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Doctors to parents: Limit kids’ texts, tweets, online activity

Doctors to parents: Limit kids’ texts, tweets, online activity

October 28th, 2013 7:12 pm by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer

CHICAGO — Doctors 2 parents: Limit kids’ tweeting, texting & keep smartphones, laptops out of bedrooms. #goodluckwiththat.

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Business, GOP establishment say tea party is over

Business, GOP establishment say tea party is over

October 28th, 2013 7:04 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A slice of corporate America thinks tea partyers have overstayed their welcome in Washington and should be shown the door in next year’s congressional elections.

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Hoops for the holidays: 24th Hardee's Classic to tip off Nov. 25

Hoops for the holidays: 24th Hardee's Classic to tip off Nov. 25

October 28th, 2013 6:16 pm by Staff Report

One of the region’s longest-running high school basketball holiday tournaments is set to begin Nov. 25 at David Crockett High School. The 24th annual Hardee's Classic will tip off that Monday in Jonesborough.

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Toddler wanders into road after being left to sleep in car

Toddler wanders into road after being left to sleep in car

October 28th, 2013 3:50 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before 7 p.m. police were called to a Kingsport street, where someone had found an unaccompanied toddler wearing only a diaper, "playing in the roadway."

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Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

October 28th, 2013 3:37 pm by Stephen Igo

The suspect, a Wise County science teacher, is still in the classroom following last week's indictment, charging her with misappropriating a little more than $10,000.

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Freshman Dobbs plays well in first action for Vols

Freshman Dobbs plays well in first action for Vols

October 28th, 2013 3:26 pm by Marlin Curnutt, Citizen Tribune Correspondent

The silver lining in Saturday's loss at top-ranked Alabama was the fact that the Volunteers might have found their quarterback of the future, even if he might not be the quarterback of the here and now.

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Police: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

Police: Family friend discovered bodies in Elizabethton double shooting

October 28th, 2013 2:18 pm by NET News Service

Police confirmed this afternoon that a couple died from gunshot wounds Sunday in their Garden Road residence, saying a gun was found in the house and neighbors had heard gunshots early that morning.

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Man charged with vandalism of Kingsport church property

Man charged with vandalism of Kingsport church property

October 28th, 2013 2:12 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 7 p.m., dispatch was alerted to a suspicious man in the area. A police report says a witness spotted the individual "throw a water hose over a fence at the back of the church," then heard glass breaking.

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Zombie zenith: The living dead popping up everywhere these days

Zombie zenith: The living dead popping up everywhere these days

October 28th, 2013 1:13 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Dr. Andrew Herrmann, an assistant professor of communication at East Tennessee State University, has written an analysis about how we use the undead to connect to us and to connect to each other.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

October 28th, 2013 1:02 pm by Dave Ongie

When people talk of the elite car owners in NASCAR, the name Richard Childress is still on the list even though this will be the 19th straight season his team has failed to win a Cup championship.

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