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Greene County, Tenn., may re-apply for pipeline permit

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:37pm
The permits that would allow US Nitrogen to build miles-long pipelines to and from the Nolichucky River.
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Feds, widows agree to settle mine fire lawsuit

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:29pm
The lawsuit alleged that the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration was negligent in its regulation of Massey Energy's Aracoma Alma No. 1 mine before the Jan. 19, 2006, fire.
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Appalachian Power freezes fuel factor costs in SCC filing

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:22pm
An average customer's fuel factor costs are 25 percent of a residential electric bill.
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Senate candidate Gillespie to visit Bristol on Wednesday

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:53pm
BRISTOL, Va. - Ed Gillespie, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate from Virginia, will visit Bristol and Bluefield on Wednesday.
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Wise County holding meeting tonight to discuss comprehensive plan

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:44am
The meeting is open to the public, and will be held at 6 p.m. in the Wise County School Board meeting room.
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Crews work to right derailed train in Wythe

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:33am
WYTHEVILLE, Va.  — Crews worked Tuesday to get a train back on track after a derailment scattered 14 cars along a rail line in southwest Virginia.
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YWCA hosts voting event to seek funding

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:15am
BRISTOL, Tenn.  – The YWCA Bristol is hosting an all-day Vote-A-Thon Thursday, July 17 to try and win $5,000 in the First Tennessee Foundation’s 150 Days of Giving non-profit contest.
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No money shortage in Virginia state retirement system

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:31am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Retirement Systems' assets have increased to a record $66.1 billion.
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Attorneys for Bristol, Va., file bond validation complaint

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:58pm
The complaints asks a judge to rule that the city is acting legally when it seeks to issue revenue bonds for financial incentives.
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Rotary Club, ASD team up to supply fresh veggies to food pantry clients

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:55pm
Rotary members will work hands-on as volunteer garden partners with those in Abingdon, Glade Spring and Meadowview.
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Preliminary info shows parents of teen were following regulations

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:52pm
Preliminary information from a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency official indicates that the parents of a Virginia teenager killed in a jet ski crash last week were abiding by state regulations when
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Officials: Train derails in Wytheville, Virginia

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:49pm
WYTHEVILLE, Va.  — Authorities in southwestern Virginia say some railroad cars derailed in Wytheville, but no injuries were reported.
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Bristol, Va., mayor, school board chair agree new school has to wait

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:40pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The Falls commercial center will have to take shape before city leaders can consider a proposal to construct a new elementary school, the city’s new mayor and chairwoman of the city’s S
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Train derails in Wytheville

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:04pm
A portion of a train hauling automobiles and fingernail polish was dangling from an overpass Monday evening on Grayson Turnpike in Wytheville.
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Wall failure reduces US 460 lanes in Giles County

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:17pm
The lane closure is expected to last several days while the wall is repaired.
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Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M in fines

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:15pm
Pilot Flying J has accepted responsibility for the criminal conduct of its employees, 10 of whom have pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to cheating customers out of promised rebates and disc
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Sullivan County Sheriff's Office auctioning off 8 seized vehicles

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:11pm
The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is auctioning off eight seized vehicles.
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Muster grounds to show movies

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:14pm
The Abingdon Muster Grounds will show outdoor films during this year's Virginia Highlands Festival.
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Spearhead Trails to be featured on Discovery Channel

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:53pm
Spearhead Trails, an ATV and trail bike trail starting in St. Paul, Virginia, will be featured this weekend on the Discovery Channel.
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Woman charged with false reporting of Johnson City shooting

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:22pm
Marley Hopson is scheduled to appear in Washington County's General Sessions Court on Monday to face the charge.
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