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UVa-Wise sets fall convocation; UVa president to speak

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:45pm
The University of Virginia's College at Wise will hold it's 60th fall convocation next week.
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Health Department schedules clinics for heart disease, other illnesses

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:26pm
The Virginia Department of Health has scheduled a series of clinics throughout Southwest Virginia to screen people for risk factors for heart disease and other illnesses.
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Same-sex marriages could begin by next week in Va.

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:24pm
A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to delay its ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
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"Strut your Mutt" event planned to help local animal shelter

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:23pm
An outdoor event for dogs -- including some who are looking for a forever home -- will be held next month in Marion.
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Sheriff warns of new telephone scam

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 11:57am
A new telephone scam dealing with computer repair has been reported in the area, according to Washington County, Va., Sheriff Fred Newman.
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Squash, the versatile summer delight!

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:00am
Summer squash — it's everywhere you look right now! Dark green, light green, even golden yellow; this vegetable is surly a summer favorite. With so many different ways to prepare it, this food is seen
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Think it's too hot to cook? Then go soak your grains

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:45am
The best thing about this way of doing things, besides the no-heat benefit, is that you can combine grains with water (or vegetable broth, for more flavor), cover them and refrigerate them overnight —
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Let’s gear up for Rhythm and Roots 5K

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:30am
I cannot believe another year has passed; it is almost time for Bristol’s Annual Rhythm and Roots Reunion. It is such a wonderful weekend filled with music, food, fellowship and fun.
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Social Security celebrates 79 years

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:15am
For the past 79 yeas, Social Security has maintained its place as an American cornerstone. Secure as its foundation is, Social Security has also been at the forefront of change.
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Head of Northeast State's new entertainment tech program offers insights

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:37pm
Jeff Little appeared at an informal gathering of educators and local business leaders Tuesday.
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King University announces Buechner lecture lineup

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:31pm
Barbara Brown Taylor, who also serves on Buechner’s National Advisory Board, will be one of 15 lecturers tackling questions including “What’s next?” “How did we get to this moment?” and “What does it
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Gas well drilling ordinance forwarded

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:26pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Washington County could be two meetings away from expressly allowing — via special exception permit — gas well drilling in the county.
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Williams’ death pushes suicide to national focus

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:02pm
The death of comedian and actor Robin Williams has pushed suicide to the forefront of national conversations, a stigmatic topic that is one of the leading causes of death in the Mountain Empire.
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Quaker Steak to Host 500-foot water slide

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:38pm
The owners of a local restaurant plan to erect a massive, temporary water slide on a portion of Cumberland Street later this month.
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Mullins running as independent

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:36pm
Rick Mullins — an independent running for the 38th District Virginia seat — will focus on Medicaid expansion if elected in the special Aug. 19 election.
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Robin Williams' death pushes suicide into spotlight

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 9:06pm
Local resources are available for individuals thinking about suicide.
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Group protests gas well drilling prior to Board of Supervisors meeting

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 6:32pm
Many members of the protest group have spoken out before against gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in front of the Board of Supervisors.
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Season's final Border Bash set for Aug. 15

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:21pm
The final Border Bash concert of the summer season is planned for Friday Aug. 15.
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Authorities: Robin Williams hanged himself

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:36pm
The actor also had superficial cuts on his wrist, and a pocketknife was found nearby.
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New natural gas pipeline planned for W.Va., Ohio

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:34pm
The $1.75 billion pipeline would also ship natural gas into Kentucky.
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