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Technologies, coverage of financial crisis take toll on banking industry

Technologies, coverage of financial crisis take toll on banking industry

September 21st, 2013 7:32 pm by Hank Hayes

JOHNSON CITY — When Larry White arrived in the area in 2007 to chair the banking program and be a finance professor at East Tennessee State University, he had 20 students. Then the 2008 financial crisis hit, and that number dwindled to 16.

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Unicoi superintendent explains signing letter critical of Tenn. education commissioner

Unicoi superintendent explains signing letter critical of Tenn. education commissioner

September 21st, 2013 4:01 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

“To me, when you have a dialogue, communication is two ways,” Unicoi County School Superintendent Denise Brown said Wednesday.

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Local food bank director decries House vote to cut food stamp program

September 21st, 2013 3:55 pm by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

Rhonda Chafin, executive director of the regional Second Harvest Food Bank, learned of the vote Friday morning after waking up queasy on the fifth day of her SNAP Challenge diet of soup, bread, eggs, cereal, a little milk, a little coffee and a daily bana

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Obama to GOP: End brinkmanship on budget, debt

Obama to GOP: End brinkmanship on budget, debt

September 21st, 2013 1:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is appealing to the public anew to pressure Congress to stop undermining his health care law through measures that would threaten a government shutdown or a default on the government's debts.

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Food stamps again a vivid symbol in poverty debate

Food stamps again a vivid symbol in poverty debate

September 21st, 2013 1:38 pm by CONNIE CASS and MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamps have figured in Americans' ideas about the poor for decades, from President Lyndon Johnson's vision of a Great Society to President Ronald Reagan's scorn for crooked "welfare queens" and President Bill Clinton's pledge to "en

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Tenn. denying name changes to same-sex couples

Tenn. denying name changes to same-sex couples

September 21st, 2013 1:26 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee is turning away same-sex couples married in other states who seek to have their names changed on driver's licenses and other state documents.

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JC man charged in bathtub killing due in court

JC man charged in bathtub killing due in court

September 21st, 2013 1:13 pm by Associated Press

A Johnson City man granted a new trial in the drowning his wife in a bathtub is due in court in the coming week.

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Trial date set for 3 in slayings of homeless

Trial date set for 3 in slayings of homeless

September 21st, 2013 12:57 pm by Associated Press

Three people charged with killing a trio of homeless people in Knoxville have been set for trial in 2014.

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Jailer arrested, smoke shop sentencing and more this week in crime

Jailer arrested, smoke shop sentencing and more this week in crime

September 21st, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Sept. 13 through Sept. 20.

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King enrollment up again

September 21st, 2013 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

For the 14th consecutive year, King’s enrollment has broken the university’s previous records across every platform, including traditional on-campus studies, graduate professional studies and online programs, according to a Friday Sept. 20 news release fr

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