Johnson City Press Friday, March 6, 2015
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ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

February 7th, 2015 10:31 pm by Nathan Baker

With East Tennessee State University's first sexuality education event set to kick off in a few days, one of the organizers, Max Carwile, said she doesn't understand what all the fuss was about.

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Special exhibit turns Hands On! museum into body wonderland

Special exhibit turns Hands On! museum into body wonderland

February 6th, 2015 9:50 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"Our Body: The Universe Within," an artful, world-touring exhibit of human bodies and organs, opens today for a six-month run at Hands On! Regional Museum.

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Johnson City schools offer close-up look at its site-based programs

Johnson City schools offer close-up look at its site-based programs

February 6th, 2015 9:40 pm by Tony Casey

A lot of mental muscle was flexed at the Johnson City school system's annual Title I/PTA Council Meeting on Friday morning at the Columbus Powell Board Room.

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Medicaid plan vote spurs calls for action among health professionals

Medicaid plan vote spurs calls for action among health professionals

February 6th, 2015 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

At an East Tennessee State University-organized gathering of Tennessee health professionals and officials Friday at Johnson City's Millennium Centre, the failure of Gov. Bill Haslam's Medicaid expansion plan this week in the General Assembly was a common

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Milligan College receives 2nd $1M gift to bolster science programs

Milligan College receives 2nd $1M gift to bolster science programs

February 6th, 2015 4:34 pm by Contributed to the Press

An anonymous donation to Milligan College will bolster funding and infrastructure improvements for the college's science program and also help lay the groundwork for the launch of its engineering program in fall 2016.

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Calendar concerns cause quagmire at Washington County School Board meeting

Calendar concerns cause quagmire at Washington County School Board meeting

February 5th, 2015 9:40 pm by Max Hrenda

Although one of two proposed school calendars was approved by a majority of teachers, the Washington County Board of Education expressed reluctance in approving it because of one particular date.

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Lawsuit challenges Tennessee use of standardized test scores

Lawsuit challenges Tennessee use of standardized test scores

February 5th, 2015 5:45 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Tennessee's largest teachers union filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday that challenges how the state uses standardized test scores to evaluate teachers.

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ETSU, Johnson City schools still hashing out deal for stadium use

ETSU, Johnson City schools still hashing out deal for stadium use

February 2nd, 2015 8:02 pm by Nathan Baker

An agreement for East Tennessee State University's germinal football team to use Johnson City high school facilities in its first two seasons could be finalized by the end of the month, according to city leaders, but the school district may need more time

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UPDATE: School closures for Tuesday

UPDATE: School closures for Tuesday

February 2nd, 2015 9:24 am by Tony Casey

While incoming weather fronts might not impact the way Johnson Citians get around in the flatter areas of the region, snow in the higher elevations is causing two local school systems to dismiss early.

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High hopes: ETSU student group hopes to lift off

High hopes: ETSU student group hopes to lift off

January 31st, 2015 10:52 pm by Jessica Fuller

After a few years under the radar, East Tennessee State University's South Asian Culture Exchange has been revived and has big plans for the semester.

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