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Sevier student newspaper reaps statewide honors

Sevier student newspaper reaps statewide honors

March 22nd, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The Sequoyah Scribe student newspaper at Sevier Middle School was the only middle-school paper to place in this year's Tennessee High School Press Association awards, while two writers took home individual honors.

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Millions of kids to test Common Core assessments

Millions of kids to test Common Core assessments

March 22nd, 2014 10:31 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

What's on the new Common Core-based exams? More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will have a clue. Field testing begins this coming week in 36 states and the District of Columbia on assessments developed by two different groups of states.

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Sports Regional & National
No charges in fatal stabbing after Dodgers-Giants game

No charges in fatal stabbing after Dodgers-Giants game

March 22nd, 2014 10:23 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors have decided not to prosecute a man in the stabbing death of a Dodgers fan during an altercation after a Los Angeles-San Francisco baseball game last year.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

March 22nd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

This week's stories include a woman who allegedly claimed the devil told her to stab her husband, a double shooting, a drug bust that led to Mexican ice and cash and a Kingsport man being sentenced for the rape of his infant daughter

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News
China satellite finds object near jet search area

China satellite finds object near jet search area

March 22nd, 2014 9:56 am by ROB GRIFFITH and SCOTT McDONALD, Associated Press

A satellite image released by China on Saturday offers the latest sign that wreckage from a Malaysia Airlines plane lost March 8 could be in a remote stretch of the southern Indian Ocean where planes and ships have been searching for three days.

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Sports
Kershaw, Dodgers top D-backs in Aussie opener

Kershaw, Dodgers top D-backs in Aussie opener

March 22nd, 2014 9:42 am by DENNIS PASSA, AP Sports Writer

Clayton Kershaw flashed his Cy Young form, Scott Van Slyke homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the Major League Baseball season with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Entertainment
In Bible epic revival, 'Noah' finds rough seas

In Bible epic revival, 'Noah' finds rough seas

March 22nd, 2014 12:32 am by JAKE COYLE, Associated Press

In the beginning of their work together on "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky made Russell Crowe a promise: "I'll never shoot you on a houseboat in a robe and sandals with two giraffes popping up behind you."

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Ramsey backs constitutional amendment on judge selection

Ramsey backs constitutional amendment on judge selection

March 22nd, 2014 12:20 am by Hank Hayes

The constitutional amendment, if passed, would validate the so-called "Tennessee Plan" allowing governors to control judicial appointments.

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Local News
Bluff City seeks dismissal of federal lawsuit filed  by  mayor, ex-employees

Bluff City seeks dismissal of federal lawsuit filed by mayor, ex-employees

March 22nd, 2014 12:18 am by Matthew Lane

Mayor Irene Wells, former police officer Lee McClintock and former public works employee Milton Boyd filed the lawsuit in Sullivan County Chancery Court in February, naming Bluff City, City Manager Judy Dulaney and the aldermen as defendants.

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Sports Sports Live
Falcons edge Chiefs on controversial balk call in eighth

Falcons edge Chiefs on controversial balk call in eighth

March 21st, 2014 11:17 pm by Greg Peters

It took eight innings and a controversial call, but the Volunteer baseball team picked up its first win of the season Friday night, edging Hawkins County rival Cherokee 6-5.

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