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Fired Va. coal miners win case against mine owner

TriCities.com - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 3:08pm
A federal judge is siding with about 100 miners who say they were fired without first receiving a federally required 60 day warning.
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Va. call center to lay off 115 workers

TriCities.com - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 3:07pm
Wells Fargo Bank is letting go 115 workers at its Roanoke County call center.
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Water outage in part of Marion this morning

TriCities.com - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:03am
Water will be off along Scratch Gravel Road from the I-81 bridge to the town limits through 3 p.m. today
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Speedway to host annual blood drive Sept. 11

TriCities.com - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:53am
BRISTOL, Tenn. –Bristol Motor Speedway will host the ninth annual Tri-Cities patriot blood drive on Sept. 11.
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Elected officials pitch in to help Feeding America Southwest Virginia

TriCities.com - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:23am
According to the Feeding America Southwest Virginia, nearly 225,000 people get food assistance from the agency each year.
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Latest American diagnosed with Ebola virus has Bristol ties

TriCities.com - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:08am
Dr. Rick Sacra, the third American diagnosed with Ebola in Africa, spent three years in Bristol for his medical residency in the early 1990s.
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Convoy for hunger awareness takes to the highways

TriCities.com - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:06am
The Drive for Food Hunger Convoy, which started at Bristol Motor Speedway, included tractor-trailers from area grocery stores and agencies that help feed families.
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5 arrested in Jim Justice coal protest in Roanoke

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:46pm
A banner strung between two buldings in downtown Roanoke prompted a large police and fire response to take down the display.
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BVU Authority not rushing selection of new CEO

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:42pm
Seven members of the authority’s nine-member board of directors held another in a series of closed door meetings Thursday to discuss the process and candidates.
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Virginia political leaders react to guilty verdict in McDonnell trial

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:30pm
Shortly after a jury on Thursday found former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife guilty on several counts, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he was “deeply saddened by the events of the trial … and the impact it
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Two Bristol, Va. Circuit Court clerk candidates report missing signs

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:13pm
Candidates Linda Holmes and Kelly Duffy say someone took their signs.
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The Bristol Blotter

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:16pm
The Bristol Blotter is a sampling of activity from the logs and reports of the two cities' police departments.
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Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife guilty of public corruption

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 5:30pm
A federal jury convicted Bob McDonnell of 11 of the 13 counts he faced; Maureen McDonnell was convicted of nine of the 13 counts she had faced.
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The 14 counts against ex-Virginia governor, wife

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 5:26pm
A list of allegations and verdicts in the case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen:
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Trial dealt a hit to ex-governor's reputation

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 2:55pm
Regardless of the outcome of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption trial, a string of personal details that emerged during five weeks of testimony shattered an image he cultivated over more
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Coming this Weekend

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:30pm
The fun begins Monday in Abingdon.
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Dragon boat race has more elements

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:23pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Graceful and sleek, the dragon boats cut across Boone Lake with a regal ap-pearance. They’re also powered by a whole lot to paddling.
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More violence at troubled Nashville juvenile jail

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 1:00pm
32 juveniles escaped from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center on Monday. Six remain at large.
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Appalachian State seeks help in finding missing freshman student

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:52pm
Anna Smith, 18, was last seen around noon Tuesday in her dorm on the Boone campus.
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Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

TriCities.com - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:45pm
NEW YORK  — Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur — a creature that was bigger than seven bull elephants — have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing
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