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2 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Building a cultural bridge

Learning Japanese is more than a language for Megan Johnston -- it's a lifestyle.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Graphic Design, Arts, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Local news briefs: Charlie Pittman returns to court today; Man...

The last time Charlie Pittman was in court was on Feb. 27, when attorneys requested a mental evaluation for Pittman, which would evaluate whether he is competent enough to assist his attorney in defense.

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Related Topix: Humboldt, TN, Crockett County, TN, Gibson County, TN

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Will Lane College adapt?

Between reading my wife's alumni magazine and Jackson Sun reports, I have had numerous opportunities to familiarize myself with Union University's newly appointed president Dr. Samuel W. Oliver.

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Related Topix: Lane College, Lambuth University, Jackson, TN, University of Tennessee

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Marchers urge unity in city's third weekly anti-crime event

A chant of unity in the stand against crime echoed through the Lincoln Courts neighborhood Friday.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN

The Jackson Sun

Stonehaven neighborhood holds annual patriotic parade

Stonehaven Woods in North Jackson was painted red, white and blue for the 16th year in a row Friday.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Washington Examiner

Longtime Virginia lawmaker Sen. Marsh resigns

Longtime Virginia lawmaker Henry Marsh is resigning from the state Senate, ending a 22-year career in the upper chamber.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Virginia Union University

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Coffman awarded doctorate

From Fort Mill: Whitney Becker, daughter of Mr. Michael Becker and Janet Becker; Andrew Gaulden, son of Mr. John Gaulden and Marsha Gaulden; Maddison Hall, daughter of Mr. and Ms.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, Tega Cay, SC, Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Kinect Sign Language Translator expands communication and eyes-free Yoga gadgets

There's a Microsoft Kinect device that translates sign language into American English and English back into sign language so the hearing-impaired person can communicate quickly with those who can hear but don't know sign language.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Fitness, Yoga, Inventions, Science / Technology, University of Washington

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Walk to End Alzheimer's planned for September

Participants plan to "paint the town purple" in anticipation of the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Jackson.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Jackson, TN

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Mayor's Civic Pride Awards recognize beautiful homes, business grounds

Homes, businesses and individuals were recognized today for playing a part in making Jackson beautiful.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Madison County, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Home Gardening, Home

Mon Jun 23, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Richmond Teen Pleads Guilty in Murder of VUU Student

William "Willie" Daquan Lee of Richmond plead guilty to first-degree murder in the February death of VUU student Kahron M. Lee A Richmond teenager charged in the February shooting death of Virginia Union University student Kahron M. Lee entered a guilty plea on first-degree murder and other charges.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Richmond, VA, Virginia Union University

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Campus News: Dean's List

* The following students were named to the dean's list at Union University in Jackson, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Pensacola Christian College, Vocal, O'Fallon, IL, St. Jacob, IL, University of the South

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Business Journal

Offices of international college association relocating to Samford

The International Association of Baptist Colleges and Schools will be moving their offices from Nashville to the campus of Samford University this summer.

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Related Topix: Samford University, Charleston Southern University, Southern University, Anderson University, Houston Baptist University

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Jackson Sun

NCAA Baseball: Union University hires Lee Driggers as new baseball coach

Lee Driggers is the new baseball coach at Union University, the school announced Thursday evening.

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The Jackson Sun

Daughter of former Miss America competes in Miss Tennessee pageant

While this year is the first for Miss Dyersburg Cassidy Sheppard to compete in the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant, she said she isn't nervous.

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Related Topix: Dyersburg, TN

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

UT pharmacy school wants tuition discounts for out-of-state students near Memphis

Faced with competition from five new pharmacy schools in Tennessee, the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy wants to give Arkansas and Mississippi students within 50 miles of Memphis a 75 percent discount on the out-of-state portion of their tuition to help recruit more students to the Memphis campus.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, University of Tennessee, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Lipscomb University, Belmont University

The Jackson Sun

Mike Huckabee will be keynote speaker at Union Scholarhsip Banquet Oct. 7

Union University President 'Dub' Oliver announced that Mike Huckabee will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Scholarship Banquet on Oct. 7 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson.

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Related Topix: Huckabee, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, Jackson, TN

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Christianity Today

Gregory Thornbury: My Top 5 Books Every College Student Should Read

Thornbury previously taught philosophy at Union University, and is author of Alfred North Whitehead once said that the European philosophical tradition is a series of footnotes to Plato.

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The Jackson Sun

Charlie Pittman's preliminary hearing set for July 10

The man accused of killing his fiancee, Olivia Greenlee, and staging her death to look like a suicide will be back in Jackson City Court on July 10 for his preliminary hearing, according to his attorney, George Googe.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dyersburg, TN

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Dockery receives two awards at Southern Baptist meeting

David S. Dockery, former president of Union University, received two awards during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeeting, held June 10-11 in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Southern Baptist, Religion, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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