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Unflattering portrait of ex-Va. first lady emerges

TriCities.com - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 1:15pm
One former aide portrayed Maureen McDonnell as a screaming tyrant and acknowledged calling her a "nutbag," while another said Bob McDonnell was in denial about his wife's "mental capacity."
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Carter sheriff fires jailer after assault investigation

TriCities.com - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:13am
Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes fired Chancelor Presnell lon Friday after nine months in the job.
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City OK'd to issue revenue bonds

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:47pm
BRISTOL, Va. — A judge’s ruling Friday paves the way for the city to finally issue revenue bonds and continue work on The Falls commercial center.
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MEC to set up shop in Smyth County

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:42pm
Once a newly announced manufacturer moves into one of the old Merillat facilities in Atkins, Virginia, Smyth County will have gained more jobs than it lost when the cabinet manufacturer closed.
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Corporate Image takes part in ALS fundraiser that’s swept nation

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:18pm
Friends, family and coworkers of Phil Timp, who worked at The Corporate Image, participated Friday in the Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral sensation sweeping the Internet and social media.
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Volunteers needed to pack meals

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:23pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee and the AARP Foundation are looking for 200 volunteers to help with a meal-packing event that will provide 25,000 meals for older Tenne
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Judge denies motion to acquit on federal corruption charges

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:43pm
Bob and Maureen McDonnell begin their defense Monday after U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer on Friday denied motions to acquit them of all charges three weeks into their federal corruption trial.
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Trailer crashes into Appalachian Arts Center building

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:40pm
A trailer loaded with guardrails disconnected from a truck Friday and crashed into the Appalachian Arts Center in Tazewell County, Va.
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Man wanted since 2005 possibly seen in area

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:50pm
Virginia authorities say there has been an unconfirmed report of Ricardo Razo in the area. Razo has been wanted since 2005.
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Ruling clears way for Falls bond sale

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:30pm
BRISTOL, Va. - A judge's ruling has cleared the way for the city to issue revenue bonds for construction of The Falls.
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Attend the church of choice to receive a blessing

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:00pm
Many churches in the area hold worship services
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Route 23 music festival is Aug. 30 in Wise

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:25pm
WISE, Va. - The Birthplace of Country Music will stage a free music festival Aug. 30.
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Aviation museum takes visitors into the skies; honors Piney Flats pilots

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:00pm
Even before going into the third grade, young Max Carpenter experienced a rare thrill in Sevierville.
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Lawmakers honor Bristol August race week

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:45am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Lawmakers from Tennessee and Virginia this week recognized Aug. 17-23 as Bristol Night Race Week in honor of Bristol Motor Speedway’s upcoming events.
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Missouri police name officer involved in shooting

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:07am
FERGUSON, Mo. — The police chief in the St. Louis suburb where an officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager identified the officer on Friday as Darren Wilson, and said the officer was dispatched to the
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160 jobs coming to Smyth County

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:02am
A company already in Wytheville, Mayville Engineering Company, Inc., plans to open up shop in Smyth County.
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Various events are being held in the local region

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:30am
Many community events are being held in the area
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Va. to join in 'Shakeout' earthquake drill in Oct.

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:30am
Virginia emergency officials are encouraging people to register for a multi-state earthquake drill taking place this fall.
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Large U.S. apple crop expected this year

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:00am
RICHMOND, Va. -- This year's fall apple crop is expected to be larger than normal, according to the Farm Bureau.
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McAuliffe to discuss Va. budget with lawmakers

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:30am
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to address Virginia lawmakers regarding the state budget.
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