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Lady Bucs off to good start  in SoCon

Lady Bucs off to good start in SoCon

January 14th, 2015 8:17 pm by Joe Avento

A tough non-conference schedule seems to be paying dividends for the ETSU women's basketball team. The Lady Bucs have already surpassed last season's victory total and will take a 10-7 record into Saturday's home game with UNC Greensboro.

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Science Hill wrestlers face must-win against D-B

Science Hill wrestlers face must-win against D-B

January 14th, 2015 8:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Sky high after a strong showing in its own Fandetti-Richardson Brawl, the Science Hill wrestling team crashed back to Earth on Tuesday night with a surprising loss to Tennessee High. Now, the Hilltoppers face a must-win situation at Dobyns-Bennett.

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Science Hill's Little joins Sporting Kansas City Academy

Science Hill's Little joins Sporting Kansas City Academy

January 14th, 2015 8:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

Just last week, Little was a junior at Science Hill. Now he's attending Sporting Kansas City Academy in Missouri, where he will finish high school and perhaps one day it could lead to a professional soccer career.

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Ohio man accused of plotting to attack US Capitol, arrested

Ohio man accused of plotting to attack US Capitol, arrested

January 14th, 2015 7:49 pm by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

A man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials inside it and spoke of his desire to support the Islamic State militant group was arrested on Wednesday, the FBI said.

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Bartender charged with threatening to kill Speaker Boehner

Bartender charged with threatening to kill Speaker Boehner

January 14th, 2015 5:51 pm by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner returned to the Capitol on Wednesday without commenting to reporters after disclosures that a bartender at a country club near his Ohio home is charged with threatening to kill him, either with a gun or by poisoning his drink.

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Administrator convicted of not reporting sex case at Sullivan Co. children's home

Administrator convicted of not reporting sex case at Sullivan Co. children's home

January 14th, 2015 2:05 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The action stemmed from an investigation launched in May 2013 at Tri-State Baptist Children's Home.

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Boko Haram increases attacks and takes more territory, complicating upcoming Nigerian elections

Boko Haram increases attacks and takes more territory, complicating upcoming Nigerian elections

January 14th, 2015 1:48 pm by MICHELLE FAUL. Associated Press

The group, which wants to impose Shariah across the country and is increasing its territory under a self-proclaimed Islamic caliphate, recently massacred hundreds of civilians, with death toll estimates ranging up to 2,000.

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Kingsport police keeping quiet on shooting motives despite death of offender

Kingsport police keeping quiet on shooting motives despite death of offender

January 14th, 2015 12:24 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Though their suspect has committed suicide, Kingsport police are handling the fatal shooting of a city teen like an ongoing investigation to present to a jury, meaning the release of specifics to the public is not imminent.

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House votes to undo Obama immigration policies

House votes to undo Obama immigration policies

January 14th, 2015 12:10 pm by Erica Werner, Associated Press

In an assault on one of President Barack Obama's top domestic priorities, House Republicans approved measures Wednesday that would overturn his immigration actions and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as children.

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