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John S. Battle senior named to U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 1:03am
BRISTOL, Va. — John S. Battle High School senior Jesse Hughes has been named a member of the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band.
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Abingdon event helps residents kick-start holiday shopping season

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:57am
More than 100 vendors have converged this weekend at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center to sell holiday wares of all types as part of the annual Mistletoe Market.
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Gillespie concedes U.S. Senate election to Warner

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:41am
SPRINGFIELD — Flanked by his wife, Cathy, Republican Ed Gillespie on Friday conceded his bid for the U.S. Senate to Sen. Mark R. Warner, confirming the Democrat has won a second six-year term.
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Chatham gets a country store that appeals to food lovers of all kind

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:35am
CHATHAM — A new country store hopes to appeal to both the small and local population of Amish people — and the general public.
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Fire pit ashes placed in garage sparked fatal day care blaze

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:31am
Ashes from a backyard metal fire pit placed in a plastic trash bag in the garage of a Midlothian home day care sparked the Oct. 21 blaze that fatally injured a 1-year-old boy who was mistakenly left i
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The Bristol Blotter for Nov. 8, 2014

TriCities.com - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:29am
BRISTOL TENNESSEE POLICE DEPARTMENT
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Coal ash impact discussions scheduled

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:39pm
Two events have been scheduled to help people learn more about the impact of the Feb. 2 coal ash spill from the closed Duke Energy plant in Eden, North Carolina.
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Vandals leave their mark on historic covered bridge

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:50pm
COVINGTON — The Humpback Bridge in Alleghany County survived several floods, the Civil War, the modernization of the Kanawha Turnpike and decades of neglect. But can it survive modern-day vandals?
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Three Wellmont leaders honored by Tennessee Hospital Association

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:53pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Three leaders who have played integral roles in Wellmont Health System’s delivery of superior health care with compassion have been honored by the Tennessee Hospital Association, a
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Robot being used in Bristol, Tennessee schools

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 5:00pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A robot sporting an Anderson Elementary School T-shirt has been rolling down the school’s halls and visiting classes to aid teachers in students’ learning.
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Veterans Day tributes to be held at Rocky Mount Living History Museum

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:27pm
PINEY FLATS, Tenn. — In honor of Veterans Day local storyteller and historic interpreter Mary Grace Walrath will present, through stories and songs, the changes in the roles of American women brought
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Presentation about World War I to be given at Bristol library

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 3:32pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — While U.S. historians are focusing on the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War, Europe and Africa are commemorating the beginning of World War I.
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Pigeon Forge detective investigating Bristol man's death indicted by federal grand jury

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 3:13pm
Justin Dillard of Bristol was shot to death in 2013. A new detective will now investigate the murder.
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Gillespie concedes Senate race to Warner

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:08pm
Warner led by more than 16,000 votes
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Haslam introduces academic standards review website

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:36pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam unveiled a website Tuesday where Tennesseans can review and comment on the state’s current K-12 academic standards.
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Twin City's annual Veteran's Day parade being held Saturday in downtown Bristol

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:07pm
A traditional ceremony will follow at War Memorial Park
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Honor a veteran on Veterans Day

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:00am
Many Veterans Day activities are being held in the area
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Trigiani's 'Big Stone Gap' premieres at Virginia Film Festival

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:15am
“Big Stone Gap,” a movie written and directed by Adriana Trigiani, premiered at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Virginia, to a sold-out crowd of about 1,100 as the first film of this year’s
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Phone scammers target Mountain Empire

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:40am
On Wednesday, at least one customer of Bristol Tennessee Essential Services was targeted in a ploy to extort money.
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Tennessee lawmakers readying new abortion restrictions

TriCities.com - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:37am
With the passage of a constitutional amendment that gives Tennessee lawmakers more power to restrict abortion, they are planning to do just that.
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