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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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Reel to real: 'The River' is swallowing chunks of park where Gibson/Spacek movie was filmed

Reel to real: 'The River' is swallowing chunks of park where Gibson/Spacek movie was filmed

October 23rd, 2014 8:45 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Thirty years after Shane Bailey helped his fictional parents Mel Gibson and Sissy Spacek save Laurel Run from the swelling Holston River, he's having to do it for real.

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Erwin board has no taste for food cart

Erwin board has no taste for food cart

October 22nd, 2014 9:24 pm by Brad Hicks

While Lewis Carsten said he has no intention of giving up barbecuing, he's not yet sure where he'll continue to ply his craft.

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