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ETSU announces spring dean's list

ETSU announces spring dean's list

May 21st, 2015 3:28 pm by Contributed to the Press

To receive this honor, students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours of undergraduate coursework with a grade point average of at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.

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NAACP will host Johnson City panel discussion about Common Core

NAACP will host Johnson City panel discussion about Common Core

May 20th, 2015 8:56 am by Dylan Chesser

The Tennessee NAACP is trying to improve community understanding of Tennessee academic standards by hosting a panel discussion with Johnson City educators and residents.

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ETSU admin's underwater photography featured in National Geographic

ETSU admin's underwater photography featured in National Geographic

May 18th, 2015 9:35 pm by Dylan Chesser

Vibrant blues and greens paint the underwater scenes captured in the photography of East Tennessee State University administrator Carter Warden - a hobby that has landed in the pages of National Geographic.

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More than 10,700 in Tennessee apply for tuition-free technical college

More than 10,700 in Tennessee apply for tuition-free technical college

May 18th, 2015 2:37 pm by Associated Press

The number exceeds initial estimates by more than 2,000.

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Living history: Sycamore Shoals strives for accuracy in Siege of Fort Watauga event

Living history: Sycamore Shoals strives for accuracy in Siege of Fort Watauga event

May 17th, 2015 9:36 pm by Jessica Fuller

Gunshots as loud as fireworks and plumes of smoke rising from Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area were in no short supply this weekend as the park hosted its 21st annual Siege of Fort Watauga event.

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Penguin dance for 'Ellen' wins Cherokee Elementary $100,000 from Target

Penguin dance for 'Ellen' wins Cherokee Elementary $100,000 from Target - VIDEO

May 17th, 2015 12:34 pm by Staff Report

In an episode set to air Monday on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show, "Ellen," Cherokee Principal Mary Nelle McIntyre and 20-year veteran teacher Andrea Baker were surprised with the gift from Target's "Thanks A Billion" campaign.

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Johnson City Schools behind on requiring state-mandated Certificate of Immunization

Johnson City Schools behind on requiring state-mandated Certificate of Immunization

May 16th, 2015 10:04 pm by Tony Casey

Catherine O'Leary has made her case in front of the Board of Education at the past two open monthly meetings, passionately saying the completed Tennessee Department of Health Certificate of Immunization needs to be considered "the student's ticket in the

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Teen's first public steps bring cheers, tears at graduation

Teen's first public steps bring cheers, tears at graduation

May 16th, 2015 9:56 pm by Brian Wilson, The Tennessean

Allie Stanaland stopped and turned back to the stage moments after she received her Blackman High School diploma Thursday night at MTSU's Murphy Center.

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Tennessee Aquarium crews release sturgeons back into Tennessee River

Tennessee Aquarium crews release sturgeons back into Tennessee River

May 16th, 2015 4:00 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

The prehistoric-looking lake sturgeon swam up and down the Tennessee River until 1961, when they disappeared.

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