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Purdue official rates IA as top STEM middle school

Purdue official rates IA as top STEM middle school

April 25th, 2014 12:12 am by Rick Wagner

When Tennessee Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey visit Innovation Academy this morning, they will see the nation's best STEM middle school.

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Lonesome Pine Airport hosts Aerospace Days this weekend

Lonesome Pine Airport hosts Aerospace Days this weekend

April 24th, 2014 11:37 pm by Staff Report

Aerospace Days, this weekend's downscale aviation and rocketry extravaganza at Lonesome Pine Airport near Wise, will feature Emerald Robinson as emcee and WCYB-TV meteorologist Donnie Cox as commentator.

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Haslam, local GOP leaders tout state budget  at Sullivan Reagan Day Dinner

Haslam, local GOP leaders tout state budget at Sullivan Reagan Day Dinner

April 24th, 2014 11:03 pm by Hank Hayes

"We want to give you every cents' worth that you pay in taxes," Gov. Bill Haslam told about 675 Republicans at the MeadowView Marriott.

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McPheeter's Bend ranked tops in state for value added

McPheeter's Bend ranked tops in state for value added

April 24th, 2014 10:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

A ceremony was held at the school Monday to celebrate ranking first in the state among 765 elementary schools, as well as being the first-place winner of the Value-Added Achievement Awards among elementary schools in East Tennessee.

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Tennessee High's Gudger soars in first day of Big 7 Conference track and field championships

Tennessee High's Gudger soars in first day of Big 7 Conference track and field championships

April 24th, 2014 9:15 pm by Pat Kenney

The Dobyns-Bennett boys took a commanding 93.5-42 lead over Science Hill after the field events and 4x800 meter relay finals.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Big 7 Conference Track & Field

April 24th, 2014 8:50 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Thursday's field events at the Big 7 Conference track & field meet, held at the Crowe-Coughenour Track in Kingsport.

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Eastman's first quarter results mirror last year's

Eastman's first quarter results mirror last year's

April 24th, 2014 5:51 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Company's earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were a hair lower compared to last year, while sales revenue equaled last year's first quarter result, the company announced Thursday.

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Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

April 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Rain Smith

A man suspected in a brazen theft of pseudoephedrine from Bristol's Target — and spurring several police pursuits over multiple days — has been arrested in Sullivan County, leading authorities to a large meth dump site in the Cherokee National Forest.

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Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

April 24th, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police to report that her cat had accidentally been let out of her home, at which point a neighbor shot it in the head, "in front of her children."

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NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

April 24th, 2014 2:21 pm by CHARLES D. WILSON, Associated Press

The National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already issued still apply when the gun owners travel across the country.

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