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Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

October 20th, 2013 6:18 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It might be easy to assume that paddling in school went away years ago, even decades. Polls and anecdotal evidence show that fewer parents approve of corporal punishment today.

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Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found following search

Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found following search

October 20th, 2013 6:09 pm by NET News Service

According to a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news release, a Roan Mountain man’s body was found around 5:10 p.m. in Watauga Lake by an underwater remote operated vehicle.

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Carson-Newman’s proposed body farm dead for now

Carson-Newman’s proposed body farm dead for now

October 20th, 2013 5:41 pm by Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — A proposed body farm at Carson-Newman University in eastern Tennessee is dead, at least for now.

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Foliage experts say nature’s leaf show great this year in Carolinas

Foliage experts say nature’s leaf show great this year in Carolinas

October 20th, 2013 5:40 pm by SUSANNE M. SCHAFER, Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Fall foliage experts in North and South Carolina say the weather during the past several months has paved the way for great leaf viewing in the coming days.

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Reports: Millions of elderly have become victims, trapped between governments and families

Reports: Millions of elderly have become victims, trapped between governments and families

October 20th, 2013 5:13 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

SYDNEY — By the time the ambulance showed up to the house, the old woman’s screams were, as the paramedics would later tell it, already at a 10 out of 10.

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Will 16 days of shutdown change anything?

Will 16 days of shutdown change anything?

October 20th, 2013 2:13 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Sixteen days in October could change everything, or not much at all. Will the partial government shutdown prove to be the turning point after three years of partisan skirmishing in Washington? Or was it just a halftime show to fire up the players?

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Kennedy's vision for mental health goes unrealized

Kennedy's vision for mental health goes unrealized

October 20th, 2013 2:05 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

The last piece of legislation President John F. Kennedy signed turns 50 this month: the Community Mental Health Act, which helped transform the way people with mental illness are treated and cared for in the United States.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

October 20th, 2013 11:00 am by Staff reports

Stories you may have missed this week include DCS tackling the toughest job in state government, a Duck Dynasty star rescheduling, a movie beginning to film in Big Stone Gap and football coming to Bristol.

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Hillary Clinton stumps for McAuliffe in Va.

Hillary Clinton stumps for McAuliffe in Va.

October 20th, 2013 7:00 am by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

Hillary Rodham Clinton rallied supporters of Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe Saturday, pointing to the race as a sign that divisive politics is giving way to "common sense and common ground."

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Kingsport, developer to split cost of traffic signal at Island Road, Memorial Boulevard

Kingsport, developer to split cost of traffic signal at Island Road, Memorial Boulevard

October 19th, 2013 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is partnering with a developer to install a traffic signal at Island Road and State Route 126 (Memorial Boulevard) to help the marketability of a shopping center.

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