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Memorial Day allows extra time to spend with family outdoors

Memorial Day allows extra time to spend with family outdoors

May 27th, 2013 10:47 pm by Kayla Carter

On Monday, many people in Johnson City were thankful for the freedom to choose how to spend their Memorial Day.

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Ohio man, 87, skydives to aid sick great-grandson

Ohio man, 87, skydives to aid sick great-grandson

May 26th, 2013 4:01 pm by Associated Press

An 87-year-old World War II veteran has parachuted from a plane in an Ohio to support his ailing great-grandson.

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Teaching children to fish takes patience

May 23rd, 2013 2:34 pm by Johnny Molloy

Have you ever heard of “Nature deficit disorder”? It is a recently coined term for what is happening to children in America as we push further into the technologically dominant future.

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Sights along the trail to Mount Sterling's fire tower

Sights along the trail to Mount Sterling's fire tower

May 23rd, 2013 2:24 pm by Kayla Carter

Wandering not too far from where the Appalachian Trail crosses Interstate 40, two footpaths to the top of Mount Sterling can reward hikers with a 360-degree view of North Carolina and Tennessee peaks.

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FWS to consider concerns about endangered fish

FWS to consider concerns about endangered fish

May 20th, 2013 7:53 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service takes seriously the concerns of environmentalists that two East Tennessee mines are a threat to endangered fish, a spokesman says.

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Update: Official deems Trail Days parade crash unintentional

Update: Official deems Trail Days parade crash unintentional

May 18th, 2013 5:48 pm by Associated Press

Authorities believe the driver who plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a Virginia mountain town parade suffered from a medical condition and did not cause the crash intentionally, an emergency official said Sunday.

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