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Former president's book may cause you to act against inequity

TriCities.com - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 9:45am
Author Jimmy Carter says that world-wide cultures of violence and economic disparity still perpetuate abuse of wsmen and girls.
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Reunions are being held in the area to get together with old friends and acquaintances

TriCities.com - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 9:30am
Many reunions are being held in the local regioni
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Fire destroys Bristol, Tenn., home

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:43pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — An overnight fire destroyed a single-family dwelling, firefighters said.
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Venable raises $32K, Godsey $11.5K in Sullivan County mayoral race

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:15pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Challenger Richard Venable raised significantly more money than incumbent Steve Godsey for their primary election showdown for Sullivan County mayor.
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Artist continues work on sculptures to be located near BCM Museum

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:07pm
Val Lyle brushed a thin layer of warm oil-based clay across the already brown foam form and began smoothing the arch of a man’s back to visual perfection.
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Fire breaks out in Tenn. racetrack parking lot

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:00pm
A fire broke out across the street from the Memphis track during the Super Chevy Show event.
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Crews battling forest fire near Saltville

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:33pm
Multiple fire departments are battling a forest fire outside of Saltville, Va.
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Donor gives $2.2 million for park centers

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:24pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has received one of its largest cash donations ever, a $2.2 million gift from an anonymous donor.
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Va historic area explores colonial consumerism

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:23pm
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A new exhibit at Colonial Williamsburg is showcasing a variety of Chinese porcelain available in colonial America and exploring consumerism during the 18th century. Officials
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Southern steam locomotive trips planned for spring

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:23pm
Norfolk Southern is again partnering with the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society to host steam locomotive excursion trips in 2014.
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School courtyard transformed into a garden oasis to honor shooting victims

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:45pm
The garden will serve as a memorial and tribute to the lives Patrick Henry student Griffin Palmer, his mother, Kristin Palmer, a teacher at Virginia High School, and her mother, Nancy Griffin.
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Space station computer outage demands spacewalk

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:38pm
The main computer is fine and the six-man crew is safe, but the malfunction puts next week's supply run in jeopardy.
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New Va. forester a familiar face

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:15pm
Bettina K. Ring returns to state government after serving as senior vice president of family forests at the American Forest Foundation.
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Open gun carry sponsor moves for full vote in Tenn. House

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:15pm
Republican Rep. Micah Van Huss of Jonesborough has filed notice that he plans to make the unusual move on Monday.
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Mental health admissions soar in Va. after Deeds tragedy

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:15am
The General Assembly passed legislation earlier this year attempting to address some of the problems highlighted by the Deeds case.
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Fire destroys Bristol, Tenn., home

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:22am
An overnight fire in a single-family dwelling destroyed the home, firefighters said.
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Choose one of many churches in the area for worship services

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:30am
Many churches offering worship services
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Psychologists say coaches, parents need to work together

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:30pm
Parents and coaches should work together to ensure that the atmosphere in team sports is healthy and productive, sports psychologists said.
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Virginia Middle, High Point teachers named McGlothlin Award winners

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:11pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The mustachioed teacher was sitting in his classroom Friday when there was a rap at the door.
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Setting roots for food, education

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:45pm
BRISTOL, Va. — A $4,500 grant to Girls Inc. will fund a new garden and the nutrition awareness that will come from eating healthier foods.
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