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Rising ninth-graders' parents  who wanted students in STEM program scrambling for options

Rising ninth-graders' parents who wanted students in STEM program scrambling for options

April 26th, 2014 8:16 pm by Rick Wagner

In the Sullivan County school board's plan to move Innovation Academy into Holston Middle School, students in grades 6-8 next school year still have a chance at attending the STEM platform school in its third year of operation.

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Education commissioner stays neutral on STEM school move

Education commissioner stays neutral on STEM school move

April 26th, 2014 8:06 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman lauded Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee after spending nearly two hours at the grades 6-8 program Friday.

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Kingsport Aquatic Center adding parking

Kingsport Aquatic Center adding parking

April 26th, 2014 8:02 pm by Matthew Lane

For the second time in less than a year, the Kingsport Aquatic Center is expanding its parking lot in an attempt to meet demand and get ahead of the crowds.

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Sports
No clear starting QB following Hokies' spring game

No clear starting QB following Hokies' spring game

April 26th, 2014 7:45 pm by Associated Press

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer insists that the Hokies' offense will be better than it was a year ago. He's just not sure who the quarterback leading that unit next fall will be.

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Southwest Virginia woman dies after car goes into median on Interstate 26

Southwest Virginia woman dies after car goes into median on Interstate 26

April 26th, 2014 5:17 pm by NET News Service

A woman from Southwest Virginia died from injuries suffered in a crash on Interstate 26 early Saturday morning.

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Wellmont seeks donors to fund relocation of NICU

Wellmont seeks donors to fund relocation of NICU

April 26th, 2014 5:08 pm by Hank Hayes

The Wellmont Foundation of the Wellmont Health System is looking for a $1 million donor and other contributors to help with a $2.5 million "Next Generation" fund-raising effort to relocate the neonatal intensive care unit.

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Discrimination potential seen in use of 'big data'

Discrimination potential seen in use of 'big data'

April 26th, 2014 3:07 pm by EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press

A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment.

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Entertainment
In search of E.T.: Diggers begin quest to unearth hidden cache of 'worst video game ever'

In search of E.T.: Diggers begin quest to unearth hidden cache of 'worst video game ever'

April 26th, 2014 2:44 pm by JUAN CARLOS LLORCA, Associated Press

A construction crew is digging through several feet of dirt and trash in a New Mexico landfill to reach what they believe is a giant cache of cartridges from what some call the worst video game ever made.

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NATO troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

NATO troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

April 26th, 2014 1:40 pm by KAY JOHNSON and RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

A British helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing five NATO troops in the single deadliest day this year for foreign forces as they prepare to withdraw from the country, officials said.

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Suspect in Conn. school stabbing under psych evaluation

Suspect in Conn. school stabbing under psych evaluation

April 26th, 2014 1:15 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

A teenager charged with stabbing a fellow high school student to death on the day of their junior prom is being held in a hospital under psychiatric evaluation where he will likely remain for two weeks, one of his attorneys said Saturday.

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