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Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

October 17th, 2013 9:14 am by Debra McCown

The number of kids in foster care is growing, said Leslie May, spokeswoman for Cap the Gap, a local nonprofit that helps to cover expenses for foster kids so they’re able to have more normal lives.

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Regional & National Education TriCityMom
States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

October 17th, 2013 6:40 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law Tennessee enacted this year makes it easier for schools to stock the life-saving drug epinephrine. The most common form of the medication is packaged inside a device called an auto injector.

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Haunts & Happenings: October offers portal to fall fun

Haunts & Happenings: October offers portal to fall fun

October 16th, 2013 4:35 pm by Carmen Musick

From haunted attractions that dial up the fear factor to the frolicking fun of hay rides and seasonal shows, the area is rich with choices this month.

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Howl-o-ween to benefit dog park, animal shelters

Howl-o-ween to benefit dog park, animal shelters

October 15th, 2013 8:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — If you’re looking to scare up a good time this weekend, why not head to Howl-o-ween at the Kingsport Dog Park Saturday. The event will be free to the public and will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The park is located at 801 Granby Road.

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Scrapbook Flashback: Readers invited to share old Halloween pictures

Scrapbook Flashback: Readers invited to share old Halloween pictures

October 15th, 2013 3:31 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Halloween is just a few weeks away. To celebrate, Sunday Stories is accepting photos for another Scrapbook Flashback.

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Hot Topics: Sweet treats, no wheat

Hot Topics: Sweet treats, no wheat

October 15th, 2013 2:21 pm by Jill L. Reed

“Well …,” the hostess said with some hesitation. “We could use some sweets, but they need to be gluten-free.” Hmmm. I have never been tasked to make something gluten-free. Some things I make just happen to be made that way, but they are not usually.

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Hot Topics: The problem with peanuts

Hot Topics: The problem with peanuts

October 15th, 2013 1:44 pm by Roger Bloom

In August, 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi inadvertently bit into a peanut-butter treat at a Northern California summer camp, had a severe allergic reaction and died. It is the kind of awful story that brings just about any parent to tears.

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Education TriCityMom
Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' shakes up schools

Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' shakes up schools

October 15th, 2013 9:18 am by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press

One year after Johnathan Kent kicked his principal and school "went all bad," the 8-year-old was recognized at a recent assembly as the "Star of the Month" for being polite and helping out his teachers.

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At 34 weeks pregnant, she was diagnosed with breast cancer

At 34 weeks pregnant, she was diagnosed with breast cancer

October 15th, 2013 9:15 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Tonya Fields used to love October — the change of seasons, the cooler weather, her son’s birthday. Now, October, with its pink ribbons and pink shirts, is simply a reminder of the worst thing to ever happen to her.

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Upcoming Events as of Oct. 14

Upcoming Events as of Oct. 14

October 14th, 2013 7:57 pm by Staff Report

The latest Upcoming Events list for sporting activities around the region.

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