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Doctors are told to get serious about obesity

Doctors are told to get serious about obesity

November 13th, 2013 3:34 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

ATLANTA (AP) — The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic, and they urge physicians to be a lot more aggressive about helping patients drop those extra pounds.

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Police call blast at Oregon DA's office domestic terrorism

Police call blast at Oregon DA's office domestic terrorism

November 13th, 2013 3:09 pm by Associated Press

Police said the explosive device included a propane tank that was burning in front of the building after the explosion was reported about 4:30 a.m. Officials said the tank didn't fully detonate, but if it had, it could have brought the building down.

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Men allegedly kidnap, assault elderly uncle

Men allegedly kidnap, assault elderly uncle

November 13th, 2013 2:44 pm by Rain Smith

Two Kingsport brothers are charged with kidnapping their 75-year-old uncle at gunpoint, hitting him in the head with a revolver and threatening to kill him.

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Update: Boiler issue sends emergency responders to Sullivan Gardens K-8

Update: Boiler issue sends emergency responders to Sullivan Gardens K-8

November 13th, 2013 2:04 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Joe Davenport, maintenance supervisor, said Boiler No. 2 was fired up for the cold weather and that a carbon monoxide monitor a teacher had plugged into an electric outlet in a classroom above the boiler room went off.

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Tenn. grocers shoot for breakthrough in wine legislation

Tenn. grocers shoot for breakthrough in wine legislation

November 13th, 2013 1:22 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Grocers and Convenience Store Association and Food City President and CEO Steve Smith feel 2014 is the breakthrough year for legislation allowing localities to hold referendums leading to the sale of wine at the retail level.

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KPD: Father arrested after child nearly hit by vehicle

KPD: Father arrested after child nearly hit by vehicle

November 13th, 2013 10:16 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man has been arrested after his young children were allegedly found wandering their neighborhood unattended: one with no shirt, another nearly hit by a car, and all three telling neighbors they were hungry.

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Drifting Theatre to debut new original play in Kingsport

Drifting Theatre to debut new original play in Kingsport

November 13th, 2013 8:38 am by Jessica Fischer

Fans of Shakespeare will recognize some familiar names in “Human,” which incorporates classic characters from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

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Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy

Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy

November 13th, 2013 8:24 am by CHET BROKAW and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

What the green-energy program has made profitable is far from green. A policy intended to reduce global warming is encouraging a farming practice that actually could worsen it.

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Looting, gunfire break out in typhoon-hit city

Looting, gunfire break out in typhoon-hit city

November 13th, 2013 8:19 am by JIM GOMEZ and KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

The incidents in or close to the storm-ravaged city hosting international relief efforts add to concerns about the slow pace of aid distribution and that parts of the disaster zone are descending into chaos.

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Musketeers trump cold-shooting Vols

Musketeers trump cold-shooting Vols

November 13th, 2013 12:43 am by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Semaj Christon scored 18 points and short-handed Xavier never trailed, using all of its depth to beat cold-shooting Tennessee 67-63 on Tuesday night. Jordan McRae led Tennessee with 23 points.

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