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Unicoi election officials find no fix on election sites at schools

Unicoi election officials find no fix on election sites at schools

March 19th, 2014 5:06 pm by Brad Hicks

In February, the Election Commission discussed the election day's possible impact on student safety, which prompted the concerned panel to send a letter to the Board of Education on March 7 requesting that schools be closed on the date of the primary.

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Education
Today in Education: Engineers in schools

Today in Education: Engineers in schools

March 19th, 2014 4:59 pm by Nathan Baker

It's not often that an eighth-grade teacher tells her students to do whatever floats their boats, but Katie Crowe told her science class just that last week.

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News Community
Like Girl Scout cookies? It can win you a year's worth

Like Girl Scout cookies? It can win you a year's worth

March 19th, 2014 4:56 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

To enhance awareness of Girl Scouting and all the regional Girl Scout Council has to offer, the Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians are giving away a year's supply of their trademark cookies.

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Josh Wandell: A community rallies

Josh Wandell: A community rallies

March 19th, 2014 4:47 pm by John Thompson

All the support is needed because the elementary school principal has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Police find that 'gun' turns out to be stomach tattoo

Off the Wall News: Police find that 'gun' turns out to be stomach tattoo

March 19th, 2014 4:00 pm by Associated Press

Police armed with assault rifles descended on a Maine man's home after members of a tree removal crew he'd told to clear off his property reported that he had a gun.

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Crime
Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

March 19th, 2014 3:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man has pleaded guilty to raping his 6-month-old daughter in 2012, along with abuse that left her with a fractured skull.

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News Crime Local News
Man accused of sticking up Johnson City resident for cash in home invasion

Man accused of sticking up Johnson City resident for cash in home invasion

March 19th, 2014 3:06 pm by Staff Reports

Police arrested a Johnson City man Wednesday in connection with a November 2013 incident where a local man was held at gunpoint for cash in his home.

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News Regional & National
Missing county commissioner in East Tennessee found dead

Missing county commissioner in East Tennessee found dead

March 19th, 2014 2:25 pm by Associated Press

"Obviously, it's a death investigation. We will go through our process as we would in any other investigation" - Blount County Sheriff James Berrong.

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Education
Milligan to honor servant leaders

Milligan to honor servant leaders

March 19th, 2014 2:18 pm by Contributed - Milligan College

"The purpose of this program is to provide examples of people who are doing an outstanding job of integrating their faith with their profession" - Milligan President Bill Greer.

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Regional & National Education
Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Tennessee Senate

Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Tennessee Senate

March 19th, 2014 2:11 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a community college program for all high school graduates is advancing in the Senate.

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