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UVa-Wise, MECC and SWCC each receive $4 million donation

UVa-Wise, MECC and SWCC each receive $4 million donation

May 5th, 2014 12:46 pm by Stephen Igo

The estate of the late Carol Phipps Buchanan on Monday announced the three colleges will share equally in about $12 million.

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Schools seek changes to healthier lunch rules

Schools seek changes to healthier lunch rules

May 5th, 2014 8:17 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Their main concerns: finding enough whole grain-rich foods that kids like, lowering sodium levels and keeping fruits and vegetables from ending up in the trash.

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Scott County School Board upholds termination following grievance hearing

Scott County School Board upholds termination following grievance hearing

May 4th, 2014 10:21 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The Scott County School Board voted to uphold an employee's termination during a specially called grievance hearing last week.

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Sullivan BOE likely to delay action on many agenda items

Sullivan BOE likely to delay action on many agenda items

May 4th, 2014 9:21 pm by Rick Wagner

Although Sullivan County's school board is to approve a nearly $270,000 facilities study contract Monday, much of the rest of the agenda may involve taking no action on a range of proposals.

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Bryan College losing nearly 25% of faculty after 'Adam and Eve' controversy

Bryan College losing nearly 25% of faculty after 'Adam and Eve' controversy

May 4th, 2014 4:35 pm by Associated Press

The dispute at Bryan College began in when trustees clarified the school's statement of belief to state that Adam and Eve were historical people who were not created from previously existing life forms.

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America's first museum puts rare-flag collection on display

May 4th, 2014 1:49 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

Dozens of flags, many never displayed in modern times, go on exhibit Monday at the Charleston Museum, the earliest museum in America. The collection spans two centuries.

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Take a book, give a book at Little Free Library boxes

Take a book, give a book at Little Free Library boxes

May 3rd, 2014 9:25 pm by Matthew Lane

Take a book. Return a book. Sounds like a library right? In this case, the tagline describes what's at the heart of Little Free Libraries — a literacy promotion started five years ago in a Wisconsin man's front yard.

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Dobyns-Bennett Science Olympiad teams finish first in astronomy, forensics

Dobyns-Bennett Science Olympiad teams finish first in astronomy, forensics

May 3rd, 2014 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — If you have a question about outer space or need to match evidence from a crime scene to suspects, some local high school students could be your go-to sources.

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Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

May 3rd, 2014 4:25 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year's graduation address to Connecticut's school of engineering in person, but he'll be out of town — orbiting the globe on the ISS. So the school made other arrangements.

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Sullivan school study price just under $270K

Sullivan school study price just under $270K

May 2nd, 2014 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Director of Schools Jubal Yennie on Thursday presented the Board of Education the proposed funding resolution to be considered by the Sullivan County Commission at its regular meeting May 19.

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