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New York newspaper sacks 'Redskins' nickname

New York newspaper sacks 'Redskins' nickname

September 4th, 2014 11:25 am by Associated Press

The editorial notes that language changes through the years, and "the time has come to leave the word behind."

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Free speech on the ETSU campus: Where's the line?

Free speech on the ETSU campus: Where's the line?

September 4th, 2014 11:19 am by Nathan Baker

A fire-and-brimstone evangelist visiting the campus of East Tennessee State University Tuesday drew complaints from some members of the student body, who said his public sermon was more harassment than preaching.

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Review blames improperly monitored IV line for Oklahoma execution that took 43 minutes

Review blames improperly monitored IV line for Oklahoma execution that took 43 minutes

September 4th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

The report says the IV site was covered with a sheet and not monitored until the physician saw swelling larger than a golf ball.

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DA awaits drug screen before releasing Washington Co. deputy's blood-alcohol content from crash

DA awaits drug screen before releasing Washington Co. deputy's blood-alcohol content from crash

September 4th, 2014 9:57 am by Becky Campbell

Tony Clark said Wednesday that part of the toxicology testing on the driver is complete, but he wants to wait until he has all the results before releasing any information.

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Five-car pileup on N. State of Franklin

Five-car pileup on N. State of Franklin

September 4th, 2014 9:05 am by Staff Report

Five vehicles collided this morning on North State of Franklin Road near University Parkway.

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County school board OKs $63.2M budget

County school board OKs $63.2M budget

September 3rd, 2014 10:04 pm by Nathan Baker

By accepting $1.3 million in one-time funding from Washington County, the county Board of Education approved a balanced $63.2 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Two Model Mill lawsuits continue to progress

Two Model Mill lawsuits continue to progress

September 3rd, 2014 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

Two lawsuits filed in opposition to the proposed development of Johnson City's former Model Mill property on Walnut Street continue to advance through Washington County Chancery Court.

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Committee reverses course on UCSD budget

Committee reverses course on UCSD budget

September 3rd, 2014 9:41 pm by Brad Hicks

Newly-elected members now make up the majority of the Unicoi County Commission, but a familiar topic was the focus of discussion at Wednesday's meeting of the commission's Budget Committee.

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New director of area ministry had child abuse conviction

New director of area ministry had child abuse conviction

September 3rd, 2014 9:28 pm by John Thompson

The new director of a local charitable organization helping needy families has a criminal record in Washington County on child abuse charges.

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Deadline passes to find expert for murder trial

Deadline passes to find expert for murder trial

September 3rd, 2014 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

A deadline passed Tuesday for state prosecutors to produce a forensic expert who could testify that a Johnson City woman was murdered when she drowned in her bathtub nearly 11 years ago, but it appears the case has completely collapsed.

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