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Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

August 22nd, 2013 7:52 pm by Staff Report

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The new Mindstorms sets, on sale Sept. 1, are simpler for the younger crowd and more versatile for sophisticated users than two earlier versions. The sets make it easy to build basic remote-controlled robots.

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Events: Tricities Upscale Affordable Consignment Sale

Events: Tricities Upscale Affordable Consignment Sale

August 22nd, 2013 9:59 am by Staff Report

Shop for baby items, clothes for children of all ages, books, toys and bikes at the Tricities Upscale Affordable Consignment Sale at Meadowview Convention Center.

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Family Meals Matter: Let’s get packing

Family Meals Matter: Let’s get packing

August 22nd, 2013 9:39 am by Staff Report

Back-to-school season means it’s time to get packing school lunches again. One easy packed-lunch strategy is to make extra portions of dinner that can be set aside for lunch later in the week.

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Events: 8th Annual Mountain States Dragon Boat Festival in Johnson City at Winged Deer Park

Events: 8th Annual Mountain States Dragon Boat Festival in Johnson City at Winged Deer Park

August 22nd, 2013 9:29 am by Staff Report

Enjoy a day full of family orientated activities at Winded Deer Park.

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Events: Homeschool Days at Rocky Mount Museum in Piney Flats

Events: Homeschool Days at Rocky Mount Museum in Piney Flats

August 22nd, 2013 9:05 am by Staff Report

This program allows homeschooled children the opportunity to participate in Rocky Mount's Tour and Craft program, which usually requires a "classroom" sized group.

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Tennessee's ACT scores improve

Tennessee's ACT scores improve

August 21st, 2013 11:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Tennessee public high school graduates slightly increased their performance on the ACT test in 2013, earning an average score of 19.3 out of 36, up from 19.2 in 2012, according to state-by-state results released by ACT Wednesday.

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Hot Topics: 6 things to know before switching schools

Hot Topics: 6 things to know before switching schools

August 21st, 2013 10:26 pm by Paula Sirois

Most of us are happily going through life oblivious to the inner turmoil that parents face about education. Then we have kids.

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Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-schooled special needs students

August 21st, 2013 4:35 pm by Marybeth McLain

Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.

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Hot Topics: Why family dinner is important (and how to make it happen)

Hot Topics: Why family dinner is important (and how to make it happen)

August 21st, 2013 9:43 am by Jenni Grover

But beyond the basics of healthy nutrition, we shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that family meals are an opportunity to nurture enjoyment of food, of each other, and a deeper sense of connection between different members of your family.

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Mountain Empire Children’s Choral Academy starting 26th season on a high note

Mountain Empire Children’s Choral Academy starting 26th season on a high note

August 21st, 2013 7:40 am by Jessica Fischer

MECCA choirs will not only be touring outside the region this year, but also presenting a slate of concerts around their own communities.

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