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Fitness pro gets joy from seeing her work make a difference in others' lives — no matter their age

Fitness pro gets joy from seeing her work make a difference in others' lives — no matter their age

September 29th, 2014 8:57 am by Marci Gore

In addition to the classes Terri Bowling, a fitness professional, teaches at Gold Star Fitness in Kingsport, she teaches several classes to area seniors at the Kingsport Senior Center.

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Local women speak out about abuse — and the road to freedom

Local women speak out about abuse — and the road to freedom

September 29th, 2014 8:00 am by Marci Gore

Two local women who were victims of abuse and sought shelter at the Hope House of Scott County shared their stories with the Times-News recently, explaining why they stayed — and ultimately why they left.

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Recovering addicts share their success stories with Hawkins Anti-Drug Coalition

Recovering addicts share their success stories with Hawkins Anti-Drug Coalition - VIDEO

September 29th, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

With more than a year of sobriety under her belt, Robin Boggs attributes her ability to defeat drug addiction to the love of her family, Narcotics Anonymous, and Recovery Court.

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Police say two injured when truck strikes motorcycle

Police say two injured when truck strikes motorcycle

September 28th, 2014 10:18 pm by Staff Report

Officers with the Bristol Tenn. Police Department and Bristol Tenn. Fire Department responded to a report of a motorcycle vs. truck accident at about 6 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Highway 394 and Whitetop Road.

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Local family aims to raise awareness about disease afflicting their 6-year-old

Local family aims to raise awareness about disease afflicting their 6-year-old

September 28th, 2014 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

"Cooper is here because of the hand of the Lord," Chris Castle said as the family prepares for an event this weekend with a simple goal: raise awareness about mitochondrial disease.

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Adoptive, foster parents to celebrate at Natural Tunnel

Adoptive, foster parents to celebrate at Natural Tunnel

September 28th, 2014 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Adoptive and foster parents and their children in Southwest Virginia are invited to a special romp at Natural Tunnel State Park on Oct. 4.

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Fire causes minimal damage  at new welcome center

Fire causes minimal damage at new welcome center

September 28th, 2014 5:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The fire took place on the morning of Sept. 8 when a subcontractor was soldering gutters. A state fire marshal was on the scene getting ready to do an inspection and saw smoke and fire coming from the roof.

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At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcano

At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcano

September 28th, 2014 4:05 pm by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press

Finally reaching the ash-covered summit of a still-erupting volcano in central Japan, rescue workers made a grim discovery Sunday: 31 apparently dead people, some reportedly buried in knee-deep ash.

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Police: Truck driver was distracted before crash

Police: Truck driver was distracted before crash

September 28th, 2014 3:28 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

The driver of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college softball team told investigators he had been distracted by something in his cabin before the accident, authorities said Sunday.

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Maine woman finds 2-headed baby snapping turtle

Maine woman finds 2-headed baby snapping turtle

September 28th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

Kathleen Talbot of Hudson tells the Associated Press she found the tiny creature this week while she was watching turtle hatchlings to make sure they arrived safely at the other side of the street.

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