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Report: Environmental chemicals a pregnancy risk

Report: Environmental chemicals a pregnancy risk

September 23rd, 2013 7:37 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

WASHINGTON — From mercury to pesticides, Americans are exposed daily to environmental chemicals that could harm reproductive health, the nation’s largest groups of obstetricians and fertility specialists said Monday.

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Upcoming Events as of Sept. 23

Upcoming Events as of Sept. 23

September 23rd, 2013 6:54 pm by Staff Report

The Upcoming Events list for sporting activities from around the region.

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Flurry of events on tap at Kingsport Oktoberfest

Flurry of events on tap at Kingsport Oktoberfest

September 23rd, 2013 12:28 pm by Entertainment Staff

Now hailed as Tennessee’s largest Oktoberfest celebration, Kingsport Oktoberfest will spread over six city blocks on Saturday, Sept. 28 in downtown Kingsport.

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Popular bathroom wipes blamed for US sewer clogs

Popular bathroom wipes blamed for US sewer clogs

September 23rd, 2013 12:09 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the U.S.

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Hot Topics: Tory Johnson discusses her ‘Shift’

Hot Topics: Tory Johnson discusses her ‘Shift’

September 23rd, 2013 11:55 am by David Oliver

Tory Johnson had the perfect life. A husband, children, two successful businesses and a regular segment called “Deals & Steals” on “Good Morning America.” There was just one problem: her weight.

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Boring lunchboxes banished with ideas from website

Boring lunchboxes banished with ideas from website

September 23rd, 2013 11:47 am by Allison Gray

Four small companies have teamed up in an initiative called “Rock the Lunchbox” to help parents prepare creative and healthy lunches for their children.

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Moms turn dried fruit into organic baby-food empire

Moms turn dried fruit into organic baby-food empire

September 23rd, 2013 11:27 am by Chanie Kirschner

Have you ever tasted jarred baby food? It isn’t that good. So why feed it to your little one? That was the quandary facing new mom Caroline Freedman when she was pregnant with her first child.

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Big Stone Gap Celtic festival expands for sixth year

Big Stone Gap Celtic festival expands for sixth year

September 22nd, 2013 9:48 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — The 6th annual Big Stone Celtic Day will be all day in Big Stone Gap on Sept. 28, but the Celt bash begins the evening prior with a 7 p.m. concert on Sept. 27.

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Johnson Elementary first-graders learn language of  classmate

Johnson Elementary first-graders learn language of classmate

September 21st, 2013 8:02 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Patsy Stout’s first- grade class at Johnson Elementary School has learned a new language. The 20-student class spends 15 minutes a day studying the language.

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Unicoi superintendent explains signing letter critical of Tenn. education commissioner

Unicoi superintendent explains signing letter critical of Tenn. education commissioner

September 21st, 2013 4:01 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

“To me, when you have a dialogue, communication is two ways,” Unicoi County School Superintendent Denise Brown said Wednesday.

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