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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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Kingsport pulls out of ETSU-led Innovation Academy

Kingsport pulls out of ETSU-led Innovation Academy

November 8th, 2013 7:25 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

The city and Sullivan County won federal Race to the Top Funding of $1 million in start-up funding for the school over two years, ending this year, and East Tennessee State University won $500,000 to become the regional hub.

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ETSU ROTC granted two-year reprieve

ETSU ROTC granted two-year reprieve

November 6th, 2013 5:30 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's endangered ROTC program has been granted a 2-year extension to reach a commissioned officers benchmark before the program is shuttered, a Congressional spokesperson said Wednesday.

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Test takers rush to complete GED before new version debuts in January

Test takers rush to complete GED before new version debuts in January

November 6th, 2013 8:07 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Americans who passed part, but not all, of the test are rushing to finish the exam before their previous scores are wiped out. About 1 million people could be affected.

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Indian Trail expansion work still not finished

Indian Trail expansion work still not finished

November 5th, 2013 11:17 am by Nathan Baker

Dave Chupa, Johnson City Schools’ supervisor of instruction and facilities, told the Board of Education on Monday that Indian Trail Intermediate School is still waiting for some parts of the school’s $1.4 million expansion project to be completed three mo

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Ten Commandments among eight approved 'historical documents' for use in school system

Ten Commandments among eight approved 'historical documents' for use in school system

November 2nd, 2013 9:16 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Ten Commandments tops a list of eight “historically significant documents related to the American and Tennessee Jurisprudence” that now are part of a portable display to be used to educate Washington County students.

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