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WHO study: Third of women suffer domestic violence

WHO study: Third of women suffer domestic violence

June 21st, 2013 12:00 am by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan, called it “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and other experts said screening for domestic violence should be added to all levels of health care.

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Facebook introduces video on Instagram

Facebook introduces video on Instagram

June 20th, 2013 11:52 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding video to its popular photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter’s growing video-sharing app, Vine.

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Youth leagues try to rein in 'bad news parents'

Youth leagues try to rein in 'bad news parents'

June 20th, 2013 7:54 am by MARTHA IRVINE, AP National Writer

"This is a game being played by children," the signs in the Buffalo Grove Park District begin, with the words "game" and "children" highlighted in bold letters.

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Online program helping KCS students transition to next grade

Online program helping KCS students transition to next grade premium content

June 19th, 2013 9:53 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — If you’re a Kingsport City Schools student with access to the Internet and a computer or wireless device, you can enroll in free online classes this summer. The Summer ROCKS, or Reviewing Online Content K-12 Standards, will go through July 15.

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Event: Cinderella on Barter Stage II

Event: Cinderella on Barter Stage II

June 19th, 2013 4:28 pm by Staff Report

The most magical of all the fairy tales, complete with glass slippers, the fairy godmother, the handsome prince and, of course, those horrible stepsisters. Don't miss this enduring tale of love, romance and adventure live on stage this summer through July

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Summer Camps:  Summer Intensive Camp for Advanced Students at Bristol Ballet

Summer Camps: Summer Intensive Camp for Advanced Students at Bristol Ballet

June 19th, 2013 4:12 pm by Staff Report

This Summer Intensive Camp for Advanced Students will be held July 8 to 19 in Studio One. From 10:00 am to 2:30 pm, students will engage in a variety of dance activities, including ballet, variations, modern/jazz, and repertoire/conditioning.

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Event: Twilight Alive Summer Concert Series in Kingsport

Event: Twilight Alive Summer Concert Series in Kingsport

June 19th, 2013 3:59 pm by Staff Report

A1A, the Jimmy Buffet Tribute, will play at 7 p.m., Thursday on Broad Street in downtown Kingsport as part of the Twilight Alive summer concert series. The concert is free.

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Event: Nickelsville Days in Nickelsville, Virginia

Event: Nickelsville Days in Nickelsville, Virginia

June 19th, 2013 3:38 pm by Staff Report

The event will feature music, inflatable rides, bungee jumping, a corn hole tournament, food, parade, community worship service and more.

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Five ways to get your kids to read during summer

Five ways to get your kids to read during summer

June 19th, 2013 9:33 am by Paula Sirois

Sitting beside the proud, vocal parent who shares how great of a reader her child is (so much so that she can barely keep up with the insatiable demand for books), is the regular mom who cringes as she considers how her kid does not enjoy reading.

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Fun in the sun: Area offers plenty to keep kids entertained through summer

Fun in the sun: Area offers plenty to keep kids entertained through summer

June 19th, 2013 7:44 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Whether you’re into hiking, camping, canoeing, making fossil casts, riding a zip line, learning what it takes to be an astronaut or crawling through a giant artery, there’s plenty for you and your kids to do this summer — despite what they may tell you.

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