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The funny math of clothing sizes

The funny math of clothing sizes

October 21st, 2013 9:04 am by MAE ANDERSON, AP Retail Writer

The average American woman is about 25 pounds heavier than she was in 1960. Yet women's plus-size clothing, generally defined as size 14 and up, still makes up only about 9 percent of the $190 billion spent annually on clothes.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: More than 5,000 turn out for Tri-Cities ‘Race for the Cure’ - VIDEO

October 20th, 2013 7:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

The fundraising goal this year for the Tri-Cities chapter of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is $500,000 to benefit breast cancer prevention, research and treatment.

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Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

October 20th, 2013 6:18 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It might be easy to assume that paddling in school went away years ago, even decades. Polls and anecdotal evidence show that fewer parents approve of corporal punishment today.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

October 18th, 2013 12:20 pm by Staff Report

Halloween can be full of potential dangers. Join us to learn how to protect yourself and your "little goblins." FREE!

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Milligan students, staff cast ‘Godspell’

Milligan students, staff cast ‘Godspell’

October 17th, 2013 3:00 pm by Entertainment Staff

Based on the Gospel of Matthew and featuring a sparkling score by Stephen Schwartz, “Godspell” boasts a string of well-loved songs, led by the international hit “Day By Day.”

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Free Women's Safety Awareness Workshop

Free Women's Safety Awareness Workshop

October 17th, 2013 2:30 pm by Staff Report

Have you ever been a situation where you found yourself afraid but didn't know what to do such as being approached by a suspicious person in a parking lot or feeling that you're being followed? When you arrive at home do you take the time to look around?

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Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

Cap the Gap seeks Christmas gift sponsors for foster children

October 17th, 2013 9:14 am by Debra McCown

The number of kids in foster care is growing, said Leslie May, spokeswoman for Cap the Gap, a local nonprofit that helps to cover expenses for foster kids so they’re able to have more normal lives.

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States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

October 17th, 2013 6:40 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law Tennessee enacted this year makes it easier for schools to stock the life-saving drug epinephrine. The most common form of the medication is packaged inside a device called an auto injector.

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Haunts & Happenings: October offers portal to fall fun

Haunts & Happenings: October offers portal to fall fun

October 16th, 2013 4:35 pm by Carmen Musick

From haunted attractions that dial up the fear factor to the frolicking fun of hay rides and seasonal shows, the area is rich with choices this month.

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Howl-o-ween to benefit dog park, animal shelters

Howl-o-ween to benefit dog park, animal shelters

October 15th, 2013 8:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — If you’re looking to scare up a good time this weekend, why not head to Howl-o-ween at the Kingsport Dog Park Saturday. The event will be free to the public and will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The park is located at 801 Granby Road.

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