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E-cigarettes up in smoke at county schools

E-cigarettes up in smoke at county schools

October 3rd, 2014 8:30 pm by Nathan Baker

Despite the feigned chagrin of a Washington County Board of Education member whose primary vocation is farming tobacco, the district's tobacco-free schools policy was updated Thursday to meet the latest advances in nicotine delivery.

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Bully? Gate City, Va., high school students file lawsuit against assistant principal

Bully? Gate City, Va., high school students file lawsuit against assistant principal

October 3rd, 2014 1:38 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The students are seeking a combined $98,000 in damages.

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East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

October 3rd, 2014 11:44 am by Associated Press

Two professors at an East Tennessee community college plan to spend 73 days in an underwater laboratory in a unique educational endeavor that will also attempt to break a world record.

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County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

October 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Nathan Baker

A Washington County teacher visited the district's board of education Thursday to stress the need for openness between administrators and teachers.

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Sexual assault response: 'Red zone' dangerous time on campuses

Sexual assault response: 'Red zone' dangerous time on campuses

October 2nd, 2014 8:47 pm by Tony Casey

Because the crime is so under-reported - for a variety of reasons - the amount of sexual assaults reported on any given campus don't necessarily have much to do with the overall safety of the students.

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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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