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FDA launching anti-smoking campaign aimed at youth

FDA launching anti-smoking campaign aimed at youth

February 4th, 2014 1:41 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

The federal agency said Tuesday it is launching a $115 million multimedia education campaign called "The Real Cost" that's aimed at stopping teenagers from smoking and encouraging them to quit.

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Your Turn: Did the Target breach change your credit/debit card habits? Who's to blame?

Your Turn: Did the Target breach change your credit/debit card habits? Who's to blame?

February 4th, 2014 1:37 pm by Associated Press

Finger-pointing is coming from two industries with considerable lobbying might.

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Can Charter get 'future proof' against Internet TV?

Can Charter get 'future proof' against Internet TV?

February 4th, 2014 1:30 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Charter Communications Inc.'s $38 billion bid to take over the much-larger Time Warner Cable Inc. is an attempt to future-proof its business by getting its foot in the door of millions more homes wired for Internet service.

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Off the Wall News: Toddler calls 911 ... 15 times

Off the Wall News: Toddler calls 911 ... 15 times

February 4th, 2014 12:16 pm by Associated Press

The parents were charged with obstructing governmental administration.

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4 members of Kansas family killed in Nashville plane crash

4 members of Kansas family killed in Nashville plane crash

February 4th, 2014 10:39 am by The Tennessean

All four people on board died in the crash, authorities said, which spat flames 20 feet into the air along with a plume of smoke that could be seen for blocks and debris littered the ground 100 feet away in every direction.

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Haslam wants free community college tuition for high school seniors

Haslam wants free community college tuition for high school seniors

February 4th, 2014 10:24 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The new proposal would lower the current $4,000 lottery scholarship amount at four-year colleges to $3,000 for freshmen and sophomores, but increase it to $5,000 for juniors and seniors. The move is meant to encourage students to go to two-year colleges f

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New ETSU women's basketball coach pushes team towards greater goals

New ETSU women's basketball coach pushes team towards greater goals - VIDEO

February 4th, 2014 10:01 am by Pat Kenney, NET News Service

Brittney Ezell has instituted an off-court program for her players that will ensure success in their lives after basketball.

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Flying on a vintage Yankee Clipper sled

February 4th, 2014 10:00 am by Submitted by Karen Parhamovich

John and Ana Parhamovich on a vintage Yankee Clipper sled.

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ETSU’s Roan Scholars program reaches record number

ETSU’s Roan Scholars program reaches record number

February 4th, 2014 9:10 am by Nathan Baker

Seven students from counties surrounding ETSU, including three from Western North Carolina, will receive funding for tuition, living expenses and books through the 2018 academic year.

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City school board worried about cost of ETSU's sports plans

City school board worried about cost of ETSU's sports plans

February 4th, 2014 9:07 am by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University is clearly interested in hosting its athletic teams at Johnson City Schools’ sports facilities next year, but school board members are still looking to get contracts in place to keep the district from footing the bill.

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