Johnson City Press Monday, December 22, 2014
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Hot Topics: There's a "new kid" in all of us

Hot Topics: There's a "new kid" in all of us

August 28th, 2013 11:00 am by Kristen Jordan Shamus

Remind them how isolating it feels to be sized up as unworthy within minutes of starting out. And challenge your children to be kind. To be the person who makes it better.

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Hot Topics: Yes, your child really does have a sweet tooth

Hot Topics: Yes, your child really does have a sweet tooth

August 28th, 2013 9:00 am by Jenni Grover

Yes, children have a sweet tooth because their bodies need more sugar weight-for-weight than adults. But none of us needs anywhere near the amount of sugar — and especially refined sugar — that we are confronted with today.

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Hot Topics: School car lines drive many parents crazy, it seems

Hot Topics: School car lines drive many parents crazy, it seems

August 26th, 2013 10:06 pm by Leslie Postal

One of my friends posted this on Facebook last week: “Love car line on the first day of school....said no mother ever.” Granted, the first day is usually the worst, but the school car line seems to be a source of widespread, year-round aggravation.

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Events: Seminar in Johnson City for educators, parents: "Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and NVLD."

August 26th, 2013 1:01 pm by Staff Report

Don't miss this engaging, full-day seminar on Monday, September 23, 2013, featuring internationally acclaimed author Rebecca Moyes: "Practical Strategies for Addressing Executive Function Deficits in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and NVLD.

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Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

August 26th, 2013 12:49 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Board of Education’s recent vote to link student test scores to teacher licensure doesn’t sit well with some area teachers.

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Festival celebrates region’s Celtic heritage

Festival celebrates region’s Celtic heritage

August 26th, 2013 12:41 pm by Rebekah Wilson

The Sycamore Shoals Celtic Festival returns Sept. 6-8 for its 19th season and brings with it jousting, Celtic music, food, Scottish heavy athletics, a Best Knees in a Kilt Contest, dancing, herding and various workshops.

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GUEST EDITORIAL: Arming teachers is best way to protect our children

August 26th, 2013 12:26 pm by Steve Siebold

Editor’s note: Guest editorials may not necessarily reflect the opinion of the newspaper. The following is from Steve Siebold, an outspoken Second Amendment advocate and author of the book “Sex, Politics and Religion: How Delusional Thinking is Destroying

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Smart Spending: Finding deals for college students

Smart Spending: Finding deals for college students

August 24th, 2013 10:08 pm by JOSEPH PISANI, AP Business Writer

That plastic college ID card is worth more than you think. Flashing the card at stores and restaurants can get you major savings. But many of the deals are not advertised, so it never hurts to ask.

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P.I.T. Stop

P.I.T. Stop

August 23rd, 2013 11:36 am by Staff Report

Kingsport Parks and Recreation will be offering a new, self-guided walking program focused around parents with young children beginning on September 3rd.

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Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

August 23rd, 2013 11:09 am by Staff Report

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The new Mindstorms sets, on sale Sept. 1, are simpler for the younger crowd and more versatile for sophisticated users than two earlier versions. The sets make it easy to build basic remote-controlled robots.

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