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Bristol, Va., mayor, school board chair agree new school has to wait

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:40pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The Falls commercial center will have to take shape before city leaders can consider a proposal to construct a new elementary school, the city’s new mayor and chairwoman of the city’s S
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Train derails in Wytheville

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:04pm
A portion of a train hauling automobiles and fingernail polish was dangling from an overpass Monday evening on Grayson Turnpike in Wytheville.
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Wall failure reduces US 460 lanes in Giles County

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:17pm
The lane closure is expected to last several days while the wall is repaired.
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Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M in fines

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:15pm
Pilot Flying J has accepted responsibility for the criminal conduct of its employees, 10 of whom have pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to cheating customers out of promised rebates and disc
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Sullivan County Sheriff's Office auctioning off 8 seized vehicles

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:11pm
The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is auctioning off eight seized vehicles.
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Muster grounds to show movies

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:14pm
The Abingdon Muster Grounds will show outdoor films during this year's Virginia Highlands Festival.
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Spearhead Trails to be featured on Discovery Channel

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:53pm
Spearhead Trails, an ATV and trail bike trail starting in St. Paul, Virginia, will be featured this weekend on the Discovery Channel.
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Woman charged with false reporting of Johnson City shooting

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:22pm
Marley Hopson is scheduled to appear in Washington County's General Sessions Court on Monday to face the charge.
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Bristol, Tenn. man seeks to re-mine gold at Virginia site

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:11pm
William Kilgore of Bristol, Tennessee, wants to re-mine the site of the abandoned Moss Mine near the Goochland-Fluvanna County line.
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Army: Soldier grandfathered in under tattoo policy

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:15am
Adam C. Thorogood, 28, an Army sniper, wanted the tattoo policy ruled unconstitutional.
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State Police: CSX train hits, kills man in Williamsburg

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:30am
A train hauling 100 empty coal cars hit the man just after 1 a.m. Monday, police said.
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VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:24am
New investment of $600 million will go into the factory. Production on the SUV will begin in 2016.
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Army seeks dismissal of federal suit by Tennessee soldier

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:23am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The U.S. Army says a Kentucky National Guard soldier with aspirations of joining a U.S. Army special operations unit is grandfathered in under new regulations concerning soldiers wit
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Many civic groups and meetings are being held in the local region

TriCities.com - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:30am
Look for a civic group to join or attend one of many meetings in the area
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Police agencies seek accreditation

TriCities.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:22pm
Many area law enforcement agencies strive to become accredited at either the state or national level, or both for at least one local police department.
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Creeper Trail regular recently passes 182,000 miles at age 82

TriCities.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:16pm
ABINGDON, Va. — “The Legend” of the Virginia Creeper Trail just got a little bit more legendary.
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Tri-State Beef Conference set for Aug. 12

TriCities.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:03pm
ABINGDON, Va. —The seventh Tri-State Beef Conference will be held Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon.
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Easy way to keep lawn green during dry spells

TriCities.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:00pm
Is your grass looking brown this summer? If so, you may be able to make some changes so that it will be greener and healthier.
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Hagerty heads to Japan for joint meeting

TriCities.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:54pm
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty will lead a delegation from the state to the 37th annual Joint Meeting of the Japan-U.S. Southeast & Southeast
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Ratliff appointed to Virginia Energy Council

TriCities.com - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 9:52pm
Big Stone Gap, Virginia, resident Donald Ratliff has been appointed to the Virginia Energy Council by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Ratliff is a vice present for state and government affairs at Alpha Natural
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