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7 board games perfect for holiday gatherings

7 board games perfect for holiday gatherings

December 23rd, 2013 2:14 pm by Amy Bertrand and Jody Mitori

Put the phone down this holiday season while you are gathered with your family. No iPad, Nintendo DS or any other device. Yes, great games are to be found on those, but where is the family bonding?

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Hot Topics: Elf preservation is a challenge

Hot Topics: Elf preservation is a challenge

December 19th, 2013 12:04 pm by Tracy Lee Curtis

He’s back. The Elf on the Shelf. We’ve moved and I was hoping he wouldn’t find us. Let’s just say “Jingle” has a loose jangle and I don’t find him to be that reliable. But he always shows up the morning after we get our tree and he’s come back this year.

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Family Meals Matter: Hot cocoa for cold weather

Family Meals Matter: Hot cocoa for cold weather

December 19th, 2013 10:17 am by Staff Report

Several studies have found that consuming cocoa products can help reduce the formation of plaque that can clog arteries. Components in cocoa might also help reduce inflammation and lower blood pressure.

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Sunnyside youth take a 'hands-on' approach to sharing their faith

Sunnyside youth take a 'hands-on' approach to sharing their faith

December 19th, 2013 10:11 am by Collin Brooks

Approximately 45 youth between grades 7 and 12 are helping to spread the message of their faith through the GLO Puppet Ministry at Sunnyside Baptist Church.

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Marsh Regional Blood Center: Give something that means something this holiday season

Marsh Regional Blood Center: Give something that means something this holiday season

December 19th, 2013 10:09 am by Katherine Scoggins

This year alone, the bloodmobiles have held 800 mobile collections covering an area from Hancock County, north to Buchanan County and east to Unicoi.

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As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD

As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD

December 17th, 2013 12:52 pm by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

A children's advocacy group says an animated video on the NORAD Tracks Santa website injects militarism into Christmas by showing fighter jets escorting Santa's sleigh.

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Hot Topics: Does your child believe in Santa?

Hot Topics: Does your child believe in Santa?

December 16th, 2013 9:38 am by Kris Hey

Attention parents who celebrate Christmas: Does your child believe, or still believe, in Santa?

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Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

December 16th, 2013 9:26 am by Marci Gore

For nearly a decade now, Regions Bank in downtown Kingsport has given area folks of all ages the opportunity to showcase their baking and decorating skills with its annual Gingerbread House Contest.

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Indoor trampoline parks have kids bouncing, burning off energy

Indoor trampoline parks have kids bouncing, burning off energy

December 16th, 2013 9:24 am by Allison Gray

Cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating, catching up with friends and family... How are going to keep the ball of energy known as your child from bouncing off the walls this holiday season, all while getting everything on your to-do list done?

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Study says hormone-blocker Arimidex cuts breast cancer risk in half

Study says hormone-blocker Arimidex cuts breast cancer risk in half

December 12th, 2013 10:30 am by Associated Press

Results from a study of 4,000 women were reported Thursday at a cancer conference in San Antonio.

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