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D-B baseball coach honored by TBCA

D-B baseball coach honored by TBCA

November 21st, 2013 2:30 pm by Staff Report

Dobyns-Bennett head baseball coach Ryan Wagner has been selected as the Sectional Coach of the Year by the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association (TBCA).

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Party invite via 911 lands man in jail

Party invite via 911 lands man in jail

November 21st, 2013 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

Despite being warned about his "numerous" non-emergency calls to police, an intoxicated Kingsport man dialed 911 to invite officers to a cookout.

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North band room flooded when sprinkler head malfunctions

North band room flooded when sprinkler head malfunctions

November 21st, 2013 1:17 pm by Rick Wagner

A sprinkler head failed at Sullivan North High School on Thursday morning, flooding the band room and damaging an undetermined number of instruments, music, books and other items.

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State links strain of E. coli to animal waste

State links strain of E. coli to animal waste

November 21st, 2013 12:49 pm by Associated Press

State officials have confirmed that a strain of E. coli that sickened nine children has been matched to animal waste collected at an East Tennessee dairy farm that sells raw milk.

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ETSU president takes to Twitter to thank well-wishers

ETSU president takes to Twitter to thank well-wishers

November 21st, 2013 12:47 pm by NET News Service

East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland took to Twitter Thursday to thank ETSU and the community for the "outpouring of support" he has received since being injured in a car crash earlier this week in Johnson City.

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Common Core critics see examples of agenda in class assignments

Common Core critics see examples of agenda in class assignments

November 21st, 2013 12:45 pm by By Jeffrey Weiss, Dallas Morning News (MCT)

The Common Core curriculum, an effort to create voluntary national standards and testing for math and English, has long been criticized by some conservatives who say it’s being used to promote a liberal agenda.

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600K baby monitors recalled after 2 deaths

600K baby monitors recalled after 2 deaths

November 21st, 2013 12:41 pm by Associated Press

Angelcare Monitors Inc. is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation.

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Volunteers help get Santa Train ready to roll

Volunteers help get Santa Train ready to roll

November 21st, 2013 6:36 am by J. H. Osborne

Wednesday was the traditional “packing party” for the Santa Train. The event brings together volunteers from throughout the region each year. For some it has become almost as much of a tradition as going to see the train itself.

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Tenn. couples in gay marriage suit seek injunction

Tenn. couples in gay marriage suit seek injunction

November 21st, 2013 6:20 am by Associated Press

The couples filed a suit in Nashville challenging Tennessee laws that prohibit recognition of same-sex marriages. They claim in court filings that the laws violate constitutional guarantees of equal protection and due process.

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Ex-cops charged in Kentucky brothel slayings

Ex-cops charged in Kentucky brothel slayings

November 21st, 2013 6:14 am by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

Authorities believe they have finally solved the murders of two workers at a Kentucky massage parlor with the arrest of two former police officers — including the lead investigator in the case.

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