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Haslam to Register: Free tuition won't extend to undocumented students

Haslam to Register: Free tuition won't extend to undocumented students

March 1st, 2014 7:31 pm by Brian Wilson, The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam reiterated his stance on his community college tuition proposal in response to a letter from Metro Schools Director of Schools Jesse Register, who said the program should be open to undocumented immigrants in the state.

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UPDATE: Carter County teen in 'stable' condition after suffering gunshot to neck

UPDATE: Carter County teen in 'stable' condition after suffering gunshot to neck

March 1st, 2014 1:45 pm by Max Hrenda

A 13-year-old Carter County boy was described as being in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound to his neck this weekend.

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Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

March 1st, 2014 12:56 pm by DAVID McHUGH and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

Russia executed a de facto military takeover of a strategic region in Ukraine as the parliament in Moscow gave President Vladimir Putin a green light Saturday to proceed to protect Russian interests. The newly installed government in Kiev was powerless to

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ETSU honors top donors, shows off arts programs at event

ETSU honors top donors, shows off arts programs at event

March 1st, 2014 8:41 am by Tony Casey

When it comes to top-dollar donors for East Tennessee State University, the school's policy is "the more, the merrier."

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What happened to Corker's VW promise? 1 thing to know in today's Tennessee roundup

What happened to Corker's VW promise? 1 thing to know in today's Tennessee roundup

March 1st, 2014 8:25 am by Associated Press

Friday marked the end of the two-week period within which U.S. Sen. Bob Corker promised Volkswagen would announce another line at its factory in Tennessee if workers there rejected representation by the United Auto Workers union.

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Crimean leader claims control in section of Ukraine, asks Putin for help

Crimean leader claims control in section of Ukraine, asks Putin for help

March 1st, 2014 8:15 am by DALTON BENNETT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

It was the latest escalation following the ouster of Ukraine's pro-Russian president last week by a protest movement aimed at turning Ukraine toward the European Union and away from Russia.

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Skullduggery? Trustee's exit from race extends deadlines

Skullduggery? Trustee's exit from race extends deadlines

February 28th, 2014 9:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Trustee Jack Daniels' withdrawal as a candidate in the May 6 Republican primary on Thursday put into effect a state law known as the Anti-Skullduggery Act of 1991, which extends both the qualifying and withdrawal deadlines.

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Local law enforcement officials backing Haslam methamphetamine bill

Local law enforcement officials backing Haslam methamphetamine bill

February 28th, 2014 9:40 pm by Becky Campbell

An amendment to Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed bill aimed at eliminating methamphetamine production in Tennessee will allow consumers to purchase a limited amount of pseudoephedrine, the primary ingredient for meth, before requiring a prescription.

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Alderman absent from Erwin town meetings

Alderman absent from Erwin town meetings

February 28th, 2014 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

It has been more than seven months since one member of the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen last attended a meeting of the town's legislative body, and his perpetual absence has prompted other town officials to look into how such absenteeism can be preve

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Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

February 28th, 2014 4:39 pm by Staff Report

After a Jonesborough resident reported finding a woman standing in her daughter's doorway, a Johnson City woman was arrested on an aggravated burglary charge Friday.

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