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ETSU's Darwin Day at Gray Natural History Museum proves to be natural draw

ETSU's Darwin Day at Gray Natural History Museum proves to be natural draw

February 7th, 2015 10:36 pm by Jessica Fuller

Nearly 200 years ago, evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin stepped onto the Galapagos Islands and began a study on finches that would alter the world of science and spark a controversy that still resonates today.

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ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

February 7th, 2015 10:31 pm by Nathan Baker

With East Tennessee State University's first sexuality education event set to kick off in a few days, one of the organizers, Max Carwile, said she doesn't understand what all the fuss was about.

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Edited: Town says it will address McKinney Center runoff

Edited: Town says it will address McKinney Center runoff

February 7th, 2015 10:23 pm by Max Hrenda

More than 20 months after the grand opening of the McKinney Center, officials with the town of Jonesborough are working to correct a problem that has left some neighboring residents feeling all wet.

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Will 'Project X' alter local development equation?

Will 'Project X' alter local development equation?

February 7th, 2015 10:19 pm by Nathan Baker

Though no ink has yet been laid finalizing a closely watched incentive deal between Washington County and a manufacturing company codenamed "Project X," revealed by public documents to be Denstply, the process by which the package of benefits was approved

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Fresh off Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

Fresh off Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

February 7th, 2015 10:02 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Fresh off his failed effort to persuade fellow Republicans in the Legislature that he wasn't peddling "Obamacare," Gov. Bill Haslam is pivoting to another tough fight over what he describes as the ruined brand of Common Core education standards.

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Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

February 7th, 2015 9:58 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Brian Williams said he is temporarily stepping away from the "NBC Nightly News" amid questions about his memories of war coverage in Iraq, calling it "painfully apparent" that he has become a distracting news story.

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Bristol man receives multiple drug charges at traffic stop

Bristol man receives multiple drug charges at traffic stop

February 7th, 2015 9:51 pm by Staff Report

A Bristol man picked up drug charges after he was found with "pre-packaged" marijuana, scales, a "large number of small baggies" and other drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop Saturday morning, the Johnson City Police Department said in a news release.

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Special exhibit turns Hands On! museum into body wonderland

Special exhibit turns Hands On! museum into body wonderland

February 6th, 2015 9:50 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"Our Body: The Universe Within," an artful, world-touring exhibit of human bodies and organs, opens today for a six-month run at Hands On! Regional Museum.

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Johnson City schools offer close-up look at its site-based programs

Johnson City schools offer close-up look at its site-based programs

February 6th, 2015 9:40 pm by Tony Casey

A lot of mental muscle was flexed at the Johnson City school system's annual Title I/PTA Council Meeting on Friday morning at the Columbus Powell Board Room.

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Medicaid plan vote spurs calls for action among health professionals

Medicaid plan vote spurs calls for action among health professionals

February 6th, 2015 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

At an East Tennessee State University-organized gathering of Tennessee health professionals and officials Friday at Johnson City's Millennium Centre, the failure of Gov. Bill Haslam's Medicaid expansion plan this week in the General Assembly was a common

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