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Three Midstate players among UT newcomers

Three Midstate players among UT newcomers

January 7th, 2015 9:44 pm by Matt Slovin, The Tennessean

As the spring semester got under way Wednesday at Tennessee, three Midstate players were among the 10 newcomers to the football program.

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Lady Vols' defensive stopper provides boost to offense

Lady Vols' defensive stopper provides boost to offense

January 7th, 2015 9:42 pm by AP

Andraya Carter, who leads the SEC with 2.8 steals per game, has averaged a team-high 17.5 points in the Lady Volunteers' two league games after scoring just six points per game during their nonconference schedule.

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Erwin planners run for border, Bo' time as restaurant projects proceed

Erwin planners run for border, Bo' time as restaurant projects proceed

January 7th, 2015 9:41 pm by Brad Hicks

Construction on the planned Taco Bell restaurant in Erwin may soon begin and the under-construction Bojangles' restaurant has received a boost to its visibility.

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New conference, same old rivalry for Bucs, Bears

New conference, same old rivalry for Bucs, Bears

January 7th, 2015 9:41 pm by Joe Avento

That's the story for East Tennessee State and Mercer when the two teams square off in a Southern Conference basketball game tonight at Freedom Hall. Tipoff is set for 7 o'clock.

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Shively steps down as Happy Valley football coach

Shively steps down as Happy Valley football coach

January 7th, 2015 9:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Five years ago, Larry Shively followed his dream of becoming a head football coach. On Wednesday, he resigned his position as Happy Valley coach citing a need to spend more time with his family.

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Lindsay's long service began as athlete at Mercer

Lindsay's long service began as athlete at Mercer

January 7th, 2015 9:39 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Nearly 65 years ago, Jim Lindsay was on his way to becoming a multi-sport athlete at the University of Georgia when a call to the ministry helped send him to Mercer.

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Corker, Alexander to each chair committees in GOP-controlled Senate

Corker, Alexander to each chair committees in GOP-controlled Senate

January 7th, 2015 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., was right when he told the Johnson City Press during an October visit that his chances of becoming Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman were very good, should the GOP take control of the Senate.

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Construction continues at Bobby Hicks Highway, I-26 interchange

January 7th, 2015 9:24 pm by Keith Harrell, Johnson City Press

Elizabethton's Summers-Taylor continues to make progress on a Tennessee Department of Transportation project which includes a new six-lane bridge that extends across Interstate 26 at Exit 13.

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French police hunt gunmen who killed 12 at weekly newspaper

French police hunt gunmen who killed 12 at weekly newspaper

January 7th, 2015 9:15 pm by JAMEY KEATEN and ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press

Police hunted for three heavily armed men with possible links to al-Qaida in the military-style, methodical killing of 12 people Wednesday at the office of a satirical newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad.

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Police begin investigation after human bones found near bridge

Police begin investigation after human bones found near bridge

January 7th, 2015 9:09 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Police on Wednesday responded to South Knoxville after an environmental survey crew discovered human bones in an overgrown area near the Henley Bridge.

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