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'Big Stone Gap' to debut at Virginia Film Festival

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:45pm
The film is the opening movie, according to the Virginia Film Festival's website.
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Group opposes judicial selection change on November ballot in Tenn.

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:14pm
The Vote NO on 2! Committee says that state constitution Amendment 2 on the November ballot in Tennessee would take away the right for state residents to elect judges.
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Washington County emergency responders simulate crisis drill

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:47pm
Washington County emergency responders took part in a simulated aircraft fuel spill and an aircraft crash Wednesday at Virginia Highlands Airport.
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US Ebola patient dies; government expands airport screening

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:31pm
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. died Wednesday despite intense but delayed treatment, and the government announced it was expanding airport examinations to guard against the spread o
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Enterovirus 68 confirmed in 2 in Tennessee

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:05pm
Both cases of enterovirus 68 involved young children, one in East Tennessee and one in West Tennessee.
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Weather service confirms tornado in southern W.Va.

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:50pm
The EF1 tornado traveled more than five miles Tuesday night in Mercer County between Matoaka and Spanishburg.
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SWVa. man sentenced in cockfighting case

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:44pm
A federal judge in Abingdon sentenced Wise County resident Jonathan Robinson to one year and one day in prison on Wednesday.
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Fire crews training for airport blaze

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:16pm
Fire crews from across the region today are training at Virginia Highlands Airport, where the state department of fire programs is offering aircraft fire training.
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Driver crashes into rockslide on Scott County, Virginia roadway

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:15pm
Virginia State Police said a man was injured Wednesday morning when his vehicle crashed into a rockslide.
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Tazewell High School Hall of Fame raises money for SWCC scholarships

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:09pm
The Tazewell High School Hall of Fame, Inc., recently presented a check for $90,000 to Southwest Virginia Community College for student scholarships.
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Benefit for the Bluff City Rescue Squad to be held Oct. 9

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:00pm
Organized by Jerry Malone and set to stage at Bluff City Elementary School’s auditorium, the show will feature a collection of ETSU’s leading bands.
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Abingdon's Barter Tent Jams closes out its inaugural year on Oct. 11 with Plena Libre

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:30pm
Rhythms catch the ear like rainbows attract the eye.
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Worker dies in rock collapse at SE Ken. mine

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:30pm
Justin M. Mize of Harrogate, Tennessee, died after an accident at the Tinsley Branch Mine in Bell County
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Bluefield College scraps plans for dental school

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:24pm
The college announced Tuesday it has ended a joint venture with Tazewell County to develop the dental care project.
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Short Takes: MP3 download from Roadrunner Records and more

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:00pm
Check these events out: New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters, Miss Tess and The Talkbacks, and Huey Lewis and The News
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ETSU to become Olympic bobsled training site

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:32am
JOHNSON CITY – The U.S. Bobsled & Skeleton Federation (USBSF) and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) have designated East Tennessee State University as an official Olympic training site for the nat
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First Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has died

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:23am
DALLAS — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his illness exposed gaps in the nation's defenses against the disea
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Are electronic cigarettes just a harmless trend?

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:30am
We just finished up the last tobacco cessation class at the company where I administer a corporate wellness program. The course was eight weeks long (one evening each week) and covered all the emotion
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Chef Robert Irvine show at NPAC is a new format

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:15am
Chef Robert Irvine comes to Niswonger Performing Center on Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. And the audience is part of his show.
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Cooking classes feature soups and German cuisine

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:00am
ABINGDON, Va. - The Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia, continues its fall culinary series with two classes.
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