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Cameras in classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

Cameras in classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

February 25th, 2014 9:24 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A new video teacher evaluation process in Washington County Schools has been temporarily suspended while the state reviews the practice, but teachers and parents are asking why they weren't notified of the program in the first place.

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Upcoming Events as of Feb. 24

Upcoming Events as of Feb. 24

February 24th, 2014 8:26 pm by Staff Report

The latest Upcoming Events list for sporting activities around the area.

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Critter Crawl 5K registration opens March 3

Critter Crawl 5K registration opens March 3

February 24th, 2014 7:24 pm by Kellen Short, Community Contributor

Registration opens March 3 for Grandfather Mountain's third annual Critter Crawl, a challenging 5K race set for June 7. Proceeds from the race will benefit the otter habitat renovations.

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Hot Topics: The down and dirty on the Dirty Thirty

Hot Topics: The down and dirty on the Dirty Thirty

February 24th, 2014 2:11 pm by Tracy Lee Curtis

Here they come. Barreling through the front door, fresh off the school bus. One backpack gets flung at a living room chair. The other gets slung to the sofa. Shoes drop like bread crumbs.

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Hot Topics: Don't get so hot over your child's fever

Hot Topics: Don't get so hot over your child's fever

February 24th, 2014 1:19 pm by Marla Jo Fisher

Oh, no. My child has a fever. Quick, call the doctor. Go to the ER. Get out the medicines to bring the temperature down. But is that the best way to react? In most cases, no, doctors now say.

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Some antibacterials come with worrisome silver lining

Some antibacterials come with worrisome silver lining

February 24th, 2014 9:28 am by By Julie Deardorff, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

But some scientists and environmental watchdog groups say putting nanosilver to widespread use may pose risks, as no one knows how chronic exposure to the particles may affect human health or the ecosystem in the long run.

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Obsession with weight, food can develop into deadly disorders

Obsession with weight, food can develop into deadly disorders

February 23rd, 2014 9:58 pm by Nick Shepherd

Danielle Powers was weak. She began to lose her hair and she couldn't pick up a 12-pack of soda. She had a heart rate of 30 and couldn't walk up stairs with a backpack full of books.

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Kingsport schools set to offer STREAM camp this summer

Kingsport schools set to offer STREAM camp this summer

February 21st, 2014 11:20 pm by Rick Wagner

Have a student who'd like to test water quality in a creek, build a catapult or learn about the arts or chemistry this summer? STREAM stands for science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math.

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Folks You Should Know: Scott Gould's instructional career comes full circle with return to mall location

Folks You Should Know: Scott Gould's instructional career comes full circle with return to mall location

February 21st, 2014 2:25 pm by Collin Brooks

The school will be holding an open house on Sunday, Feb. 23, where people are welcome to come and check out the new location and find out more information about the private lessons that they offer.

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Winshape Camps to offer summer program for kids

Winshape Camps to offer summer program for kids

February 21st, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

On Sunday, WinShape Camps for the Communities begins Kick Off Week in Kingsport for its summer day camp program.

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