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MECC Slemp Gallery to feature work of Shawn Wallace

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:46pm
BIG STONE GAP, Va. -- Mountain Empire Community College's Slemp Gallery will host an exhibit featuring the work of MECC graduate Shawn Wallace, of Clintwood.
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Android app development course offered through Northeast State

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:22pm
Northeast State's Workforce Solutions will offer an eight-week course on basic Android application development from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday beginning Sept. 30 through Nov. 18.
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Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case goes to jury

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:19pm
The jury began deliberations today in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison if jurors conclude that the couple sold the influence of his
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Gov. McAuliffe backs 550-mile natural gas pipeline

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:15pm
RICHMOND, Va. — Dominion Resources Inc. will form a joint venture with three other major energy companies to build and own a $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas pipeline from West Virgini
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Johnson City police investigating apparent shooting

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:02pm
Police in Johnson City are investigating an apparent morning shooting at a medical building on West Market Street.
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Women’s Fund offers Technical Assistance Workshops for 2015 grants

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:08am
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Women’s Fund of East Tennessee, a fund of East Tennessee Foundation, will hold Technical Assistance Workshops for interested organizations on Sept. 10 at 1:30 p.m. in Johnson
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32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:42am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said
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Ex-House majority leader joins investment bank

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:13am
RICHMOND, Va. — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has a new job as vice chairman and managing director of a global independent investment bank.
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Study helps developers better understand how to integrate Bristol Regional in economic plan

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:55pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A city planner is hoping that retail and business development in the Exit 74 area of west Bristol is spurred as there is more retail construction within The Pinnacle.
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Blackbird Bakery has nearly doubled its size with its new addition that will help to better serve more patrons

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:52pm
Now in its sixth year on Piedmont Avenue, the bakery recently more than doubled its space by opening up another portion of its building.
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Henderson School of Appalachian Arts hires Poole as director

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:25pm
MARION, Va. — A local artist and graphic designer has been hired to lead the Wayne Henderson School of Appalachian Arts.
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Last holiday of summer brings out food, fun and fellowship

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:10pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kallonee Perry spent Labor Day afternoon serving small cups of lemonade from the stand in her Virginia Avenue front yard.
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For some dedicated workers Labor Day is just another day

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:45pm
Pastry chef Dawn Gonsalves is among the workers unfamiliar with the notion of kicking back in a lawn chair and relishing a backyard barbecue on a sun-kissed holiday.
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Showing in Alexander primary shows tea party strength

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:00pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the elder statesman of Tennessee politics, a primary challenge by a little-known tea party opponent was supposed to be little more than a glorifi
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Virginia child left in hot van has died

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:04pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old girl who was left in a van for an extended period of time has died in Virginia.
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5 things to know in Nov. 4 Tenn. general election

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:30pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Five things to know about the Nov. 4 general election and other ballot issues in Tennessee:
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2-year-old dies after being left in van in Roanoke

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:45am
ROANOKE, Va. — Roanoke police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl who was left in a van for an extended period of time.
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US Supreme Court to weigh Kentucky case next month

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:00am
SMITHLAND, Ky. — The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in sout
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Shootings reported by NYC West Indian parade route

TriCities.com - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:04am
NEW YORK  — Hours before the West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings — one of them deadly — near the route for the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been
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