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ETSU, Tusculum make history with scholastic competition

ETSU, Tusculum make history with scholastic competition

February 12th, 2015 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

It won't be a deadly event akin to Aaron Burr's 1804 duel with Alexander Hamilton, but it will be a historical competition for the ages, jointly organized by East Tennessee State University and Tusculum College, pitting middle and high school history stud

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Carter County schools announce early dismissal

Carter County schools announce early dismissal

February 12th, 2015 12:56 pm by Staff Report

Because of possible wintry weather, Carter County Schools announced an early dismissal today, Feb. 12, scheduled for 1:30.

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Spell-bound: Liberty Bell 8th-grader Jaylon Fudge takes title at Johnson City Schools Spelling Bee

Spell-bound: Liberty Bell 8th-grader Jaylon Fudge takes title at Johnson City Schools Spelling Bee

February 11th, 2015 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

Tears were shed, hugs of consolation were given, words were spelled right - and words were spelled wrong.

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$40M price tag: Washington County Budget Committee looks at school facilities' needs

$40M price tag: Washington County Budget Committee looks at school facilities' needs

February 11th, 2015 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

On top of the $30.5 million price tag for a new intermediate school in the Boones Creek area, Washington County school administrators said $10 million in improvements are needed to keep Jonesborough's schools operating for the next 10 years.

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'Epiphany' delays debate on plan to revise Common Core

'Epiphany' delays debate on plan to revise Common Core

February 11th, 2015 8:53 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Lawmakers decided to delay debating a plan aimed at revising the controversial Common Core education standards after state Rep. Billy Spivey, R-Lewisburg, said he had an "epiphany."

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ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy announces dean's list for fall 2014 semester

ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy announces dean's list for fall 2014 semester

February 11th, 2015 3:59 pm by Contributed to the Press

Students who qualified for the dean's list were enrolled in no fewer than 12 credit hours and achieved a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, with no grade lower than a B-minus.

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Hill Harper talk to be part of ETSU Black History Month

Hill Harper talk to be part of ETSU Black History Month

February 11th, 2015 9:10 am by Jessica Fuller

February marks 28 - and sometimes 29 - days of Black History Month, a month where many remember the past and present struggles that black Americans have suffered through the years to achieve equal rights and the civil rights leaders that have pioneered th

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Local educators hopeful over Haslam's call for teacher raises

Local educators hopeful over Haslam's call for teacher raises

February 10th, 2015 9:47 pm by Tony Casey

City and county administrators have heard Gov. Bill Haslam's plans for higher teacher salaries before, but despite the letdowns they've faced in previous years, are holding out hope.

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Opening panel discussion for ETSU's Sex Week focuses on power of words, labels - VIDEO

Opening panel discussion for ETSU's Sex Week focuses on power of words, labels - VIDEO

February 10th, 2015 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Sex Week kicked off Tuesday and the first topic discussed by a panel of speakers pertained to the power of words and labels.

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ETSU's anticipated performing arts center lands role in Haslam plan

ETSU's anticipated performing arts center lands role in Haslam plan

February 10th, 2015 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

After years of waiting, East Tennessee State University may finally be getting the fine and performing arts center of its dreams.

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