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Story by Georgia Smith / Contributing Writer When Lily Isaacs learned that McMinn County removed “Maus” from the East Tennessee county’s eighth-graders curriculum, she could only shake her head at the absurdity. Lily Isaacs, matriarch of the southern bluegrass gospel group The Isaacs, always tells the story of her parent’s time in Nazi concentration camps …

Story by Aubrey Salm / Contributing Writer The McMinn County Board of Education voted to remove the graphic novel “Maus” from its eighth-grade language arts curriculum after concerns over profanity, nudity and its depiction of violence. On Jan. 10, the McMinn County Board of Education voted unanimously to withhold a book from classes on the …