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Storytelling Festival begins tonight

Storytelling Festival begins tonight

October 1st, 2014 9:56 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The lineup of special events planned in advance of this weekend's 42nd annual National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough will get underway tonight with a kickoff performance by longtime festival favorite Donald Davis.

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Shelter alert: Animal fostering helps curtail euthanasia

Shelter alert: Animal fostering helps curtail euthanasia

September 30th, 2014 11:12 pm by Tony Casey

An email was sent out over the weekend, one that Debbie Dobbs said is sent much more often than she'd prefer.

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Going nuclear: NFS, NRC hash out details over operations, oversight

Going nuclear: NFS, NRC hash out details over operations, oversight

September 30th, 2014 11:07 pm by Brad Hicks

Questions over recent events at the Nuclear Fuel Services facility and comments concerning the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's oversight of the Erwin plant dominated a Tuesday meeting hosted by the NRC to discuss a myriad of NFS-related topics.

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ETSU prof disagrees with Time magazine article denouncing time-outs

ETSU prof disagrees with Time magazine article denouncing time-outs

September 30th, 2014 10:59 pm by Max Hrenda

An East Tennessee State University child psychologist has added her voice to the denouncing of a magazine article that suggests "time-outs" are ineffective means of disciplining children.

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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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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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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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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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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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