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Common Core compromise afoot in Tennessee

Common Core compromise afoot in Tennessee

April 15th, 2014 8:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The House and Senate will now vote whether to accept the conference committee report before it heads to the desk of the governor, who has said he'd rather not delay the testing.

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Employee raises cut from Johnson City school budget proposal

Employee raises cut from Johnson City school budget proposal

April 15th, 2014 12:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The unanimous decision Monday night to trim the salary increases and the resulting rise in insurance costs from the tentative budget document saved the district nearly $900,000, but still left the schools with a $3.6-million deficit.

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Haslam's school vouchers plan dies again

Haslam's school vouchers plan dies again

April 15th, 2014 10:17 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The measure was withdrawn from the House Finance Committee on Tuesday because it didn't have the votes.

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JCDA commits more money to Northeast State

JCDA commits more money to Northeast State

April 14th, 2014 11:26 pm by Nathan Baker

A new lease agreement between the Johnson City Development Authority and Northeast State Community College will provide the school with an additional $1.2 million to renovate the Downtown Centre.

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Kindergartner hit and killed by school bus in North Georgia

Kindergartner hit and killed by school bus in North Georgia

April 14th, 2014 12:20 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Officials said the young boy had ridden the bus to school and had just gotten off before stepping in front and being hit.

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Higher ed systems seek ID theft source

Higher ed systems seek ID theft source

April 12th, 2014 8:05 am by Nathan Baker

Tennessee's two public higher education systems are trying to trace the source of a possible federal income tax scam resulting from the stolen identities of some of their employees.

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Tables of Content event brings together ETSU experts, engaged public

Tables of Content event brings together ETSU experts, engaged public

April 12th, 2014 8:02 am by Max Hrenda

Some people celebrate the end of the work week by talking over dinner with a friend or loved one.

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Updated: ETSU announces 2 more arrests in campus armed robbery

Updated: ETSU announces 2 more arrests in campus armed robbery

April 11th, 2014 4:35 pm by Sam Watson

The arrests follow that of the alleged robbery victim, who was charged Thursday with filing a false police report and conspiracy to distribute schedule VI drugs.

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Higher forensic services costs hitting counties' budgets dead on

Higher forensic services costs hitting counties' budgets dead on

April 9th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nathan Baker

Rules and regulations revolving around death investigations in the state are making for some lively discussions in eight Northeast Tennessee counties.

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