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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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Kids Count report: Low-income children falling behind by age 8

Kids Count report: Low-income children falling behind by age 8

November 5th, 2013 7:21 am by Nick Shepherd

Child development is most vital during the early years, usually until the age of 8, but the federal government isn’t doing enough to ensure the developmental well-being of low-income children, according to a report.

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Muscle mom: Gearing up for childbirth is like prepping for a marathon

Muscle mom: Gearing up for childbirth is like prepping for a marathon

November 4th, 2013 11:21 am by Danielle Braff

While being pregnant always sounds like a great excuse to sit around all day eating chocolate-covered pickles, it’s actually prime time to get into shape.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

November 4th, 2013 11:03 am by Eric Myers

I am reminded of just how precious parenting young kids can be. The simple act of throwing your arms around someone so small, the kind where you can get your whole arm around them, and hugging them while they melt into you and do the same is a gift.

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