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US Ebola patient told ER of travel

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:14pm
The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, th
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Foreman: Prosecutor dissuaded indictment of Ramsey, Harwell

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:10pm
The foreman of a Nashville grand jury that recommended charges be filed against the speakers of the Tennessee House and Senate says the panel was dissuaded by a prosecutor from issuing an indictment.
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Bristol, Va., schools get high marks

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:00pm
An academic accreditation review team on Wednesday gave Bristol Virginia city schools high marks in many areas — particularly in leadership — and noted some room for improvement, especially in the are
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BRHA to replace Bonham Circle apartments with modern units

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:00pm
Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority officials on Wednesday announced plans to level the 39-unit Bonham Circle apartments and replace them with a 48-unit complex that will offer a mixture of lo
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Police arrest man accused of threatening dispatcher

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 8:36pm
A Kingsport man was arrested Wednesday after police said he threatened to kill a dispatcher if she did not fix a problem
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Va. abortion clinic rules review recommended

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:03pm
In a letter Wednesday to Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Dr. Marissa Levine recommends that the requirements be reviewed and updated.
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Tenn. city fined for dumping raw sewage in Clinch River

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:10pm
A Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation order cited the Sneedville sewer treatment plant for "excessive" sewer plant bypasses of treatment between January and May.
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Cornerstone Christian Academy to hold fundraiser

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:06pm
Cornerstone Christian Academy will hold its fourth annual Vision Fellowship Dinner this month.
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SWCC gets grant money for job training

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:59pm
The college got $2.5 million to provide training in advanced manufacturing and and carpentry through PluggedIn VA.
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Evidence under seal in charges against suspect in missing co-ed case

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:46am
The lawyer for a man who is charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student and allegedly is linked to a Virginia Tech student who disappeared from Charlottesville in 2009 said Tuesday
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NASA postpones rocket launch from Va. facility

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:15am
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va.  — The launch of a Department of Defense rocket from Virginia's Eastern Shore has been postponed.
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McAuliffe energy plan for Va. makes debut

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:33am
RICHMOND, Va. — Gov. Terry McAuliffe's energy vision for Virginia is stressing a familiar "all of the above" strategy that promotes greater use of renewable generation, efficiency and traditional sour
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Miss Food City pageant is Oct. 11 at the Paramount

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:47am
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The Miss Food City pageant is slated for Saturday, October 11  at the Paramount Center for the Arts.
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Bristol Public Library's health series turns to osteoporosis

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:45am
Dr. John Chandler Jr. is the guest speaker Oct. 9 when the Bristol Public Library's health series focuses on osteoporosis.
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How to prepare a healthy snack for your children

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:30am
It was spring, it was summer and now it is fall. Is that hard to believe or what? I do not know if it just me but it sure seems that time is going by awfully fast lately. As I get older, time seems to
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Boys plan to break rocket launch record, raise $$ for breast cancer

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:15am
A world record will soon belong to two Chesterfield County teenagers if their plan to launch 4,000 rockets simultaneously this month works.
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William King museum visitors temporarily rerouted to Russell Road entrance

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:00am
Visitors to the William King Museum of Art can use a secondary entrance off of Russell Road until the town of Abingdon finishes work along Academy Drive.
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House is a gift of freedom to a Marine gravely wounded

TriCities.com - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 8:15am
ARARAT — Joshua Benjamin Kerns dreamed as a boy of becoming a U.S. Marine. He dreamed too of living someday in a log cabin along the Ararat River.
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Teen to be tried as juvenile in fatal shooting of 24-year-old half-brother

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:06pm
A 15-year-old charged in the shooting death of his 24-year-old half-brother Monday will be tried as a juvenile, the Wise County commonwealth’s attorney said Tuesday.
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Alexander proposes legislation to simplify financial aid application

TriCities.com - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:52pm
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, thinks the process should be simpler and he visited Northeast State Community College Tuesday to discuss the Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act.
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