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Hot Topics: When kids wear shorts in the cold, parents learn to chill

Hot Topics: When kids wear shorts in the cold, parents learn to chill

March 24th, 2014 12:16 pm by Vikki Ortiz Healy

No matter how long cold weather drags on, or how much snow continues to fall, 12-year-old Matt Reedy knows what he'll be wearing to school next week. Shorts, of course.

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Millions of kids to test Common Core assessments

Millions of kids to test Common Core assessments

March 22nd, 2014 10:31 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

What's on the new Common Core-based exams? More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will have a clue. Field testing begins this coming week in 36 states and the District of Columbia on assessments developed by two different groups of states.

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Dollywood opens with spectacular new FireChaser Express

Dollywood opens with spectacular new FireChaser Express

March 21st, 2014 10:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

Dolly Parton does not ride roller coasters — but she sure knows how to open them. On a grand scale. And in grand, glitzy style. Parton opened the $16 million ride Friday, belting out "Great Balls of Fire" to a group of firefighters.

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Breakfast foods are getting pricier

Breakfast foods are getting pricier

March 21st, 2014 6:25 pm by Associated Press

Breakfast is now being served with a side of sticker shock. The price of bacon is surging and the cost of other morning staples, like coffee and orange juice, is set to rise because of supply problems, from drought in Brazil to disease on U.S. pig farms.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 3.21.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 3.21.14 - VIDEO

March 21st, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter, Blountville, TN.

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Hawkins County Schools to host second annual Family Fair

March 20th, 2014 2:08 pm by Staff Report

There will be something for students of all ages and their family members at this multi-purpose Family Fair, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 22, at Surgoinsville Middle School.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 3.20.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 3.20.14 - VIDEO

March 20th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Kingsport Animal Shelter, Kingsport, TN.

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Couponing 101:  Food City

Couponing 101: Food City

March 19th, 2014 2:01 pm by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

To get the biggest bang for the buck, match coupons with sale cycles. Some blogs will do the match-ups for you, highlighting items that are at good "stock up" prices.

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LIFT, which includes Kingsport and Sullivan school leaders, urges moving forward with Common Core in Tennessee

March 18th, 2014 5:55 pm by Rick Wagner

Group of eight superintendents releases support statement in response to state House vote to delay Common Core standards and testing for two years.

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Parks & Rec brings the spring break fun to Kingsport

Parks & Rec brings the spring break fun to Kingsport

March 18th, 2014 1:00 pm by Tommy Wolterman, community contributor

Spring break is coming up for Kingsport City Schools, and among the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department activities scheduled for the week are an art contest, a youth luncheon, an Easter egg hunt and, of course, open gym.

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