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Fabien Cousteau plans 31-day underwater mission

Fabien Cousteau plans 31-day underwater mission

June 1st, 2014 2:17 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Like viewers worldwide, Fabien Cousteau was entranced by his famous grandfather's films about marine life and human exploration underwater. Now he's adding to his family's sea stories with a 31-day underwater expedition.

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Volunteer High Environmental Club reaches 77-ton recycling mark in fourth year

Volunteer High Environmental Club reaches 77-ton recycling mark in fourth year

May 31st, 2014 6:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Volunteer High School students are trying to set an example for the rest of the state on how to reduce the carbon footprint for a large campus.

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Ketron Elementary set to offer no-charge lunches to all students

Ketron Elementary set to offer no-charge lunches to all students

May 31st, 2014 6:03 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County's Ketron Elementary School is set to offer universal no-charge lunches to all of its more than 700 students, with no applications required.

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2 Tenn. lawmakers ask for probe into test score delay

2 Tenn. lawmakers ask for probe into test score delay

May 30th, 2014 1:46 pm by Associated Press

Two Republican Tennessee lawmakers have asked for an investigation into the delay of student test scores, while three Democrats have filed an open records request seeking information about the late release.

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12th 4-H Project Celebration offers variety, fun

12th 4-H Project Celebration offers variety, fun

May 30th, 2014 9:00 am by tony casey, net news service

The Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray on Thursday played host to the 4-H Project Celebration, an event that is now in its 12th year and put on by the University of Tennessee extension office

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Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

Two boys share spelling bee title after long duel

May 30th, 2014 1:14 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, N.Y., and Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth, Texas, ended up as co-champions of the National Spelling Bee, just the fourth time in the event's 89 years it ended in a tie.

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Police apprehend 4 juveniles in elementary school burglaries

Police apprehend 4 juveniles in elementary school burglaries

May 29th, 2014 11:28 pm by Wes Bunch

Four male juveniles were apprehended Thursday by Kingsport police for allegedly stealing Popsicles and candy during burglaries carried out at George Washington Elementary on back-to-back days this week.

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Kingsport City Schools to destroy outdated special education records

Kingsport City Schools to destroy outdated special education records

May 29th, 2014 3:23 pm by Marybeth McLain

Beginning June 12, the Kingsport City Schools Special Education Department will being destroying special education records of those persons with birth dates in the year of 1988. Former special education students fitting this category wishing to retri

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Northeast State Theatre cast, crew nominated for numerous awards

Northeast State Theatre cast, crew nominated for numerous awards

May 29th, 2014 10:46 am by Jessica Fischer

Northeast State Theatre's 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' earned multiple nominations to the Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival competition.

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Three students from area get National Merit Scholarships

Three students from area get National Merit Scholarships

May 28th, 2014 1:00 am by Rick Wagner

They are home-schooled students Andrew R. Carver, of Blountville, and Abigail L. Johnson, of Johnson City, and Dobyns-Bennett's Andrew H. Nottingham.

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