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ETSU Fossil Site to feature Red Panda Day Saturday, Zombie Tag event next month

ETSU Fossil Site to feature Red Panda Day Saturday, Zombie Tag event next month

September 18th, 2013 9:20 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

From red pandas to zombies to Saltville, Va.-discoveries, the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum Visitor Center and Gray Fossil Site has plenty of community-oriented activities coming up for the public to enjoy and ta

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Local superintendents support petition critical of state education leader

Local superintendents support petition critical of state education leader

September 18th, 2013 8:55 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school superintendents who signed a petition critical of the Tennessee Department of Education and its head, Commissioner Kevin Huffman, said communication from the state has been lacking, especially regarding recent reform measures.

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ETSU, VA officers practice shooting scenarios

ETSU, VA officers practice shooting scenarios

September 17th, 2013 8:20 pm by Rex Barber

Simulations designed to prompt an effective response to a threat at schools around this region are regular occurrences, and the police chief at East Tennessee State University is glad of that.

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Carter County Board of Education set to auction Range Elementary School

Carter County Board of Education set to auction Range Elementary School

September 17th, 2013 8:15 pm by Tony Casey

The Carter County Board of Education is looking to auction Range Elementary School.

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ETSU documentary: The Czech Republic loves its bluegrass

ETSU documentary: The Czech Republic loves its bluegrass

September 16th, 2013 9:25 pm by Rex Barber

When you think of bluegrass, your mind probably doesn’t conjure up images of Central Europe.

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Johnson City superintendent declines to sign petition

Johnson City superintendent declines to sign petition

September 16th, 2013 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City Schools Superintendent Richard Bales said Monday that he did not join with at least 60 of his counterparts elsewhere in the state in signing a letter critical of the policies of Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, because he doesn’t believe

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One day, ETSU fraternities could land on campus

One day, ETSU fraternities could land on campus

September 16th, 2013 7:25 am by Rex Barber

Fraternity chapters at East Tennessee State University with homes off campus could one day, maybe, be located on campus, which would be the desired outcome for some residents on the Tree Streets, where four ETSU fraternity chapters maintain houses.

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Embattled Tennessee education commissioner responds to school leaders' critical petition

Embattled Tennessee education commissioner responds to school leaders' critical petition

September 13th, 2013 4:46 pm by Associated Press

Kevin Huffman didn't offer any apologies in his first comments about a petition signed by more than 60 school superintendents that is critical of his leadership at the department.

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Multicultural Expo at ETSU

September 11th, 2013 10:59 pm by Lee Talbert

Multicultural Expo at ETSU

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ETSU Child Study Center placed on probation for lack of supervision

ETSU Child Study Center placed on probation for lack of supervision

September 11th, 2013 3:26 pm by Rex Barber

The East Tennessee State University Child Study Center has been put on probation following two incidents where children were left unattended for about a minute.

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