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ETSU medical students begin new season in careers

ETSU medical students begin new season in careers

March 20th, 2015 9:53 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The first day of spring opened a new season in the careers of 68 members of the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine's class of 2015, as the graduating student doctors learned their residency program assignments in a National Match

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Dolly's dream celebrates 30 years

Dolly's dream celebrates 30 years - VIDEO

March 20th, 2015 9:13 pm by Tony Casey

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Dollywood in Pigeon Forge Friday, Dolly Parton told an audience packed into Celebrity Theater exactly how her amusement park came to be.

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Marijuana bills attracting attention in Nashville

Marijuana bills attracting attention in Nashville

March 20th, 2015 9:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

Marijuana use is again a hot topic in Nashville this year, where eight bills regarding the use, sale and distribution of cannabis are on the table.

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Engineer buffs now welcome to Milligan College

Engineer buffs now welcome to Milligan College

March 20th, 2015 9:07 pm by John Thompson

Friday was the first "Engineering Buff Day" at Milligan College. That meant the college debuted its brand-new engineering program to prospective students and their families.

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Police: DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing wreck

Police: DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing wreck

March 20th, 2015 8:50 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County DUI defendant told police Monday that her boyfriend, who fled from a wreck March 10 which resulted in her arrest, had also taken her purse and wallet containing $16,700 which was still unaccounted for.

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Mom of 5-year-old who died after being forced to eat cigarette butts sentenced

Mom of 5-year-old who died after being forced to eat cigarette butts sentenced

March 20th, 2015 8:45 pm by Ben Benton, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The mother of the 5-year-old Rhea County boy who died in 2013 from injuries sustained at his home near Spring City netted a 60-year prison sentence in a guilty plea this week.

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FBI asks for patience in black man's hanging in Mississippi

FBI asks for patience in black man's hanging in Mississippi

March 20th, 2015 8:40 pm by JOHNNY CLARK, Associated Press and JEFF AMY, Associated Press

An FBI agent appealed for patience Friday after a black man was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi, saying 30 federal, state and local agents were working intensively to determine whether he was killed or committed suicide.

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Wild films at ETSU to spark environmental activism

Wild films at ETSU to spark environmental activism

March 20th, 2015 5:04 pm by Tony Casey

There's a film montage that East Tennessee State University's Director of Sustainability Kathleen Moore wants students and the general public to see.

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Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure

Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure

March 20th, 2015 4:46 pm by MATTHEW DALY and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

The rule has been under consideration for more than three years, drawing criticism from the oil and gas industry and environmental groups alike.

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UPDATE: Austin Springs home invasion led to discovery of several large bags of pot, police say

UPDATE: Austin Springs home invasion led to discovery of several large bags of pot, police say

March 20th, 2015 3:43 pm by Staff Report

Mark Dakota Whitson was arrested after an early morning 911 call about a disturbance led Johnson City police to 277 S. Austin Springs Road.

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