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Gate City Middle students raise money to aid typhoon victims

Gate City Middle students raise money to aid typhoon victims

December 21st, 2013 9:01 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The category 5 storm packed winds of 195 mph when it hit the coast of the Philippines in early November. The storm, which was the deadliest ever to hit the island nation, caused approximately $5.8 billion in damage and killed 6,128 people.

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Recalls this week: utensils, infant carriers

Recalls this week: utensils, infant carriers

December 20th, 2013 4:23 pm by The Associated Press

A line of children's eating utensils that can pose a choking hazard to infants, along with infant carriers that can fail, are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include jackets, Christmas trees, and chargers.

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Best Bets for local entertainment

Best Bets for local entertainment

December 20th, 2013 7:42 am by Staff Report

A glance at some of the entertainment options coming up this weekend.

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Dads do diapers and more, myth-busting survey says

Dads do diapers and more, myth-busting survey says

December 20th, 2013 12:01 am by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — The detached dad, turning up his nose at diapering and too busy to bathe, dress and play with his kids, is mostly a myth, a survey suggests. Most American fathers say they are heavily involved in hands-on parenting, the researchers found.

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Blountville Christmas Parade set for Saturday

Blountville Christmas Parade set for Saturday

December 19th, 2013 11:34 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Originally scheduled for last week, the event — which draws a variety of floats, bands and other assorted entries from the community — was postponed due to inclement weather.

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Hot Topics: Elf preservation is a challenge

Hot Topics: Elf preservation is a challenge

December 19th, 2013 12:02 pm by Tracy Lee Curtis

He’s back. The Elf on the Shelf. We’ve moved and I was hoping he wouldn’t find us. Let’s just say “Jingle” has a loose jangle and I don’t find him to be that reliable. But he always shows up the morning after we get our tree and he’s come back this year.

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Family Meals Matter: Hot cocoa for cold weather

Family Meals Matter: Hot cocoa for cold weather

December 19th, 2013 10:15 am by Staff Report

Several studies have found that consuming cocoa products can help reduce the formation of plaque that can clog arteries. Components in cocoa might also help reduce inflammation and lower blood pressure.

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Sunnyside youth take a 'hands-on' approach to sharing their faith

Sunnyside youth take a 'hands-on' approach to sharing their faith

December 19th, 2013 8:37 am by Collin Brooks

Approximately 45 youth between grades 7 and 12 are helping to spread the message of their faith through the GLO Puppet Ministry at Sunnyside Baptist Church.

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Marsh Regional Blood Center: Give something that means something this holiday season

Marsh Regional Blood Center: Give something that means something this holiday season

December 18th, 2013 4:13 pm by Katherine Scoggins

This year alone, the bloodmobiles have held 800 mobile collections covering an area from Hancock County, north to Buchanan County and east to Unicoi.

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Couponing 101:  Mobile Couponing

Couponing 101: Mobile Couponing

December 18th, 2013 9:43 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Couponers can use a Smartphone to add digital coupons to loyalty cards, register for savings at Savingstar, and have paperless coupons sent straight to the phone.

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