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Abingdon to pave parts of Ivy Street, Henry Street and Colonial Road next week

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:26am
Three streets in Abingdon are slated for resurfacing starting next week.
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Educators prepare for "Put Kids First" rally in Richmond this weekend

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:45am
In Southwest Virginia departure points will be in Bristol, St. Paul and Wytheville.
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Sullivan committee, school board discuss budget needs

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:43am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Commission’s Executive Committee and the county Board of Education held meetings Thursday to discuss the 2015-16 budget. Personnel are the focus for needs for
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Farm Bureau: Number of Virginia farms, acreage, down

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:00am
The number of farms in Virginia in 2014 is estimated at 45,900, down 100 from 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
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MECC Foundation announces winners of Lonesome Pine short story, poetry contests

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:30am
The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation has announced the winners of the 2015 Lonesome Pine Short Story and Poetry Contests.
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Buses to help with local race traffic

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:23pm
RallyBus, an on-demand event travel company, has partnered with BMS to create park-and-ride options that may add to the fan base while cutting down on the amount of traffic that may have kept some fan
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Abingdon nursing home under probe

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:53pm
At least two agencies are involved in investigations of Grace Healthcare of Abingdon, a 120-bed nursing home just inside the town limits on Walden Road.
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Stubborn I-81 sinkhole defies first attempt at repair

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:59pm
Virginia Department of Transportation spokeswoman Michelle Earl said the sinkhole was about 20 feet deep and 13 feet wide.
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Glade Spring woman charged in Abingdon crash

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:51pm
No injuries were reported in crash on Interstate 81 on Tuesday night.
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Race Night to get fans' motors running

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:49pm
Food City Race Night is one of the largest and most successful fan events held in conjunction with races at any NASCAR venue.
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Race Week in brief for Friday, April 17

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:15pm
Chevrolet has reunited with Bristol Motor Speedway in a multi-year deal as the official vehicle and pace car of the track.
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The Nation's Housing: Credit unions offer great mortgage deals

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:45pm
 WASHINGTON — Want to buy your first home with little or nothing down and maybe get a refund on part of your realty agent's commission?
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One person injured when truck crashes along I-81

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:45pm
The crash occurred near Interstate 81 and Walnut Hill Road in Bristol, Tennessee.
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Tennessee plan to make Bible 'official' book derailed

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:30pm
The Republican-controlled Senate sent the measure back to a committee, effectively killing it this year.
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U.S. Marshals Service wraps up Operation Violence Reduction7

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:10pm
A U.S. Marshals operation resulted in more than 73 arrests in the western part of Virginia as of this week, following a six-week-long effort to track down and arrest gang members, sex offenders and ot
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Northeast State to hold Honors Convocation April 23

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:03pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Northeast State Community College will recognize its most distinguished students, staff and faculty members of the 2014-15 school year at its annual Honors Convocation on April 23
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Recalls this week: Patio chairs, children's pajamas

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:34pm
A line of Home Depot patio chairs that can break during use are among this week's recalled consumer products.
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Bristol man struck and killed by train in Unicoi County

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:20pm
The Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the pedestrian as William H. Wheeler, Jr., 68, of Bristol, Tennessee.
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TDOT HELP trucks to be in Tri-Cities for race events

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 1:58pm
The Tennessee Department of Transportation is sending special “HELP” to the Tri-Cities this weekend to assist with the heavy traffic expected in conjunction with NASCAR events at Bristol Motor Speedwa
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Pre-school slots still available for Washington County toddlers

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:15am
Washington County children who will be four years old by Sept. 30 may qualify for enrollment in the county's preschool program for next year.
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