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Crisis in Ukraine: Putin signs treaty, adds Crimea to map of Russia

Crisis in Ukraine: Putin signs treaty, adds Crimea to map of Russia

March 18th, 2014 10:55 am by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

In an emotional 40-minute speech televised live from the Kremlin, Putin said "in people's hearts and minds, Crimea has always been an integral part of Russia."

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Guns for votes? Politicians load up 2nd Amendment to fire up supporters

Guns for votes? Politicians load up 2nd Amendment to fire up supporters

March 18th, 2014 9:14 am by Tony Casey

"Our area is very pro-gun. Second Amendment rights tend to be important to us in this area" - Dana Barnett, co-owner of Barnett's Guns in Hampton.

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Reformers caution against state efforts to curb Common Core

Reformers caution against state efforts to curb Common Core

March 17th, 2014 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

Backers of education reform in Tennessee said the recent attempts to reverse or halt the implementation of Common Core State Standards or realigned standardized testing could have disastrous effects on the gains state students and teachers have made in re

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Tennessee Gov. Haslam to tout common core standards in Johnson City

Tennessee Gov. Haslam to tout common core standards in Johnson City

March 17th, 2014 4:53 pm by Staff Report

Haslam will visit Indian Trail Middle School.

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ETSU named training site for Olympic canoeing and kayaking

ETSU named training site for Olympic canoeing and kayaking

March 17th, 2014 2:47 pm by Contributed - ETSU

East Tennessee State University has been designated as an official U.S. Olympic Training Site for the USA Canoe and Kayak slalom team, university leaders announced during a news conference this morning.

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Your turn: What do you think happened to the missing airliner?

Your turn: What do you think happened to the missing airliner?

March 17th, 2014 2:23 pm by staff and wire reports

The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday.

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Woman allegedly claims devil told her to stab husband for 'worshiping' NASCAR

Woman allegedly claims devil told her to stab husband for 'worshiping' NASCAR

March 17th, 2014 1:39 pm by Jeff Bobo - NET News Service

A woman who allegedly drove her car into a church Sunday night and then stabbed her husband in the chest at the altar because he was "worshiping the NASCAR race at Bristol" also made numerous statements leading police to believe she has a drug problem.

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Fire leaves grandmother, children without home

Fire leaves grandmother, children without home

March 17th, 2014 11:53 am by John Thompson

The Red Cross has been contacted for aid.

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Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tennessee whiskey law

Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tennessee whiskey law

March 17th, 2014 10:05 am by BRUCE SCHREINER and ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers are considering dialing back some of those requirements that they say make it too difficult for craft distilleries to market their spirits as Tennessee whiskey, a distinctive and popular draw in the booming American liquor business.

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4.4 quake shakes LA, no damage reported

4.4 quake shakes LA, no damage reported

March 17th, 2014 9:58 am by Associated Press

A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling residents from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach.

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