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The Latest: Dozens of businesses ask Tennessee to kill bathroom bill

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 1:24pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on legislation that critics say discriminates against transgender people by limiting their bathroom choices. Supporters say it protects privacy and safety. (all time
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King University Choirs present Spring Concerts

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 1:00pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The choirs of King University will perform their final two concerts of the season on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Chapel on King’s main campus in B
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Kids collect 1,000 lbs. of items for Washington County animal shelter

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:50pm
More than 1,000 pounds of food and other items have been donated to the Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office C.C. Porter Animal Shelter, a written statement from the Sheriff's Office says.
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BTES disagrees with findings of Tennessee comptroller's investigation in response

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 10:22am
UPDATE 3 p.m.: Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus said Wednesday afternoon that he's received the report from the Tennessee Comptroller regarding Bristol Tennessee Essential Servi
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New opioid prescription guidelines offered to Va. ER docs

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 8:15am
As prescription painkillers and heroin take more lives through overdose than any other type of accident, doctors and government officials around the country are scrambling for solutions.
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Two Bristol teachers named outstanding

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 5:45am
With big smiles and some tears, Megan Mason and Jessica Buchanan were named Rotary Club of Bristol VA-TN’s outstanding teachers Tuesday night.
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Council tables action on Mendota Trail donation

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 9:42pm
More than eight years after city leaders abandoned plans to build a hiking and biking trail to Mendota, renewed interest in that project Tuesday reopened some old wounds.
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Anderson to wage write-in campaign

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 9:41pm
BRISTOL, Va. – A longtime community volunteer is throwing his hat into the ring for a seat on the City Council.
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Court hearing to be held Thursday about Abingdon rezoning

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 8:59pm
ABINGDON, Va. — A preliminary hearing for a petition against the town of Abingdon’s decision to rezone 33 acres of land near the Virginia Creeper Trail is on Washington County Circuit Court’s Thursday
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More than $83,000 awarded to breast cancer programs by Susan G. Komen Tri-Cities

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 8:56pm
More than $83,000 was awarded to several of the region’s breast cancer programs Tuesday by Susan G. Komen Tri-Cities during 2016’s Impact Awards Luncheon.
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SWVa.'s Russell Fork River named one of most endangered in US

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 8:39pm
The Russell Fork River, which winds through Virginia and Kentucky, has been named one of the 10 most endangered rivers in the country due to mining.
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Verizon landline, cable workers union threatens strike

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 7:04pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Unions representing more than 36,000 Verizon landline phone and cable workers are threatening a strike starting Wednesday morning if the company doesn't agree to a new contract.
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Johnson City Police investigating credit union robbery

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 6:58pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.—The Johnson City Police Department is investigating a robbery reported at the Eastman Credit Union on Tuesday afternoon.
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One killed in Kingsport crash

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 4:54pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn.—One person died today in a crash on Lebanon Road in Kingsport, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
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Boone Lake's new swim beach, boat ramp on track to open for summer

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 2:20pm
The construction of a new boat ramp and swim beach at Boone Lake is progressing and is slated for completion before summer begins, according to a written statement from the Tennessee Valley Authority.
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Courts will make it easier to wipe criminal records

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 1:59pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee courts are going to make it easier for people who have been arrested but never convicted of a crime to have their criminal records wiped clean.
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Susan G. Komen Tri-Cities awards more than $83,000 to local programs

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 1:00pm
BRISTOL, Va. — More than $83,000 was awarded today to several of the region's breast cancer programs by Susan G. Komen Tri-Cities during 2016's Impact Awards Luncheon. 
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Camp Take A Stand offers guidance for dealing with bullying

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 12:31pm
The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office will hold its annual Camp Take A Stand June 21-23.
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Sullivan Central's Cuttin' Edge Robotics seeking funds to participate in world championships

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 11:22am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Sullivan Central High School's FIRST Robotics Team 6219, surnamed Cuttin' Edge Robotics, will participate in the World Championships in St. Louis, Missouri later this month after
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Nashville man faces charges in connection with shots fired call near ETSU

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 10:31am
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.—A 19-year-old Nashville man faces charges of reckless endangerment and unlawful possession of a weapon as the result of an altercation and shots fired call near East Tennessee Stat
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