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Let your no-talent self get freaky at ETSU Sex Week fundraiser

Let your no-talent self get freaky at ETSU Sex Week fundraiser

December 7th, 2014 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker

Organizers hope an upcoming fundraising event will thrust proposed sexual education programming back into the spotlight and give rise to a new wave of giving.

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Washington Co. schools face multiple choices for reviving old facilities

Washington Co. schools face multiple choices for reviving old facilities

December 6th, 2014 10:38 pm by Nathan Baker

With funding constraints looming, Washington County is facing several tough decisions in the next few years related to replacing its aging stock of school buildings.

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Cloudland High School welders get their hands dirty to gain experience

Cloudland High School welders get their hands dirty to gain experience

December 5th, 2014 9:59 pm by John Thompson

The welding class at Cloudland High School obtained some practical experience and the Carter County Recycling Program was able to save thousands of dollars this month in a project to reconfigure five 30-yard dumpsters so they can be picked up by a newly p

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ETSU sports, coaching seminar scores increase in attendance this year

ETSU sports, coaching seminar scores increase in attendance this year

December 5th, 2014 9:51 pm by Max Hrenda

Although an East Tennessee State University symposium saw its highest numbers in terms of attendance and speakers in its ninth year, organizers said they were looking ahead to what that could mean for its 10th.

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Law school: Union president says Washington County teachers denied legal counsel during meetings

Law school: Union president says Washington County teachers denied legal counsel during meetings

December 4th, 2014 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

A Washington County teachers' union president turned the district's board of education meeting space into a classroom Thursday night with some stern words and a handout outlining the importance of allowing employees proper representation during administra

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ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

ETSU Rugby Club cleared of wrongdoing after rape allegation at off-campus party

December 4th, 2014 10:14 am by Nathan Baker

The East Tennessee State University Rugby Club, put on suspension after a reported rape at a party where club members were present, has been cleared of wrongdoing and reinstated after a university investigation showed the organization not at fault.

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Knoxville school bus crash: 'Everyone just started crying'

Knoxville school bus crash: 'Everyone just started crying'

December 3rd, 2014 12:50 pm by Associated Press

A preliminary investigation found that the buses were traveling in opposite directions when the driver of a bus carrying children from an intermediate school made a sudden left turn across the concrete median.

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UPDATE: Teacher's aide, student identified in Knoxville bus crash that killed 3, injured 27

UPDATE: Teacher's aide, student identified in Knoxville bus crash that killed 3, injured 27

December 3rd, 2014 10:01 am by Knoxville News Sentinel

Youth minister Kim Riddle and 6-year-old Zakia Burns were killed when a school bus veered across a highway median and struck a second bus Tuesday afternoon.

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Boone agriculture teacher harvests a national honor

Boone agriculture teacher harvests a national honor

December 3rd, 2014 9:27 am by Tony Casey

Despite Daniel Boone's location in a rather rural spot of the area, Leann Turner said there are more students who aren't exposed to the many faces of agriculture than one might expect.

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Legislators listen to community queries, concerns over Common Core

Legislators listen to community queries, concerns over Common Core

December 2nd, 2014 10:08 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Johnson City Council of Parent-Teacher Associations offered a glimpse into the possible future of education legislation Tuesday night for parents and teachers.

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