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Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

October 1st, 2014 11:20 am by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee school board chairman is apologizing for a controversy over his involvement in a business that created a novelty bottle opener shaped like a woman's behind but says he won't step down.

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TCAT opens expanded campus to public

TCAT opens expanded campus to public

October 1st, 2014 10:22 am by Staff Report

The public will get the chance to see the newly consolidated, $16 million campus expansion of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton next week.

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ETSU prof disagrees with Time magazine article denouncing time-outs

ETSU prof disagrees with Time magazine article denouncing time-outs

September 30th, 2014 10:59 pm by Max Hrenda

An East Tennessee State University child psychologist has added her voice to the denouncing of a magazine article that suggests "time-outs" are ineffective means of disciplining children.

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Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

September 30th, 2014 10:49 pm by Becky Campbell

A former county special education teacher now faces three separate cases of assault, all which stem from alleged incidents involving three students last year, according to court documents filed in Jonesborough.

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Update: Suspect sought after 1 child hurt in Kentucky school shooting

Update: Suspect sought after 1 child hurt in Kentucky school shooting

September 30th, 2014 2:49 pm by Associated Press

The student had non-life threatening injuries and was reunited with parents at University Hospital.

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Haunted Tours planned at Natural History Museum

Haunted Tours planned at Natural History Museum

September 30th, 2014 1:20 pm by Contributed - ETSU

The Haunted Tours will include everything loved by haunted house enthusiasts, such as ghosts, jump-scares and dark mazes, but with a "mad scientist and paleontology" theme.

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Raided? For city schools, questions loom over Buccaneers' use of Freedom Hall

Raided? For city schools, questions loom over Buccaneers' use of Freedom Hall

September 29th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Now a month from the first scheduled event at Freedom Hall Civic Center for the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team, city school officials say they still haven't seen the proposed contract for the use of the arena and would like to know

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NE Tennessee teacher arrested on drug charges at school

NE Tennessee teacher arrested on drug charges at school

September 29th, 2014 11:25 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

She was scheduled for arraignment Monday on drug possession and public intoxication charges.

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UT researcher: Tooth evidence of 220 million-year-old attack

UT researcher: Tooth evidence of 220 million-year-old attack

September 29th, 2014 9:33 am by Contributed - University of Tennessee

The evidence? A tooth of a semi-aquatic phytosaur lodged in the thigh bone of a terrestrial rauisuchid.

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Nearly 23K students register for Tennessee's free tuition plan

Nearly 23K students register for Tennessee's free tuition plan

September 29th, 2014 9:00 am by Associated Press

Under the program, students who choose to attend a four-year school after graduation will be able to do so as juniors.

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