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State spending plan headed to full House

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 1:26pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's annual spending plan is headed to a full House vote.
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Tennessee House approves anti-meth bill

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 1:20pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A watered-down version of Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-meth legislation has been approved by the House.
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Haslam's school voucher bill headed to full Senate

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:25pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee is headed for a full Senate vote.
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Panel consolidates lawsuits against Pilot Flying J

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:43am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal panel has consolidated seven lawsuits against Pilot Flying J, the truck stop company owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bil
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Virginia ABC investigates report of male strip show

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:16am
ROANOKE, Va. — State alcohol regulators are looking into allegations that male strippers performed at a Roanoke restaurant and nightclub.
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Twitter tweaks website to attract new users

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:45am
As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance t
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Consuming the right kind of nutrients to stay healthy and on a budget

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:45am
It is very important to fuel your body with the nutrients it needs to stay well, so some guidance on how to do this on a budget is most helpful. 
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4 teen suspects extradited from SC to Tennessee

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:03am
NEWBERRY, S.C. — The four Tennessee teens who led South Carolina police on a 10-hour chase last week have been extradited.
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Marine guard shot to death by colleague at NC base

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:41am
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — A Marine posted at the main gate of a North Carolina base shot and killed a colleague inside a guard shack Tuesday, a military spokesman said.
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It's spring and time to dust off your long-term financial plan

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 9:30am
Spring is officially here. Before you get started with your spring cleaning, perhaps another matter deserves some dusting off - that long-term financial plan.
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Virginia Senate passes budget with expanded Medicaid

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:42am
RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Senate approved its version of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget Tuesday as Republicans and Democrats pointed fingers over who is responsible for a potential state gov
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Coburn looking to expand town’s corporate limits

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:42pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The mayor of Glade Spring, Va., wants to expand the town’s corporate limits to include most of the land around Interstate 81’s Exit 29.
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City employees complete weight-loss challenge

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:39pm
BRISTOL, Va. — About two dozen city employees lost a combined 156 pounds during the mayor’s Live Fit Challenge, a 10-week weight-loss competition that concluded Tuesday.
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Two authors speak out about their experiences with child abuse

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:35pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Angela Wills wants to be a voice for her daughter, Bryanna Faith. The four-month-old baby died from physical abuse at the hands of her father in 2000.
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Final push

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:33pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Ashley Morelock hoped to compete in the 2013 Boston Marathon, but the field was filled before she was able to qualify. As she makes final preparations to run in this year’s event, the
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Belgeri feels change in leadership is needed

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:07pm
Editor’s note: This is the first of three profile stories on the Republican candidates running for Sullivan County highway commissioner. The primary is May 7.
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Convicted meth trafficker sentenced to 21 years in prison

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:52pm
Darrel Von Scrogum, 50, of Greeneville, Tenn., admitted to bringing high purity meth from Mexico into the U.S.
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Tri Cities makes national Top 10 for best work environment

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:00pm
Region ranked high in respect in the workplace and having good supervisors.
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King University, Lynchburg, Tenn. college agree to reverse agreement

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:40pm
Motlow State Community College becomes the seventh state school to associate with King in a transfer program.
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Tenn. Senate votes for open gun carry without permit

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:25pm
The measure would keep the background checks and training requirements in order to carry concealed firearms, but would allow anyone legally allowed to own a gun to carry it openly.
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