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First annual Taste of the Outdoors held tonight in Abingdon

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:21pm
Those attending got to sample wild game
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Two arrested in Washington County, Va.

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 8:55pm
ABINGDON, Va.—The Washington County Sheriff's Office has arrested two men on various charges.
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RAM Clinic coming to Smyth County this weekend

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:23pm
A couple of thousand people are expected to descend on Mountain Empire Airport in Groseclose this weekend to give and receive free health care.
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VHCC plants 100 trees as part of Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:13pm
A hundred trees were planted Thursday on the campus of Virginia Highlands Community College. It was part of a joint Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration and an effort toward becoming an officially designated Tree Campus USA.
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Speeding vehicles are in the Bristol Blotter

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:09pm
BRISTOL TENNESSEE POLICE DEPARTMENT
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Bristol's Border Bash returns in May for 17th season

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 6:58pm
For nearly two decades, music, fun and memories have filled downtown Bristol in the spring and summer and this year will be no different.
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Bristol man faces multiple charges of child rape

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 6:20pm
BRISTOL, Tenn.—A Bristol man has been arrested on multiple child rape charges.
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Former Battle coach sentenced in Washington County case

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 6:13pm
ABINGDON, Va.—A former John S. Battle High School coach and teacher was sentenced to one year in prison Thursday on a charge that he had an inappropriate relationship with a student.
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More Alpha layoffs announced at Wyoming coal mines

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:48pm
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Alpha Natural Resources is laying off 37 workers at its Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte mines in northeast Wyoming.
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Father of slain Blacksburg teen facing Wythe charge

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:04pm
Accused of injuring his wife last week during a fight, the father of a slain Blacksburg teenager was in court on Thursday for a bond hearing.
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Border Bash returns to downtown Bristol

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:13pm
BRISTOL, Va. - The Border Bash concert series returns to downtown Bristol with six shows starting in May.
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Cabela's reports increased revenue, net income for first quarter

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 1:58pm
SIDNEY, Neb.-- Cabela’s Incorporated today reported increased revenues and net income for first quarter fiscal 2016.
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Local health department offices to be closed on May 4 for training

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:55pm
All local health departments in the Cumberland Plateau and Mt. Rogers health districts will be closed on Wednesday, May 4th for staff training.
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United Way receives grant to launch physical fitness initiative in Southwest Virginia

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 8:16am
CHILHOWIE, Va. – Fifth-graders at Chilhowie Elementary School learned the ropes of fishing, golfing, swimming and bicycling Wednesday in an effort to promote physical activity.
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Nearly 400K Virginia students to take shorter SOL math tests

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:28am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly 400,000 Virginia elementary and middle school students will take shorter Standards of Learning math tests this spring.
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City making improvements to baseball grounds

TriCities.com - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 5:45am
City officials are developing plans to make improvements to Boyce Cox Field that may satisfy its professional tenants.
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State abruptly cancels contract with TNReady company over delays

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:10pm
The state of Tennessee abruptly terminated a nearly $107 million contract with a testing company and canceled testing for non-high school students following repeated failures with the rollout of the new assessment called TNReady.
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Alpacas' annual trim not all joy for animals at Washington County farm

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:53pm
It’s that time of year again, when the alpacas at Dreamland Alpacas get serious summer haircuts. For most of the alpacas, the shearing process is no big deal, but it can be tough for some of the animals.
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Barter Theatre announces reduced rates and new website

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:23pm
ABINGDON, Va. – Barter Theatre officials announced new ticket prices and revealed a new website this week, saying they are making attempts to better suit the needs of patrons in the region.
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TVA looks to remove floating houses from state reservoirs

TriCities.com - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 8:48pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Several local and state officials and houseboat owners are opposed to the Tennessee Valley Authority's move to remove floating houses from its reservoirs in Tennessee and ot
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