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Teens living in 'stroke belt' face important health decisions

Teens living in 'stroke belt' face important health decisions

June 27th, 2013 7:52 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Teens between the ages of 13 and 18 face a lot of decisions. And how they handle their options, particularly those pertaining to health, is of great importance when living in what’s known as the “stroke belt.”

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New rules aim to rid schools of junk foods

New rules aim to rid schools of junk foods

June 27th, 2013 7:14 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

High-calorie sports drinks and candy bars will be removed from school vending machines and cafeteria lines as soon as next year, replaced with diet drinks, granola bars and other healthier items.

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Events: Music and Movies in Cumberland Square Park — Amazed by Grace and Iron Man 2

Events: Music and Movies in Cumberland Square Park — Amazed by Grace and Iron Man 2

June 26th, 2013 11:13 am by Staff Report

This summer will once again find free music and movies in Cumberland Square Park on Thursday nights! Concerts begin at 6:30 pm with the movies showing at 9 pm.

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Events: 4th of July Block Party at Memorial Park Community Center

Events: 4th of July Block Party at Memorial Park Community Center

June 25th, 2013 9:38 pm by Staff Report

Admission is free, with an optional $5 wristband available to participate in games and other activities. This event is open for all ages and is something the whole family can enjoy.

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Events: Graveyard Tales

Events: Graveyard Tales

June 25th, 2013 9:31 pm by Staff Report

The Jonesborough Storytellers guild will be weaving tales of spooks and haunts, that will chill your spine, even on a warm summer night. Cost: $5, ages 12 and up (not recommended for children under 12)

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Events: Students wrap up camp with ‘How to Speak Bird’

Events: Students wrap up camp with ‘How to Speak Bird’

June 25th, 2013 2:29 pm by Rebekah Wilson

Students in Kingsport Theatre Guild’s Summer Actor Training Program are rehearsing for the debut performance of the new adventure-comedy “How To Speak Bird — a Russian Fairytale.” Shows will begin at 2 and 7 p.m., June 29 and 30.

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Summer Camps: Theatre Workshop Camps

Summer Camps: Theatre Workshop Camps

June 25th, 2013 2:15 pm by Staff Report

Is your child interested in the performing arts? There are several theatre camps taking place in July.

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Family camping tips

Family camping tips

June 25th, 2013 2:11 pm by Robert Nickell

The quintessential outdoor trip for every family is the camping trip. Whether you’re a seasoned camper or a total newbie, you’re going to want to take a tip or two from me, because camping with kids can be complicated, but it’s definitely worth it.

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Local hospitals urge expectant mothers to carry babies full 40 weeks

Local hospitals urge expectant mothers to carry babies full 40 weeks

June 25th, 2013 1:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

On June 12, the Tennessee Hospital Association reported in a news release that early elective deliveries — deliveries less than 39 weeks — had reduced in state hospitals by 75 percent in seven months.

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Upcoming Events as of June 24

Upcoming Events as of June 24

June 24th, 2013 5:44 pm by Staff Report

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

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