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Ford Speedway In Lights brightens more lives than just those who see it during the holidays

Ford Speedway In Lights brightens more lives than just those who see it during the holidays

November 25th, 2013 10:56 am by Katina Rose

A lot of people may not realize how a traditional trip to Speedway In Lights with family and friends is actually benefiting children in the local area.

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The magic of Elf on the shelf

The magic of Elf on the shelf

November 25th, 2013 9:20 am by Marci Gore

On top of an old school desk, Fred was found kneeling, as if in prayer, in the center of 20 red apples. The 20 red apples represented the children while the six gold ones represented the teachers who were all killed at Sandy Hook.

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The Language of Life: Unique, fun ways to give back and benefit children

The Language of Life: Unique, fun ways to give back and benefit children

November 24th, 2013 10:18 pm by Angela Jackson

I was startled to learn that in the United States, some reports say that more than 70 percent of holiday gifts end up in a landfill within 6 months.

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Kingsport Christmas tree lighting scheduled for Dec. 7

Kingsport Christmas tree lighting scheduled for Dec. 7

November 24th, 2013 9:30 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The annual downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration will take place at Church Circle on Saturday, Dec. 7, with festivities beginning at 5 p.m.

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Local dietitians offer tips for a thinner Thanksgiving

Local dietitians offer tips for a thinner Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Experts say that with a little planning and by making good choices, it is still possible to enjoy all your favorite dishes on the one day of the year we probably indulge the most.

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Kingsport Christmas Parade scheduled to begin at 3:15

Kingsport Christmas Parade scheduled to begin at 3:15

November 22nd, 2013 11:11 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The parade will begin at the corner of Main and Cherokee streets, proceeding down Main, turning right on Clay Street. From there, the parade will go right onto Center Street and disband at the corner of Wexler and Market streets.

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US survey: More than 1 in 10 kids has ADHD

US survey: More than 1 in 10 kids has ADHD

November 22nd, 2013 12:49 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Health officials say the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise

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Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town!

November 22nd, 2013 6:00 am by J. H. Osborne

For the 71st time in as many years, Santa Claus will ride the rails Saturday — courtesy of a CSX locomotive and 10 railroad cars — twixt Kentucky and downtown Kingsport.

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Tweetsie Trail is on its way

Tweetsie Trail is on its way

November 22nd, 2013 2:00 am by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

Shovels hit the ground Wednesday kicking off the first phase of East Tennessee’s first “Rails-to-Trails” project — the Tweetsie Trail — a 10-mile pedestrian-friendly path from Johnson City to Elizabethton.

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Common Core critics see examples of agenda in class assignments

Common Core critics see examples of agenda in class assignments

November 21st, 2013 12:45 pm by By Jeffrey Weiss, Dallas Morning News (MCT)

The Common Core curriculum, an effort to create voluntary national standards and testing for math and English, has long been criticized by some conservatives who say it’s being used to promote a liberal agenda.

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