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Officials concerned about potential staff cuts at federal prison in SWVA

TriCities.com - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:37am
The potential reduction of 62 staff positions at USP Lee in far Southwest Virginia could be “catastrophic,” a union representative said.
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Virginia unlikely to decriminalize marijuana this year

TriCities.com - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 6:13am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A key panel in the Virginia state House has rejected a proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
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Euclid Avenue project incentives approved by council

TriCities.com - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:49pm
BRISTOL, Va. — An incentive request from prospective tenants of the Euclid Avenue Shopping Center was approved Thursday night by Bristol Virginia City Council.
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Randolph and Wagner streets blocked off after vehicles crash

TriCities.com - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:48pm
BRISTOL, Va. – Three people were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a three-car crash at the intersection of Randolph and Wagner streets near Ballpark Corner Market.
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BVU cable rates may go up

TriCities.com - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 8:05pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Cable TV customers of the BVU Authority will likely pay more following a vote Thursday by the provider’s board of directors.
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Dickenson County judge not reappointed by legislature

TriCities.com - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 4:27pm
One new judge will take the bench in the 29th judicial circuit this year.
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Three vehicles collide at Bristol, Virginia intersection

TriCities.com - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 3:01pm
BRISTOL, Va. -- Three vehicles have collided at the intersection of Randolph Street and Wagner Road near Boyce Cox Field in Bristol, Virginia.
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Valley Street in Abingdon closed due to earlier crash

TriCities.com - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 2:04pm
ABINGDON, Va.—A section of Valley Street in Abingdon is closed this afternoon due to an earlier crash.
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Virginia House offers new parental leave to staff

TriCities.com - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 9:21am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates has implemented a new parental leave policy for its employees.
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Tennessee governor to give final State of the State Monday

TriCities.com - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 6:18am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is scheduled to deliver his final State of the State speech.
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New owners announce plans for former Bristol Skate Inn

TriCities.com - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:59pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Fans who remember roller-skating at the former Bristol Skate Inn near West State Street can relive those times when new owners reopen the rink this May.
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Workers replace trees along State Street

TriCities.com - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:58pm
Trees lining the path of State Street in downtown Bristol are removed on Wednesday along the Tennessee border as part of a maintenance project. The trees are being replaced by new varieties that will be planted in cylinders to prevent…
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Bills would provide more funding for rural school districts

TriCities.com - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:56pm
Proposed budget amendments could provide millions of additional dollars to rural schools, including those in the Mountain Empire.
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Bristol Housing approves up to $5M in TIF funding

TriCities.com - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:54pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Bristol Housing and Redevelopment’s board unanimously approved up to $5 million in tax increment financing Wednesday for a proposed hotel off West State Street.
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Council to consider Euclid project incentives

TriCities.com - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:30pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The Bristol Virginia City Council is expected to consider an incentive request from prospective tenants of the Euclid Avenue Shopping Center at its meeting tonight.
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Pursuit results in charges against four people

TriCities.com - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:26pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Four people face charges following a lengthy pursuit on Tuesday that stretched from Bristol, Virginia, to Scott County.
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