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Kingsport pulls out of ETSU-led Innovation Academy

Kingsport pulls out of ETSU-led Innovation Academy

November 8th, 2013 7:25 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

The city and Sullivan County won federal Race to the Top Funding of $1 million in start-up funding for the school over two years, ending this year, and East Tennessee State University won $500,000 to become the regional hub.

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Bringing down Boone: TVA to drop lake below normal for repairs

Bringing down Boone: TVA to drop lake below normal for repairs

November 7th, 2013 10:33 pm by Nathan Baker

Boone Lake will drop 14 feet below its normal winter low point this year to allow Tennessee Valley Authority workers to replace the heavy chains and cables used to control Boone Dam’s gate system, and the agency’s officials are warning boaters and residen

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City Commission defers spay and neuter ordinance, changes sought in wording

City Commission defers spay and neuter ordinance, changes sought in wording

November 7th, 2013 10:24 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners on Thursday deferred a vote on a spay and neuter ordinance after more than an hourlong debate and a late request by Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin that some language be changed to reflect a more complete fix.

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Sullivan Central High School students, more lose hair to support student with cancer

Sullivan Central High School students, more lose hair to support student with cancer

November 7th, 2013 9:00 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

When it comes to taking caring of their own, Sullivan Central High School students know just what to do.

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Rededication, reprieve mark ETSU Veterans Memorial

Rededication, reprieve mark ETSU Veterans Memorial

November 7th, 2013 8:53 pm by Brad Hicks

East Tennessee State University officials and veterans gathered on the campus Thursday to honor those who have served in the military and rededicate the university’s Veterans Memorial, one day after word came that the university’s ROTC program has receive

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Sports High schools
'Toppers looking for first win over Farragut

'Toppers looking for first win over Farragut

November 7th, 2013 5:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

After ending a nearly two-decade losing streak against rival Dobyns-Bennett, Science Hill has an opportunity to establish more new territory. The Hilltoppers will be looking for their first-ever win over Knox Farragut as they play host to the Admirals.

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Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination

Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination

November 7th, 2013 5:16 pm by Associated Press

Reflecting Americans' increasing acceptance of gays, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would bar workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Crime
Elizabethton woman accused of selling vehicle for scrap without paying off loan

Elizabethton woman accused of selling vehicle for scrap without paying off loan

November 7th, 2013 5:07 pm by Staff Report

The vehicle wound up crushed.

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Sheriff: Johnson City man tried to bury marijuana as deputies lay in wait

Sheriff: Johnson City man tried to bury marijuana as deputies lay in wait

November 7th, 2013 4:37 pm by Staff Report

Richard James Broody was arrested following a one-month investigation prompted by complaints from witnesses.

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ETSU Veterans Ceremony

November 7th, 2013 1:55 pm by Lee Talbert

ETSU Veterans Ceremony

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