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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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Dad fatally shoots self, two kids after domestic dispute; 1 child critical

Dad fatally shoots self, two kids after domestic dispute; 1 child critical

October 17th, 2014 4:11 pm by By Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

"You never would suspect something like this. You wonder what would trigger something like that and cause a guy to kill his children. No matter what happened with the family life, why would you take a child's life?"

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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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Jihadis take their kids to war; moms fight back

Jihadis take their kids to war; moms fight back

October 17th, 2014 9:24 am by VISAR KRYEZIU, Associated Press; LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

"I thought they were going on a holiday for a couple of days," his mother, Pranvera Zena Abazi, 30, told The Associated Press in an interview late Thursday. "Three days later I got an SMS from his father, Arben, saying they were in Syria."

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Police search for Tennessee teen who escaped transport van

Police search for Tennessee teen who escaped transport van

October 17th, 2014 9:23 am by Associated Press

Police are still looking for one of two teens who escaped custody while being taken to a detention facility in Montgomery County.

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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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Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble

Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble

October 16th, 2014 10:30 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

At the depths of the downturn, in late 2008 through mid-2009, initial jobless claims were running at twice the current level. Economists had expected claims to rise slightly last week.

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