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Wellmont offering help with signing up for health insurance

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 1:40pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Those who need to sign up for health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act can receive help from Wellmont Health System.
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TDEC accepting nominations for Governor's Environmental Stewardship Awards

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 1:19pm
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is accepting nominations for the 2016 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards.
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Roe and Griffith join forces concerning Virginia's concealed carry law

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 12:56pm
U.S. Reps. Phil Roe, R-Johnson City, in Tennessee and Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, in Virginia are taking a stand concerning the Virginia attorney general's plan to not accept concealed carry handgun per
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Sullivan Commission shows support for school board's next steps in school plan

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 12:15pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. -- The first steps toward changes to Sullivan County Schools' facilities could begin as early as next week. 
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Gov. Haslam announces next phase of plan aimed at improving Tennessee safety

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 12:02pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced last week the next phase of his administration’s multi-year, comprehensive action plan to improve safety in Tennessee.
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Bend and a beer: Yoga classes and craft breweries team up

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 9:00am
Call it detox and retox: Around the country, yogis are jumping up from savasana and hopping onto a barstool as yoga classes are making their way into breweries.
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Jan. 19 school closings and delays

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 8:31am
The following school systems are delayed or closed due to inclement weather. This list will be updated as new schedule information becomes available. 
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Public input session being held for proposed sports complex near Green Spring Road in Abingdon

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 8:15am
ABINGDON, Va. -- The Town of Abingdon will host a public input workshop related to the planning and design of the proposed sports complex near Green Spring Road today. 
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Ex-girlfriend calls 911, warns police before officer's death

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 8:10am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman whose ex-boyfriend is in custody suspected of killing a police officer called 911 before the officer's death to warn police in an Ohio village that they were in danger, a
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Prosecutor: Man walked $1.6M in pills across border on sled

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 8:00am
Authorities say a Canadian man was arrested while pulling a sled carrying more than 180 pounds of prescription pills across the border into the United States.
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Nebraska boy presented prosthetic arm by 'Star Wars' group

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 7:30am
A 9-year-old Omaha boy has received a 3-D-printed prosthetic arm delivered by a "Star Wars" fan organization dedicated to charity work.
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Virginia senator urges patience, let Virginia fix conceal carry issue

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 7:00am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A bill introduced by a senator from northwest Tennessee might make Virginia the first state ever to be kicked off the Volunteer state’s hand gun carry reciprocity list.
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Some advice to safeguard water pipes in cold weather

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:48pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — With frigid temperatures descending on the region, residents should take care of their water pipes, Bristol, Tennessee, city utility manager David St. John said Monday, as temperature
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Incarceration inequality subject of E&H program

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:47pm
EMORY, Va. — Inequality behind bars was the focus of Monday’s program honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy at Emory & Henry College.
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Public weighs in on Boone Dam repair project

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:33pm
The Boone Dam repair plan and environmental assessment — with a finding of no significant impact — is still drawing public criticism as the Tennessee Valley Authority prepares to provide an update on
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Gun groups square off at Virginia Capitol

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 9:11pm
As lawmakers returned to the General Assembly on Monday, they were greeted by a truck circling Capitol Square with a banner attacking Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's and Attorney General Mark Herrin
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Professor visits Bristol, emphasizing urgent need for social change

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 7:14pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Martin Luther King Jr. would likely be “very worried” about conditions in the U.S. today, a speaker said Monday.
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Kilgore telephone town hall set for Tuesday

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 4:23pm
Virginia House of Delegates member, Terry G. Kilgore, R-Gate City, will host his annual telephone town hall Tuesday night.
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Two local hospitals join National Neurosurgery Registry to enhance care

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 3:17pm
Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center are furthering their delivery of the best possible care in neurosurgery cases by joining a national database so they can share best pr
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TWRA seeks public input on hunting regulations

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 3:04pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is seeking the public's input on the regulations of its 2016-17 hunting seasons, according to tn.gov.
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