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Johnson Elementary first-graders learn language of  classmate

Johnson Elementary first-graders learn language of classmate

September 21st, 2013 8:02 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Patsy Stout’s first- grade class at Johnson Elementary School has learned a new language. The 20-student class spends 15 minutes a day studying the language.

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Unicoi superintendent explains signing letter critical of Tenn. education commissioner

Unicoi superintendent explains signing letter critical of Tenn. education commissioner

September 21st, 2013 4:01 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

“To me, when you have a dialogue, communication is two ways,” Unicoi County School Superintendent Denise Brown said Wednesday.

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Kingsport Parks and Recreation FREE Tennis Play Day

Kingsport Parks and Recreation FREE Tennis Play Day

September 20th, 2013 12:55 pm by Staff Report

FREE! Tennis Play Day on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Kingsport Civic Auditorium

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Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: When is big too big?

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: When is big too big?

September 20th, 2013 10:50 am by Marla Jo Fisher

These days, we all feel like we need bigger houses. Bigger is better, right? The average American home built in 1950 was 983 square feet. Last year, it was 2,521 square feet, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

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Fresh ricotta cheese is made with ease

Fresh ricotta cheese is made with ease

September 20th, 2013 10:49 am by Jill L. Reed

If someone had told me a year ago that I would be making cheese at home, I would have smiled and said that while I love to cook, I would just never be that ambitious.

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Childhood obesity up in Tenn.

Childhood obesity up in Tenn.

September 20th, 2013 7:16 am by Marci Gore

HMG registered dietitian Jennifer Walker says that in the past 30 years childhood obesity rates have tripled, and parents are largely responsible.

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Every child deserves to have someone on his or her side

Every child deserves to have someone on his or her side

September 19th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Northeast Tennessee is looking for more volunteers to help it carry out a very important mission.

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Tri-Cities Diaper Ministry seeking diaper donations

Tri-Cities Diaper Ministry seeking diaper donations

September 19th, 2013 10:00 am by Debra McCown

The Tri-Cities Diaper Ministry is wrapping up this year’s Diaper Need Awareness Week events, but executive director Samuel Jones said there’s still a need for diapers in all sizes.

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ETSU Fossil Site to feature Red Panda Day Saturday, Zombie Tag event next month

ETSU Fossil Site to feature Red Panda Day Saturday, Zombie Tag event next month

September 19th, 2013 9:58 am by Jennifer Sprouse

From red pandas to zombies to Saltville, Va.-discoveries, the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum Visitor Center and Gray Fossil Site has plenty of community-oriented activities coming up for the public to enjoy.

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Hot Topics: How to pack a diaper bag

Hot Topics: How to pack a diaper bag

September 19th, 2013 9:50 am by Robert Nickell

Whether you are going to the park, running errands or meeting up with a friend, you will need a few essential items in your diaper pack to ensure you can keep going no matter what life, or baby, throws at you.

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