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Girl Scouts asked to end partnership with Barbie

Girl Scouts asked to end partnership with Barbie

March 6th, 2014 2:01 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

A few weeks after her foray into the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, Barbie is entangled in controversy again, this time over ties with the Girl Scouts. The partnership includes a Barbie participation patch - the first patch with a corporate sponsor.

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'Blade Runner' murder trial from his Kingsport competitor: 'It is sad to see him in this situation'

'Blade Runner' murder trial from his Kingsport competitor: 'It is sad to see him in this situation'

March 6th, 2014 12:45 pm by Calvin Sneed, Community Contributor

For the longest time, only one man stood in the way of para-athlete Blake Leeper of Kingsport. Now that man, Oscar Pistorius, is on trial in South Africa in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

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Adopt a New Furry Friend!  Kingsport Animal Shelter - Kingsport, TN

Adopt a New Furry Friend! Kingsport Animal Shelter - Kingsport, TN - VIDEO

March 6th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Kingsport Animal Shelter.

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Adopt a New Furry Friend!  Sullivan County Animal Shelter - Blountville, TN

Adopt a New Furry Friend! Sullivan County Animal Shelter - Blountville, TN - VIDEO

March 6th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter.

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Blountville boy sails through heart valve replacement

Blountville boy sails through heart valve replacement

March 5th, 2014 11:30 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

Less than three months after receiving a heart and double lung transplant, 7-year-old Weston Keeton had more surgery Wednesday morning at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Children Exceeding Expectations is like 'a spoonful of sugar' for pediatric oncology and hematology patients

Children Exceeding Expectations is like 'a spoonful of sugar' for pediatric oncology and hematology patients

March 5th, 2014 5:06 pm by Katherine Scoggins

The school's mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for pediatric oncology and hematology patients to grow socially, cognitively and physically through 'theraplay' and to raise awareness of childhood cancer and immune deficiency disorders.

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Scrapbook Gallery: What Love Looks Like (Week 5)

March 5th, 2014 3:46 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Sunday Stories celebrated Valentine's Day throughout the month of February by showcasing reader-submitted photos that illustrate 'What Love Looks Like.'

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This homeless man winning the lottery will bring tears to your eyes

This homeless man winning the lottery will bring tears to your eyes

March 5th, 2014 1:43 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A man had noticed a homeless man started hanging around a shopping center he lives near. He heard the homeless man was a good person, so he decided to something special for him. It will restore your faith in humanity.

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Runners pay tribute to 95-year-old WWII vet

Runners pay tribute to 95-year-old WWII vet

March 5th, 2014 11:28 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Runners gave a spontaneous tribute to a 95-year-old World War II veteran who had come out in his full uniform to cheer them on.

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In loving memory: After son dies in crash, woman uses donated money to buy food for Hunger First

In loving memory: After son dies in crash, woman uses donated money to buy food for Hunger First

March 5th, 2014 9:38 am by Nick Shepherd

When Tammy Russell lost her son in an auto accident at the beginning of February, she wanted to honor his memory. The opportunity presented itself at Hunger First in downtown Kingsport, an organization which lost its founder to a fatal crash in January.

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