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Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

February 24th, 2014 9:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A new video teacher evaluation process in Washington County Schools has been temporarily suspended while the state reviews the practice, but teachers and parents are asking why they weren't notified of the program in the first place.

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Four Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

Four Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

February 24th, 2014 9:31 pm by Wes Bunch, Net News Service

Four elementary school students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries following an accident Monday afternoon that involved a Sullivan County school bus.

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House votes 69-17 to approve anti-Sex Week resolution

House votes 69-17 to approve anti-Sex Week resolution

February 24th, 2014 9:23 pm by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News Sentinel

A resolution condemning the University of Tennessee's Sex Week as "an atrocious event" and "an outrageous misuse of student fees and grant moneys" was approved by the House on Monday night over protests of some Democrats that students' rights were being i

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Area dentist's license on probation due to conviction

Area dentist's license on probation due to conviction

February 24th, 2014 9:13 pm by Becky Campbell

The license of a former Johnson City dentist now practicing in Bristol was placed on probation in January because of a misdemeanor conviction that stemmed from a child pornography investigation.

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Unicoi teacher suspended as part of probe

Unicoi teacher suspended as part of probe

February 24th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Reports

A Unicoi County teacher has been suspended without pay pending an ongoing investigation, Director of Schools Denise Brown said Monday.

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An unaffordable care act,  the disappearing car lot, a rogue firefighter, and more from the Police Blotter

An unaffordable care act, the disappearing car lot, a rogue firefighter, and more from the Police Blotter

February 24th, 2014 9:05 pm by Staff Reports

Also inside: a man swaddles his rifle, a racist street sideshow, the great golf gaffe, and more.

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Effort to build gay marriage support heads South

Effort to build gay marriage support heads South

February 24th, 2014 7:14 pm by CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press

Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar bans acros

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Reader Photo: Sunrise

February 24th, 2014 6:15 pm by Alice Austin

From on high

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'Ghostbusters,' 'Stripes' actor Harold Ramis dies at 69

'Ghostbusters,' 'Stripes' actor Harold Ramis dies at 69

February 24th, 2014 5:55 pm by Associated Press

Ramis was also known for co-writing and directing such classic comedies as "Caddyshack" and 'Groundhog Day.'

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Auditor recommends financial fixes for Carter County Tomorrow

Auditor recommends financial fixes for Carter County Tomorrow

February 24th, 2014 5:45 pm by John Thompson

Formal purchasing policy among the suggestions.

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