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Appalachian School of Law announces 'downsizing'

Appalachian School of Law announces 'downsizing'

March 18th, 2014 2:15 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

The school will return to a total enrollment of 150-160, the size it enjoyed 10 years ago when the school opened.

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Former Naval Academy football player on trial: Prosecutor says sex assault victim was blacked out from drinking

Former Naval Academy football player on trial: Prosecutor says sex assault victim was blacked out from drinking

March 18th, 2014 2:06 pm by Associated Press

A prosecutor says a woman who accuses a former Naval Academy football player of sexual assault was so drunk at a party that she blacked out and was not able to consent to sex.

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News helicopter crashes near Seattle Space Needle; 2 dead

News helicopter crashes near Seattle Space Needle; 2 dead

March 18th, 2014 12:08 pm by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

The Seattle Fire Department said in addition to the fatalities, a 37-year-old man who managed to free himself from a car at the accident scene was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

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Lawmakers to hear debate over Tennessee whiskey

Lawmakers to hear debate over Tennessee whiskey

March 18th, 2014 11:03 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The owner of the Full Throttle moonshine distillery wants to add Tennessee whiskey to his product list. But Michael Ballard doesn't want to have to make his spirits in the style of Jack Daniel's, the world's most famous Tennessee whiskey.

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Crisis in Ukraine: Putin signs treaty, adds Crimea to map of Russia

Crisis in Ukraine: Putin signs treaty, adds Crimea to map of Russia

March 18th, 2014 10:55 am by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

In an emotional 40-minute speech televised live from the Kremlin, Putin said "in people's hearts and minds, Crimea has always been an integral part of Russia."

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Guns for votes? Politicians load up 2nd Amendment to fire up supporters

Guns for votes? Politicians load up 2nd Amendment to fire up supporters

March 18th, 2014 9:14 am by Tony Casey

"Our area is very pro-gun. Second Amendment rights tend to be important to us in this area" - Dana Barnett, co-owner of Barnett's Guns in Hampton.

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Support Krieger

Support Krieger

March 18th, 2014 8:53 am by MITCH COX

I am writing this letter to endorse Tom Krieger in his candidacy for County Commission in Jonesborough District 6.

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ETSU named training site for U.S. Olympic canoeing and kayaking team

ETSU named training site for U.S. Olympic canoeing and kayaking team

March 17th, 2014 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

More of the country's elite athletes will take advantage of East Tennessee State University's well-known sport science researchers to help them take on the world.

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Reformers caution against state efforts to curb Common Core

Reformers caution against state efforts to curb Common Core

March 17th, 2014 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

Backers of education reform in Tennessee said the recent attempts to reverse or halt the implementation of Common Core State Standards or realigned standardized testing could have disastrous effects on the gains state students and teachers have made in re

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Contest win could mean the world to Jonesborough family

Contest win could mean the world to Jonesborough family

March 17th, 2014 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

Just the push of a button. That's all it would take to change the lives of Emily and Kim Brown of Jonesborough. Currently, Kim has to plan well ahead for everything from trips as simple as a ride to the store to a day-long doctor's appointment in Knoxvill

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