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The magic of Elf on the shelf

The magic of Elf on the shelf

November 25th, 2013 4:10 pm by Marci Gore

On top of an old school desk, Fred was found kneeling, as if in prayer, in the center of 20 red apples. The 20 red apples represented the children while the six gold ones represented the teachers who were all killed at Sandy Hook.

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Ford Speedway In Lights brightens more lives than just those who see it during the holidays

Ford Speedway In Lights brightens more lives than just those who see it during the holidays

November 25th, 2013 4:06 pm by Katina Rose

A lot of people may not realize how a traditional trip to Speedway In Lights with family and friends is actually benefiting children in the local area.

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Review: Disney royals gain boost in 'Frozen'

Review: Disney royals gain boost in 'Frozen'

November 25th, 2013 4:02 pm by JESSICA HERNDON, AP Film Writer

Instead of the bygone damsels in distress — yes we're talking about you Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty — the female royals of "Frozen," Disney's latest animated wonder, are feisty, forward and independent.

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The Language of Life: Unique, fun ways to give back and benefit children

The Language of Life: Unique, fun ways to give back and benefit children

November 24th, 2013 10:21 pm by Angela Jackson

I was startled to learn that in the United States, some reports say that more than 70 percent of holiday gifts end up in a landfill within 6 months.

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Kingsport Christmas Parade scheduled to begin at 3:15

Kingsport Christmas Parade scheduled to begin at 3:15

November 23rd, 2013 9:00 am by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The parade will begin at the corner of Main and Cherokee streets, proceeding down Main, turning right on Clay Street. From there, the parade will go right onto Center Street and disband at the corner of Wexler and Market streets.

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US survey: More than 1 in 10 kids has ADHD

US survey: More than 1 in 10 kids has ADHD

November 22nd, 2013 2:42 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Health officials say the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise

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Volunteers help get Santa Train ready to roll

Volunteers help get Santa Train ready to roll

November 21st, 2013 2:09 pm by J. H. Osborne

Wednesday was the traditional “packing party” for the Santa Train. The event brings together volunteers from throughout the region each year. For some it has become almost as much of a tradition as going to see the train itself.

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Common Core critics see examples of agenda in class assignments

Common Core critics see examples of agenda in class assignments

November 21st, 2013 2:02 pm by By Jeffrey Weiss, Dallas Morning News (MCT)

The Common Core curriculum, an effort to create voluntary national standards and testing for math and English, has long been criticized by some conservatives who say it’s being used to promote a liberal agenda.

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Here comes the Tweetsie Trail

Here comes the Tweetsie Trail

November 21st, 2013 1:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Shovels hit the ground Wednesday kicking off the first phase of East Tennessee’s first “Rails-to-Trails” project — the Tweetsie Trail — a 10-mile pedestrian-friendly path from Johnson City to Elizabethton.

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600K baby monitors recalled after 2 deaths

600K baby monitors recalled after 2 deaths

November 21st, 2013 1:57 pm by Associated Press

Angelcare Monitors Inc. is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation.

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