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2 more men charged in Holly Bobo case

2 more men charged in Holly Bobo case

June 11th, 2014 11:54 am by Associated Press

The brothers were charged with tampering with evidence and accessory after the fact. Two other men have pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and murder charges.

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SW Virginia man charged with statutory rape after alleged sex with 13-year-old girl at Kingsport Aquatic Center

SW Virginia man charged with statutory rape after alleged sex with 13-year-old girl at Kingsport Aquatic Center

June 11th, 2014 11:44 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Police said the relationship began on Facebook, and the man used a false identity.

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Minorities in Medicine: ETSU med school seeking to boost underrepresented populations

Minorities in Medicine: ETSU med school seeking to boost underrepresented populations

June 11th, 2014 9:02 am by Nathan Baker

14 Hispanic high school students and college freshmen started Monday at the Simulated Medicine in Action camp in the medical college's simulation lab.

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Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

June 11th, 2014 8:48 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers this summer are expected to return to the struggle of crafting the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey, whose history and lore is entwined in the state's identity as much as lobsters in Maine and crab cakes in Maryland.

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Blue Plum could grow into premier festival

Blue Plum could grow into premier festival

June 11th, 2014 8:40 am by CHRIS DULA

The Blue Plum Festival has the potential to become a truly significant regional event each year, akin to the size and scope of festivals such as Belle Chere or Rhythm & Roots.

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What can the U.S. do about gun violence in schools?

What can the U.S. do about gun violence in schools?

June 11th, 2014 8:38 am by Associated Press

Tuesday's fatal teen shooting at an Oregon school followed a string of mass shootings that have disturbed the nation, including one on Sunday in Nevada that left two Las Vegas police officers and a civilian dead.

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Enough talk: Stoney Creek needs new school

Enough talk: Stoney Creek needs new school

June 11th, 2014 8:37 am by Johnson City Press

The Stoney Creek area of Carter County is in need of a new school. In fact, it's in need of several.

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ETSU splitting Communication Dept. in hopes of regaining accreditation

ETSU splitting Communication Dept. in hopes of regaining accreditation

June 11th, 2014 8:32 am by Nathan Baker

As of July 1, the new entities will be the Department of Mass Communication and the Department of Communication and Performance.

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House Majority Leader Cantor defeated in primary

House Majority Leader Cantor defeated in primary

June 10th, 2014 9:57 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in his Republican primary election Tuesday to a little-known economics professor, a stunning upset for the GOP's No. 2 in the House and a major victory for the tea party.

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Update: App. Fair organizers hoping for more than 200K people

Update: App. Fair organizers hoping for more than 200K people - VIDEO

June 10th, 2014 9:40 pm by Tony Casey

Monster trucks, tractor pulls, contemporary Christian and country tunes, corn hole and more -- get ready for the 2014 Appalachian Fair.

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