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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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Crime
Hearing put off in shooting case after alleged home invasion

Hearing put off in shooting case after alleged home invasion

March 17th, 2014 9:26 pm by Becky Campbell

A preliminary hearing scheduled in an attempted murder case was delayed Monday because the arresting officer is out on maternity leave, the defense attorney in the case said.

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Attorneys ask for prosecutor's removal in Facebook case

Attorneys ask for prosecutor's removal in Facebook case

March 17th, 2014 9:23 pm by Becky Campbell

Three attorneys in a Johnson County first-degree murder case commonly referred to as the Facebook murders filed a motion last week asking a judge to change the trial location, toss a state witness and force the prosecutor to withdraw.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs, Mocs renew dormant rivalry

Bucs, Mocs renew dormant rivalry

March 17th, 2014 6:27 pm by Joe Avento

Tuesday night's Collegeinsider.com Tournament game between East Tennessee State and Chattanooga is a rivalry with a different twist. The combatants had to be told about the intensity of the series.

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Police Blotter
The literal catfight, JCPD taxi service, the mystery stabbing and more from the Police Blotter

The literal catfight, JCPD taxi service, the mystery stabbing and more from the Police Blotter

March 17th, 2014 5:02 pm by Staff Reports

Also inside: Street judgments, second time's the charm, and more!

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Tennessee Gov. Haslam to tout common core standards in Johnson City

Tennessee Gov. Haslam to tout common core standards in Johnson City

March 17th, 2014 4:53 pm by Staff Report

Haslam will visit Indian Trail Middle School.

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Crime
Report: Bluff City traffic stop nets $20,000 in gravel

Report: Bluff City traffic stop nets $20,000 in gravel

March 17th, 2014 4:46 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Two men were arrested Sunday in Bluff City while allegedly transporting 50 grams of gravel into the area, with police estimating street value of the drugs at approximately $20,000.

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NCAA Happiness: Vols relieved to avoid 3rd straight NIT appearance

NCAA Happiness: Vols relieved to avoid 3rd straight NIT appearance

March 17th, 2014 4:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Volunteers are simply relieved to be in the field at all.

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