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Creating healthy, bully-free schools a challenge

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by CHRISTAN M. THOMAS

With all the distractions of society at large - unhealthy eating, lack of exercise, health problems, bullying - making their way into the classroom, creating a truly healthy environment in schools can be a challenge.

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City schools, HMG partner in wellness program

May 5th, 2007 11:30 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT - Kingsport City Schools will partner with Holston Medical Group to offer students a wellness intervention program designed to combat at-risk weight concerns.

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U.S. at epicenter of global obesity pandemic

May 5th, 2007 11:30 pm by SHARON CASKEY HAYES

For the first time in history, the number of overfed, overweight people in the world outnumbers those who are hungry.

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Daybook for May 6, 2007

May 5th, 2007 11:30 pm by Staff Report

Milligan College will hold its commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. in Seeger Memorial Chapel.

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Baker surprised with honorary doctorate at ETSU graduation

May 5th, 2007 11:12 pm by SAM WATSON

JOHNSON CITY - Delivering the commencement address at a grandson's graduation was enough to entice former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker Jr. to East Tennessee State University on Saturday, but the university capped Baker's visit by surprising him with an honora

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Comment sought on Powell River Watershed plan

May 5th, 2007 10:39 pm by Staff report

JONESVILLE - The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting comments through June 18 on the draft plan for the North Fork Powell River Watershed in Lee County.

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Hawkins County school system to benefit from Johns Hopkins study

May 5th, 2007 9:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - The Hawkins County school system has been chosen as one of 10 Tennessee districts involved in a Johns Hopkins University study gauging the success of data-driven techniques for improving academic performance.

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BEP reforms aim to equalize school funding

May 5th, 2007 1:36 am by Hank Hayes

Equalizing state funding for public schools - the unseen 800-pound political gorilla in Tennessee's classrooms - is something policy makers have tinkered with for years.

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Daybook for May 5, 2007

May 5th, 2007 1:36 am by Staff Report

Kingsport Farmers Market will hold its grand opening for the season at 8 a.m. at the parking lot next to Shelby Street, behind the Kingsport Public Library.

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