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Merchants group names O'Quinn top legislator

TriCities.com - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:35pm
ABINGDON, Va. – State Del. Israel O’Quinn, R-Bristol, was recently named 2014 Legislator of the Year by the Virginia Retail Merchants Association.
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Reactor at Va. nuclear power plant trips offline

TriCities.com - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:14am
Dominion Virginia Power is reviewing what led a nuclear reactor at its Surry power plant to trip offline.
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NWS: Much of area under high wind warning, flood watch

TriCities.com - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:09am
Much of the region is under a high wind warning until 8 p.m., and a flood watch from noon to 11 p.m. according to the National Weather Service.
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Richmond clinic closes temporarily after treating woman who'd been in Liberia

TriCities.com - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:01am
A woman who dropped by a South Richmond clinic with a low-grade fever Monday found herself being evaluated as the city’s first potential Ebola victim and was transferred to VCU Medical Center last nig
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Gillespie suggests Warner played politics with federal judgeship

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:49pm
Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, suggested Monday that Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va. played politics with a federal judgeship in an effort to keep state Sen. Phillip P. Puckett, D-
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Tenn. voters to decide on income tax amendment

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:37pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennesseans are getting ready to vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that would bar lawmakers from ever imposing a state income tax.
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Fall is prime time for deer collisions

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:34pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Virginians are more likely to hit a deer over the next 12 months than residents in 41 other states, according to a report. It’s a statistic Nancy O’Dell knows all too well.
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A one-night reading of ‘8’ will be held Oct. 22

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:27pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Barter Theatre will host a one-night reading of “8,” a play chronicling the trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, which was an attempt to ban sam
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Deaton named Wellmont COO

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:24pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — The Wellmont Health System announced its second major management change in recent weeks Monday, naming Eric Deaton as its new executive vice president and chief operating officer.
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Spearhead Trails' ‘Original Pocahontas’ trail opens this week

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:17pm
Spearhead Trails will open its second trail system this week in Tazewell County.
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Virginia's First Agent Orange conference to be held in Lynchburg

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:18pm
LYNCHBURG, Va -- For years, Bonnie Ferguson and Michael Caler have wondered if there was a link between the illnesses of loved ones and Agent Orange, the name given to the mixture of toxic herbicides
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Tobacco market, free of government involvement, swings upward

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:57pm
PENHOOK — Taylor Ray Amos never seriously considered making his living off of anything but tobacco. Growing up in the southeastern fields of Franklin County, it was all around him, a craft and a lifes
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Honaker girl killed in accident over the weekend

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:32pm
HONAKER, Va. -- An 11-year-old girl was killed Sunday afternoon in what investigators said is a freak accident.
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Panicello Memorial Trail to open Friday

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:15pm
The Panicello Memorial Trail, a 3,300 foot crushed gravel trail built by students, will officially open Friday.
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Agency to hold mine safety conference in W.Va.

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:14pm
Federal regulators are holding a mine safety training conference in southern West Virginia this week.
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Former Va. first lady seeks later sentencing

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:00pm
A California-based brewery has broken ground on a new location in Virginia.
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VHCC's Appalachian Fall Festival moved indoors

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:54pm
Virginia Highlands Community College is holding its annual Appalachian Fall Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Auxiliary looking for new members

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:45pm
Auxiliary members participate in community events on behalf of the Sheriff's Office and are required to volunteer at least eight hours per month.
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Wellmont lures a new COO from LifePoint Hospitals

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:39pm
A Danville, Va., hospital executive with ties to the TriCities – and who currently serves as a regional president for LifePoint Hospitals, a $3.7 billion national hospital company – has been hired as
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Lee Coburn appointed to state board

TriCities.com - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:30am
Glade Spring Mayor Lee Coburn was recently appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.
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