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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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Review: Xbox One a great game player - and more

Review: Xbox One a great game player - and more

November 21st, 2013 9:31 am by LOU KESTEN, Associated Press

The Xbox One is a chunky black box that's a little larger than its predecessor, the Xbox 360. It arrives with a respectable library of 22 titles, all sold separately. By and large, they look just as pretty as their counterparts on Sony's PlayStation 4

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - Holding Tomorrow Today

Eric Myers' Man of the House - Holding Tomorrow Today

November 20th, 2013 9:40 am by Eric Myers

Our days are defined by activities, are they not? What I am presenting is the idea that when our activity prevents us from seeing the most important parts of life then, in my opinion, we're too active.

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Events: 8th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Bristol

Events: 8th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Bristol

November 19th, 2013 12:11 pm by Staff Report

Set for Monday, December 2, at 6:15 p.m., the event showcases a stately 45-foot Norwegian Spruce, which BVU technicians decorate with thousands of lights — about 18,000 of them — for a dramatic and joyous ceremonial display.

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