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Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

February 15th, 2015 4:44 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

Some schools are getting tougher on e-cigarettes, even punishing possession of the devices more harshly than regular cigarettes.

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Sports High schools
David Crockett, Lady 'Toppers claim District 1-AAA titles

David Crockett, Lady 'Toppers claim District 1-AAA titles

February 14th, 2015 11:35 pm by Trey Williams

The David Crockett Pioneers won their first district title since 1984 on Friday, and the Science Hill Lady Hilltoppers won their fifth in as many years.

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Lady Cyclones whip Warriors in District 1-AA

Lady Cyclones whip Warriors in District 1-AA

February 14th, 2015 11:34 pm by Douglas Fritz

Jumping all over Happy Valley, the defending Class AA state champion Lady Cyclones scored the first 10 points of the game and never let up in a 69-24 whipping in the District 1-AA girls semifinals at The Dyer Dome on Saturday night.

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Bowers leads Elizabethton past Patriots in District 1-AA

Bowers leads Elizabethton past Patriots in District 1-AA

February 14th, 2015 11:33 pm by Douglas Fritz

Conley Bowers dominated in the paint, and Elizabethton kept knocking down shots from the perimeter in the process of a 74-53 win over Sullivan East in the District 1-AA semifinals at The Dyer Dome on Saturday.

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Kenseth opens year with win at Sprint Unlimited

Kenseth opens year with win at Sprint Unlimited

February 14th, 2015 11:31 pm by AP

Matt Kenseth won Saturday night's exhibition Sprint Unlimited, which was a crash-filled kickoff to the NASCAR season for the second consecutive year.

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Sports High schools
Hampton, South Greene to duel for 1-A championship

Hampton, South Greene to duel for 1-A championship

February 14th, 2015 11:28 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

South Greene defeated UH and Hampton knocked out Cloudland to reach the title game of the District 1-A boys basketball tournament.

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Lady Rebels, 'Dogs advance to district title game

Lady Rebels, 'Dogs advance to district title game

February 14th, 2015 11:28 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

South Greene and Hampton won their semifinal matchups Saturday to advance to the District 1-A girls championship.

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Science Hill girls claim state wrestling crown

Science Hill girls claim state wrestling crown

February 14th, 2015 11:24 pm by Staff Report

With one individual champion and two runner-up finishers, the Science Hill girls captured the 2015 TSSAA state wrestling championship Saturday night at the Williamson County Expo Center.

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Local naturalist program coordinator aims to change attitudes toward slithering sidekicks

Local naturalist program coordinator aims to change attitudes toward slithering sidekicks

February 14th, 2015 10:26 pm by Jessica Fuller

Connie Deegan likes to carry friends with her sometimes, bound up in pillowcases and stashed in her backpack.Not many people like her friends, as a matter of fact. They don't have any legs, so a lot of people are downright terrified of them, but that does

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Local educators weigh in on Common Core standards, debate

Local educators weigh in on Common Core standards, debate

February 14th, 2015 10:18 pm by Max Hrenda

Although some government officials have already declared Common Core "dead" in Tennessee, over the past week, education officials and organizations from across the state gathered in an effort to breathe life back into it.

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