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9 candidates seek superintendent position for Unicoi County schools

9 candidates seek superintendent position for Unicoi County schools

March 27th, 2015 9:54 pm by Brad Hicks

The applications are in, and a total of nine candidates are vying to become the next superintendent of the Unicoi County Schools system.

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JC home insurance lowest in state, according to study

JC home insurance lowest in state, according to study

March 27th, 2015 9:50 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City has the lowest home insurance rates in Tennessee, with the five least-expensive rates found in East Tennessee, according to a recent study.

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Davy Crockett State Historic Park sets goals for wild frontier

Davy Crockett State Historic Park sets goals for wild frontier

March 27th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

Park or historic site?How about both?

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ETSU's Roan Scholars seek leaders with sound minds and sound bodies

ETSU's Roan Scholars seek leaders with sound minds and sound bodies

March 27th, 2015 9:38 pm by Tony Casey

Of all the outstanding qualities common in East Tennessee State University's Roan Scholars Leadership Program, what characteristic carries more value than all the rest for the organization's steering committee?The ability to lead.

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Feds: Baltimore jail illegally keeping juveniles in solitary

Feds: Baltimore jail illegally keeping juveniles in solitary

March 27th, 2015 9:28 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore are being kept in solitary confinement for far too long - up to 143 days in one case, according to a highly critical review by the U.S. Justice Department's Division of Civil Rights.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

March 27th, 2015 9:24 pm by COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press and FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both sides of the Atlant

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Tennessee Supreme Court orders new child rape trial for Shelby County man

Tennessee Supreme Court orders new child rape trial for Shelby County man

March 27th, 2015 3:49 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Supreme Court has overturned the child rape conviction of a man sentenced to 25 years in prison for repeatedly abusing a child.

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German airline could face 'unlimited' damages for Alps crash

German airline could face 'unlimited' damages for Alps crash

March 27th, 2015 2:15 pm by KARL RITTER, Associated Press

Lufthansa could face "unlimited" compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday.

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Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

March 27th, 2015 12:39 pm by Frank Jordans, David McHugh, Associated Press

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers.

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Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

March 27th, 2015 10:27 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, who's dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire from the institution where he's served for five terms.

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