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Carson-Newman, Emory & Henry make U.S. News & World Report ranking

Carson-Newman, Emory & Henry make U.S. News & World Report ranking

September 10th, 2014 12:18 am by Rick Wagner

Carson-Newman was called a "great school at a great price" and an "up-and-comer" by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015 Best Colleges rankings, released Tuesday.

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Warriors Path State Park hosts Conservation Camp

Warriors Path State Park hosts Conservation Camp

September 10th, 2014 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Chia the vulture, who fits into the ecosystem as part of nature's cleanup crew of sorts, is helping teach area fourth-grade students about the environment this week.

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Wise superintendent gives school board glowing report of system's ranking

Wise superintendent gives school board glowing report of system's ranking

September 9th, 2014 10:22 pm by Stephen Igo

Of 133 school divisions statewide, Wise County ranked third in the state in overall math (and first in eighth-grade math), fourth in history, sixth in reading, 14th in science and 38th in writing.

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North volleyball sweeps past Unicoi County

North volleyball sweeps past Unicoi County

September 9th, 2014 9:25 pm by Pat Kenney

Taylor Breeding ran Sullivan North's offense to perfection and the Lady Raiders picked up a key Three Rivers Conference win on Tuesday.

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Photo Gallery: Sullivan North vs Unicoi County in volleyball

September 9th, 2014 8:35 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from both Sullivan North's varsity and JV volleyball matches against Unicoi County Tuesday night. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

September 9th, 2014 8:25 pm by Associated Press

Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

September 9th, 2014 7:58 pm by Associated Press

Apple is a late arrival to the still-nascent market for wearable technology. Several other companies already sell smartwatches that have been greeted with widespread indifference.

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Bucs announce 2014-15 men's hoops schedule

Bucs announce 2014-15 men's hoops schedule

September 9th, 2014 5:50 pm by Staff Report

A lineup of opponents that includes longtime SoCon rivals, road games at Tennessee and VCU and plans to play the entire home portion of the schedule at Freedom Hall highlight the 2014-15 ETSU men's basketball schedule released Tuesday.

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Stocks fall for second day; Apple slips

Stocks fall for second day; Apple slips

September 9th, 2014 5:42 pm by Associated Press

The Dow lost 97.55 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,013.87, its biggest one-day drop in a month. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 13.10 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,988.44 and the Nasdaq composite lost 40 points, or 0.9 percent, to 4,552.29.

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Armed Blountville man fights police along highway

Armed Blountville man fights police along highway

September 9th, 2014 4:52 pm by Rain Smith

At 6:30 p.m. police were advised of a pedestrian "stumbling in and out of traffic" on Highway 394 in Blountville. They responded to find him carrying two knives, a pick axe and a pair shovels — with him then swinging the tools to strike an officer's car.

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