant to produce a new line of SUVs.

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Pa. Craigslist killing suspect claims 22 others

Pa. Craigslist killing suspect claims 22 others

February 16th, 2014 6:37 pm by Associated Press

A Pennsylvania woman charged with her newlywed husband with killing a man they met through Craigslist admitted to the slaying in a jailhouse interview with a newspaper and said she has killed more than 20 other people across the country, claims police sai

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Bill Nye, Marsha Blackburn debate climate change on 'Meet the Press'

Bill Nye, Marsha Blackburn debate climate change on 'Meet the Press'

February 16th, 2014 6:17 pm by Maria Giordano, The Tennessean

Bill Nye the Science Guy said now was not the time to deny that there is climate change in a debate Sunday with U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who said there was no consensus on the issue among those in the scientific community.

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TennCare point system leaves some seniors fending for themselves

TennCare point system leaves some seniors fending for themselves

February 16th, 2014 5:15 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

After more than a half century of marriage, Joost Koenig and Joann Koenig dont take care of each other as well as they used to.

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