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Stage version of 'It's A Wonderful Life' coming to Southwest Virginia

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 12:41pm
GALAX, Va. — The Arts Council of the Twin Counties has announced the audition times for It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play."

ETSU Homecoming takes place this weekend

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 12:05pm
JOHNSON CITY – NOW That’s What I Call Homecoming! 15 is full of old and new Homecoming hits for East Tennessee State University students, alumni, employees and the public to enjoy.

Six D-B students named commended students in national program

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 12:00pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Six Dobyns-Bennett High School students have been named as Commended Students in the 61st Annual 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Immigration group planned girl's pope encounter for a year

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 11:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sophie Cruz's brief encounter with Pope Francis during his parade in Washington this week appeared to be the kind of spontaneous moment that is so endearing about this pope: an initi

Author helping thousands of inmates, tells the story of her struggles

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 11:31am
BRISTOL, Va. — “Jesus never goes out of style,” Lisa Kratz Thomas said.

Ex-lighting manager charged in $1.8M fraud targeting QVC

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 11:24am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who spent several years as the lighting manager for online and TV shopping network QVC Inc. has been charged with bilking the company for more than $1.8 million.

3 shot outside Nashville nightclub; police look for suspects

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:55am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Metro Nashville Police say they are searching for two suspects who witnesses said shot three people outside a nightclub.

No buyers to preserve office of Elvis Presley's manager

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:41am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The longtime headquarters of Elvis Presley manager Col. Tom Parker has been named to a list of endangered Nashville properties.

Man convicted in 2013 shooting death of nurse in Memphis

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:27am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been found guilty in the slaying of a Memphis nurse two years ago.

Tennessee to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:12am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says it will be celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday.

Rifle stolen from Michigan in 1982 turns up in Tennessee

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:00am
LEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A gun stolen during a burglary 33 years ago at a southern Michigan home has been returned to its owners after being recovered in Tennessee.

GOP Lawmakers: Speaker Boehner to resign at end of October

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 9:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed Republicans on Friday that he would step down at the end of October, giving up his coveted leadership post and his seat in Con

USDA to distribute bait to vaccinate raccoons for rabies

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 9:44am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Raccoons in parts of East and Middle Tennessee will be vaccinated for rabies under a U.S. Agriculture Department program.

Tile company break-in, I-81 crash make it a bear of a day

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 9:28am
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A bear — or maybe it was two bears — caused havoc in Christiansburg.

Virginia couple claims $1M lottery scratch-off prize

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 9:15am
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Portsmouth couple has claimed a $1 million prize in the Virginia Lottery.

Virginia utility worker's death by fall ruled an accident

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 9:02am
STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities have ruled a utility worker's death in a fall as an accident.

Sheriff apologizes to lawyers asked to remove bras at jail

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 8:51am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A sheriff apologized Thursday to a pair of female lawyers who were told they needed to take off their underwire bras at jail to avoid setting off the metal detector if they want

Weather service accidentally sends Connecticut tsunami alert

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 8:38am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut shoreline was briefly under a tsunami warning before the National Weather Service disclosed the alert had been sent by mistake during a routine monthly test.

The Latest: Germans find many false claims of Syrian origin

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 8:24am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as European governments struggle to cope with the huge number of people moving across Europe. All times local:

The Latest: Indonesians, Kenyans, Pakistanis among hajj dead

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 8:12am
MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The latest developments on the crush and trampling to death of hundreds of Muslim pilgrims near a holy site in Saudi Arabia, the worst hajj disaster in a quarter-century (al