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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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Virginia governor urges UVa-Wise grads to remember to serve

May 18th, 2013 11:55 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — New graduates of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise were exhorted by Gov. Bob McDonnell on Saturday to strive to succeed in their future endeavors but to remember to serve their fellow man.

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2005 D-B classmates take separate paths to the same goal: veterinary medicine

2005 D-B classmates take separate paths to the same goal: veterinary medicine

May 18th, 2013 9:35 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — In 2005, three friends and long-term classmates graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School. Eight years later, the three graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Kingsport school officials warn of dire effects of funding shortage

May 18th, 2013 9:34 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — As city school officials await the fate of an operational funding increase request to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, their talk is of dire consequences if the request is not granted.

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First lady to graduates of high school in Tennessee:  Live your dreams

First lady to graduates of high school in Tennessee: Live your dreams

May 18th, 2013 7:22 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for some Tennessee high school graduates: Strike your own path in college and life and work to overcome inevitable failures with determination and grit.

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Kids will dig this summer camp

Kids will dig this summer camp

May 17th, 2013 11:59 pm by Staff Report

Children interested in paleontology, science, art and nature are invited to participate in the annual Paleo-Camp at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum and Visitors Center at the Gray Fossil Site.

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UT President Joe DiPietro, Stacey Campfield spar over 'Sex Week'

UT President Joe DiPietro, Stacey Campfield spar over 'Sex Week'

May 17th, 2013 8:04 am by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News-Sentinel

NASHVILLE — University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro defended the Knoxville campus’s spring “Sex Week” program under critical questioning Thursday from state Sen. Stacey Campfield in a legislative hearing.

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