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Speakers say Common Core contains spiritual set-up

Speakers say Common Core contains spiritual set-up

November 19th, 2014 12:36 am by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

On Tuesday evening at Fountain of Life Bible Church, more than 100 people were in attendance as community and religious leaders denounced the standards as harmful and seditious to the American way of life.

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Photos: Roosevelt students collect food for neighborhood church

November 18th, 2014 10:00 pm by David Grace

Students help pack up more than 1,200 pounds of food collected by the school's students for the West View Baptist Church food pantry.

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Judge hands Wise School Board vacancies to voters

Judge hands Wise School Board vacancies to voters

November 18th, 2014 9:53 pm by Stephen Igo

In separate court decrees issued Monday, Dotson issued separate writs of election for seats left vacant by the recent death of one board member and resignation of another.

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Still giving back: Scott County Retired Teachers Association awards scholarships yearly

Still giving back: Scott County Retired Teachers Association awards scholarships yearly

November 18th, 2014 12:16 pm by Marci Gore

Each year, the association awards $2,000 to a graduating high school senior at each of county's three high schools — Gate City, Rye Cove and Twin Springs.

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Sullivan seeks input on new school calendar

Sullivan seeks input on new school calendar

November 18th, 2014 11:49 am by Staff Reports

Options include fall break or no fall break.

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Latest chill closes some SW Va. schools

Latest chill closes some SW Va. schools

November 18th, 2014 11:11 am by Stephen Igo

Snow accumulations overnight Monday into Tuesday morning weren't much, but enough to cover many secondary route. Bitter temperatures were the greater problem.

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Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 8:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Two Republican state senators filed legislation Monday to repeal the state's Common Core standards even though Gov. Bill Haslam has called for a public review of the higher benchmarks in English and math.

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Local student finds capital fascinating — including the imperfections

Local student finds capital fascinating — including the imperfections

November 17th, 2014 7:14 pm by Rick Wagner

Was mistake in text on the Lincoln Memorial intentional?

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Teamwork: Program helps Adams Elementary students learn wonders of giving

Teamwork: Program helps Adams Elementary students learn wonders of giving

November 17th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rick Wagner

It's part of a service learning program at the school, one that so far this year has raised $4,000 for Small Miracles and is teaching the students about teamwork, cooperation, community service and leadership.

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Dobyns-Bennett band second in class at Grand Nationals

Dobyns-Bennett band second in class at Grand Nationals

November 16th, 2014 8:24 pm by Rick Wagner

INDIANAPOLIS — The Marching Indians ended the 2014 season with the band's highest-ever finish in a national competition here, ending up less than one point shy of getting a shot at a national title.

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