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Emory, King explore medical partnership

Emory, King explore medical partnership

May 23rd, 2013 11:22 am by Rick Wagner

Emory & Henry College and the King School of Medicine announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to begin exploring the possibility of collaborative partnerships.

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Chicago school board votes to close 49 elementary schools

Chicago school board votes to close 49 elementary schools

May 23rd, 2013 7:38 am by By Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, John Chase and Bob Secter, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

Months of argument and anguish over sweeping school closures came to a climax Wednesday as Chicago's Board of Education voted to shut 49 elementary schools and transfer thousands of children to new classroom settings.

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New techniques taught to avoid school intruders

New techniques taught to avoid school intruders

May 21st, 2013 7:42 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A group of 60 Washington County schoolteachers are likely the first in the country to receive armed intruder training to learn how to protect students and themselves in the event of a school shooting event here.

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Kingsport BMA not planning on giving more money to schools premium content

May 20th, 2013 10:54 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — As it stands now, Kingsport City Schools will receive no additional operating funds from the city next year. “I think that would be a sad decision,” said Alderwoman Valerie Joh.

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Boating course offered at Northeast State

Boating course offered at Northeast State

May 20th, 2013 6:27 pm by Staff Report

Do you know everything you need to know to go boating this summer? No? There’s a class for that. America’s Boating Course with TWRA exam, a four-session class, is set for May 28, May 30, June 4 and June 6 at the Northeast State library (Room L-106).

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Kingsport schools serve record number of homeless students

Kingsport schools serve record number of homeless students

May 20th, 2013 5:06 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The city school system this school year served an all-time record number of homeless students, 320 as of Monday.

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Kingsport welcomes two new colleges to downtown Academic village

May 20th, 2013 12:21 pm by Rick Wagner

During a Monday morning news conference at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education the Kingsport Higher Education Commission welcomed Milligan and Tusculum colleges to the downtown Kingsport Academic Village.

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Central SkillsUSA competitors bring home most medals in state

Central SkillsUSA competitors bring home most medals in state

May 20th, 2013 4:05 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Some Sullivan Central High School SkillsUSA competitors took home so many awards at the state level, they, as a group, received an award for getting awards.

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MECC accepting applications for Mountain Music School

May 19th, 2013 8:45 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — Mountain Empire Community College is currently accepting applications for the 9th annual Mountain Music School to be held on campus July 22-26.

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John Adams Elementary running club picks up pace of learning

John Adams Elementary running club picks up pace of learning

May 19th, 2013 7:46 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — For the past three years, a group of elementary school runners has spent 45 minutes some early weekday mornings on a trail behind the school.

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