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State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

November 12th, 2014 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Not knowing how a recent swing in public and political opinion might affect the set of educational benchmarks which schools in the state have been implementing for more than four years members of the Johnson City Board of Education last week left the ta

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Same security measures to be taken during second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett rivalry game

Same security measures to be taken during second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett rivalry game

November 12th, 2014 9:20 pm by Becky Campbell

New security measures used at the Halloween high school football match-up between Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett worked well, and school administrators will use the same plan Friday when the two rivals face off again.

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Elizabethton to seek grant for Tweetsie Trail warning lights

Elizabethton to seek grant for Tweetsie Trail warning lights

November 12th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

While no federal or state money was used to build the popular Tweetsie Trail bike path between Johnson City and Elizabethton, safety concerns at intersections with busy streets are leading to a request for $281,300 in improved warnings at five intersectio

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Piney Flats MD to share ER story on Discovery Fit & Health channel Friday

Piney Flats MD to share ER story on Discovery Fit & Health channel Friday

November 12th, 2014 9:07 pm by Tony Casey

It turns out Dr. Sarah Carrier wasn't the only one who thought the things she sees in the emergency room at Franklin Woods Community Hospital and other area hospitals are fit for the big screen.

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State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

November 12th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty is leaving the administration to return to the private sector, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday.

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Carter Co. mother sentenced to 27 years for using young daughters in porn

Carter Co. mother sentenced to 27 years for using young daughters in porn

November 12th, 2014 2:40 pm by Max Hrenda

Although a Hampton woman was sentenced in federal court on charges she used her three daughters in the production of child pornography, she may face additional charges in Carter County, where she was arrested.

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SOF traffic calming project

November 12th, 2014 2:37 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City motorists and pedestrians are having to use caution while improvements downtown on a stretch of West State of Franklin Road.

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Workers rescued after dangling 69 stories high on World Trade Center scaffolding

Workers rescued after dangling 69 stories high on World Trade Center scaffolding

November 12th, 2014 2:34 pm by Associated Press

The problem was unfolding early Wednesday afternoon on the south side of 1 World Trade Center.

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NE Tennessee man, now deceased, linked to 1984 murder

NE Tennessee man, now deceased, linked to 1984 murder

November 12th, 2014 2:27 pm by AP/Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS Service

Claire Hough, a 14-year-old girl, was found at Torrey Pines State Beach in August 1984.

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Drone sightings up dramatically

Drone sightings up dramatically

November 12th, 2014 2:19 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

More than a million small drone aircraft have been sold in the past few years.

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