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Ten local students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Ten local students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

September 11th, 2014 11:46 am by Nathan Baker

Ten students from Johnson City and Washington County were named Wednesday among the 1 percent of high school seniors nationwide as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

September 11th, 2014 7:26 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Four sexual assaults on the Knoxville campus have been reported by local media since fall semester classes began last month. UT Police Department officials have said they do not know if the assaults are connected.

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ETSU's Walk of Hope sheds light on suicide - PHOTOS

ETSU's Walk of Hope sheds light on suicide - PHOTOS

September 10th, 2014 10:07 pm by Tony Casey

"I love you" is something not often appreciated and frequently underused when it comes to tough, masculine guys who are afraid to share their true feelings, but saying it could make all the difference in the world.

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ETSU scientists travel to China for fossil research

ETSU scientists travel to China for fossil research

September 10th, 2014 9:55 pm by Nathan Baker

A research trip to the other side of the globe helped East Tennessee State University paleontologists connect our region to a lost world.

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Milligan again ranks high for U.S. News

Milligan again ranks high for U.S. News

September 9th, 2014 11:56 am by Contributed - Milligan College

U.S. News & World Report's 2015 "Best Colleges" report released this morning ranked Milligan ninth in the list of best regional colleges in the South.

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Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

September 8th, 2014 3:53 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Back in late June, Northeast State Community College and Bell Helicopter's Piney Flats operation rolled out an education collaboration with the intent of helping Bell and other potential aviation employers attract and develop local talent.

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4 ETSU students put best feet forward in bridge construction

4 ETSU students put best feet forward in bridge construction

September 6th, 2014 10:14 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

Parking is going to be a breeze for families using the Lions Park baseball fields in Johnson City, thanks to a new pedestrian footbridge built by four East Tennessee State University students.

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Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

September 5th, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

Previously, the employees had two options: a standard plan and a partnership plan. The plans were not in compliance with the Affordable Care Act.

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County school board not keen on keeping Boone bus going out of zone

County school board not keen on keeping Boone bus going out of zone

September 5th, 2014 11:20 am by Nathan Baker

With open enrollment at the county's high schools, parents can choose which of the two their students will attend, but normally, if they choose the school outside their official zone, parents are expected to transport their students to school.

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Washington County's Teachers of the Year

Washington County's Teachers of the Year

September 5th, 2014 10:46 am by For the Press

Each year the Tennessee Department of Education sponsors the Teacher of the Year Program.

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