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  1. Officials seek to honor WWII soldierRead the original story

    19 min ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - For refusing to back down even when staring down the barrel of a Nazi officer's pistol, Army Master Sgt.

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  2. The many smirks of Martin ShkreliRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | CBS News

    ... of lawmakers, who continued their criticism after he was dismissed from the proceedings. Tennessee Republican John Duncan Jr. noted what he called Shkreli's "childish, smart-alecky smirks," saying the 32-year-old had even turned away and posed for ...

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  3. Smirks, silence and nerves: Recap of the drug pricing hearing with ShkreliRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | MarketWatch

    ... they increased some prices but stumbles to explain why that is not his focus before her time expires. Rep. John Duncan of Tennessee interrupts Valeant CEO Schiller's response to his questions about the emphasis on pricing versus R&D to mention his ...

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  4. Watch: Even muzzled, Martin Shkreli still annoys lawmakersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | KYTX-TV News

    ... from the proceedings. Florida Republican John Mica suggested calling him into contempt. Tennessee Republican John Duncan Jr. noted what he called Shkreli's "childish, smart-alecky smirks," saying the 32-year-old had even turned away and posed for ...

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  5. FedEx Tax-Break Deal Wins Final Approval From Board in Collierville, Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Transport Topics

    ... another community will. Discussion on FedEx tax break has begun at C'ville town hall. Econ devlpmt director John Duncan speaking now pic.twitter.com/yYSKeN6y8c Worley publicly pointed toward the example of General Electric, which this month ...

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  6. Republican congressman seeks Medal of Honor denied to heroic MarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Spero News

    Rep. Duncan D. Hunter has re-initiated his drive that calls for the Department of Defense to reconsider its previous denials to recognize the heroic actions of Sgt. Rafael Peralta USMC to save his fellow Marines during house-to-house combat in Iraq.

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  7. Tennessee GOP sharply criticize Obama Read Story The TennesseanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... the nation to focus on "four big questions" about the economy, technology, security and democracy. U.S. Rep. John Duncan Jr., R-Athens, said the president's health care efforts have been a failure for "most people" and have resulted in skyrocketing ...

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  8. Education 49 mins ago 8:56 p.m.Knox delegation members ask for UT Diversity Office reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    State lawmakers from Knox County are seeking a full legislative review of the University of Tennessee's Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Lawmakers led by state Rep. Eddie Smith, R-Knoxville, sent letters Monday to Lt.

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  9. FedEx Tax Break Plan Draws No Opposition at Collierville, Tenn., Board MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Transport Topics

    ... Shelby County taxes, for a total savings of $75.5 million, according to a work sheet distributed at the meeting. John Duncan, Collierville's economic development director, endorsed the tax breaks by noting the information technology center employs ...

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  10. A College's War on Christmas PartiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... hysterically interpret any slight against Christmas as an attack on Christianity itself. U.S. Republican Rep. John Duncan had this to say: "The people on the far left who claim to be tolerant seem to be tolerant of everything except traditional ...

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  11. Alexander, Corker reject Trump's call to ban MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, U.S. Sen Bob Corker, and U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann listen at an interfaith vigil at Olivet Baptist Church held in remembrance of victims of the July 16 shootings on Friday, July 17, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. The vigil was held one day after gunman Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez shot and killed four U.S. Marines and wounded two others and a Chattanooga police officer at the Naval Operational Support Center on Amnicola Highway shortly after firing into the Armed Forces Career Center on Lee Highway.

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  12. Congressman Blasts Alma Mater: 'I'm Embarrassed as a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    As state lawmakers pile pressure on the University of Tennessee following the publishing of controversial holiday party guidelines, Rep. John Duncan told TheBlaze that he is "embarrassed" by the school. Duncan, outspoken about his disapproval of several of UT's Office of Diversity and Inclusion's projects, said the latest controversy is aiding in "making the university a laughing stock across the nation."

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  13. UT revises holiday guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The University of Tennessee's Office of Diversity and Inclusion revised its guidelines for holiday parties amid a number of federal and state lawmakers' criticisms of the original guidelines. UT revises holiday guidelines The University of Tennessee's Office of Diversity and Inclusion revised its guidelines for holiday parties amid a number of federal and state lawmakers' criticisms of the original guidelines.

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  14. What you need to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    What you need to know Tuesday What you need to know Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1XYBVEU A judge at a court in South Africa on Tuesday granted bail to Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius after he was convicted of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Aubrey Ledwaba said the double-amputee had proved that he is not a flight risk at a hearing in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

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  15. UT Faculty Senate calls emergency session over diversity controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Members of the University of Tennessee Faculty Senate are preparing for an emergency session to tackle a recent controversy in the Diversity and Inclusion Office. UT Faculty Senate calls emergency session over diversity controversy Members of the University of Tennessee Faculty Senate are preparing for an emergency session to tackle a recent controversy in the Diversity and Inclusion Office.

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  16. Campus Ministry To GOP Lawmakers: 'Please Calm Down, Have A Cookie'Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | Switched

    ... about how to make workplace holiday parties welcoming to people of all backgrounds. Lawmakers like Rep. John Duncan (R-Tenn.) were upset the university chose inclusivity over promoting religious symbols associated with Christmas. Duncan and other ...

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  17. University of Tennessee's 'Christmas party in disguise' memo draws ireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    An online memo suggesting best practices for inclusive holiday parties evoked intense backlash from Tennessee's Republican lawmakers, who are calling for the Chancellor to resign. A campus landmark called the Rock is repainted to remove a message calling for the resignation of University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy Cheek Friday, in Knoxville, Tenn.

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  18. UT Faculty Senate to hold emergency meeting amidaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... over any other. We applaud Chancellor Cheek as he stands for diversity and inclusion." Republican Congressman John Duncan Jr. blasted UT's post about holiday party suggestions during an interview on Fox News last week. Duncan, a UT alum, called the ...

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  19. Public University: 'Ensure Your Holiday Party Is Not a Christmas Party In Disguise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    ... Cheek's ability to lead the state's flagship university." "The people I represent are disgusted by this," Rep. John Duncan, (R-Tenn.), told Fox News . "People from all over the country are sick and tired of all this political correctness." Lt. ...

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  20. Tennessee Lawmakers Want University Head To Resign For Not Boosting ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Conservative lawmakers want the chancellor of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville to resign for insufficiently promoting Christianity during the holiday season, as students rally to the administration's defense. The controversy kicked off Thursday when Rep. John J. Duncan criticized a school memo on Fox News .

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