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City Council won't meet on Veteran's Day

TriCities.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 3:08pm
BRISTOL, Va. - The Bristol Virginia City Council won't hold its regular meeting Tuesday, due to the Veteran's Day holiday.
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The Nation's Housing: Unleashing the red-hot condo market

TriCities.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 11:00am
WASHINGTON — Call it the condo conundrum: Demand for condominium units is rising in many urban areas nationwide, according to new real estate industry estimates, yet mortgage financing is getting sque
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Practical advice for young adults on how to be a better person

TriCities.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 10:45am
“How Not to Be a Dick: An Everyday Etiquette Guide” by Meghan Doherty is filled with practical advice on how to be a better person — or at least a less irritating one.
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Noted Knoxville architect had a great impact on Bristol

TriCities.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 10:30am
There has been a great deal of interest lately in Bristol concerning George F. Barber, a noted architect of Knoxville, Tenn. So much so that I think it is fitting to write of him in this column.
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Support groups in the area are ready to help in many ways.

TriCities.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 10:15am
Need help in various ways, contact one of many support grups
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Reunions are still being held in the immediate area

TriCities.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 10:00am
Still time to touch base with family and friends with a reunion
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Veteran's singing voice is way to pay tribute to other veterans

TriCities.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 8:00am
Hailed for crooning the national anthem, Gordon Widener has become beloved across Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee for his voice: a beautiful baritone with a touch of tenor.
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Mexican meth increasingly supplanting at-home labs

TriCities.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 12:27am
The nation's Heartland is ridding itself of the scourge of homemade methamphetamine, with lab seizures down by nearly half in many high-meth states. Any celebration is muted: Meth use remains high, bu
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Officials expecting city, region to reach 'new level' with The Pinnacle

TriCities.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 12:07am
With more than 20 businesses representing about 450,000 square feet of development scheduled to open next year, local officials expect The Pinnacle will take the city and region to a “new level.”
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Bristol parade, memorial ceremony honor veterans

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 10:58pm
Countless veterans, fraternal organizations, high school marching bands and local emergency personnel ushered through downtown.
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King U. profs aim to hook students on fly fishing

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 10:54pm
Don Hudson, associate professor of Religious Studies and chair of Philosophy and Religion, and Dan Kreiss, assistant professor of Bible and Youth Ministry, introduced the first fly fishing class to Ki
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Democrat files for divorce after failed Senate bid

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 5:12pm
The complaint cites "irreconcilable differences, inappropriate marital conduct" and "intolerable indignities" as the grounds for divorce.
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West Virginia man charged in Bristol, Tenn., crash

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 1:42pm
Bristol, Tenn. police charged Joseph Shandor of West Virginia.
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North Korea releases two Americans

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 1:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Saturday announced the release of the two Americans in North Korean custody after a secret trip to the reclusive communist country by President Barack Obama's national in
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Choose from many churches in the area to attend worship services

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 10:00am
Many churches are holding services in the immediate area
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Disney to make movie about Abingdon's African princess

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 4:00am
Heaton recently made a deal to turn over story rights to producers Morgan Spurlock and Richard Arlook, who plan to make a movie for Disney.
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John S. Battle senior named to U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 1:03am
BRISTOL, Va. — John S. Battle High School senior Jesse Hughes has been named a member of the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band.
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Abingdon event helps residents kick-start holiday shopping season

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:57am
More than 100 vendors have converged this weekend at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center to sell holiday wares of all types as part of the annual Mistletoe Market.
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Gillespie concedes U.S. Senate election to Warner

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:41am
SPRINGFIELD — Flanked by his wife, Cathy, Republican Ed Gillespie on Friday conceded his bid for the U.S. Senate to Sen. Mark R. Warner, confirming the Democrat has won a second six-year term.
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Chatham gets a country store that appeals to food lovers of all kind

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:35am
CHATHAM — A new country store hopes to appeal to both the small and local population of Amish people — and the general public.
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