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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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White Ohio woman sues over sperm from black donor

White Ohio woman sues over sperm from black donor

October 3rd, 2014 11:31 am by Mark Gillispie, Associated Press

An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.

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Storytelling Festival picking up

October 3rd, 2014 10:09 am by Staff Report

The 42nd annual National Storytelling Festival gets into full swing today. At 9 a.m., cars were already streaming into a parking lot for the shuttle station at Jonesborough Elementary School.

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Man who got plea deal from Johnson City slaying back in jail

Man who got plea deal from Johnson City slaying back in jail

October 3rd, 2014 10:05 am by Becky Campbell

Christopher Johnson, 41, grabbed up the plea deal in 2012 that dismissed the murder charge, got him out of jury trial for the 2009 death of Sherry Cooper.

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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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US jobless rate falls to 6-year low of 5.9 pct.

US jobless rate falls to 6-year low of 5.9 pct.

October 3rd, 2014 9:49 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.

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Dance and art attractions featured at this month's First Friday in downtown Johnson City

Dance and art attractions featured at this month's First Friday in downtown Johnson City

October 3rd, 2014 8:46 am by Contributed

First Friday in downtown Johnson City will take place tonight.

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Preliminary site plans OK'd for Elizabethton football stadium

Preliminary site plans OK'd for Elizabethton football stadium

October 2nd, 2014 9:40 pm by John Thompson

A revised preliminary site plan for a proposed football stadium on the campus of Elizabethton High School was approved by the Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission on Thursday evening by a 6-1 vote.

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Commissioners vote to shed new light on ETSU basketball

Commissioners vote to shed new light on ETSU basketball

October 2nd, 2014 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

The East Tennessee State University Basketball team will be playing under a new $500,000 lighting system in Freedom Hall thanks to a contract approved Thursday between Johnson City and Energy Systems Group.

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