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Best Bets for local entertainment

Best Bets for local entertainment

November 8th, 2013 7:40 am by Entertainment Staff

A look at some of this weekend's entertainment options throughout the region.

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More lenient school lice policies bug some parents

More lenient school lice policies bug some parents

November 8th, 2013 7:09 am by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

Some schools in Tennessee and elsewhere now have policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to class. Many nurses are no longer sending notes to other parents with kids in the classroom, alerting them to the possibility of lice.

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Kingsport pulling out  of Innovation Academy

Kingsport pulling out of Innovation Academy

November 7th, 2013 11:55 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The city school board Thursday voted 4-0 with one absent to withdraw from the joint agreement with the county to operate Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, a STEM or science, technology, engineering and math school for grades 6-8.

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Tenn. students lead nation in academic growth

Tenn. students lead nation in academic growth

November 7th, 2013 3:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A new report shows Tennessee students are leading the nation in academic growth.

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11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

November 6th, 2013 10:58 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — As adults know, a home, insurance, food, cell phone, Internet service, cable TV or satellite and a vehicle all cost money. But some high school students are getting sticker shock this week on the high price of adult living.

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Friends in Need plans fundraiser at MeadowView

Friends in Need plans fundraiser at MeadowView

November 6th, 2013 10:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — The organization was founded as a way to provide medical and dental care to the working uninsured. Patients pay for the service on a sliding scale based on income. The minimum that will be charged is $0, the maximum $80.

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Events: 25th Annual Festival of Trees at Hands On! Regional Museum

Events: 25th Annual Festival of Trees at Hands On! Regional Museum

November 6th, 2013 4:42 pm by Staff Report

Everyone knows that the Christmas holiday season can be hectic. But this year, Hands On! Regional Museum invites everyone to Take a Christmas Vacation at their 25th Annual Festival of Trees.

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An open letter to all my kids’ friends who use social networking

An open letter to all my kids’ friends who use social networking

November 5th, 2013 12:53 pm by Paula Sirois

This is an open letter to all of my kids’ friends who use social networking sites like Instagram and Pinterest and Facebook. I need your help.

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Hot Topics: What parents should know about American school meals

Hot Topics: What parents should know about American school meals

November 5th, 2013 12:43 pm by David Oliver

Today’s school meals — nearly 32 million served each day — are healthier than ever, now that federal guidelines require school meals pass muster with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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Arts and crafts shows offer chance to snag unique Christmas gifts

Arts and crafts shows offer chance to snag unique Christmas gifts

November 5th, 2013 9:13 am by Jessica Fischer

Folks looking to get a jump start on their holiday shopping will have plenty of opportunities to pick up unique gifts for everyone on their Christmas lists as the region readies for a spate of seasonal arts and crafts shows.

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