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World AIDS Day marks progress, importance of disease understanding, research

World AIDS Day marks progress, importance of disease understanding, research

December 1st, 2014 9:15 pm by Tony Casey

When it comes to the handling of HIV and AIDS in the United States, experts say while things have gotten better since the disease gained worldwide attention in the 1980s, focus on it should not be removed.

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Conflicts resolved, plans tweaked for ETSU's use of Kermit-Tipton football stadium

Conflicts resolved, plans tweaked for ETSU's use of Kermit-Tipton football stadium

December 1st, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

After laying down some ground rules, the Johnson City Board of Education handed off a proposed agreement for the local college's use of the high school's football stadium to city and college officials for review before a deal is finalized.

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Obama: Don't want 'militarized' police culture

Obama: Don't want 'militarized' police culture

December 1st, 2014 7:14 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn't building a "militarized culture" within police departments, while maintaining federal programs that provide the type of military-style equipment that were used to dispel racially charged

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Police: UT students tried to take home plate from Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field

Police: UT students tried to take home plate from Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field

December 1st, 2014 7:05 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Two University of Tennessee students were arrested over the weekend after police said they were caught on camera breaking into Hawkins Field at Vanderbilt University and then trying to steal home plate.

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Shopping for Others

December 1st, 2014 3:02 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Coalition for Kids recruiting sponsors and volunteers for its annual Christmas shopping night out with 100 of its neediest children

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Littlest Bell Ringers

Littlest Bell Ringers

December 1st, 2014 1:35 pm by Judy Moss

Brooks, 5, and Kai, 11, helped ring the bells at the Salvation Army's Red Kettle station at Kroger on Sunset Drive.

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Supreme Court considers Facebook threats case

Supreme Court considers Facebook threats case

December 1st, 2014 12:43 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

The case argued Monday involves a Pennsylvania man convicted of making violent threats after he posted Facebook rants about killing his estranged wife, harming law enforcement officials and shooting up a school.

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GOP aide resigns over criticism of Obama daughters

GOP aide resigns over criticism of Obama daughters

December 1st, 2014 12:17 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

An aide to a Republican congressman has resigned after her critical comments about President Barack Obama's daughters touched off a backlash.

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TVA keeping business incentives secret

TVA keeping business incentives secret

December 1st, 2014 12:12 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority has declined to release the incentives it awarded an auto parts maker that is expanding in Clinton.

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Photo Gallery: No injuries in police wreck

December 1st, 2014 9:56 am by Joe Avento

A Johnson City police officer's cruiser was clipped on the passenger's rear quarter panel Monday morning at Knob Creek Road and State of Franklin.

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