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Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core

Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core

June 15th, 2014 6:16 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

WASHINGTON — Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards.

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Jimmie Johnson finally wins at Michigan

Jimmie Johnson finally wins at Michigan

June 15th, 2014 6:07 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Jimmie Johnson finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. The six-time series champion won Sunday for the first time in 25 Cup starts at MIS.

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Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, dies

Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, dies

June 15th, 2014 2:18 pm by ANTHONY MCCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio host with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82.

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Crash kills child, a big idea for Kingsport recreation, reaching for HOPE and more stories you may have missed

Crash kills child, a big idea for Kingsport recreation, reaching for HOPE and more stories you may have missed

June 15th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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IA Q&A offers some answers for parents, but other questions remain

IA Q&A offers some answers for parents, but other questions remain

June 15th, 2014 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

Current and prospective parents and students of Innovation Academy got a glimpse of IA's new home earlier this week. They also got answers to frequently asked questions from the Sullivan County director of schools concerning the STEM school.

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Father, son lead Army unit four decades apart

Father, son lead Army unit four decades apart

June 14th, 2014 11:03 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Like many soldiers, Lt. Col. Patrick Harkins has a veteran father who knows firsthand the stress of wartime deployments.

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Gray nabs first career No. 1 Pro Stock qualifying position

Gray nabs first career No. 1 Pro Stock qualifying position

June 14th, 2014 9:18 pm by Dave Ongie

Pro Stock's Shane Gray needed every ounce of his track-record run in Saturday's fourth and final qualifying session to secure the No. 1 qualifying position for Sunday's Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Iowa hosts 'Field of Dreams' 25th anniversary celebration

June 14th, 2014 9:00 pm by LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer

This weekend's emotional reunion in Iowa showed why after 25 years the Oscar-nominated movie "Field of Dreams" still resonates with so many.

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County attorney: Deal with forensics center appears to be illegal

County attorney: Deal with forensics center appears to be illegal

June 14th, 2014 8:46 pm by J. H. Osborne

A proposal to have physicians at the William L. Jenkins Forensics Center in Johnson City serve as medical examiner for Sullivan County appears to be illegal, Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street said Thursday.

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Gate City girls capture record-tying eighth state team tennis title

Gate City girls capture record-tying eighth state team tennis title

June 14th, 2014 8:41 pm by George Thwaites

Rosa and Emily Smith teamed up to collect a doubles victory over Wilson Memorial's Heather Shields and Landon Aud for the second time in as many days, clinching Gate City's 5-2 win in Saturday's VHSL 2A team tennis championship match.

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