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Local Christmas displays light up the night

Local Christmas displays light up the night

December 17th, 2013 9:06 am by Entertainment Staff

While Speedway in Lights at Bristol Motor Speedway may be the South’s biggest light show, there are other local displays worth checking out this holiday season.

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As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD

As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD

December 17th, 2013 8:58 am by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

A children's advocacy group says an animated video on the NORAD Tracks Santa website injects militarism into Christmas by showing fighter jets escorting Santa's sleigh.

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FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps

FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps

December 16th, 2013 12:17 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.

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Hot Topics: Does your child believe in Santa?

Hot Topics: Does your child believe in Santa?

December 16th, 2013 9:37 am by Kris Hey

Attention parents who celebrate Christmas: Does your child believe, or still believe, in Santa?

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Indoor trampoline parks have kids bouncing, burning off energy

Indoor trampoline parks have kids bouncing, burning off energy

December 16th, 2013 9:21 am by Allison Gray

Cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating, catching up with friends and family... How are going to keep the ball of energy known as your child from bouncing off the walls this holiday season, all while getting everything on your to-do list done?

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Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

Gingerbread contest showcases culinary creativity

December 16th, 2013 9:07 am by Marci Gore

For nearly a decade now, Regions Bank in downtown Kingsport has given area folks of all ages the opportunity to showcase their baking and decorating skills with its annual Gingerbread House Contest.

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VALUES program provides supplies for kids going into foster home situations

VALUES program provides supplies for kids going into foster home situations

December 14th, 2013 9:21 pm by Staff report

DUFFIELD — More than 30 backpacks last week were filled with comfort items by Southwest Virginia foster children, teens and volunteers from the area’s VALUES foster child program serving Wise, Lee and Scott counties.

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Rescue Fund: Lee County mom stands strong at the family helm

Rescue Fund: Lee County mom stands strong at the family helm

December 14th, 2013 8:09 pm by Stephen Igo

JONESVILLE — Now in her mid-30s, Sunny is a single mother of three, ages 8, 6 and 9 months. That’s a handful in the best of circumstances, but especially challenging with $200 in monthly child support.

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Holiday shopping spree not for everyone

Holiday shopping spree not for everyone

December 12th, 2013 3:48 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CANDICE CHOI, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Many Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year. Money is still tight for some. Others are fed up with commercialism of the holidays. Still others are waiting for bigger bargains.

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Barter holiday musical a battle between cynicism and belief

Barter holiday musical a battle between cynicism and belief

December 12th, 2013 10:24 am by Entertainment Staff

It’s the night before Christmas and there’s a burglar in the house — or is it someone more familiar, someone with a twinkling eye, perhaps?

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