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Cancellations of programs, meetings at Bristol Public Library

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 3:10pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Due to the severe weather there have been cancellations of programs or meetings at the Bristol Public Library, according to a released statement.
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Weather-related schedule changes for Thursday, Feb. 19

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:30pm
Public schools:
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Sullivan Highway Department, TCRA deal with this week's winter weather

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:41pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. – With the arrival of this winter’s first major snowstorm this week all services in the region have worked to clear roads of ice and snow — most working around the clock.
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BCM gets $50,000 matching tourism money

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:05pm
The Birthplace of Country Music is among dozens of projects selected to get matching tourism grant funds.
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Second snow event of the week hits Mountain Empire today

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 12:58pm
Snow began falling Wednesday morning in the Mountain Empire, quickly covering roads that had been cleared since Monday's winter storm.
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BVUA joins 'conserve power' chorus

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:50am
BRISTOL, Va. - Officials at BVU Authority joined with the Tennessee Valley Authority this morning to urge consumers to conserve electric power.
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Washington County, Virginia School board meeting rescheduled for Monday

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:31am
The school system has not been open since Monday.
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Easy weeknight dinner — Amy's Veggie Fettuccine Alfredo

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:45am
Easy to prepare, yet with a presentation that will wow your guests, Amy Jajliardo’s Veggie Fettuccine Alfredo is a wonderful recipe all the way around. It’s a great way to sneak some veggies into dinn
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TVA: Conserve power during coldest temperatures

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:34am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – With the coldest temperatures in more than a year expected to arrive overnight Wednesday, the Tennessee Valley Authority and local power companies encourage consumers to conserve wh
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We consume food additives that are banned in other countries

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:30am
Sodium benzoate (used as a preservative) is an ingredient that Coca-Cola actually removed from their Diet Coke product overseas several years ago and has recently removed it from their products in the
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Meeting to discuss alternative route for Coalfields Expressway set for today

TriCities.com - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:00am
The Commonwealth Transportation Board is set to talk about an alternate route for U.S. Highway 121 — the Coalfields Expressway — at a meeting today in Richmond.
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Snow much fun: Sledders take to favorite course in Bristol area

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:39pm
The region’s first significant snowfall prompted kids of all ages to hit local parks and hillsides for some serious sledding Tuesday.
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Shelter available for homeless

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:26pm
With round two of wintry weather on the way in the form of more snow and below zero temperatures in the Mountain Empire, local organizations are opening their doors for the homeless and others needing
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Plummeting temperatures can cause changes to electricity bills

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:55pm
The region’s electrical providers escaped Monday’s winter storm unscathed, but they were preparing Tuesday for the blistering cold that’s coming later this week.
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Residents urged to donate blood during winter weather months

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:51pm
When wintry weather wreaks havoc with roads, blood drives are often canceled and fewer people can get out to donate, which can lead to a shortage this time of year.
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Sullivan County officials alter office hours for rest of week

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:28pm
Due to the predicted weather conditions this week Sullivan County officials have altered schedules for county offices, according to a written statement. The hours shown below will be followed Feb. 18
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Tonight's event at Bristol music museum postponed

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:23pm
BRISTOL, Va. - History of African-Americans in Country Music has been moved to Feb. 22, 2 p.m., because of expected inclement weather.
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