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Super Downsize Me: Milligan students choose from McDonald's lighter menu options for experiment

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June 20th, 2013 10:37 am by Rex Barber

Fast food for every meal every day for a month may not be considered healthy, especially if you’ve seen the documentary “Supersize Me,” but some Milligan College students are conducting an experiment to come to their own conclusions.

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ETSU education dean says report ranking program among worst in nation flawed

ETSU education dean says report ranking program among worst in nation flawed

June 19th, 2013 3:45 pm by Rex Barber

ETSU’ Clemmer College of Education master's in teaching in elementary education ranked in the lowest 163 programs in the nation, according to the report, though the education dean said the methods used in the report were flawed.

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Spirit of Atlanta Corps prepare for season at Science Hill

Spirit of Atlanta Corps prepare for season at Science Hill

June 15th, 2013 9:53 pm by Madison Mathews

For two weeks, some of the best young musicians in the country have been spending nearly every waking minute practicing and perfecting their music and marching at Science Hill High School.

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Elizabethton school principal to appeal transfer

Elizabethton school principal to appeal transfer

June 14th, 2013 4:49 pm by John Thompson

The dispute between the former principal of West Side Elementary School and the superintendent of the Elizabethton City School System will continue on Tuesday night.

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ETSU awarded $2.2 million to research prescription drug abuse

ETSU awarded $2.2 million to research prescription drug abuse

June 13th, 2013 4:30 pm by Staff Report

The $2,230,000 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse will launch a five-year interprofessional research program.

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Sinkhole discovered at second school in NE Tennessee

Sinkhole discovered at second school in NE Tennessee

June 13th, 2013 2:33 pm by Staff Report

A roughly 8-foot by 12-foot sinkhole has been discovered in the back parking lot at Ridgeview Elementary School in Gray.

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UT researchers take swat at honeybee deaths

UT researchers take swat at honeybee deaths

June 9th, 2013 5:55 pm by DUANE W. GANG, The Tennessean

Paul Campanis lost half of his beehives on his 16-acre Nashville farm this winter.

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Washington County school board gives director of schools new deal

Washington County school board gives director of schools new deal

June 7th, 2013 11:28 am by Madison Mathews

The Washington County Board of Education on Thursday voted to give Director of Schools Ron Dykes a new three-year contract.

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Local college presidents among those encouraging immigration reform

Local college presidents among those encouraging immigration reform

June 6th, 2013 4:29 pm by Associated Press

ETSU President Brian Noland and Milligan President Bill Greer support bi-partisan immigration reform.

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Update: ETSU students could pay $500-plus more in tuition this fall

Update: ETSU students could pay $500-plus more in tuition this fall

June 5th, 2013 10:22 am by Rex Barber

East Tennessee State University students could see an increase of 7.8 percent in the cost of attending class this fall.

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