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Greeneville's youngest rocket scientist trio sending invention into the heavens

Greeneville's youngest rocket scientist trio sending invention into the heavens

March 31st, 2015 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

The Bulawas' Greeneville Science Room might look chaotic and disorganized to outsiders, but in this workshop a trio of young rocket scientist sisters, who call themselves "Chicks In Space," might be laying the groundwork for an invention that could extend

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Johnson City survey reveals street repair, education top priorities

Johnson City survey reveals street repair, education top priorities

March 30th, 2015 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's 2014 National Citizen Survey reveals residents feel positive about the city's overall quality of life, but it also shows most want increased street repair and improved opportunities for walking and travel.

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Tennessee school voucher bill passes Senate

Tennessee school voucher bill passes Senate

March 30th, 2015 9:16 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would give parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has passed the Senate.

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ETSU recruiting subjects for brain-computer interface

ETSU recruiting subjects for brain-computer interface

March 29th, 2015 9:33 pm by Contributed to the Press

Healthy men and women between the ages of 45-70 are needed to participate in a groundbreaking study at East Tennessee State University using a Brain-Computer Interface device.

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Elementary principal in McMinnville insists military haircut is 'mohawk,' forces 2nd haircut on child

Elementary principal in McMinnville insists military haircut is 'mohawk,' forces 2nd haircut on child

March 28th, 2015 1:23 pm by Will Healey, Times Free Press

Seven-year-old Adam Stinnett went to school March 9 with a spiffy new "high and tight" haircut in honor of his stepbrother, an active member of the U.S. Army.

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9 candidates seek superintendent position for Unicoi County schools

9 candidates seek superintendent position for Unicoi County schools

March 27th, 2015 9:54 pm by Brad Hicks

The applications are in, and a total of nine candidates are vying to become the next superintendent of the Unicoi County Schools system.

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ETSU's Roan Scholars seek leaders with sound minds and sound bodies

ETSU's Roan Scholars seek leaders with sound minds and sound bodies

March 27th, 2015 9:38 pm by Tony Casey

Of all the outstanding qualities common in East Tennessee State University's Roan Scholars Leadership Program, what characteristic carries more value than all the rest for the organization's steering committee?The ability to lead.

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Longtime Elizabethton educator remembered for dedication to students

Longtime Elizabethton educator remembered for dedication to students

March 26th, 2015 9:01 pm by John Thompson

Thomas Harville didn't quite reach the designation of centenarian. But that was one of the few things the distinguished educator and public servant failed to achieve in his long and successful life.

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Haslam to continue school funding discussion despite lawsuit

Haslam to continue school funding discussion despite lawsuit

March 26th, 2015 7:54 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that he's not going to let a lawsuit several East Tennessee school systems filed against the state over funding derail the administration's efforts to address grievances about the state's school funding formula.

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Tennessee school voucher bill scheduled for Senate vote Monday

Tennessee school voucher bill scheduled for Senate vote Monday

March 26th, 2015 1:51 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would give parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school is scheduled for a vote on the Senate floor on Monday.

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