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Ledford leads Chattanooga past E. Tennessee St. 83-77

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Ledford had a career-high 25 points as Chattanooga topped East Tennessee State 83-77 on Wednesday night. That secures UTC winning the Southern Conference regular season title.Ledford made 7 of 10 3-pointers. Malachi Smith added 20 points and nine rebounds for the Mocs (23-7, 13-4 …

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Bluegrass Trading Cards

Banjo Player Trading Cards By Noah Tyrrell FRIENDSVILLE, TENN (mocsnews.com). A local resident speaks about portrait paintings of well-known banjo players being turned into trading cards. Trading cards have been in the hands of many people, especially kids. These have been around for decades, but have predominantly been for sports …

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Banks leads Chattanooga over Furman 64-58

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Darius Banks scored a season-high 24 points as Chattanooga defeated Furman 64-58 on Saturday. Malachi Smith added 20 points for the Mocs. Smith also had nine rebounds and seven assists.David Jean-Baptiste, who was second on the Mocs in scoring coming into the contest with 15 points …

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Zeigler leads No. 19 Tennessee over Vanderbilt 73-64

By AL LESAR Associated PressKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Zakai Zeigler came off the bench to score 16 points and No. 19 Tennessee weathered a furious second-half rally, beating Vanderbilt 73-64 on Saturday night.The Volunteers (18-6, 9-3 Southeastern Conference) ,led by as many as 16 points early in the second half. …

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Covid-19’s Effect on Winter Olympics

By John Coleman BEJING (mocnews.com) Beijing’s Winter Olympics have felt the effect of COVID-19. Competitions leading up to the Olympics were cancelled, training sites shut down and curlers forced into isolation. One thing the curlers have missed out on is their social culture                                                                                                                                                  Celebrations such as this from the 2018 …

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Hospital Staffing Shortage

By Tate Scott             With a national shortage of nurses amidst a worsening pandemic, hospitals are having a harder time than ever when staffing their hospitals, causing them to get more creative during hiring. In September of 2021, The American Nurses Association called on the US Department of Health and Human …

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