Johnson City Press Thursday, March 5, 2015
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5 reasons kids should play

5 reasons kids should play

February 5th, 2015 4:14 pm by Gracie Bonds Staples

It's probably no surprise to anyone that over the last 30 years, obesity has more than doubled in young children and quadrupled in adolescents, potentially leading to a host of chronic diseases later in life. But it doesn't have to be.

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High school, library seeking lost yearbooks to fill collections

High school, library seeking lost yearbooks to fill collections

February 4th, 2015 9:03 am by John Thompson

High school yearbooks usually stand the test of time. The older they get, the more families cherish a chance to see a picture of grandma when she was a freshmen in high school. The annuals also can be used for doing more scholarly research.

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Run the Links 5K slated for March 21

Run the Links 5K slated for March 21

February 2nd, 2015 12:08 pm by Staff Reports

Many people have played 18 holes at Pine Oaks Golf Course, but few get the chance to race the fairways.

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Kids need our support on the sidelines, not selfish tirades

Kids need our support on the sidelines, not selfish tirades

January 14th, 2015 1:31 pm by Tyra Damm

Almost every youth sporting event I attend - games that, let's face it, have very little long-term impact - parents are hollering at their kids (and sometimes even other people's children). Why are we yelling at our kids?

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Child Sense: Healthy habits to start in the New Year

Child Sense: Healthy habits to start in the New Year

January 7th, 2015 4:52 pm by Priscilla Dunstan

At the beginning of the year we often want to take the opportunity to make some healthy changes to our lifestyle. The most common being about weight and exercise. The best results can be seen in families that work as a group.

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Heating safety tops to-do list as cold weather hits Tri-Cities

Heating safety tops to-do list as cold weather hits Tri-Cities

January 7th, 2015 10:41 am by Max Hrenda

With home heating at its peak during the chilly winter months, state and local agencies are reminding residents to keep safety in mind while heating the house.

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County schools to upgrade cameras

County schools to upgrade cameras

January 7th, 2015 9:36 am by Nathan Baker

The remaining $138,000 of a half-million dollar fund for security upgrades will be used to beef up the video surveillance systems at the county's 14 schools after the expenditures were approved Tuesday by the Washington County Board of Education.

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Family Fun Treat: Cutie pie!

Family Fun Treat: Cutie pie!

January 5th, 2015 2:38 pm by Staff Report

Serve up an unexpected slice of watermelon in the middle of winter! Try this frosty fruit look-alike. Our "watermelon" wedge is made from three flavors of frozen goodness and chocolate chip "seeds" too yummy to spit out.

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10 Tips to keep your kids safe this winter

10 Tips to keep your kids safe this winter

January 5th, 2015 2:27 pm by Jennifer Chung

Winter is a fun time to play outdoors with the kids, but it's important to be aware of the temperature and wind chill to prevent hypothermia from setting in. Take proper precautions for the colder weather to keep your family healthy this year.

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How to handle your child's public temper tantrums and outbursts

How to handle your child's public temper tantrums and outbursts

January 2nd, 2015 8:39 am by Jennifer Chung

When kids act out in public, parents often feel tense and frustrated. Kids will react to those emotions and the situation can escalate. Remember remaining calm, cool and collected will help defuse the situation.

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