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Va. Senate: Home-schoolers can play public-school sports

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:19pm
The bill leaves it up to local school boards whether to implement the policy.
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Bristol Virginia school budget hearing will be Feb. 19

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:54pm
BRISTOL, Va. – The Bristol, Virginia, School Board plans to meet Thursday and hold a public hearing on its proposed fiscal 2015-16 budget.
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Haven of Rest beds, food available during winter weather

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:37pm
BRISTOL, Tenn.—The Haven of Rest is open to anyone needing shelter this week as winter weather affects the region.
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Two deaths reported in Virginia during snow storm, including one in SWVa.

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:17pm
A person died during the storm in Wythe County, Virginia, according to Virginia State Police.
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Second round of light snow Wednesday, bitterly cold temperatures coming

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:38pm
Region could see 1-2 inches of new snow Wednesday
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MECC reschedules OSHA class

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:28pm
Class now set to begin Feb. 24.
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Kingsport BMA meeting moved; service disruptions due to road conditions

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:36am
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — The Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet at noon today in the Council Room to discuss a proposed charter change in Work Session, with the regular BMA meeting moved up to
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VDOT: Plow crews moving to high-traffic secondary routes

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:12am
Motorists are reminded to use added caution and give plow operators plenty of space to work.
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Police: Take care of your pets in winter

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:09am
The Bristol, Tennessee Police Department is urging pet owners to take extra care during this cold weather.
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VSP fields some 2,000 calls for service in last 12 hours

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:28am
In this division -- southwest of Wytheville -- police responded to 42 crashes, 86 disabled vehicles and 262 total calls for service between 4 p.m. and 4 a.m.
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Tuesday SNOW BLOG

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:07am
Watch for traffic updates and road conditions this morning.
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VDOT 4 a.m. advisory: Crews still working to clear roads

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:01am
The Virginia Department of Transportation asks motorists to use caution and postpone unnecessary travel until the snow ends and conditions improve.
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Bristol, Virginia offices closed Tuesday

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:59am
Only essential employees are to report to work.
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VDOT issues 10 p.m. travel advisory

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:49pm
BRISTOL – With snow continuing to fall, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews and contractors continue efforts to clear the highways. 
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VSP field nearly 1000 calls from 4-8 p.m. statewide

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 9:22pm
RICHMOND – From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Virginia State Police troopers and dispatchers statewide have fielded 901 calls for service as the storm system moves into the Commonwealth. During the four ho
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Bristol, Virginia, residents could see another rise in real estate taxes

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:05pm
City real estate taxes may rise more than the previously agreed-upon 2 cents, Vice Mayor Archie Hubbard predicted last week.
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ASD planning food truck event in Bristol, Tenn.

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:00pm
Appalachian Sustainable Development will partner with local food trucks: Foodie Fiction, Me & K’s and Toni’s Hawaiian Tacos and local band, My New Favorites on Sunday, March 29, rain or shine, fro
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Low temperatures set the stage for continued dangerous roads, conditions

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 6:59pm
Depending on where you live, the weather outside your window might be more ice or more snow today, but highway officials have one message for everyone: Stay off the roads if you don’t need to be out.
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Wintry weather can cause unplanned hospital visits, take caution while outside

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 6:56pm
This week’s ice, snow and single-digit temperatures present a whole range of hazards that can prompt unplanned visits to local doctors and emergency rooms.
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Report shows Sullivan County development ends year on positive note

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 5:19pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — In 2014, there was positive housing and commercial development in Sullivan County, according to the county’s recently released planning and codes department year-end report.
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