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No more 747 jets? 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

No more 747 jets? 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

October 24th, 2013 7:32 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Tennessee 8th-graders better in science than world peers. Math? Not so much

Tennessee 8th-graders better in science than world peers. Math? Not so much

October 24th, 2013 7:27 am by Associated Press

A study being released Thursday compared every state, the District of Columbia and Defense Department schools against 38 countries and nine additional subnational education systems.

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ETSU says football and arts center projects not in competition

ETSU says football and arts center projects not in competition

October 23rd, 2013 10:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Despite concerns voiced by a public official and educator, East Tennessee State University’s efforts to raise millions in donations for two emerging building projects are continuing as scheduled, university officials say.

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City Commission takes reins in animal shelter fundraising

City Commission takes reins in animal shelter fundraising

October 23rd, 2013 9:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

The decision this summer by the Johnson City Commission to commit $1.5 million to a new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter was a game-changer long before the Animal Control Board voted Oct. 15 to end its contract with capital campaign consultan

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Happy 110th birthday, Juanita Campbell!

Happy 110th birthday, Juanita Campbell!

October 23rd, 2013 9:40 pm by Brad Hicks

The title of supercentenarian is one held by very few but, on Wednesday, Erwin resident Juanita Key Campbell was surrounded by friends and family as she marked this milestone.

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Milligan men, women picked near top of AAC

Milligan men, women picked near top of AAC

October 23rd, 2013 7:02 pm by from staff reports

It looks like Milligan College and Tennessee Wesleyan are once again the favorites in Appalachian Athletic Conference basketball. The schools held to the top two spots in both the men and women’s AAC coaches preseason poll released Wednesday. Tennessee

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Lady Bucs aim for last soccer tournament spot

Lady Bucs aim for last soccer tournament spot

October 23rd, 2013 6:40 pm by Kelly Hodge

Rhys Pugh has become a fixture in the top 10 of golf tournaments this fall. The junior from Wales tied for 10th last weekend in the prestigious U.S. Collegiate Championship at the Golf Club of Georgia. The event included 12 teams and 11 individuals curre

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Frustrated Democrats lament damage from health care website bugs

Frustrated Democrats lament damage from health care website bugs

October 23rd, 2013 2:36 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

"I think the president needs to man up, find out who was responsible and fire them" — Rep. Richard Nolan, D-Minn.

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Carter Co. hermit's gravestone along Appalachian Trail needs repair

Carter Co. hermit's gravestone along Appalachian Trail needs repair

October 23rd, 2013 11:05 am by John Thompson

Uncle Nick's epitaph notes that he “lived alone, suffered alone, died alone.”

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Johnson City mother pleads not guilty to selling daughter into child porn

Johnson City mother pleads not guilty to selling daughter into child porn

October 23rd, 2013 10:21 am by Becky Campbell

Connie Sue McCall and her husband, Ronnie McCall, were indicted earlier this month on charges involving 3 of their 4 daughters.

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