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Homegrown Tomato Fest returns to Kingsport Farmer's Market

Homegrown Tomato Fest returns to Kingsport Farmer's Market

August 8th, 2013 11:51 am by David Grace

The festival features contests for best tasting, biggest, prettiest, ugliest, most bizarre, best salsa and best dressed tomato.

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Florida mom sues over Goldfish snacks ‘natural’ label

August 8th, 2013 11:16 am by By Nicole Brochu, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

An elementary schoolteacher has taken Pepperidge Farm to court, accusing the food manufacturer of mislabeling its popular fish-shaped crackers “natural” when she contends they contain genetically modified soybeans.

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Benefit of mobile apps for toddlers questioned

Benefit of mobile apps for toddlers questioned

August 7th, 2013 1:01 pm by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

Can a mobile app really teach a baby to find her nose? Or learn to recognize letters and numbers? Not according to an advocacy group that filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission

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Jonesborough's Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts - Fall 2013 Educational Programming

Jonesborough's Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts - Fall 2013 Educational Programming

August 7th, 2013 8:46 am by Staff Report

Sign up for art, theatre/dance and workshops at Jonesborough's Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts. Starting at ages 3 and up, including adult classes.

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Moms Gear: Smoobee brush can help lighten the stress of brushing your daughter’s hair

Moms Gear: Smoobee brush can help lighten the stress of brushing your daughter’s hair

August 6th, 2013 7:58 pm by Maggie O"Neill

It seems I have my work cut out for me with two daughters who both have long locks. Hair brushing has never been easy and typically comes with tears, fussing or some reference to how much “it hurts.”

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Event: Dive, Ride, & Stride Kid's Triathlon in  Johnson City

Event: Dive, Ride, & Stride Kid's Triathlon in Johnson City

August 6th, 2013 1:08 pm by Staff Report

This is a great way to introduce your children to the triathlon world at a young age!

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Outdoor events abound at Highlands Fest

Outdoor events abound at Highlands Fest

August 6th, 2013 1:01 pm by Jessica Fischer

The streets of picturesque downtown Abingdon, Va., will be bustling with arts and crafts, musical performances and other family-friendly activities this week as the 65th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival continues its 10-day run.

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Report: Childhood obesity rates fell in 18 states

Report: Childhood obesity rates fell in 18 states

August 6th, 2013 12:39 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

"Now, for the first time, we're seeing a significant decrease in childhood obesity" nationally, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, CDC director.

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Family Meals Matter: Speedy start for back-to-school

Family Meals Matter: Speedy start for back-to-school

August 5th, 2013 11:43 am by Staff Report

While it might seem incredibly early, back-to-school season is upon us — ready or not. Whether you’re headed back to school or off to work, better days begin with a balanced breakfast.

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Alzheimer’s book helps children understand the disease

Alzheimer’s book helps children understand the disease

August 5th, 2013 11:34 am by Alicia McElhaney

When Max Wallack was 6 years old, his family took in his great grandmother who had Alzheimer’s disease. Wallack and his family members became her caretakers, aiding her in simple daily tasks and helping to stimulate her brain.

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