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Bullying and Hearing Loss

Bullying and Hearing Loss

October 17th, 2014 4:34 pm by Danielle Combs

hese include: refusal to go to school, sudden lack of interest in school and school activities, drop in grades, or change in behavior and emotions. Children are often reluctant to talk about bullying

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KPD searching for suspect who allegedly used debit card "clones"

KPD searching for suspect who allegedly used debit card "clones"

October 17th, 2014 3:16 pm by Staff reports

All nine of the debit cards were traced back to a different victim's account. The unusual part was each victim still had possession of their own debit card. Somehow, counterfeit "clones" of the debit cards were obtained and used.

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What do you think? Community input sessions set for facilities studies

What do you think? Community input sessions set for facilities studies

October 17th, 2014 12:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Early next month, the Kingsport and Sullivan County communities will get their first shot at giving input to two school system facilities studies.

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UPDATE WITH READER POLL: Sullivan commission may weigh in on Amendment 1; tell us what you think

UPDATE WITH READER POLL: Sullivan commission may weigh in on Amendment 1; tell us what you think

October 17th, 2014 10:00 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission appears poised to approve a resolution on Monday urging "support" for an abortion-related state constitutional amendment currently on the ballot for voters across the state.

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Hunger First's Gillis soldiers on with good works begun by his late mother

Hunger First's Gillis soldiers on with good works begun by his late mother

October 17th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

With the holidays just around the corner, Hunger First has a busy few months coming up. There are different activities planned for all three major holidays.

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Appalachian artistry on display during MECC's Home Craft Days Festival

Appalachian artistry on display during MECC's Home Craft Days Festival

October 16th, 2014 9:29 pm by Staff Report

Mountain Empire Community College is set for the 43rd annual Home Craft Days Festival, which begins Friday and runs through Sunday.

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Be Prepared: Scott County Emergency Management Team ready for disaster

Be Prepared: Scott County Emergency Management Team ready for disaster

October 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Marci Gore

The exercise was held in conjunction with the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which are an annual opportunity for people in homes, schools and organizations to practice what to do during earthquakes and to improve preparedness.

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Wellmont, Mountain States working together to combat Ebola

Wellmont, Mountain States working together to combat Ebola

October 16th, 2014 8:05 pm by Staff Report

The leaders of the region's two major hospital systems issued a joint statement Thursday meant to address public concerns about the Ebola virus, saying: "Cooperation between Wellmont and Mountain States is occurring at the highest levels."

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Father charged with abuse of mentally disabled girl

Father charged with abuse of mentally disabled girl

October 16th, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after bruised and swelling wounds were observed on his 4-year-old, mentally disabled daughter — the results of his purported discipline with a belt after she urinated on herself.

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Flashlight feud ignites beard-pulling brawl

Flashlight feud ignites beard-pulling brawl

October 16th, 2014 2:14 pm by Staff Report

During a dispute on Bancroft Chapel Road, a man and his adult sister were arguing over who was going to pay for a flashlight. When she threatened to dial police he chirped, "Go ahead you law-calling (expletive)!"

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