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School district fires all teachers, principal and staff to improve failing school

February 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Christian Science Monitor is reporting that a small, high-poverty school district in Rhode Island has become ground zero for explosive debates over reforming America's worst-performing schools.All the teachers, the principal, and other staff of Centr

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Woman killed in Morristown wreck

February 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

MORRISTOWN - An Oliver Springs woman was killed this morning in a single-vehicle crash along Interstate 81 about 15 minutes after her 33rd birthday.Melissa Frederick died in the 12:15 a.m. crash, according to a report filed by Tennessee Highway Patrol Tro

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Johnson City in the running for 800-job information technology site

February 26th, 2010 12:00 am by Jeff Keeling

Johnson City is a finalist for a Fortune 50 company's new site that will have up to 800 information technology jobs, many of them requiring college-educated computer specialists, Economic Development Board members learned Thursday.EDB Director P.C. Snapp

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TVA considering using plutonium from scrapped atomic weapons as plant fuel

February 25th, 2010 12:00 am by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free-Press

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Tennessee prosecutors target teen pregnancy

February 25th, 2010 12:00 am by Sheila Burke, Associated Press

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You're not laid off, but your hours are cut

February 25th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a USA Today report a program that encourages companies to reduce workers' hours instead of laying them off could be expanded to nearly half the states this year.Legislation in Colorado, Hawaii, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Hampshire, New Jersey and P

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