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Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

January 31st, 2014 1:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee this fall likely will be a grades 6-9 school with its own school number at its current location, but the future of band and athletics is unknown.

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U.S. families eating more meals at home — and together (thank the recession)

U.S. families eating more meals at home — and together (thank the recession)

January 30th, 2014 11:52 am by Leslie Postal

Working parents report they are eating more meals with their families — and eating healthier ones, according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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First Book-Greater Kingsport provides books to children in need

First Book-Greater Kingsport provides books to children in need

January 30th, 2014 10:00 am by Whitney H. Parker

Comprised of volunteers from all sectors of the community, First Book-Greater Kingsport works to promote and facilitate the distribution of new books to children in literacy programs in Greater Kingsport and Southwest Virginia.

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Reader donations help provide service dog for autistic Rogersville boy

Reader donations help provide service dog for autistic Rogersville boy

January 30th, 2014 8:35 am by Nick Shepherd

Because of autism, Jakob Nicastro sometimes has meltdowns. A service dog would be trained to disrupt these behavior issues, and track him down if he gets out of the house without his parents knowing.

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Pathfinders Youth Camp empowers youth through adventure

Pathfinders Youth Camp empowers youth through adventure

January 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Collin Brooks

Pathfinders, which gets its name from helping kids to find their path, is located just five miles from I-81 and I-26. There are multiple camps that take place on the 72-acre compound during the summer months.

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Mary B. Martin School springs into new season

Mary B. Martin School springs into new season

January 29th, 2014 10:10 am by Entertainment Staff

Following a “daring” fall of stick sculpting, endangered alphabets and magical musicians, the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts will spend its spring season “imagining” new possibilities, perspectives and performance styles.

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Couponing 101:  Kmart and Sears

Couponing 101: Kmart and Sears

January 29th, 2014 9:35 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Are resolutions breaking your budget?

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Hot Topics: Why does McDonald’s say no to adventure for girls?

Hot Topics: Why does McDonald’s say no to adventure for girls?

January 29th, 2014 9:28 am by Jenee Osterheldt

It’s always bothered me that the fast food chain feels the need to offer toys for boys — Hot Wheels, Ninja Turtles — and for girls — Barbies, Hello Kitty — as if no toy could ever appeal to both.

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Family Meals Matter: Football Fan Favorites

Family Meals Matter: Football Fan Favorites

January 29th, 2014 9:08 am by Staff Report

Whether you tune in for football or the ads, Super Bowl Sunday is a day-long celebration for many families. This year, get ready for some football with fewer high-calorie snacks by serving popcorn, sliced fruit and vegetables and make room for healthier.

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Hot Topics: Readers answer child-rearing questions

Hot Topics: Readers answer child-rearing questions

January 28th, 2014 9:10 am by Kris Hey

A few weeks ago, I asked for your answers to some child-rearing questions, ones many moms face and don’t always know the answers to. Here’s a sampling of some terrific and helpful answers.

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