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Performers play with fire, nails at local vaudeville show

Performers play with fire, nails at local vaudeville show - VIDEO

February 13th, 2015 11:05 pm by Jessica Fuller

Johnson City took a step back in time more than 100 years with flame eaters, acrobatics, beds of nails and magic Friday night.

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The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

February 10th, 2015 10:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

After three Grammy nominations in the past five years, Greeneville-based The Band Perry took home its first Grammy Sunday night for best country group performance.

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Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

February 10th, 2015 9:18 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday.

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Rock anthem singer Gary Glitter convicted of sex crimes

Rock anthem singer Gary Glitter convicted of sex crimes - VIDEO

February 5th, 2015 2:02 pm by Associated Press

A British jury on Thursday convicted former glam rock singer Gary Glitter of a string of sex abuse offenses against three young girls in the 1970s.

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'CSI: New York' actor Hill Harper to speak at ETSU for Black History Month

'CSI: New York' actor Hill Harper to speak at ETSU for Black History Month

February 5th, 2015 1:39 pm by Contributed to the Press

Film, television and stage actor Hill Harper will speak on "Youth and Justice" at East Tennessee State University on Thursday, Feb. 12.

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'Power Rangers' actor accused of killing housemate with sword

'Power Rangers' actor accused of killing housemate with sword

February 2nd, 2015 3:51 pm by Associated Press

The agent of a former "Power Rangers" actor arrested by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in the stabbing death of his housemate says the man must have acted in self-defense.

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Super Bowl sets record overnight ratings for game

Super Bowl sets record overnight ratings for game

February 2nd, 2015 10:06 am by Associated Press

The Nielsen company said Monday the game had a 49.7 rating in the nation's largest media markets, up 4 percent over last year's game.

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Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards with 8 nominations

Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards with 8 nominations

January 30th, 2015 2:10 pm by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

She has a nomination for entertainer of the year, pitting her against top-billing male stars Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line.

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HJDS hosts 6th annual 'Foot Ball'

HJDS hosts 6th annual 'Foot Ball'

January 30th, 2015 8:40 am by Contributed to the Press

Super Bowl Sunday brings the 6th annual "Foot Ball" hosted by the Historic Jonesborough Dance Society at the Jonesborough Visitors Center, 117 Boone St. Guest performers are Joseph Sobol and Lee Bidgood. The caller is Christi Bothwell.

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ETSU's Mary B. Martin spring season rich in regional culture, issues, music, drama

ETSU's Mary B. Martin spring season rich in regional culture, issues, music, drama

January 27th, 2015 9:17 am by Lise Cutshaw, Special to the Press

While fall took audiences on a world tour of cultures, the spring season at Mary B. Martin School of the Arts features a patchwork of arts events, many of which reflect a more regional perspective - traditional, historic and contemporary.

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