Johnson City Press Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Lady 'Toppers hold on for win over Trailblazers

Lady 'Toppers hold on for win over Trailblazers

March 26th, 2015 10:56 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Science Hill softball team wasn't about to let this one slip away, although the Lady 'Toppers sure got a scare from Daniel Boone in the final inning.

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Falcons soar to win over Cyclones

Falcons soar to win over Cyclones

March 26th, 2015 10:54 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

Trying to get an early start to avoid the rain, the Elizabethton Cyclones just couldn't avoid the deluge of early inning runs posted by Abingdon.

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Lady Devils rout Patriots to remain undefeated

March 26th, 2015 10:53 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

The Unicoi County softball squad scored more than enough to stay perfect with a 16-0 win over Sullivan East on Thursday.

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UT: No comment on NCAA, Tyndall investigation

UT: No comment on NCAA, Tyndall investigation

March 26th, 2015 10:51 pm by Ben Frederickson, Knoxville News Sentinel

Donnie Tyndall was still Tennessee's basketball coach Thursday night. It remains to be seen if he can hold onto the job.

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Longtime Elizabethton educator remembered for dedication to students

Longtime Elizabethton educator remembered for dedication to students

March 26th, 2015 9:01 pm by John Thompson

Thomas Harville didn't quite reach the designation of centenarian. But that was one of the few things the distinguished educator and public servant failed to achieve in his long and successful life.

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State gun bill still on upward trajectory

State gun bill still on upward trajectory

March 26th, 2015 8:23 pm by Nathan Baker

On Wednesday, Jonesborough Rep. Micah Van Huss asked the House's State Government subcommittee to roll his much-anticipated bill designating the Barrett Model 82A1 rifle as the official firearm of the state into 2016.

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Haslam to continue school funding discussion despite lawsuit

Haslam to continue school funding discussion despite lawsuit

March 26th, 2015 7:54 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that he's not going to let a lawsuit several East Tennessee school systems filed against the state over funding derail the administration's efforts to address grievances about the state's school funding formula.

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New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

March 26th, 2015 7:40 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, COLLEEN LONG | Associated Press

An apartment building in Manhattan collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble on Thursday and flames spread to nearby buildings in what officials said appeared to be a gas-related explosion.

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Blount County plant to add 200 jobs if federal loan approved

Blount County plant to add 200 jobs if federal loan approved

March 26th, 2015 2:08 pm by Associated Press

The Alcoa plant in Blount County is expected to add 200 jobs if a federal loan get final approval.

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Tennessee school voucher bill scheduled for Senate vote Monday

Tennessee school voucher bill scheduled for Senate vote Monday

March 26th, 2015 1:51 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would give parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school is scheduled for a vote on the Senate floor on Monday.

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