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2 fired professors sue Tennessee's Bryan College over belief statement excluding evolution possibility

2 fired professors sue Tennessee's Bryan College over belief statement excluding evolution possibility

May 15th, 2014 9:47 am by Associated Press

The dispute began in February when trustees clarified the school's statement of belief to exclude the possibility that God may have used evolution as part of creation.

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Segregation making comeback 60 years after Brown decision

Segregation making comeback 60 years after Brown decision

May 15th, 2014 9:24 am by JESSE J. HOLLAND and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press

Blacks are now seeing more school segregation than they have in decades, and more than half of Latino students are now attending schools that are majority Latino.

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Boat-O-Rama! Unicoi Co. high school students learn about life on the lake - VIDEO

Boat-O-Rama! Unicoi Co. high school students learn about life on the lake - VIDEO

May 14th, 2014 12:14 pm by Tony Casey

Seniors had their yearly senior picnic at Winged Deer Park and were given the opportunity to tour the lake all the way to the Tennessee Valley Authority's dam and back.

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9 vie for seats on Washington Co. Board of Education

9 vie for seats on Washington Co. Board of Education

May 13th, 2014 11:27 pm by Nathan Baker

Nine Washington County Board of Education candidates are vying for six seats in the First and Third districts this summer in the county General Election.

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FAFSA Disaster? Alexander's assessments analyzed, expanded

FAFSA Disaster? Alexander's assessments analyzed, expanded

May 12th, 2014 10:52 pm by Nathan Baker

To demonstrate the clumsy growth of federal regulations and their effect on the education system, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander unfurled an impressive visual aid Saturday before East Tennessee State University's commencement ceremony.

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Milligan awards 197 degrees

May 12th, 2014 4:22 pm by Contributed - Milligan College

Milligan College's commencement ceremonies were conducted May 9 and 10 in the Mary B. Martin Auditorium of Seeger Memorial Chapel.

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Love Chapel staff, students deal with that sinkhole feeling

Love Chapel staff, students deal with that sinkhole feeling

May 11th, 2014 9:19 pm by Brad Hicks

The staff and more than 230 students at Love Chapel Elementary School in Erwin have become quite adept at adapting to change over the past couple of years.

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UCHS students gear up to go global in GIS program

UCHS students gear up to go global in GIS program

May 11th, 2014 9:14 pm by Brad Hicks

Over the past few years, Dara Carney-Nedelman, Dylan Roberts and Eilsabeth Moughon have worked to develop maps for some of Unicoi County's more popular destinations, and their proficiency with these projects has helped earn each an opportunity to put thes

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$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

May 11th, 2014 7:44 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

A more than $68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget proposal for 2014-15 is to go before the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday at a 4:30 p.m. work session. It will be in a second floor meeting room of City Hall.

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Alexander talks education, job market before ETSU speech

Alexander talks education, job market before ETSU speech

May 10th, 2014 9:37 pm by Tony Casey

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, East Tennessee State University's spring commencement keynote speaker, let a federal financial aid form fall from above his head to the ground Saturday before graduation to show the amount of information and effort put into fill

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