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Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

September 30th, 2014 10:49 pm by Becky Campbell

A former county special education teacher now faces three separate cases of assault, all which stem from alleged incidents involving three students last year, according to court documents filed in Jonesborough.

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News Local News Election 2014
Alexander hopes election results in shift of power, majority

Alexander hopes election results in shift of power, majority

September 30th, 2014 10:46 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the state's incumbent U.S. legislators said he was hoping the Nov. 4 general election resulted not only in his re-election, but in a restructuring of power that could yield changes for education in Tennessee and the country.

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Crime Local News
Man charged with theft after missing car found crushed

Man charged with theft after missing car found crushed

September 30th, 2014 10:40 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Church Hill man was arrested on charges that he stole someone's vehicle and left it to be crushed by a metal processing plant.

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Police: Man charged with driving as habitual motor offender

Police: Man charged with driving as habitual motor offender

September 30th, 2014 10:37 pm by Staff Report

Police said a traffic stop resulted in a city man's arrest on charges of being a habitual motor offender.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Freshman, transfers hope to take Bucs to new heights

Freshman, transfers hope to take Bucs to new heights

September 30th, 2014 9:50 pm by Joe Avento

Murry Bartow always says there is one thing you can't coach - size. And for the first time in quite a few years, the East Tennessee State basketball coach will have some serious height at his disposal.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Teams, fans navigating new format

Teams, fans navigating new format

September 30th, 2014 9:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three races down and they've hit the reset button. Many people have asked about NASCAR's new championship format so hopefully this will make things as simple as possible.

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Sports Local Golf
Hunter, Reeves wrap up title at Blackthorn Club

Hunter, Reeves wrap up title at Blackthorn Club

September 30th, 2014 9:46 pm by Pat Kenney

After opening with a 13-under-par 59 on Monday in the first round of the PGA Tennessee Section E-Z-Go Pro-Pro at The Blackthorn Club at the Ridges, Knoxville's Braxton Hunter and Jake Reeves knew they just had to take care of business Tuesday and they wou

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Sports UT Sports
Gators' next stretch could define season

Gators' next stretch could define season

September 30th, 2014 9:43 pm by AP

Florida coach Will Muschamp calls every game a must-win. Following a lopsided loss at Alabama, it's really starting to look and feel that way for Muschamp and the Gators.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Alleged robber mugs for the camera

Off the Wall News: Alleged robber mugs for the camera

September 30th, 2014 7:27 pm by Associated Press

The mug shot of a man captured after trying to flee a bank robbery in Denver shows him flashing a broad, toothy grin.

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News Regional & National
Ebola in the United States: Should you be worried?

Ebola in the United States: Should you be worried?

September 30th, 2014 7:20 pm by Associated Press

Since the summer months, U.S. health officials have been preparing for the possibility that an individual traveler could unknowingly arrive with the infection. Health authorities have advised hospitals on how to prevent the virus from spreading within the

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