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TBR initiative could mean 6 percent tuition hike for ETSU

TBR initiative could mean 6 percent tuition hike for ETSU

June 17th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Next year's East Tennessee State University students could pay $442 more per year for tuition at the Johnson City college if an increase plan is approved later this week by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

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Multi-Culp-tural? Culp to add Multicultural Center in 2015

Multi-Culp-tural? Culp to add Multicultural Center in 2015

June 17th, 2014 9:41 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp Center will soon have a designated area to foster diversity and encourage dialogue between students of different groups.

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Safety Train aims to train Tennesseans to stay back from tracks

Safety Train aims to train Tennesseans to stay back from tracks

June 17th, 2014 9:34 pm by Becky Campbell

Trains passing through the Tri-Cities are such a common sight that it's easy to block out the blaring sound of the horn as the six-ton machinery rolls across a railroad intersection.

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Roe praises Mountain Home, condemns federal VA dept.

Roe praises Mountain Home, condemns federal VA dept.

June 17th, 2014 9:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

One day after announcing his candidacy for a fourth term, Republican Phil Roe, the representative for Tennessee's 1st Congressional District, visited the Johnson City Press to offer his opinions on a few key issues.

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Some students face tuition hike close to 9 percent

Some students face tuition hike close to 9 percent

June 17th, 2014 7:12 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Board of Regents oversees six state universities, 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology.

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Explosion blasts World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, many dead

Explosion blasts World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, many dead

June 17th, 2014 7:09 pm by Associated Press

Witnesses say a suicide bomber in tricycle taxi triggered an explosion that blasted a World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, killing several people.

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Federal court to consider 5 gay marriage cases, including 1 in Tennessee, at once

Federal court to consider 5 gay marriage cases, including 1 in Tennessee, at once

June 17th, 2014 4:51 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

Though the cases are unique, each deals with whether statewide gay marriage bans violate the Constitution.

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2 Alabama men rescued after boat capsized on Lake Erie

2 Alabama men rescued after boat capsized on Lake Erie

June 17th, 2014 4:38 pm by Alex Green, Sandusky Register

"It was an experience. I've never had anything like this happen" -Walton Sanford, 78.

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Tornadoes flatten tiny rural Nebraska town; 2 dead

Tornadoes flatten tiny rural Nebraska town; 2 dead

June 17th, 2014 4:32 pm by JOSH FUNK, Associated Press

"This is by far the worst thing I've ever seen as governor" - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman.

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Sheriff: Johnson County pair arrested on meth-related charges

Sheriff: Johnson County pair arrested on meth-related charges

June 17th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson County couple were arrested this week after sheriff's deputies said they discovered methamphetamine-making materials inside their home.

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