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Suspended players, alleged rape victim not enrolled at UT  this semester

Suspended players, alleged rape victim not enrolled at UT this semester

January 9th, 2015 1:48 pm by Associated Press

A University of Tennessee spokeswoman says two suspended football players and the alleged victim of an off-campus rape are not enrolled at the school this semester.

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Obama proposes publicly funded community college based on Tennessee Promise

Obama proposes publicly funded community college based on Tennessee Promise

January 9th, 2015 9:45 am by Nedra Pickler, Associated Press

President Barack Obama wants publicly funded community college available to all Americans, a sweeping proposal that would make higher education as accessible as a high school diploma to boost weak U.S. wages and skills for the modern workforce.

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Update: Brown out at Unicoi County Schools

Update: Brown out at Unicoi County Schools

January 8th, 2015 6:27 pm by Staff Report

A 3-3 vote Thursday will bring Denise Brown's tenure at the helm of Unicoi County's schools to a close.

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Buc Ridge goes Greek: ETSU fraternities, sororities transitioning to apartments

Buc Ridge goes Greek: ETSU fraternities, sororities transitioning to apartments

January 7th, 2015 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

If East Tennessee State University fulfills one of the goals listed on its recently released Main Campus Master Plan, fraternities and sororities might be on the move to Buccaneer Ridge.

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Winter weather causes several local school delays

Winter weather causes several local school delays

January 7th, 2015 9:02 pm by Staff Report

The following is a list of school closings and delays in anticipation of or in reaction to inclement weather on Thursday, Jan. 8.

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UT medical school looking at expansion

UT medical school looking at expansion

January 7th, 2015 11:42 am by Associated Press

The aim is a satellite campus in Nashville in partnership with Saint Thomas Health that would be located on six acres near Saint Thomas West Hospital.

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County schools to upgrade cameras

County schools to upgrade cameras

January 7th, 2015 9:36 am by Nathan Baker

The remaining $138,000 of a half-million dollar fund for security upgrades will be used to beef up the video surveillance systems at the county's 14 schools after the expenditures were approved Tuesday by the Washington County Board of Education.

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Officials say free time program at Science Hill success

Officials say free time program at Science Hill success

January 6th, 2015 11:18 am by Nathan Baker

A Science Hill High School experiment in free time was a rousing success, according to school administrators, although some tweaks may be made to the program in the new semester.

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City, county schools to resume normal schedules, take precautions amid frightening flu numbers

City, county schools to resume normal schedules, take precautions amid frightening flu numbers

January 5th, 2015 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

Frightening influenza numbers across Tennessee in recent months have students carefully heading back to city and county schools as scheduled.

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New Tennessee laws include insulin training for school staff

New Tennessee laws include insulin training for school staff

December 31st, 2014 10:17 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

About 208,000 Americans under age 20 are estimated to have diagnosed diabetes.

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