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Tennessee Teacher of the Year to be announced today

Tennessee Teacher of the Year to be announced today

October 2nd, 2014 11:29 am by Staff and Wire Reports

The Teacher of the Year will go on to represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition and serve as an ambassador for education.

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ETSU reports 2nd sexual assault on campus this fall

ETSU reports 2nd sexual assault on campus this fall

October 1st, 2014 6:12 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University campus police on Tuesday received what officials described as a third-party report of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred earlier this semester.

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New York teacher, accused of sending indecent photo to student, faces 36 more charges

New York teacher, accused of sending indecent photo to student, faces 36 more charges

October 1st, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

The charges in the new indictment include kidnapping, forcible touching, sexual abuse and criminal sexual act.

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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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