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Tri-Cities' retail sales improve in first quarter

Tri-Cities' retail sales improve in first quarter

June 18th, 2015 9:21 am by Nathan Baker

Despite harsh weather conditions in the first three months of the year, retail sales increased in the Tri-Cities over the same time period in 2014, providing economists with a positive forecast for the region's economy.

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Growing up around the now-famous Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York

Growing up around the now-famous Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York

June 18th, 2015 8:51 am by Tony Casey

My grandfather worked as a correctional officer in "Clinton" for 33 years, specifically in what people of his day referred to as the "bug house," where the protected pedophiles and mentally incapable violent criminals were kept separate fr

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David Crockett High School principal leaves for Sullivan County post

David Crockett High School principal leaves for Sullivan County post

June 18th, 2015 8:42 am by Tony Casey

Though Hare said David Crockett High School has accepted him as its own and made him feel extremely welcomed, he's a native of Piney Flats, with children in the county and feels the time and opportunity is right to begin the new chapter in his life.

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ETSU's new dean of Clemmer College of Education eager to assume new role

ETSU's new dean of Clemmer College of Education eager to assume new role

June 18th, 2015 8:36 am by Tony Casey

Dr. Terence Hicks, formerly of Prairie View A&M University within the Texas A&M University system, likes the timing of his appointment as the new dean of the Claudius G. Clemmer College of Education at East Tennessee State University.

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Three players leave ETSU basketball team

Three players leave ETSU basketball team

June 18th, 2015 8:36 am by Joe Avento

The roster for the East Tennessee State University basketball team is undergoing some big-time changes.Three players expected to be back on the team next year - Devin Harris, Carl Overstreet and Tommy Williams - have left the program.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Physical Therapy Services' MIG

June 17th, 2015 10:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

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Johnson fired up by Force comments

Johnson fired up by Force comments

June 17th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tommy Johnson Jr. isn't sure of the motivation behind John Force's rant following last weekend's NHRA race in New Hampshire. But Force's negative comments about Don Schumacher Racing has the Funny Car driver fired up.

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Enders ready for return  to her lucky track'

Enders ready for return to her lucky track'

June 17th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Thunder Valley Nationals are coming around at the right time for Erica Enders. The defending Pro Stock champion has fallen 70 points behind 4-time world champion Greg Anderson after his back-to-back wins the past two weeks on the NHRA tour.

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Todd looking to catch top runners at Thunder Valley

Todd looking to catch top runners at Thunder Valley

June 17th, 2015 9:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

J.R. Todd is well aware of his toughest competition coming into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. In fact, it's the same teams which his team dueled with at the end of last season when he finished as the Top Fuel division r

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Former 'Topper great Stuart recalls Science Hill's glory days

Former 'Topper great Stuart recalls Science Hill's glory days

June 17th, 2015 9:29 pm by Douglas Fritz

Charlie Stuart said he remembers the end of the 1973 high school basketball season - when the Hilltoppers came within a play or two of meeting Dobyns-Bennett for the state championship - quite well.

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