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Wintry forecast delays classes in Middle Tennessee

Wintry forecast delays classes in Middle Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 10:42 am by Associated Press

Some school districts have delayed or canceled classes due to a winter weather advisory issued for portions of Middle Tennessee.

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Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

November 14th, 2014 1:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Proposed changes to East Tennessee State University's directing document reveal the possible locations for some high-profile facilities on the Johnson City campus.

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Kevin Huffman resigns as state Education Commissioner

Kevin Huffman resigns as state Education Commissioner

November 13th, 2014 4:19 pm by Dave Boucher and Joey Garrison, Tennessean

Polarizing state education chief Kevin Huffman is leaving his position for the private sector, according to a news release from the office of Gov. Bill Haslam.

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State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

November 12th, 2014 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Not knowing how a recent swing in public and political opinion might affect the set of educational benchmarks which schools in the state have been implementing for more than four years members of the Johnson City Board of Education last week left the ta

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Jonesborough looks past suers to focus on sewers

Jonesborough looks past suers to focus on sewers

November 12th, 2014 11:28 am by Max Hrenda

During Monday night's meeting of the town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Mayor Kelly Wolfe said plans were in discussion for attaching David Crockett High School to Jonesborough's repurposed sewer system.

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Tennessee free tuition not for undocumented students

Tennessee free tuition not for undocumented students

November 11th, 2014 7:24 am by Associated Press

Tennessee has about 6,000 high school students who are undocumented.

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Navy veteran uses military experiences to help steer ship at ETSU clinics

Navy veteran uses military experiences to help steer ship at ETSU clinics

November 10th, 2014 10:06 am by Contributed - ETSU

During her eight-plus years in the Navy, Mims served as a nurse manager, the director of several different departments and, finally, a division officer in the operating room and the ambulatory surgery center.

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School board attorney says liquor tax lawsuits should get last call in March

School board attorney says liquor tax lawsuits should get last call in March

November 7th, 2014 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education made no public statements about the school district's claim to millions in liquor sales tax revenues Thursday, but the attorney litigating the cases said he expects them to be resolved by the spring.

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Community steps up to help family of former Science Hill, Milligan cheerleader

Community steps up to help family of former Science Hill, Milligan cheerleader

November 7th, 2014 5:26 pm by Tony Casey

During her time as a student at South Side Elementary, Science Hill High School, Milligan College and East Tennessee State University, 19-year-old Amanda Minutolo was known for making an impact on a lot of lives.

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Boone students return to classes after bomb search finds nothing

Boone students return to classes after bomb search finds nothing

November 7th, 2014 11:25 am by Staff Report

Daniel Boone High School student have been given the all-clear to return to the school building.

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