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Virginia governor signs slew of bills, including reduction in student testing

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 1:15pm
Monday is the deadline for signing most of the bills passed during the 2014 legislative session.
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McAuliffe signs slew of bills

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 12:41pm
Monday is the deadline for signing most of the bills passed during the 2014 legislative session, and McAuliffe has already signed several hundred into law.
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Bitter winter takes toll on Virginia vineyards

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:08am
The winter damage comes on the heels of the frost in May 2013 that severely damaged the blooming vines in Virginia, cutting production.
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The Nation's Housing: Add-on fees become an issue

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 10:30am
When you're raking in tens of billions in profits by helping credit-elite borrowers purchase homes, couldn't you lighten up on fees a little for everyday folks who'd also like to buy?
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Book breaks down a popular TV series

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 10:00am
“Life on Mars: From Manchester to New York,” edited by Stephen Lacey and Ruth McElroy, breaks down the popular British TV series Life on Mars (2006-7) by looking at how it invokes the past, how it sug
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Duo hikes AT to benefit Alzheimers and cancer associations

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 9:45am
David Sweitzer had longed to hike the Appalachian Trail. But, he didn't really want to go it alone. And he had wanted to do more than just hike.
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Help when needed most

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 11:00pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Saturday marked 41 days since a Virginia High School teacher, her son and her mother were gunned down in a brutal scene of domestic violence. The memory of those three was upon the mi
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Abingdon exhibition hall renamed William King Museum of Art

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:58pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The army of local volunteers having a clean-up day around a former Washington County high school campus on Saturday was a symbolic sign of things to come at this regional art exhibitio
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More law enforcement agencies turning to electronic monitoring

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:46pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson admits that he bucked the trend of electronic monitoring of inmates or parolees with ankle bracelets because he thought the technology had n
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Herald Courier grabs 14 awards

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:31pm
RICHMOND, Va. — The Bristol Herald Courier won 14 Virginia Press Association contest awards — eight of them top prizes — during the annual conference Saturday.
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The Bristol Blotter

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:30pm
BRISTOL TENNESSEE POLICE
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Pet Adoptions

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:05pm
Sullivan County – Blountville – Kingsport Animal Center
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Terrible twos: Internet star Grumpy Cat turns two

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 3:32pm
The cat whose real name is Tardar Sauce has her own line of cat food, t-shirts and a best-selling book.
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5-year-old finds flaw in Xbox Live security

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 3:24pm
Kindergartner from San Diego hits space button a few times at log-in site, hacks dad's Xbox account.
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Closing date set for Elks National Home sale

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 3:15pm
Mike Williams, owner of English Meadows Senior Living Community in Christiansburg, is buying the nearly 200-acre property from the Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks for $4.5 million.
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East Tenn. jails say e-cigarettes help keep order

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 3:12pm
One e-cigarette is equal to two-and-a-half packs of regular cigarettes.
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Greene Co., Tenn. teen charged with murder of father

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 1:27pm
Police said the teenagers were on their way to Myrtle Beach, S.C.
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Virginia gas prices increase ahead of spring travel

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 11:15am
On the bright side, Virginia's average of $3.42 is below the national average of $3.57 and is the 10th lowest in the country.
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Singings, revivals at area places of worship

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:00am
Singings, revivals, services are more are planned as area places of worship.
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THS senior accepts appointment

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:48pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Tennessee High School senior Tyler Despard set his sights on the U.S. Air Force Academy four years ago and never looked back.
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