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Study: Kids are less fit than their parents were

Study: Kids are less fit than their parents were

November 19th, 2013 5:20 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — On average, it takes children 90 seconds longer to run a mile than their counterparts did 30 years ago. Heart-related fitness has declined 5 percent per decade since 1975 for children ages 9 to 17.

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Police say former Surgoinsville vice mayor motivated by ‘greed and revenge’ in insurance scam

Police say former Surgoinsville vice mayor motivated by ‘greed and revenge’ in insurance scam

November 19th, 2013 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police believe “greed and revenge” were the motives of former Surgoinsville vice mayor Charles “Otis” Lawson last month when he crashed his truck into a vehicle parked on Main Street during one of the current mayor’s monthly concerts.

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Photo Gallery: Three Vehicle Accident Sends Two to Hospital

November 19th, 2013 4:43 pm by Ned Jilton

Two people were transported to area hospital after afternoon traffic accident at the intersection of W. Stone and Union Street. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Stocks edge lower after earnings from retailers

Stocks edge lower after earnings from retailers

November 19th, 2013 2:24 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Markets Writer

Stocks were slightly lower on Wall Street Tuesday as investors picked over another round of corporate earnings, this time from retailers including Best Buy, Home Depot and the parent company of T.J. Maxx.

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SCSO: Senior citizen attacked for his Rx meds

SCSO: Senior citizen attacked for his Rx meds

November 19th, 2013 2:07 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating an early Sunday morning assault at a Kingsport home that left the resident, 65, "covered in blood" and requiring hospitalization.

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Update: Va. senator hospitalized after stabbing, son found dead

Update: Va. senator hospitalized after stabbing, son found dead

November 19th, 2013 11:29 am by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Police say a state senator and former gubernatorial candidate is in the hospital after being assaulted at his home in Virginia, while his son was found in the house dead from a gunshot wound.

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Attempted murder suspect arrested in Kingsport

Attempted murder suspect arrested in Kingsport

November 19th, 2013 9:47 am by Rain Smith

Police have arrested a Rutledge, Tenn., man wanted since August when he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend's brother in the stomach outside a Kingsport home.

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ETSU president injured in rollover crash

ETSU president injured in rollover crash

November 19th, 2013 9:40 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland is in stable condition this morning following a late afternoon crash in Johnson City on Monday.

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Lighting of Natural Tunnel a holiday tradition for many

Lighting of Natural Tunnel a holiday tradition for many

November 19th, 2013 9:03 am by Marci Gore

Natural Tunnel's annual 8 Days of Christmas event offers four weekends’ worth of light displays, chairlift rides down to the tunnel, seasonal music and snacks, and the chance to visit with Ol’ Saint Nick himself.

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Judge to decide if Zimmerman is released on bail

Judge to decide if Zimmerman is released on bail

November 19th, 2013 8:36 am by MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of any charges in the fatal shooting of unarmed Trayvon Martin, was charged Monday with aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief.

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