Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Regional & National Education
Discipline disparity: Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

Discipline disparity: Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

March 21st, 2014 10:09 am by JESSE J. HOLLAND and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press

"This critical report shows that racial disparities in school discipline policies are not only well documented among older students, but actually begin during preschool" - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

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Opinion
Local franchise authority should address cable complaints

Local franchise authority should address cable complaints

March 21st, 2014 8:47 am by LOUIS PAYTON

One of the more common complaints I hear from my friends are those about dealing with the cable companies. Googling for complaints about the cable companies will yield thousand of links.

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Sports
March Madness roundup: Harvard, North Dakota State pull off big upsets

March Madness roundup: Harvard, North Dakota State pull off big upsets

March 21st, 2014 7:49 am by TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer

Michigan State, the No. 4 seed in the East Region, provided the only blowout in the second-round with a 93-78 win over Delaware behind the career-best 41 points from Adreian Payne.

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News Regional & National
FBI investigating death of Tennessee bank robber at U.S. prison

FBI investigating death of Tennessee bank robber at U.S. prison

March 21st, 2014 7:37 am by Associated Press

54-year-old Paul Anderson was found on the floor of his cell on Sunday night.

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News Regional & National
Indian Ocean search by air for missing plane comes up empty

Indian Ocean search by air for missing plane comes up empty

March 21st, 2014 7:25 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU and SCOTT MCDONALD, Associated Press

Search planes flying deep into the southern Indian Ocean found nothing Friday that could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, Australia's acting prime minister said.

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News Local News Elizabethton
FAA gets 911 tapes from Holston Mountain plane crash

FAA gets 911 tapes from Holston Mountain plane crash

March 21st, 2014 7:13 am by John Thompson

Getting the wreckage off the mountain's steep, wooded terrain is a challenge for local authorities.

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News Sports Local News Education High schools Elizabethton
$5M in hand, Elizabethton schools ready to begin work on new stadium

$5M in hand, Elizabethton schools ready to begin work on new stadium

March 21st, 2014 6:59 am by John Thompson

The money will be used to construct a new athletic complex and music room at Elizabethton High School.

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News Local News Education ETSU
Johnson City Commission approves ETSU garage traffic signal for State of Franklin

Johnson City Commission approves ETSU garage traffic signal for State of Franklin

March 21st, 2014 6:59 am by Gary B. Gray

The plan is contingent upon East Tennessee State University's construction of a new performing arts center on what is known as Lot 1 - an area between the Millennium Centre and Bank of Tennessee.

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News Regional & National
Google's anti-spy game: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

Google's anti-spy game: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

March 21st, 2014 6:00 am by Associated Press

Today's roundup of news from across the nation and around the world.

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Sports Photos High schools
Boone, 'Toppers favored in Big Seven, but Volunteer making noise

Boone, 'Toppers favored in Big Seven, but Volunteer making noise

March 20th, 2014 10:19 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Based on recent history, Daniel Boone and Science Hill would be clear favorites to win this year's Big Seven Conference title. However, Volunteer and its ace pitcher Morgan Marshall have said otherwise with their play on the field.

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