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Growth opportunities available for small, mid-sized manufacturers, consultant says

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:11pm
Bill Donohue, president and interim executive director of Genedge Alliance, was the keynote speaker at the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing's expo.
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BVU Authority board chairman pushes for changes

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:07pm
Ed Harlow convinced the board to reconfigure a budget committee that rarely met into a finance committee to regularly monitor the organization’s financial condition, discuss cash flow and rate issues
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Council OKs rezoning request for Morrison School project

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:36pm
The 5-0 vote to rezone 30 acres off Bristol, Virginia's North Pinecrest Lane clears the way for Morrison School to build a new facility on about seven acres.
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David Toscano seeks further investigation into the Virginia Tobacco Commission

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:20pm
A prominent Virginia Democrat is asking for further investigation into the Virginia Tobacco Commission, adding his voice to those calling for more answers following the controversial resignation of a
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Wade addresses call for his unseating from the bench

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:18pm
Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade on Tuesday called an effort by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey to have him unseated from the bench in the upcoming August election “different and disconcerting.”
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Va. campus to remove Confederate flags from chapel

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 5:18pm
Washington and Lee University says it is removing Confederate battle flags from Lee Chapel on its Lexington campus and will continue to study its historical involvement with slavery.
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Johnson City, Tenn., man involved in fatal West Texas collision

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:08pm
A passenger car pulled in front of a tractor-trailer driven by Billy Gene Schwandt of Johnson City, Tennessee.
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UPDATE: Man dies as a result of Washington County Va. standoff

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:30pm
A woman and son have been released apparently unharmed while one remains in the home.
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Canines taken from puppy mill get free care

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:26pm
Dozens of puppies and dogs seized from a puppy mill in Page County are getting free medical care.
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Manufacturers gather at expo in Abingdon

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 1:45pm
Manufacturers from across the region are meeting today in Abingdon at the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing Expo.
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Priscilla Presley tells upset fans to 'calm down' about Graceland plane flap

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 1:27pm
The Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II could be moving off the Memphis property.
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UPDATE: Severe t-storm warning posted until 5:45 p.m.

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:06pm
UPDATE: The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Sullivan County, Tenn., the city of Bristol, Va. and Washington County, Va. until 5:45 p.m.
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Kingsport teacher among nominees for TN Teacher of the Year

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:52am
Nominee Ashley Carter teaches 3rd Grade at John Adams Elementary. The winner will be announced this fall.
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State Police: 8 dead on Virginia highways over July 4 weekend

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:44am
Four of the eight fatalities were operating motorcycles, two were riding ATVs, according to state data.
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Harlow selected chair of BVUA board

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:02am
BRISTOL, Va. - Former Councilman Ed Harlow was the overwhelming choice this morning to become the new chairman of the BVU Authority board of directors.
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Retired VHCC president 'grateful for the career I've had'

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:39pm
Ron Proffitt retired June 30 after working for 51 years -- 25 of those in Southwest Virginia's community colleges.
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Bristol, Va., council to weigh Morrison School rezoning plan

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:36pm
BRISTOL, Va. – A controversial plan to rezone land for a private school will again go before City Council.
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Former Sullivan highway workers file federal lawsuit

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:32pm
The former employees claim they were fired from their jobs with the Sullivan County Highway Department because they testified against their former boss during a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probe
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Bristol, Tenn., setting up stormwater utility fund

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:30pm
Bristol Tennessee City Council members voted unanimously last week to borrow $81,500 in the form of a no-interest loan that will come out of the city’s general fund.
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Principals calling rezoned students

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:11pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Not all city families affected by plans to redraw some elementary school attendance zones are aware that their child will attend another school next month, Superintendent Rex Gearheart
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