Maryland knocks off Tennessee 58-48 in regional final

March 31, 2015
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Maryland is going back to consecutive Final Fours & for the second straight year the Terrapins pushed aside Tennessee to obtain there.Lexie Brown scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half, Brionna Jones added 14 points & nine rebounds & top-seeded Maryland advanced to its second … Read the rest

North Carolina religious freedom bill questioned after controversy in Indiana

North Carolina religious freedom bill questioned after controversy in Indiana
March 31, 2015
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HIGH POINT, N.C. — Could a Religious Freedom Restoration Act in North Carolina donate a business owner the right to refuse service to someone who is Muslim, Buddhist or gay & justify it using the law? That’s the concern with the new law in Indiana that allows people to invoke the law against other people. … Read the rest

North Carolina Dental Board and the Reform of State-Sponsored Protectionism

North Carolina Dental Board and the Reform of State-Sponsored Protectionism
March 31, 2015
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Abstract The Supreme Court’s February 25, 2015, decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC has far-reaching ramifications for the reform of ill-conceived protectionist state regulations that limit entry into myriad professions & thereby harm consumers. In holding that a state regulatory board controlled by market participants in the industry being regulated … Read the rest

East Tennessee State hires Wichita State assistant Forbes

East Tennessee State hires Wichita State assistant Forbes
March 31, 2015
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State has hired Wichita State assistant Steve Forbes as its next basketball coach.Forbes replaces Murry Bartow, who was fired March 13 after going 224-165 with three NCAA Tournament appearances in 12 seasons. ETSU earned the last of those NCAA invitations in 2010.In a release Monday … Read the rest

Reaction swift to possible Religious Freedom bill in North Carolina

Reaction swift to possible Religious Freedom bill in North Carolina
March 31, 2015
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RALEIGH (WTVD) — North Carolina is considering a similar bill to a new law in Indiana that has sparked outrage around the country.In North Carolina, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act would let people & companies pick & select who they want to do business with based on their religious beliefs. Critics say that could allow … Read the rest

Grady Health System Rejoins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Networks

Grady Health System Rejoins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Networks
March 31, 2015
Georgia

<!– google_ad_section_start –> ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–<!– –> Grady Health System & Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) have agreed to a new contract, effective April 1, 2015, which restores full in-network access to the clinical services of Grady Health System. “We are pleased to announce that we have reached a fair & sustainable agreement,” … Read the rest

Social worker: Former Georgia Tech star, wife should lose 10 kids

Social worker: Former Georgia Tech star, wife should lose 10 kids
March 31, 2015
Georgia

A state social worker repeated her contentions Monday that a former Georgia Tech star needed to lose custody of all 10 of their children because the kids are in danger.But social worker Angel Jackson admitted in Gwinnett Juvenile Court that she didn’t listen to all the police interviews of the children of Recardo & Therian … Read the rest

Why Tennessee can't be taken seriously yet as SEC contender

Why Tennessee can't be taken seriously yet as SEC contender
March 30, 2015
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Updated MAR 30, 2015 2:54p ET More from Athlon Sports: Top 20 WRs on the rise in 2015 / Alabama is ready for another title run / Florida could win SEC East in 2015 / Can WVU take advantage of wide open Big 12? / North Carolina’s D must step up in 2015 *** Expectations … Read the rest

Tennessee pastor, son who saved 3 boys among Carnegie Heroes

Tennessee pastor, son who saved 3 boys among Carnegie Heroes
March 30, 2015
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Tennessee pastor & his son are among 20 people being honored with medals & cash from the Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission.Neil Crass & his son, Hunter, helped when three 14-year-old boys broke through ice covering the Emory River in Harriman, Tennessee in February 2014. The elder Crass … Read the rest

Supreme Court questions North Carolina sex offender law

Supreme Court questions North Carolina sex offender law
March 30, 2015
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WASHINGTON — A North Carolina program of monitoring sex offenders by GPS needs closer judicial scrutiny, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. In an unsigned & unanimous decision that could rattle a number of states, the court rejected North Carolina’s arguments & concluded the ankle-bracelet monitoring program amounts to a search. The decision means convicted felons … Read the rest

GPS monitoring of sex offenders for life? Supreme Court reverses N.C. case

GPS monitoring of sex offenders for life? Supreme Court reverses N.C. case
March 30, 2015
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> The United States Supreme Court on Monday summarily reversed a North Carolina judicial decision upholding a program that allows state officials to use a GPS device to monitor the movements of repeat sex offenders 24 hours a day, seven days a week – for the rest of their lives.<!– –>A state appeals … Read the rest