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Should your child be learning cursive?

Should your child be learning cursive?

November 14th, 2013 9:43 am by Associated Press

Cursive advocates cite recent brain science that indicates the fluid motion employed when writing script enhances hand-eye coordination and develops fine motor skills, in turn promoting reading, writing and cognition skills.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Holiday projects taking shape

November 14th, 2013 8:53 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Handymen for Christ at Telford United Methodist Church have kicked off their annual Christmas bike drive for Washington County schoolchildren in need.

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Opinion
‘Challenge grants’ might be way to go for roads

‘Challenge grants’ might be way to go for roads

November 14th, 2013 8:49 am by Staff Report

For several years now, local municipal leaders have asked state legislators to approve a new state grant process that would allow smaller cities to jump-start vital road construction projects.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Teaching your dog to sort laundry

Off the Wall News: Teaching your dog to sort laundry

November 14th, 2013 8:15 am by Associated Press

If it seems like your dog knows every trick in the book, try changing books.

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Wine battle: Tennessee grocers go after sales ... again

Wine battle: Tennessee grocers go after sales ... again

November 14th, 2013 8:01 am by Nathan Baker

Grocery store owners and wine and liquor retailers are gearing up for another fight over a bill allowing supermarket wine sales, which should be at the forefront of discussions when the General Assembly reconvenes in January.

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News Regional & National
$83M pink diamond — 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

$83M pink diamond — 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

November 14th, 2013 7:43 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking national and world news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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News Crime Local News
Unicoi Co. deputy charged with domestic assault

Unicoi Co. deputy charged with domestic assault

November 14th, 2013 7:37 am by Brad Hicks

The seven-year veteran of the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department has been suspended from duty without pay

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News Regional & National
Police: Man kills 3, then himself in Phoenix

Police: Man kills 3, then himself in Phoenix

November 13th, 2013 7:07 pm by Associated Press

A Phoenix neighborhood became a chilling crime scene when a man killed his wife, their teenage daughter and another family member and set fire to his spouse's body in the backyard.

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Sports High schools
White becomes Science Hill's comeback kid in playoffs

White becomes Science Hill's comeback kid in playoffs

November 13th, 2013 6:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

Prior to Science Hill’s fifth football game, Mikey White wasn’t thinking about being a key part of the Hilltoppers’ offense down the stretch. Instead he was possibly facing an early end to his junior season.

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Science Hill trio heading in different directions

Science Hill trio heading in different directions

November 13th, 2013 6:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Golfer Allison Woodward signed with Virginia Tech of the Atlantic Coast Conference during a Wednesday ceremony. Swimmer Tessa Wilson is going to Cornell, while softball player Emma Martindale decided to play at ETSU.

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