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Early voting numbers show dip in Washington County participation

Early voting numbers show dip in Washington County participation

October 23rd, 2014 9:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is at the halfway point, and Washington County has so far drawn fewer voters than the last comparable election in 2010.

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Too hot for teachers? SW Virginia high school pep rally irksome for many

Too hot for teachers? SW Virginia high school pep rally irksome for many

October 23rd, 2014 5:42 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

At issue was a video posted on YouTube - but since taken down - portraying teachers engaged in a dance skit during the rally.

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Black mold forces Sullivan County school to close

Black mold forces Sullivan County school to close

October 23rd, 2014 5:26 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Black mold has prompted Sullivan County school officials to close Indian Springs Elementary School Friday for mold remediation.

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Haslam says Common Core review doesn't signal retreat

Haslam says Common Core review doesn't signal retreat

October 23rd, 2014 5:10 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tea party groups have derided Common Core as government overreach, while some teachers groups have complained that the standards rely too heavily on student test scores

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Your Turn: Are bogus classes with automatic A's common for collegiate athletes?

Your Turn: Are bogus classes with automatic A's common for collegiate athletes?

October 23rd, 2014 12:34 pm by AARON BEARD and EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Tell us what you think about the cheating scandal. Is UNC alone on this?

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ETSU announces new scholarships

ETSU announces new scholarships

October 23rd, 2014 12:03 pm by Staff Report

The scholarships will benefit both in-state and out-of-state students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Teen charged in Tennessee Papa John's killing

Teen charged in Tennessee Papa John's killing

October 23rd, 2014 11:57 am by Associated Press

17-year-old Darious A. Fitzpatrick faces charges of first-degree murder, felony murder, especially aggravated robbery, two counts of aggravated robbery, using a gun as a felon, using a stolen gun, and three counts of using a gun during a felony.

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Tennessee Wildlife officer placed on leave for assault charge

Tennessee Wildlife officer placed on leave for assault charge

October 23rd, 2014 11:08 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officer has been placed on leave after being charged with assaulting his father-in-law.

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Former ETSU student among 4 arrested while protesting police brutality in Chattanooga

Former ETSU student among 4 arrested while protesting police brutality in Chattanooga

October 23rd, 2014 11:05 am by Times Free Press/Johnson City Press

The protesters were marching with Concerned Citizens for Justice Wednesday as part of a national day of protests and were arrested when they entered the intersection and blocked traffic, the group said on its Facebook page.

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Attorney defends Greene County Schools in naked' incident with wrestling team

Attorney defends Greene County Schools in naked' incident with wrestling team

October 23rd, 2014 9:39 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Knoxville attorney George Underwood Jr. has filed a $10.5 million lawsuit in Greene County Circuit Court on behalf of parent Cliff Allen against the naked man, Deaton Joseph Myers, and Greene County Schools.

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