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Report: Childhood obesity rates fell in 18 states

Report: Childhood obesity rates fell in 18 states

August 6th, 2013 12:29 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

"Now, for the first time, we're seeing a significant decrease in childhood obesity" nationally, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, CDC director.

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Outdoor events abound at Highlands Fest

Outdoor events abound at Highlands Fest

August 6th, 2013 9:11 am by Jessica Fischer

The streets of picturesque downtown Abingdon, Va., will be bustling with arts and crafts, musical performances and other family-friendly activities this week as the 65th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival continues its 10-day run.

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Alzheimer’s book helps children understand the disease

Alzheimer’s book helps children understand the disease

August 5th, 2013 11:49 am by Alicia McElhaney

When Max Wallack was 6 years old, his family took in his great grandmother who had Alzheimer’s disease. Wallack and his family members became her caretakers, aiding her in simple daily tasks and helping to stimulate her brain.

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Family Meals Matter: Speedy start for back-to-school

Family Meals Matter: Speedy start for back-to-school

August 5th, 2013 11:41 am by Staff Report

While it might seem incredibly early, back-to-school season is upon us — ready or not. Whether you’re headed back to school or off to work, better days begin with a balanced breakfast.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - Men, Love Just May Be The Key

Eric Myers' Man of the House - Men, Love Just May Be The Key

August 5th, 2013 10:36 am by Eric Myers

There is a book called, Love and Respect, by author Emerson Eggerichs, PhD., in which he details with research that a woman has one overarching driving need—to feel loved, and when that need is met, she tends to be happy.

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Event:  Look Through the Window Craft

Event: Look Through the Window Craft

August 4th, 2013 10:48 pm by Staff Report

Join in for some craft fun at Memorial Park Community Center in Johnson City to make stain glass window art made out of tissue paper and laminated plastic.

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2013-2014 calendars for local school systems

2013-2014 calendars for local school systems

August 1st, 2013 9:10 pm by Staff report

August means back to school for students throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Many will be going back to the classroom as early as next week.

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Fresh from the Farm:  The Cows Are Out Dairy earned its name

Fresh from the Farm: The Cows Are Out Dairy earned its name

August 1st, 2013 3:42 pm by Katina Rose

A dairy farmer’s work is never done, but when you get the face-to-face interaction with customers enjoying your product, the work becomes rewarding, according to Amy Tilley-Tipton.

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Border Bash Concert in Bristol - featuring Erick Baker and Leah Gardner

Border Bash Concert in Bristol - featuring Erick Baker and Leah Gardner

August 1st, 2013 1:43 pm by Staff Report

The seventh Border Bash concert will be held on Friday, August 2, 2013, and will feature the music of Erick Baker and Leah Gardner. Children's activities will begin at 6:00 p.m. with special guests the Misfit Gypsies and Gypsy Spirit.

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Got your back: Kingsport church gives students backpacks

Got your back: Kingsport church gives students backpacks

August 1st, 2013 1:40 pm by Jessica Fischer

On Sunday church staff and volunteers will give away backpacks and school supplies, popcorn and slushies, and provide free haircuts and manicures to Kingsport City School students in grades K-5.

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