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Eric Myers' Man of the House - If I Had My Life To Live Over

Eric Myers' Man of the House - If I Had My Life To Live Over

December 30th, 2013 10:02 pm by Eric Myers

As we prepare to venture into a New Year I think it is important and timely to take a moment to reflect back upon the year that just was. "I would have….."

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Tennessee education officials face curriculum, textbook fight

Tennessee education officials face curriculum, textbook fight

December 29th, 2013 4:28 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Tennessee education officials trying to implement the federal government's new Common Core academic standards face opposition from a tea party-linked group that also objects to what it considers biased passages in some state-approved textbooks.

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Parks & Rec Winter Tennis Camp coming up

Parks & Rec Winter Tennis Camp coming up

December 29th, 2013 4:25 pm by tommy wolterman, community contributor

Kingsport Parks and Recreation's Winter Break Tennis Camp will be held Jan. 2-3 at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium.

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Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: What do parents want for Christmas?

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: What do parents want for Christmas?

December 26th, 2013 1:17 pm by Marla Jo Fisher

What about Mom and Dad? If they could sit on Santa’s lap and make a wish, what would it be? They have simpler wants. I have categorized them for you, based on the age of the child.

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Hot Topics: 3 real life, real people money resolutions

Hot Topics: 3 real life, real people money resolutions

December 26th, 2013 1:09 pm by Paula Sirois

Face it, we’re all going to overspend during the holidays. Just accept it and move on. But this year, when New Year’s Day strikes be prepared to answer the proverbial question about your New Year’s resolutions.

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Family Meals Matter: Appetizing

Family Meals Matter: Appetizing

December 26th, 2013 1:02 pm by Staff Report

Choosing several appetizer-size portions to share with a salad in place of one large entrée is a healthy eating strategy for dining out. So why not use the same strategy at home?

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty of Santa

Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty of Santa

December 24th, 2013 8:07 am by Eric Myers

The Christmas season is just fun and there are a lot of contributing factors - the excitement of picking out a tree (if you're a tree person) or the fun of decorating your house, but, nothing beats the anticipation of Santa.

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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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