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Tennessee on pace to meet 90 percent high school graduation rate

Tennessee on pace to meet 90 percent high school graduation rate

April 28th, 2014 6:23 am by Associated Press

The report released Monday by the education advocacy group America's Promise Alliance shows the state increased its graduation rate 17 percentage points from 2003 to 2010, and has continued to make progress with a graduation rate of 87 percent in 2012.

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Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

April 28th, 2014 6:12 am by ANDREW DeMILLO and CHRISTINA HUYNH, Associated Press

Among the ruins was a new $14 million intermediate school that was set to open this fall.

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Sports UT Sports
SEC to stick with eight-game league schedule in football

SEC to stick with eight-game league schedule in football

April 27th, 2014 9:44 pm by AP

SEC teams will continue to play each of their six division rivals, plus one permanent crossover rivalry game and another non-divisional opponent that will rotate.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Kennesaw finishes off sweep of Bucs in dramatic fashion

Kennesaw finishes off sweep of Bucs in dramatic fashion

April 27th, 2014 9:41 pm by staff reports

Kennesaw State's Chris McGowan hit a two-run, two-out home run in the ninth off of Clinton Freeman, giving the Owls a 9-8 victory over the Bucs.

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Heritage
This Week in The Civil War: Fighting in Arkansas.

This Week in The Civil War: Fighting in Arkansas.

April 27th, 2014 11:00 am by Associated Press

Union troops who had been backing a failed federal Army and Navy incursion up the Red River into northern Louisiana found themselves bogged down in fighting in neighboring Arkansas this week 150 years ago in the Civil War.

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Local News

Outdoor Recreation

April 27th, 2014 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

Outdoor Recreation Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressArea residents experienced a touch of spring fever over the weekend as the weather was perfect for outdoor activities. Rain is expected to dominate the area over the next several days, forcing the outdoor en

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Entertainment Photos Local News Local Entertainment

Sweet Treat Dog Days

April 27th, 2014 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

Canines and their people had a blast at Treat Sweet Dog Days at Winged Deer Park Saturday morning.

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Entertainment Local News

Railroad Days

April 27th, 2014 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Railroad Day Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressThe monthly Railroad Day event focuses on "Norfolk & Western, Then & Now.

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Photos Local News

Relay For Life ETSU

April 26th, 2014 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

A Relay For Life event at ETSU drew around 500 participants Friday afternoon.

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Deputy working hard for new career

Deputy working hard for new career

April 26th, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Tim Horne and his family have made a lot of sacrifices as he has pursued his degree from Nashville School of Law. Horne, a lieutenant with the Carter County Sheriff's Department, is in the second year of a four-year program.

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