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Bullied to death? Family says they complained repeatedly to school administrators, but nothing changed

Bullied to death? Family says they complained repeatedly to school administrators, but nothing changed

May 24th, 2015 4:51 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

The eighth grader's principal was asked to leave her visitation service. So were the county's school superintendent and several classmates.The family said these people did not belong. They didn't want to hear their condolences.

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Spring Fling lives up to lofty expectations

Spring Fling lives up to lofty expectations

May 23rd, 2015 10:56 pm by Douglas Fritz

Every year, the TSSAA seems to get a meaty pitch when the Spring Fling rolls around. And each time, the organization knocks it out of the park.

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A tale of 2 lakes: Boone suffers, Watauga flourishes for Memorial Day weekend

A tale of 2 lakes: Boone suffers, Watauga flourishes for Memorial Day weekend

May 23rd, 2015 9:52 pm by Jessica Fuller

For lakes and marinas in the area, this summer might be the best of times and the worst of times, but Memorial Day weekend still managed to draw out the crowds.

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Science Hill High School sends class of 2015 out with cheers, memories

Science Hill High School sends class of 2015 out with cheers, memories

May 23rd, 2015 9:46 pm by Jessica Fuller

Some are going to East Tennessee State University, some will be attending Duke University and some will go to Harvard.

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Science Hill graduate comes full circle to be ETSU's HIPAA compliance officer

Science Hill graduate comes full circle to be ETSU's HIPAA compliance officer

May 23rd, 2015 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

The world of medical information is changing and Lindsay Daniel is taking on the task of making sure it's handled correctly at East Tennessee State University.

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Johnson City native returns to local orbit for economic summit

Johnson City native returns to local orbit for economic summit

May 23rd, 2015 9:41 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City native Teresa Vanhooser credits her down-to-earth upbringing with giving her the thrust to reach for the stars - and she wants to inspire others to do the same.

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'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

May 23rd, 2015 9:29 pm by SHAWN POGATCHNIK, Associated Press

Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday - a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."

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Utah man fatally tortured family pit bull using rubber bands, police say

Utah man fatally tortured family pit bull using rubber bands, police say

May 23rd, 2015 8:38 pm by Mark Shenefelt, Standard-Examiner

It's the first felony cruelty case in the city of Ogden.

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Vines repeats state championship in Class A/AA tennis

Vines repeats state championship in Class A/AA tennis

May 22nd, 2015 11:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

The nationally ranked Vines defeated Fayetteville's Skylar McDonald in the finals for the second straight year, winning 6-2, 6-1 on a crystal clear Friday afternoon at Old Fort Park courts.

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University High pole vaulters star at state

University High pole vaulters star at state

May 22nd, 2015 11:54 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jarod Smith skied to 13 feet and six inches and Salter Blowers hit 12-feet to finish second and fifth, respectively in the pole vault competition.

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