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Twin City artist completes commemorative Santa Train sculpture

TriCities.com - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:15pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Val Lyle believes in Santa Claus.
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Police investigating burglary in Sullivan County, Tenn.

TriCities.com - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 2:38pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn.—The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary reported on July 7 at a home on Brown Drive.
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Your Weather: Hazy, hot and humid conditions across the Mountain Empire

TriCities.com - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:44am
BRISTOL, Va. -- Hazy, hot and humid.
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Largest meth lab dump site in Southwest Virginia's history found in Pound

TriCities.com - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:39am
POUND, Va. — A methamphetamine lab dump site found in Southwest Virginia is the largest that has ever been found in Southwest Virginia, according to a news release from Pound Police Department Chief of Police Tony Baker.
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Report: DC collects nearly $100m from speed tickets in 2016

TriCities.com - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:16am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speed camera tickets in Washington, D.C., have raked in nearly $100 million in 2016, nearly doubling the amount collected and issued from the prior year.
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Judge: East Tennessee school district violated federal disability laws

TriCities.com - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 7:11am
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a Tennessee county's department of education violated multiple federal guidelines protecting students with disabilities when it removed a student with Down syndrome from an elementary school.
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Toy stores to carry gift cards for Virginia college savings

TriCities.com - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 6:26am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — If you don't want to give diapers as a gift to that newly expectant mother, you now have another option in Virginia.
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Exit 14 will close for approximately two weeks for work on new I-81 lanes

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:59pm
The northbound Interstate 81 Exit 14 off-ramp will close from midnight July 27 to approximately Aug. 11 to allow for construction.
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VRS to reimburse incubator employees' contributions

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:59pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Employees of the Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator — including Abingdon Mayor Cathy Lowe, who is the incubator’s director — aren’t eligible to receive benefits from the Virginia Retirement System, so VRS will refund contributions paid to…
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RAM clinic in Wise to provide healthcare to those in need

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:40pm
A Remote Area Medical clinic will set up shop in Wise County this Friday through Sunday.
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Alpha, Kentucky firm enter into reclamation deal

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:38pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Alpha Natural Resources has signed an agreement to transfer idle assets in four states to a Kentucky firm.
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Wellmont, MECC sign agreement to increase number of nursing students

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:37pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Wellmont Health System and Mountain Empire Community College signed an agreement on Wednesday at Holston Valley Hospital in Kingsport, Tennessee, that could raise the number of nursing students by 20 every year.
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Virginia Supreme Court sets hearing for Pomrenke complaint

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:44pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The Supreme Court of Virginia is expected to hear a complaint against Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge Kurt Pomrenke in October.
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Complaint filed against Bristol Judge Kurt Pomrenke

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 2:03pm
BRISTOL, Va. - The Virginia Supreme Court has set an Aug. 1 deadline for Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Kurt Pomrenke to respond to an ethics complaint.
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