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Virginia Dems get new director

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:09am
The Virginia Democratic Party's newest executive director is set to start this week, two months after being fired from a similar post in North Carolina.
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Altria sells idled N.C. cigarette plant for $68.5M

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:56am
The owner of the nation's biggest tobacco company, Philip Morris USA, has sold a North Carolina cigarette plant it idled in 2009.
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Virginia trial set for coal companies' legal battle

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:45am
A long-running legal battle between two coal companies is headed for trial in Virginia.
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Crash carts donated to JMH

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:54am
25 new crash carts used by nurses donated by JMH Auxiliary
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Mean green fighting machine

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:39pm
SALTVILLE, Va. — It has an eco-friendly footprint that is an earth lover’s dream and a whisper-quiet engine that could be a criminal’s nightmare.
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Longtime sheriff seeking fifth term

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:10pm
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories on the Republican candidates seeking the nomination for Sullivan County sheriff in the May 6 primary.
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Early childhood educators stress learning process needs jump start

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:04pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Each day, when High Point Elementary School teachers Cindy Timp and Veronica Widener get to school, they know they’re in for some fun.
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Approval given for road study: Project would connect 11W-I-81 with Volunteer Parkway

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:26pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A Northeast Tennessee survey group has been awarded a contract to conduct a needs assessment study on a connector road project that would link U.S. Highway 11W near Interstate 81’s Ex
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Join a group, get involved

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:24pm
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Dealing with moss issues in your lawn

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:09pm
Moss, in the proper setting, can be an attractive plant. Occasionally property owners will establish a moss garden as a part of their landscape. For most homeowners, though, moss is an unwanted pest t
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The Nation's Housing: Benefit restoration gets complicated

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:00pm
Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward last week, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer — and potentially bumpie
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Two dead in Sevier cabin fire

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:40pm
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a cabin fire in Sevierville has claimed the lives of an Indiana man and a toddler.
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Insurers likely to benefit from Virginia Medicaid expansion

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:38pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some of the biggest health insurance companies in the country are poised to benefit from the debate over expanding Medicaid in Virginia, regardless of its outcome.
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Adventure tourism touted for SE Tenn.

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:15pm
The Perlaky brothers' project would  offer a range of activities that might include off-roading, hiking and horseback riding.
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One killed in Dickenson County crash

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:28pm
A South Carolina man died Friday as the result of a single-vehicle crash in Dickenson County.
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Va. college 'free-speech zones' latest to fall

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:15pm
The Virginia Community College System has agreed to suspend its student demonstrations policy in response to a lawsuit.
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Tenn. lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:44pm
Legislative leaders are discussing a compromise that would delay testing for a year.
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3 killed in single-car wreck in Va.

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:41pm
Two adults and a child are dead following a single-car crash in Buckingham County.
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Va educators partner to help disabled students

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:15am
RICHMOND, Va. — Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.
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Many groups in the area are ready and willing to help in any way

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:15am
Various groups are in the local region
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