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Second Harvest, WCQR launch this year's Project Thanksgiving campaign

Second Harvest, WCQR launch this year's Project Thanksgiving campaign

October 27th, 2014 9:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

WCQR-FM radio and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee have kicked off their annual drive to provide Thanksgiving dinners to 6,000 area homes in need.

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Bands play on: Science Hill High hosts 2nd annual Hilltopper Invitational

Bands play on: Science Hill High hosts 2nd annual Hilltopper Invitational - VIDEO

October 25th, 2014 10:18 pm by Max Hrenda

Between increased participation, steady attendance and strong parental support, Carson Vermillion said Science Hill High School might be becoming known as a competition destination.

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Milligan president announces $40M expansion plan

Milligan president announces $40M expansion plan

October 25th, 2014 10:12 pm by Max Hrenda

Although Milligan College is years away from its sesquicentennial, by the time it's reached, the school president hopes a campus-wide improvement project will lead it into its next 150 years.

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Update: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack north of Seattle

Update: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack north of Seattle

October 24th, 2014 4:20 pm by DOUG ESSER, Associated Press

Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said Friday that police are continuing to search Marysville Pilchuck High School.

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Johnson City police: Boy, 15, stabbed Science Hill classmate twice with pencil

Johnson City police: Boy, 15, stabbed Science Hill classmate twice with pencil

October 24th, 2014 2:59 pm by Staff Report

The girl had bruising in the area where she was struck and did not require medical attention.

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ETSU hoping new scholarships lure more students

ETSU hoping new scholarships lure more students

October 23rd, 2014 9:07 pm by Nathan Baker

New scholarship offerings may help East Tennessee State University shed its reputation as a commuter school and draw increased enrollment from both in-state and outside students.

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Black mold forces Sullivan County school to close

Black mold forces Sullivan County school to close

October 23rd, 2014 5:26 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Black mold has prompted Sullivan County school officials to close Indian Springs Elementary School Friday for mold remediation.

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Haslam says Common Core review doesn't signal retreat

Haslam says Common Core review doesn't signal retreat

October 23rd, 2014 5:10 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tea party groups have derided Common Core as government overreach, while some teachers groups have complained that the standards rely too heavily on student test scores

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ETSU announces new scholarships

ETSU announces new scholarships

October 23rd, 2014 12:03 pm by Staff Report

The scholarships will benefit both in-state and out-of-state students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Attorney defends Greene County Schools in naked' incident with wrestling team

Attorney defends Greene County Schools in naked' incident with wrestling team

October 23rd, 2014 9:39 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Knoxville attorney George Underwood Jr. has filed a $10.5 million lawsuit in Greene County Circuit Court on behalf of parent Cliff Allen against the naked man, Deaton Joseph Myers, and Greene County Schools.

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