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Smart Spending: Finding deals for college students

Smart Spending: Finding deals for college students

August 23rd, 2013 2:31 pm by JOSEPH PISANI, AP Business Writer

That plastic college ID card is worth more than you think. Flashing the card at stores and restaurants can get you major savings. But many of the deals are not advertised, so it never hurts to ask.

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GED  seekers urged to complete exam before 2014 format change

GED seekers urged to complete exam before 2014 format change

August 22nd, 2013 10:30 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — If you’ve been putting off getting your GED exam, now is the time to get it done. That’s the message Adult Education of Lee, Wise and Scott counties and the city of Norton hopes to communicate to those who have not yet completed their exam.

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Civil War battle re-enactment an economic engine

Civil War battle re-enactment an economic engine

August 22nd, 2013 10:26 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — What do an 1863 Civil War battle reenactment and flea market have it common? Both are economic development activities. And both were topics of discussions at Thursday’s NETWORKS — Sullivan Partnership meeting.

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Enrollment up  in Kingsport, Sullivan County schools

Enrollment up in Kingsport, Sullivan County schools

August 22nd, 2013 7:50 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School has topped 2,000 students and Kingsport City Schools as a whole has surpassed 7,000. Meanwhile, enrollment of about 10,500 in Sullivan County is above the enrollment at the end of last school year.

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Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

Gun discharges in Memphis kindergartener's backpack

August 22nd, 2013 3:01 pm by Associated Press

A gun discharged inside a 5-year-old kindergartener's backpack at a Tennessee elementary school cafeteria on Thursday, though no one was hurt, officials said.

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Tennessee's ACT scores improve

Tennessee's ACT scores improve

August 21st, 2013 11:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Tennessee public high school graduates slightly increased their performance on the ACT test in 2013, earning an average score of 19.3 out of 36, up from 19.2 in 2012, according to state-by-state results released by ACT Wednesday.

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ETSU medical student escapes captors as trip to Kenya becomes nightmare

ETSU medical student escapes captors as trip to Kenya becomes nightmare

August 21st, 2013 10:43 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — As a fourth year medical student at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine, Logan Key said she decided to look into a summer program abroad where she could get hands-on experience.

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City manager, BMA seem to have different target price for D-B stadium project

City manager, BMA seem to have different target price for D-B stadium project

August 21st, 2013 9:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The project calls for the addition of 1,500 seats to the grandstand, a new two-story press box, new restrooms and areas for concessions, improved handicapped accessibility, wider aisles with handrails, an elevator and covered concourses.

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Ailshie named to national superintendents' group executive board

August 21st, 2013 6:26 pm by Rick Wagner

He is among two representatives of a nine-state area.

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Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-schooled special needs students

August 21st, 2013 4:35 pm by Marybeth McLain

Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.

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