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Crews battling forest fire near Saltville

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:33pm
Multiple fire departments are battling a forest fire outside of Saltville, Va.
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Donor gives $2.2 million for park centers

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:24pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has received one of its largest cash donations ever, a $2.2 million gift from an anonymous donor.
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Va historic area explores colonial consumerism

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:23pm
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A new exhibit at Colonial Williamsburg is showcasing a variety of Chinese porcelain available in colonial America and exploring consumerism during the 18th century. Officials
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Southern steam locomotive trips planned for spring

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:23pm
Norfolk Southern is again partnering with the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society to host steam locomotive excursion trips in 2014.
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School courtyard transformed into a garden oasis to honor shooting victims

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:45pm
The garden will serve as a memorial and tribute to the lives Patrick Henry student Griffin Palmer, his mother, Kristin Palmer, a teacher at Virginia High School, and her mother, Nancy Griffin.
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Space station computer outage demands spacewalk

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:38pm
The main computer is fine and the six-man crew is safe, but the malfunction puts next week's supply run in jeopardy.
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New Va. forester a familiar face

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:15pm
Bettina K. Ring returns to state government after serving as senior vice president of family forests at the American Forest Foundation.
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Open gun carry sponsor moves for full vote in Tenn. House

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:15pm
Republican Rep. Micah Van Huss of Jonesborough has filed notice that he plans to make the unusual move on Monday.
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Mental health admissions soar in Va. after Deeds tragedy

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:15am
The General Assembly passed legislation earlier this year attempting to address some of the problems highlighted by the Deeds case.
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Fire destroys Bristol, Tenn., home

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:22am
An overnight fire in a single-family dwelling destroyed the home, firefighters said.
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Choose one of many churches in the area for worship services

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:30am
Many churches offering worship services
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Psychologists say coaches, parents need to work together

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:30pm
Parents and coaches should work together to ensure that the atmosphere in team sports is healthy and productive, sports psychologists said.
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Virginia Middle, High Point teachers named McGlothlin Award winners

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:11pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The mustachioed teacher was sitting in his classroom Friday when there was a rap at the door.
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Setting roots for food, education

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:45pm
BRISTOL, Va. — A $4,500 grant to Girls Inc. will fund a new garden and the nutrition awareness that will come from eating healthier foods.
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Inauguration events slated for new chancellor

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:33pm
Two weeks’ worth of events are planned in Wise, Va., to celebrate the inauguration of Chancellor Donna Price Henry.
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Help wanted for Community Build project

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:29pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Two local churches are looking for volunteers to perform a variety of duties to help a deserving family realize the dream of owning a home next month.
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Gray woman accused of taking drugs to jail

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:25pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — A Gray, Tenn., woman was behind bars after authorities accused her of taking drugs to the Sullivan County jail.
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One injured when car hits Smyth school bus

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:24pm
CHILHOWIE, Va. — One person was injured when a school bus was struck Friday afternoon, according to the Virginia State Police.
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The Bristol Blotter

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:22pm
BRISTOL TENNESSEE POLICE
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Ohio geologists link small quakes to fracking

TriCities.com - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:12pm
An investigation of five small tremors last month in the Youngstown area, in the Appalachian foothills, found the injection of sand and water that accompanies hydraulic fracturing in the Utica Shale m
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