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Virginia Tobacco Commission likely to seek restitution in BVU scam

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:07am
The Virginia Tobacco Commission will likely seek restitution of grant funds involved in the fraudulent billing case against one former BVU Authority executive, the commission’s chairman said.
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Ticket details released for historic 2016 game between UT, Va. Tech

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 11:47pm
Bristol Motor Speedway General Manager Jerry Caldwell said Tuesday that nothing compares to the complexity and national buzz surrounding the Battle at Bristol.
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BOS retains current property tax rate for ’16

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 11:25pm
ABINGDON, Va. — In about four hours, the Washington County Board of Supervisors worked through about half of its budget workshop agenda Tuesday night.
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The Troutdale Dining Room closed

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 5:52pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- The Troutdale Dining Room closed last Saturday, owner Todd Dawn said Tuesday.
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King University Adds Social Work Program Beginning Fall 2015

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 5:37pm
King University has added Social Work to its list of more than 80 degree programs offered by the University. The new degree program will begin in August with the start of the 2015-16 academic year.
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Wellmont planning to outline its future at Thursday news conference

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:57pm
Wellmont Health System is expected to announce its future plans during a Thursday news conference.
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Obama commutes sentences of 22 people, including Kingsport man

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:41pm
President Barack Obama granted 22 commutations Tuesday for federal drug convictions, including men from Kingsport, Tennessee, and Lynchburg, Virginia.
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Google Maps turns into Pac-Man's chomping grounds

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:49pm
The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac Man's chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools' Day.
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Record-setting hiker talks about her life-changing experience on the AT

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:25pm
Record-breaking Appalachian Trail hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis will speak in Abingdon twice today.
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Parts of Mountain Empire under Red Flag Warning for fires

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:02pm
Especially dry and windy conditions Tuesday led the National Weather Service to issue a red flag warning in parts of the Mountain Empire.
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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring to visit Southwest Virginia Wednesday

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 1:08pm
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring will make a few stops in Southwest Virginia Wednesday, attending public safety meetings and talking about bills.
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King Dogwood Weekend is April 10-12

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:43am
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King University will celebrate the School’s 89th annual Dogwood Weekend April 10-12,
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Elderly man found safe at neighbor's home

TriCities.com - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:36am
ABINGDON, Va. - An elderly man reported missing earlier this morning was found unharmed.
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Former Walmart CEO compares business world to health care

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:32pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A former CEO of Walmart drew some parallels between the business world and the business of health care Monday for a group of Mountain States Health Alliance senior staff.
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Bristol council members seek to strengthen GOP

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:11pm
BRISTOL, Va. — More economic development, more jobs, increasing Bristol’s population in the next four years and strengthening the Republican Party are goals on the minds of two of Bristol, Tennessee’s
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Virginia governor tries to woo Indiana businesses

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 7:15pm
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is courting Indiana businesses in the wake of that state's governor signing legislation that's been criticized as unfriendly to gay and lesbian workers.
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Wellmont expected to explore MSHA merger

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 6:27pm
Multiple sources confirmed that a tentative agreement had been reached to study and work toward a merger of the region’s two largest health care systems, pending a Tuesday night vote by Wellmont’s boa
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Second meeting for Smyth County RAM Clinic set

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 5:31pm
A second meeting to begin planning for a Remote Area Medical (RAM) Clinic in Smyth County is planned for Friday, April 3.
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Library fundraiser to feature artwork, condo stay, more

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 4:45pm
Tickets for “A Tisket, A Tasket, A Literary Basket” are on sale. A popular community event, this is the 12th anniversary of this fundraiser for the Washington County Public Library.
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73-year-old woman dies in Telford house fire

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 4:24pm
Rebecca Loraine Oakes was identified as the victim of the Sunday night fire.
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