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Study: Kids are less fit than their parents were

Study: Kids are less fit than their parents were

November 19th, 2013 5:20 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — On average, it takes children 90 seconds longer to run a mile than their counterparts did 30 years ago. Heart-related fitness has declined 5 percent per decade since 1975 for children ages 9 to 17.

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Events: 8th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Bristol

Events: 8th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Bristol

November 19th, 2013 12:10 pm by Staff Report

Set for Monday, December 2, at 6:15 p.m., the event showcases a stately 45-foot Norwegian Spruce, which BVU technicians decorate with thousands of lights — about 18,000 of them — for a dramatic and joyous ceremonial display.

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Events: Theatre Bristol  presents "Miracle on 34th Street"

Events: Theatre Bristol presents "Miracle on 34th Street"

November 19th, 2013 11:51 am by Staff Report

Theatre Bristol will bring a “Miracle” to downtown Bristol this holiday season, a “Miracle on 34th Street”. The holiday family favorite will open Thanksgiving weekend, beginning Friday, November 29th and run through December 15th.

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Hot Topics: Cooking with kids

Hot Topics: Cooking with kids

November 19th, 2013 11:33 am by Jill L. Reed

Reading and following recipes helps with comprehension and math, as well as fine motor skills. Trying ethnic foods teaches them about other cultures and parts of the world. Setting up the work area and gathering all the ingredients aids organizational ski

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Review: 'Catching Fire' an upgrade for franchise

Review: 'Catching Fire' an upgrade for franchise

November 18th, 2013 4:49 pm by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

A considerable upgrade over the first "Hunger Games" movie, "Catching Fire" comes across more like a remake than a sequel.

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Hot Topics: Keeping up the cancer fight while raising the kids

Hot Topics: Keeping up the cancer fight while raising the kids

November 18th, 2013 11:52 am by Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz

As a full-time student and single mother of five, Theclia Holloway had little time to spare for a mammogram.“What happens with single moms is that you’re so busy taking care of everyone else that you don’t take care of yourself,” Holloway said.

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Family Meals Matter: Thanksgiving made easier

Family Meals Matter: Thanksgiving made easier

November 18th, 2013 11:43 am by Staff Report

Thanksgiving, the family meal of all family meals, is nearly upon us. Many cooks spend hours planning, shopping and preparing what can arguably be the most important meal of the year. Stop the insanity! Thanksgiving doesn’t need to be so stressful.

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Santa Train rolls into Kingsport Saturday

Santa Train rolls into Kingsport Saturday

November 18th, 2013 10:02 am by J. H. Osborne

Each year, thousands of people — including families for whom a visit to the train is a multi-generational tradition — turn out at stops along the way, regardless of the weather.

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Jingle bell java:  Proceeds from Riggs Oil markets’ coffee sales will go to children’s Christmas fund

Jingle bell java: Proceeds from Riggs Oil markets’ coffee sales will go to children’s Christmas fund

November 17th, 2013 6:52 pm by Wes Bunch

Last year, Riggs Oil’s Santa Fund raised just over $30,000 to provide gifts for children in approximately 450 families in Southwest Virginia.

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Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

November 17th, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Sullivan Central High School graphic communications students have been making hats with hair for St. Jude patients, while the school’s cosmetology department provides the cuts and styles.

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