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Childcare providers conference planned for Thursday

TriCities.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:30am
Smart Beginnings Virginia Highlands will host its first Tender Loving Caregivers Conference this week.
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First Thursday to feature Santa

TriCities.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 8:45am
Downtown Abingdon is open late Dec. 4 for First Thursday, an evening art crawl featuring six different venues.
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Two children, teacher’s aide killed in Knoxville school bus crash ; 27 hurt

TriCities.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:44am
Two Sunnyview Primary School students and a teacher’s aide were killed Tuesday afternoon when a Knox County school bus unaccountably veered across the median of Asheville Highway and struck a second b
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Former Virginia Intermont College campus for sale: $15 million

TriCities.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:38am
The former Virginia Intermont College campus on Moore Street is for sale, along with its smaller associated properties.
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Woman, son to get new home thanks to Youth Build project

TriCities.com - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:23am
Kayla Tate and her 4-year-old son will be moving into a new home next spring thanks to the Alliance for Business and Training Youth Build project — the only such program in the state.
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Live Well Financial to add 120 jobs

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:40pm
Live Well Financial Inc. announced Thursday that it will hire 120 people to work at its corporate headquarters in the Boulders office park in north Chesterfield County, Virginia.
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Newell Rubbermaid to buy Baby Jogger for $210 Million

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:36pm
Henrico County-based Baby Jogger Inc. is being bought by the owner of Graco strollers.
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VCU Children’s Pavilion marks milestone

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:28pm
RICHMOND, Va. —Virginia Commonwealth University Health System officials marked a construction milestone on the $168 million outpatient Children’s Pavilion being built on East Broad Street with a “topp
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Bower pleads guilty to being on school grounds without proper paperwork, permission

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:23pm
A Gate City, Virginia man will serve one month in jail following his conviction on two counts of being a convicted sex offender on school property without proper court permission.
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Be A Santa to a Senior and provide a little joy during the holidays

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:17pm
The holiday season presents many opportunities for giving back to the community and one program allows those participating to adopt a senior citizen who may be alone and isolated.
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Monday night house fire still under investigation

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:09pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Fire officials are urging caution around oxygen tanks after several exploded in a house fire Monday night.
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2 school buses collide in Tennessee: 3 dead; 20 hurt

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:52pm
UPDATED 9 P.M.: KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Two buses bringing children home from school collided on a Tennessee highway Tuesday afternoon, killing two students and an adult and injuring another 27 people.
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Marion seeks community input for redesign of gateway corridor into town

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 5:20pm
MARION, Va. -- The town of Marion is looking to redesign the section of state route 16 coming into town off of Interstate 81's Exit 45, and wants the public's help.
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Sullivan Library begins new SWAP fine payment program

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 4:13pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Library and its branches are starting a new program called SWAP, which means Something Worth A Payment.
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Gerhard and Mize to return to Northeast State for holiday concert

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 4:02pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Guitarists Ed Gerhard and Bill Mize will return to Northeast State Community College for a free Christmas concert on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Wellmont Regional Center for Performi
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Temporary road closure for bridge replacement in Bristol

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 3:48pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Highway Department will begin work Wednesday on replacing the county bridge over Cave Spring Branch on Denton Valley Road in Bristol, Tennessee.
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Chilhowie woman wins $100,000 with ticket bought in Abingdon

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 3:36pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Margaret McGhee of Chilhowie, Virginia matched all five numbers in the Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 game to win the $100,000 top prize in November.
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Bristol, Tennessee leaders announce housing partnership for lower income families

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 3:35pm
The project will also help young people learn a trade
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A colorful guide to African birds

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:15am
“Birds of the Serengeti” by Adam Scott Kennedy is a companion guide to "Animals of the Serengeti," by Adam Scott Kennedy and Vicki Kennedy. It's intended as a field guide to the over 270 bird species
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Tragedies along Beaver Creek are part of history

TriCities.com - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:00am
Our Bristol is a picturesque location. Among her natural beauties is the peaceful flowing Beaver Creek that meanders through the heart of the city. Many stories are told of this stream. Among those st
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