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The business of a princess: City teacher appears as famous princesses at children's birthday parties

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The business of a princess: City teacher appears as famous princesses at children's birthday parties

January 25th, 2015 1:20 pm by Jessica Fuller

Malinda Davenport has gotten used to living a double life.

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Designer auction draws bids from around world

Designer auction draws bids from around world

January 24th, 2015 9:56 pm by Jessica Fuller

Designer clothes, handbags and shoes valued at more than $1.5 million were auctioned off for a fraction of the cost Saturday as bidders from around the world took home items from designers like Prada, Dolce and Gabbana and Louis Vuitton.

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Twin education bills could deflate public education funding

Twin education bills could deflate public education funding

January 24th, 2015 9:45 pm by Nathan Baker

Two education bills filed this month in the state Legislature could allow parents to choose to divert funding away from public schools toward their private counterparts, if approved.

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Local firefighter dies after five-month battle with cancer

Local firefighter dies after five-month battle with cancer

January 24th, 2015 7:25 pm by Staff Report

Five months after being diagnosed with a terminal illness and receiving immense support from the community, Jonesborough firefighter Luke Story died Saturday afternoon with his family and extended family by his side, a news release from the Jonesborough D

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Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

January 25th, 2015 2:27 pm by Staff Report

A man's return to a residence Saturday evening after an earlier warning to stay away by officers with the Johnson City Police Department resulted in charges against him, the department said in a news release.

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Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

January 25th, 2015 2:13 pm by YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press

Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and he demanded the release of the other.

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Hilltoppers again dominate NET swim meet

Hilltoppers again dominate NET swim meet

January 24th, 2015 11:07 pm by Pat Kenney

Science Hill won its 10th straight NET Swimming and Diving championship on Saturday at the Kingsport Aquatic Center.

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Bucs' rally comes up short

Bucs' rally comes up short

January 24th, 2015 11:04 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU erased most of a 21-point deficit in a frantic second half before Wofford escaped with a 72-64 victory in a Southern Conference game Saturday night at Benjamin Johnson Arena.

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Texas A&M ends Tennessee's hots streak

Texas A&M ends Tennessee's hots streak

January 24th, 2015 11:04 pm by AP

Jalen Jones scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds Saturday as the Aggies outlasted Tennessee 67-61 for their fourth consecutive victory and handed the Vols just their second loss in 10 games.

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Lady Bucs top Wofford to move to 4-0 in SoCon

Lady Bucs top Wofford to move to 4-0 in SoCon

January 24th, 2015 11:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After beating Wofford by 32 points on the road just 12 days earlier, the Lady Bucs were matched up again with the Lady Terriers at home on Saturday. ETSU jumped out to a 14-2 lead on its way to a 69-47 victory.

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Love poems to Mother Nature: ETSU literature professor puts out book of poems based on ecological awareness

Love poems to Mother Nature: ETSU literature professor puts out book of poems based on ecological awareness

January 24th, 2015 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

Philosophically, East Tennessee State University literature professor Dr. Fred Waage categorizes himself as an "Earthiest."

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