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April 10, 2008
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bullet Participants sought for health study at ASU
Appalachian State University researchers are investigating the health benefits of quercetin, a substance that reduces illness and helps maintain mental performance.

bullet Area Red Cross office responds to CPR changes
Recent headlines indicate that “mouth-to-mouth” resuscitation may no longer be necessary in certain situations and that compression-only CPR

bullet April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day
It’s been a long time coming, says Brenda Reece, family caregiver support specialist with the High Country Area Agency on Aging


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Quick resigns as WHS principal
Watauga High School principal Angela Quick has announced that she will be leaving Watauga County Schools at the end of the school year



Presidential Picks
Watauga Democratic Convention to include presidential preference poll


Boone mayor praises bike initiative
Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson recently visited the staff of the Boone Bicycle Initiative (BBI)


The Road to National Geographic
High Country makes the list... again


The Bridge Over the Parkway Blue Ridge
Oh, gosh, the Goshen Creek Bridge will be changed forever – but not too much.


Yosef checks out of D.C.
ASU closes Appalachian House in Washington


Waging War on the War on Drugs
Ex-cop advocates legalization


Skills for a New Millennium
PermiBus rolls into High Country


State leader meets with Moms In Touch
Thursday’s luncheon open to mothers and others


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Hardin Park conquers in county Battle of the Books
Hardin Park Elementary School took home first place for the third year in a row at the county-wide Battle of the Books Competition, held Friday.



Baby Fair and Consignment Sale at the Children’s Playhouse
Volunteers for The Children’s Playhouse are hard at work organizing their spring event, the 3rd Annual Playhouse Baby and Parenting Fair and Sale


WHS students qualify for State Envirothon
The Northwest Envirothon Competition was held on April 3 in North Wilkesboro at the Edward McGee Educational Center.


The New Frontiers of Science
Watauga County “Middle Schoolers” Compete in Science Fair


Clean Streets
Boone hosts April 19 litter sweep

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Cub Scouts donate funds for National Guard Memorial

Three local Cub Scout packs converged upon the National Guard Armory on Hunting Hills Lane in Boone Saturday afternoon with a special gift representing their patriotism in a huge way.


Around the World in Two Nights

Banff Mtn. Film Fest Returns to ASU this weekend


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Introducing ‘A Cool 5’
Beech Mountain race to serve as fundraiser

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