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The funny math of clothing sizes

The funny math of clothing sizes

October 21st, 2013 9:04 am by MAE ANDERSON, AP Retail Writer

The average American woman is about 25 pounds heavier than she was in 1960. Yet women's plus-size clothing, generally defined as size 14 and up, still makes up only about 9 percent of the $190 billion spent annually on clothes.

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Northeast State students now have access to King  University’s Career Matrix

Northeast State students now have access to King University’s Career Matrix

October 20th, 2013 10:31 pm by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. — King University is helping Northeast State Community College students select potential career paths.

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Kingsport police nab woman accused of car theft, using stolen debit card

Kingsport police nab woman accused of car theft, using stolen debit card

October 20th, 2013 8:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport woman who allegedly stole a car last week and then ran up an $1,100 bill at the Stone Drive Walmart using the victim’s debit card was arrested Friday at that same Walmart with a shopping cart full of merchandise.

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Sullivan negotiations with teacher groups held without notice, behind closed doors

Sullivan negotiations with teacher groups held without notice, behind closed doors

October 20th, 2013 7:50 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Collaborative conferencing negotiations among the Sullivan County school system and two teacher groups were held behind closed doors with no public notice last month.

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Locker back, but Titans fall to 49ers

Locker back, but Titans fall to 49ers

October 20th, 2013 7:30 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick threw for 199 yards and ran for 68 and a touchdown, helping the 49ers beat Tennessee 31-17 on Sunday despite the return of Titans QB Jake Locker.

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New Board of Education districts, pay raises, health insurance on Sullivan County Commission’s agenda

New Board of Education districts, pay raises, health insurance on Sullivan County Commission’s agenda

October 20th, 2013 7:25 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Issues up for consideration by the Sullivan County Commission on Monday include adjusting the boundaries of Board of Education districts and eliminating a self-created automatic pay raise structure for county commissioners.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: More than 5,000 turn out for Tri-Cities ‘Race for the Cure’ - VIDEO

October 20th, 2013 7:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

The fundraising goal this year for the Tri-Cities chapter of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is $500,000 to benefit breast cancer prevention, research and treatment.

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Yard sale, silent auction to benefit hunter paralyzed in fall

Yard sale, silent auction to benefit hunter paralyzed in fall

October 20th, 2013 7:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Friends are banding together to help a Mount Carmel family of six whose lives have been drastically altered by a tragic hunting accident last week.

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Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

October 20th, 2013 6:18 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It might be easy to assume that paddling in school went away years ago, even decades. Polls and anecdotal evidence show that fewer parents approve of corporal punishment today.

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Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found following search

Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found following search

October 20th, 2013 6:09 pm by NET News Service

According to a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news release, a Roan Mountain man’s body was found around 5:10 p.m. in Watauga Lake by an underwater remote operated vehicle.

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