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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Vanderbilt goes to court over travel ban
Vanderbilt University , along with more than a dozen prestigious schools, are speaking out against President Trump's travel ban. They have filed a joint brief in New York's district court, saying the executive order threatens their mission to educate the world's future leaders. Ivy League schools are among the 17 universities urging federal judges to block Trump's travel ban, which bars immigrants or refugees from seven countries. They filed the 30-page brief with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The brief explains how the group of institutions has a global mission and needs diversity to function. The schools point out that the executive order threatens their ongoing education and research which relies on people from all over the world.


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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

  • Cocke Grand Jury
  • Fletcher Ervin obit
  • Agribusiness grants
  • Dolly to record children's CD
  • Cocke County energy grant

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

  • Tax freeze for seniors
  • KOA Lane fire
  • Lee touts vouchers
  • Seniors and opiods
  • Comments on Sunday officer involved shooting

    Monday, August 14, 2017

  • Shooting Update
  • Cocke County officer involved shooting fatality
  • McMahan charges are pending
  • Clevenger injured in Saturday incident
  • Morris arrested on drug charges
  • Help to protect the Golden-Winged Warbler
  • Gas prices expected top drop

    Sunday, August 13, 2017

  • Smokies offers new education initiative
  • Roe recuperating following surgery
  • New truancy guidelines
  • Munsey sentenced

    Saturday, August 12, 2017

  • Newport camper fire
  • Cocke and Newport schools closed for solar eclipse
  • Newport man is victim of hit and run
  • Medical helicopter costs
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