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PARCC may still be on the table for Tennessee schools

PARCC may still be on the table for Tennessee schools

July 4th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

While it is true Tennessee is pulling out of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, four Tri-Cities school officials said that is a bit misleading when people construe that as a clear move to abandon Common Core.

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California city is latest immigration flashpoint

California city is latest immigration flashpoint

July 4th, 2014 7:33 pm by Associated Press

"This is a way of making our voices heard," said Steve Prime, a resident of nearby Lake Elsinore. "The government's main job is to secure our borders and protect us — and they're doing neither."

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Shooting leaves one dead in Johnson City

Shooting leaves one dead in Johnson City

July 4th, 2014 5:36 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Officers were called to the scene at 1:04 a.m. about shots fired in the 1400 block of East Myrtle and found two people had been shot. Both were transported to the Johnson City Medical Center where Michael Alexis Lee Rowe, 30, died.

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Friends in Need receives money

Friends in Need receives money

July 4th, 2014 4:00 pm by Hank Hayes

FIN provides regionally supported medical, dental and counseling care for the employed, uninsured residents of Sullivan, Hawkins and Scott counties.

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Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

July 4th, 2014 2:03 pm by JULIE WALKER, Associated Press

"Jaws" dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to retain his coveted mustard yellow winner's belt.

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How strong is that drink? Calculator helps figure

How strong is that drink? Calculator helps figure

July 4th, 2014 2:00 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you're really drinking with those summer cocktails.

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North Carolina coast weathers Hurricane Arthur

North Carolina coast weathers Hurricane Arthur

July 4th, 2014 1:50 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina's Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea.

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Man dead in early morning stabbing at Kingsport apartment

Man dead in early morning stabbing at Kingsport apartment

July 4th, 2014 12:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

Police say they found Stephen P. Chastain dead from stab wounds inflicted by his older brother, David L. Chastain.

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Fun Fest seeks volunteers to serve as Trash Busters

Fun Fest seeks volunteers to serve as Trash Busters

July 4th, 2014 12:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

It's nearly Fun Fest time in the Model City. And among other things, that means a lot of extra trash. But Fun Fest participants have a strong tradition of keeping things clean

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