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Studsvik now in hands of company's competitor

Studsvik now in hands of company's competitor

April 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Brad Hicks

Studsvik Inc.'s Tennessee processing facilities - which includes its facility in Erwin - are now in the hands of the Sweden-based nuclear company's competitor.

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Lawmakers pass Haslam's free tuition plan for Tennessee two-year schools

Lawmakers pass Haslam's free tuition plan for Tennessee two-year schools

April 15th, 2014 8:31 pm by Associated Press

Haslam wants to pay for the program by using $300 million in excess lottery reserve funds and join it with a $47 million endowment.

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Police evacuate area near Boston Marathon finish line after discovery of unattended backpacks

Police evacuate area near Boston Marathon finish line after discovery of unattended backpacks

April 15th, 2014 8:06 pm by Associated Press

Police spokesman Dave Estrada says the backpacks were discovered Tuesday evening, a year after two bombs in backpacks exploded at the end of the marathon and killed three people.

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Common Core compromise afoot in Tennessee

Common Core compromise afoot in Tennessee

April 15th, 2014 8:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The House and Senate will now vote whether to accept the conference committee report before it heads to the desk of the governor, who has said he'd rather not delay the testing.

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No apology: Tennessee House votes to express 'regret' for slavery

No apology: Tennessee House votes to express 'regret' for slavery

April 15th, 2014 7:51 pm by Associated Press

The Republican-controlled chamber removed language from the original resolution that sought to offer "profound apologies" for slavery.

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Gray Fossil Site's Natural History Museum to host discussion on weather, climate

Gray Fossil Site's Natural History Museum to host discussion on weather, climate

April 15th, 2014 5:32 pm by Contributed - ETSU

A panel discussion on weather and climate featuring a local meteorologist and climate scientists will be presented as a part of the 2014 Earth Day celebration this Saturday.

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So long, 'Zo: UT men's b-ball coach accepts job at Cal

So long, 'Zo: UT men's b-ball coach accepts job at Cal

April 15th, 2014 4:48 pm by ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Sports Writer

A more relaxed fan base, milder weather and a chance to coach at the top-rated public university in the country added up to Cuonzo Martin making the decision to leave Tennessee for California.

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TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

April 15th, 2014 2:39 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Bruce Poston was arrested Tuesday morning.

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Off the Wall News: Woman arrested after stuffed monkey found hanging in storage unit

Off the Wall News: Woman arrested after stuffed monkey found hanging in storage unit

April 15th, 2014 12:25 pm by BECKY VARGO, Grand Haven Tribune

Attached to the monkey was a note: "This is you!!!"

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Employee raises cut from Johnson City school budget proposal

Employee raises cut from Johnson City school budget proposal

April 15th, 2014 12:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The unanimous decision Monday night to trim the salary increases and the resulting rise in insurance costs from the tentative budget document saved the district nearly $900,000, but still left the schools with a $3.6-million deficit.

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