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Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

September 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

A two-year study of 44 children in the program shows that the training changes the brain in ways that make it easier for youngsters to process sounds, according to results reported in Tuesday's edition of The Journal of Neuroscience.

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Dispute among Kingsport neighbors leads to baseball bat attack

Dispute among Kingsport neighbors leads to baseball bat attack

September 2nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Gary Ledgar later told police he went to his mother's to retrieve a pack of cigarettes and was told of the earlier incident with police, with the mother alleging she was struck by the neighbor and her pinkie toe was bleeding.

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Scott Parks & Rec director steps down

Scott Parks & Rec director steps down

September 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

Sheets said he takes pride in knowing that under his direction, and with the help of a hardworking staff and a great group of volunteers, the department received four state and three national awards.

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Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

September 2nd, 2014 7:00 pm by COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press

Opening statements in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial began Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince a judge that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.

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Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

September 2nd, 2014 6:35 pm by Associated Press

As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.

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SCSO searching for man who fled police with small child in car

SCSO searching for man who fled police with small child in car

September 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

In his attempt to get away, authorities say Brian Hawkins crossed the double yellow lines several different times, into oncoming traffic. Hawkins then pulled onto Lynn Road and allegedly refused to pull over for the officer.

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Home Depot investigates possible data breach

Home Depot investigates possible data breach

September 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it's looking into "unusual activity" and that it's working with both banks and law enforcement.

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Stock market ends slightly lower

Stock market ends slightly lower

September 2nd, 2014 5:37 pm by Associated Press

Concerns over weaker global growth appeared to overshadow strong reports about the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging the stock market to a tiny loss.

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Wanted suspect in Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

Wanted suspect in Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

September 2nd, 2014 4:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

KPD Detectives developed Ross as a suspect during the course of their investigation. They obtained a warrant for his arrest and since that time he was indicted by a grand jury for those charges.

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Couple buys State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

Couple buys State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

September 2nd, 2014 3:06 pm by Matthew Lane

"It's the perfect location and venue for the performing arts. We felt like if we could be the catalyst for that, we don't have to be the ones to do the event," said Angela Vachon.

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