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Science Hill Percussion Ensemble drums up worldwide honor

Science Hill Percussion Ensemble drums up worldwide honor

November 15th, 2013 11:44 am by Brad Hicks

The ensemble is one of only a pair of high school percussion ensembles in the world to be selected to take the stage for a showcase concert at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention held in Indianapolis.

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Should your child be learning cursive?

Should your child be learning cursive?

November 14th, 2013 9:43 am by Associated Press

Cursive advocates cite recent brain science that indicates the fluid motion employed when writing script enhances hand-eye coordination and develops fine motor skills, in turn promoting reading, writing and cognition skills.

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Haslam says he will raise Tennessee teacher salaries by more than any other state

Haslam says he will raise Tennessee teacher salaries by more than any other state

November 13th, 2013 7:36 am by Associated Press

The Republican governor began his annual budget hearings with agency leaders at the Capitol with the Education Department and talked about salaries.

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ETSU's George L. Carter Railroad Museum to mark 6th anniversary

ETSU's George L. Carter Railroad Museum to mark 6th anniversary

November 13th, 2013 7:12 am by Contributed

An exhibit on the history of model trains, guided tours of the scale model of the ET&WNC railroad and a Thomas the Tank Engine Film Fest will be included in events Saturday.

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Design blamed in part for ETSU parking garage delays

Design blamed in part for ETSU parking garage delays

November 12th, 2013 8:51 pm by Nathan Baker

The builders of East Tennessee State University’s new parking garage say a the complicated design has contributed to the delayed construction of the structure, but architects say the job should have been routine, and point to unseasonable weather as the c

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Science Hill second in Scholars’ Bowl

Science Hill second in Scholars’ Bowl

November 10th, 2013 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

“When in doubt, the answer is always John Stossel.”

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Health care changes mean fewer residents for Mountain States hospitals, possible doctor shortages

Health care changes mean fewer residents for Mountain States hospitals, possible doctor shortages

November 10th, 2013 2:37 pm by Nathan Baker

Changes in funding for health care providers brought by the comprehensive overhaul of the country’s medical system will mean fewer training positions at area teaching hospitals and could lead to a shortage of doctors nationwide.

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Salary increase bittersweet for Washington County Board of Education

Salary increase bittersweet for Washington County Board of Education

November 8th, 2013 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County Board of Education members questioned the equity of hundreds of thousands of dollars from the state aimed at providing a salary increase for the district’s teachers.

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2 Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers fired in wake of arrests

2 Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers fired in wake of arrests

November 8th, 2013 4:43 pm by John Thompson

The Tennessee Board of Regents announced the termination of the employment contracts of David Scott Simerly and Joseph T. Churchwell.

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Milligan College freshman studying to help fellow veterans

Milligan College freshman studying to help fellow veterans

November 8th, 2013 2:53 pm by Contributed — Milligan College

As her daughter grew older, Lindsey Black started thinking more about her experience in Iraq and how it could impact her future.

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