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ETSU prof hopes infant research could answer million-dollar question

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ETSU prof hopes infant research could answer million-dollar question

November 22nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Jessica Fuller

East Tennessee State University's Shannon Ross-Sheehy, assistant professor of psychology, has received a $100,000 grant for her research in early cognitive development in infants, and has an opportunity to earn more - $1 million more - through the Grand C

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Updated with video: Crowns presented to Miss Johnson City, Miss Historic Jonesborough for 2014

Updated with video: Crowns presented to Miss Johnson City, Miss Historic Jonesborough for 2014 - VIDEO

November 22nd, 2014 10:49 pm by Jessica Fuller

Glitter, heels and big smiles dominated the stage at East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp auditorium Saturday night as the winners of the 2014 Miss Johnson City and Miss Historic Jonesborough were crowned.

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Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

November 22nd, 2014 10:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

A Washington County committee is moving a resolution to ax the private act that created the county's zoning administrator title, a position Mike Rutherford has held for nearly 27 years.

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Whoville to make 3rd appearance when Christmas in Olde Jonesborough kicks off

Whoville to make 3rd appearance when Christmas in Olde Jonesborough kicks off

November 22nd, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

The holidays are here and there is so much to do, but in Tennessee's first town, you can be merry with a Who.

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

November 23rd, 2014 4:59 pm by BEN NUCKOLS and BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Pres

A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often

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Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

November 23rd, 2014 2:03 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

Road rage on Interstate 26 in Kingsport escalated to attempted murder, according to police, as a man wielded a machete to attack the occupant of another vehicle at an exit ramp.

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Missouri rallies in fourth quarter to fend off Vols

Missouri rallies in fourth quarter to fend off Vols

November 23rd, 2014 12:09 am by AP

Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy ran for two scores Saturday night as No. 19 Missouri defeated Tennessee 29-21 to maintain control of the SEC East race.

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Rembert's eight treys lift Bucs past Asheville

Rembert's eight treys lift Bucs past Asheville

November 23rd, 2014 12:07 am by Jeff Birchfield

Rashawn Rembert drained eight 3-point shots and scored 31 points as ETSU tied a school record with 15 from behind the arc to beat UNC Asheville 98-87 on Saturday.

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Darnell's death felt throughout motorsports

Darnell's death felt throughout motorsports

November 23rd, 2014 12:05 am by Dave Ongie

Hailed by those around the motorsports community as a true gentleman and a consummate professional, Kingsport's Denny Darnell died on Saturday.

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State title continues to elude Northeast Tennessee

State title continues to elude Northeast Tennessee

November 23rd, 2014 12:02 am by Douglas Fritz

Both Science Hill and Sullivan South entered the year with visions of winning a state championship, but as it turned out neither was remotely close to that lofty goal.

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One 'off' night shouldn't define McGue's career

One 'off' night shouldn't define McGue's career

November 23rd, 2014 12:01 am by Trey Williams

Malik McGue's forgettable performance against Maryville probably felt like his darkest hour, but ultimately it won't eclipse an unforgettable career at Science Hill.

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