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Bob Marley musical to make premiere in Baltimore

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A musical about Bob Marley that uses the Jamaican reggae icon's music is in the works for next year. Center Stage in Baltimore said Tuesday it would present the world premiere of "Mar
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Brandie Baldwin enters Alford plea, sentenced

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:36pm
An Alford plea means Baldwin concedes there is enough evidence to convict her but does not admit guilt.
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New trail connects visitors to Virginia oysters

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:14pm
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the new tourism project on Tuesday at the Executive Mansion in Richmond.
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New Peoples Bank announces consolidation of four branches

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:54pm
Some employees will not be retained while others will take other positions within the company, a NPB executive said.
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Spruced up UT campus to greet students

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:38pm
$1 billion in construction changes underway, including new pedestrian bridge over Philip Fulmer Way.
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Whale sighted in Elizabeth River

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:09am
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — The Coast Guard is asking boaters to avoid a whale that's been sighted in the Elizabeth River.
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Woman indicted in attack on Va. legislator's wife

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:48am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A former high school teacher faces felony charges stemming from an attack on the wife of a Virginia legislator.
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Voting begins today for Southwest Virginia’s vacant Senate seat

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:00am
Today, voters will choose the next member of the Virginia Senate from Southwest Virginia. Republican Ben Chafin, 54, of Hansonville, Democrat Mike Hymes, 65, of Tazewell, and independent Rick Mullins,
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Motorcycle run helps military families

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:39pm
ROANOKE, Va. - Constant rain and slow traffic turned a lunch for a fundraising motorcycle tour at the American Legion post in Salem into a dinner stop Monday.
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Shuttle service back for BMS night races

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:34pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Traffic is just part of the routine at Bristol Motor Speedway and the bumper to bumper action isn’t always on the track.
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Maureen McDonnell described as difficult, ‘diva-ish’

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:27pm
RICHMOND, Va. - Former first lady Maureen McDonnell was “very difficult, very demanding, very diva-ish,” former Secretary of the Commonwealth Janet Kelly testified Monday.
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Tax increase plan approved by Bristol, Virginia City Council

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:15pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City Council voted 3-2 Monday night to approve on first reading Vice Mayor Archie Hubbard’s plan calling for a series of real property tax increases over each of the next five years.
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Overflowing concern

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:13pm
Every seat was taken inside the auditorium and some lined the walls of the Center for Higher Education for a forum called by Kingsport Mayor Dennis Phillips to give communities of Wellmont-based hospi
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Sullivan County commissioners agree not to increase property taxes

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:35pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. – Six weeks into the new budget year, the Sullivan County Commission approved the spending plan for 2014-15 Monday with no property tax increase.
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Covington man sentenced in 2013 Mother's Day murder

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:30pm
A Covington man will spend 40 years in prison for murdering his wife on Mother's Day 2013 and burying her body in a shallow grave.
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Former VT student gets trial date

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:27pm
ROANOKE, Va. — A four-day jury trial is scheduled for February in the first-degree murder case of a former Virginia Tech student accused of killing her classmate.
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Coomes Center sets dog swim day

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:15pm
Abingdon's Coomes Center will host a dog swim day next month.
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Food City kicks off School Bucks program

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:30pm
The program runs Aug. 24, 2014 to May 2, 2015.
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Author charged with DUI in fatal crash in Virginia

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:42pm
An acclaimed journalist and author was in jail without bond Monday on charges of driving under the influence stemming from a crash that killed a 75-year-old Virginia man.
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Virginia Lottery earns record $538.6 million

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:39pm
The Virginia Lottery said Monday it earned a record $538.6 million in the most recent fiscal year on the strength of sales of instant scratch-off tickets, a new branding effort and a huge Mega Million
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