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“Art with a Heart” - Saturday Craft Event is FREE for kids

“Art with a Heart” - Saturday Craft Event is FREE for kids

February 3rd, 2014 1:02 pm by Staff Report

This Saturday, kids will be able to make a unique Valentine craft for free during “Art with a Heart” at Heartwood: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway in Abingdon, Virginia.

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Winter in the Park: Warriors' Path State Park provides plenty of cold-weather wonders

Winter in the Park: Warriors' Path State Park provides plenty of cold-weather wonders

February 3rd, 2014 9:52 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Outdoor enthusiasts willing to brave the colder climate for a trek through Warriors' Path State Park might be happily surprised by the opportunities presented in the winter months.

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Reflections on the first 13 years from the mother of a teenager

Reflections on the first 13 years from the mother of a teenager

February 3rd, 2014 9:35 am by Nicole Villalpando

Wasn’t it just yesterday that we brought home our newborn son and suddenly realized we weren’t just baby-sitting? The real parents were us. And we were woefully unqualified for the most important job in our lives. The days are long, the years are short.

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Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

February 2nd, 2014 2:30 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

There's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

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Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

February 1st, 2014 10:34 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Each school day, a brother and sister from the Weaver community in eastern Sullivan County travel west to Kingsport. They start out in a carpool with children from two or three other families.

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School systems in region eye dwindling balance of snow days

School systems in region eye dwindling balance of snow days

February 1st, 2014 8:01 pm by Rick Wagner

ROGERSVILLE — Students through the Tri-Cities and Southwest Virginia got snow days this past week, even in Kingsport and other city systems that usually don’t get out that much for weather.

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'Polar Bears' to invade Kingsport Aquatic Center for meet

'Polar Bears' to invade Kingsport Aquatic Center for meet

January 31st, 2014 6:30 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Aquatic Center will host the Polar Bear Meet on Saturday and Sunday. The multistate swimming event will bring 250 youths, ages 5 to 18, from 10 swim clubs in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina and Tennessee.

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Step it up with Parks & Rec's Fit Steps Club

Step it up with Parks & Rec's Fit Steps Club

January 31st, 2014 2:04 pm by tommy wolterman, community contributor

The Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department's Fit Steps Club will begin Monday, Feb. 3. The new exercise club will use the surroundings of the day as its gym and the location's resources as workout equipment.

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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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