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Kingsport Christmas tree lighting scheduled for Dec. 7

Kingsport Christmas tree lighting scheduled for Dec. 7

November 24th, 2013 9:30 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The annual downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration will take place at Church Circle on Saturday, Dec. 7, with festivities beginning at 5 p.m.

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Local dietitians offer tips for a thinner Thanksgiving

Local dietitians offer tips for a thinner Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Experts say that with a little planning and by making good choices, it is still possible to enjoy all your favorite dishes on the one day of the year we probably indulge the most.

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Kingsport Christmas Parade scheduled to begin at 3:15

Kingsport Christmas Parade scheduled to begin at 3:15

November 22nd, 2013 11:11 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The parade will begin at the corner of Main and Cherokee streets, proceeding down Main, turning right on Clay Street. From there, the parade will go right onto Center Street and disband at the corner of Wexler and Market streets.

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US survey: More than 1 in 10 kids has ADHD

US survey: More than 1 in 10 kids has ADHD

November 22nd, 2013 12:49 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Health officials say the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise

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Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town!

November 22nd, 2013 6:00 am by J. H. Osborne

For the 71st time in as many years, Santa Claus will ride the rails Saturday — courtesy of a CSX locomotive and 10 railroad cars — twixt Kentucky and downtown Kingsport.

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Tweetsie Trail is on its way

Tweetsie Trail is on its way

November 22nd, 2013 2:00 am by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

Shovels hit the ground Wednesday kicking off the first phase of East Tennessee’s first “Rails-to-Trails” project — the Tweetsie Trail — a 10-mile pedestrian-friendly path from Johnson City to Elizabethton.

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Common Core critics see examples of agenda in class assignments

Common Core critics see examples of agenda in class assignments

November 21st, 2013 12:45 pm by By Jeffrey Weiss, Dallas Morning News (MCT)

The Common Core curriculum, an effort to create voluntary national standards and testing for math and English, has long been criticized by some conservatives who say it’s being used to promote a liberal agenda.

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600K baby monitors recalled after 2 deaths

600K baby monitors recalled after 2 deaths

November 21st, 2013 12:41 pm by Associated Press

Angelcare Monitors Inc. is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation.

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Volunteers help get Santa Train ready to roll

Volunteers help get Santa Train ready to roll

November 21st, 2013 6:36 am by J. H. Osborne

Wednesday was the traditional “packing party” for the Santa Train. The event brings together volunteers from throughout the region each year. For some it has become almost as much of a tradition as going to see the train itself.

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Review: Xbox One a great game player - and more

Review: Xbox One a great game player - and more

November 20th, 2013 2:24 pm by LOU KESTEN, Associated Press

The Xbox One is a chunky black box that's a little larger than its predecessor, the Xbox 360. It arrives with a respectable library of 22 titles, all sold separately. By and large, they look just as pretty as their counterparts on Sony's PlayStation 4

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