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Crashes close section of Interstate 81 in Northeast Tennessee

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 4:43pm
FALL BRANCH, Tenn.—A portion of Interstate 81 in the Fall Branch are of Northeast Tennessee remains closed this afternoon due to multiple crashes.
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Northbound lane of Volunteer Parkway closed due to gas line break

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 4:00pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- The northbound lane of Volunteer Parkway near McDonalds and Sonic is temporarily closed this afternoon due to a gas line break.
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Fewer adopt fee waivers for records for the ‘public good’

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:19pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Tennessee Public Records Act is adamant that public records should be available.
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Bristol Virginia City Council approves budget with school cutback

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:18pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City leaders approved a fiscal 2018-19 operating budget that reduces local funding to its school system, despite the impassioned pleas from its superintendent.
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Memorial service for deceased veterans planned for East Hills Cemetery

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:07pm
A memorial service for the veterans buried at East Hills Cemetery in Bristol will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday.
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Big Stone Gap man charged with parental kidnapping

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:07pm
BIG STONE GAP, Va. — A Big Stone Gap man has been charged with parental kidnapping and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
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Coalition files to keep opioid lawsuit records public

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:06pm
The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government has filed a motion to intervene in state Attorney General Herbert Slatery’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma to oppose restriction to the public’s access to case records.
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BRHA receives $800,000 in federal grant

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:06pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority is slated to receive more than $803,000 in federal funding to support affordable housing, according to a written statement.
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United Way honors businessman John Tickle

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:05pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The Endowment Committee of the United Way of Bristol recognized businessman and philanthropist John Tickle on Tuesday for his services to the community.
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Four people arrested in Johnson City woman's death

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 2:27pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.—The Johnson City Police Department has arrested four people in connection with the death of a pregnant woman in 2017.
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IDA takes no action on application policy

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:58am
BRISTOL, Va. — The Bristol Virginia Industrial Development Authority still hasn’t finished an application process for BVU economic development funding — some 16 months after it was first requested — and now an applicant is waiting.
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Public Records Audit: Cellphone pics expose new front in public-records debate

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:20am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pics or it didn’t happen? Good luck with that on the public records trail.
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BR-TN hiring expo set for Thursday

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:10am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A Hiring Expo is being held Thursday to fill more than 1,500 jobs currently available in the Bristol area by the Bristol Tennessee Industrial Development Board in conjunction with NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership.
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Funding for new high school road still stalled

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:10am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — After more than three hours of debate Monday, the Sullivan County Commission was no closer to figuring out who will be responsible for building and funding an access road to the future West Ridge High School.
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