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Tennessee Senate OKs school religious expression measure

Tennessee Senate OKs school religious expression measure

March 24th, 2014 9:35 pm by Associated Press

Under the proposal, a student could express beliefs about religion in homework, artwork and other written and oral assignments free from discrimination based on the religious content.

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King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

March 24th, 2014 4:16 pm by Staff Report

"DeShaun Greer played as hard as anyone that I have coached in my eight years at King" - Head Men's Basketball Coach George Pitts.

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Milligan Students Head To Capitol Hill

Milligan Students Head To Capitol Hill

March 24th, 2014 12:13 pm by Logan Foshie

Local students talk "Tennessee Promise" in Nashville.

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Disaster drill gives ETSU students real-world test

Disaster drill gives ETSU students real-world test

March 22nd, 2014 9:47 pm by Max Hrenda

For a select group of East Tennessee State University students, disaster struck. But then, that was the idea.

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Medical students' next steps revealed

Medical students' next steps revealed

March 21st, 2014 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

Just before the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine made its Match Day announcements, declaring where medical students will be completing the residency portion of their pursuits to become doctors, Debbie Bailey said she was rather

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Poop proof: ETSU prof's dung knowledge pays off in Big Horn Sheep discovery

Poop proof: ETSU prof's dung knowledge pays off in Big Horn Sheep discovery

March 21st, 2014 11:04 am by Contributed - ETSU

Dr. Jim Mead's expertise on dung recently helped scientists confirm the early presence of bighorn sheep on a Mexican island.

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Where's Harry Potter when you need him? Quidditch tourney set for ETSU campus

Where's Harry Potter when you need him? Quidditch tourney set for ETSU campus

March 21st, 2014 10:51 am by Nathan Baker

Men's basketball won't be the only East Tennessee State University team locked in fierce tournament competition this weekend.

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Discipline disparity: Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

Discipline disparity: Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

March 21st, 2014 10:09 am by JESSE J. HOLLAND and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press

"This critical report shows that racial disparities in school discipline policies are not only well documented among older students, but actually begin during preschool" - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

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$5M in hand, Elizabethton schools ready to begin work on new stadium

$5M in hand, Elizabethton schools ready to begin work on new stadium

March 21st, 2014 6:59 am by John Thompson

The money will be used to construct a new athletic complex and music room at Elizabethton High School.

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Johnson City Commission approves ETSU garage traffic signal for State of Franklin

Johnson City Commission approves ETSU garage traffic signal for State of Franklin

March 21st, 2014 6:59 am by Gary B. Gray

The plan is contingent upon East Tennessee State University's construction of a new performing arts center on what is known as Lot 1 - an area between the Millennium Centre and Bank of Tennessee.

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