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Text of President Obama's letter requesting war on Islamic State

February 11th, 2015 9:08 am by Associated Press

Full text of President Barack Obama's letter to lawmakers accompanying draft war powers resolution.

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Obama asks Congress for war authorization against Islamic State

Obama asks Congress for war authorization against Islamic State

February 11th, 2015 9:03 am by DAVID ESPO and NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The president is sending Congress a proposed three-page resolution on Wednesday to authorize military force.

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3 shot to death near University of North Carolina were relatives

3 shot to death near University of North Carolina were relatives

February 11th, 2015 8:39 am by Associated Press

A police statement says the victims in Tuesday's shooting were 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat and 21-year-old Yusor Mohammad, both of Chapel Hill, and 19-year-old Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, of Raleigh.

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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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Erwin extends downtown project to third phase

Erwin extends downtown project to third phase

February 10th, 2015 9:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Love Street will now be getting a little love in the form of improvements during the third phase of Erwin's downtown revitalization project.

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Haslam preserves, increases funding  for disability services

Haslam preserves, increases funding for disability services

February 10th, 2015 9:53 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, community-based service providers across the state and the families and individuals they help were all breathing easier Tuesday with news that Gov. Bill Haslam's state budget proposa

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Local educators hopeful over Haslam's call for teacher raises

Local educators hopeful over Haslam's call for teacher raises

February 10th, 2015 9:47 pm by Tony Casey

City and county administrators have heard Gov. Bill Haslam's plans for higher teacher salaries before, but despite the letdowns they've faced in previous years, are holding out hope.

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Opening panel discussion for ETSU's Sex Week focuses on power of words, labels - VIDEO

Opening panel discussion for ETSU's Sex Week focuses on power of words, labels - VIDEO

February 10th, 2015 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Sex Week kicked off Tuesday and the first topic discussed by a panel of speakers pertained to the power of words and labels.

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ETSU's anticipated performing arts center lands role in Haslam plan

ETSU's anticipated performing arts center lands role in Haslam plan

February 10th, 2015 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

After years of waiting, East Tennessee State University may finally be getting the fine and performing arts center of its dreams.

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Prosecutor: UT rape case headed to grand jury

Prosecutor: UT rape case headed to grand jury

February 10th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

With defense attorneys pushing for a decision on the fates of two University of Tennessee athletes accused of rape, Knox County prosecutors said they will take the case to a grand jury.

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