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Abingdon suspect waives extradition in 1990 Florida clown murder

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:25am
ABINGDON, Va. -- The Abingdon woman accused of first-degree murder in the 1990 killing of a Palm Beach County, Florida woman has waived extradition.
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Dollar Tree to open new Bristol store next month

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 8:48am
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- The Twin City's newest Dollar Tree is expected to open October 12, store officials confirmed Wednesday to the Bristol Herald Courier.
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Virginia park rangers helping clean up Florida parks

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:10am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Several Virginia park rangers are in Florida helping that state clean up parks damaged by Hurricane Irma.
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Abingdon woman arrested in 27-year-old murder case

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:32am
ABINGDON, Va. — Twenty-seven years after a Florida woman was gunned down by a person wearing a clown costume, an Abingdon woman has been charged with first-degree murder in her death.
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Meals on Wheels must wait for emergency funds in Washington County

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 11:22pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The Community Center of Abingdon has to wait 60 days to see if the Washington County Board of Supervisors will complete a request for emergency funds for the center’s Meals on Wheels program.
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Sullivan one of six counties to receive opioid addiction treatment funding

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 11:21pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Sullivan County is one of six counties in Tennessee that will receive a total of $6 million in federal funding to provide medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction to those who might not otherwise have access to it,…
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Bristol Virginia City Council to get more input on refinancing plan

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 10:37pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City leaders took no action Tuesday on a plan to refinance significant portions of debt, opting instead to seek more information and opinions beyond its Richmond financial advisers.
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Bristol Lifestyle Recovery temporarily suspends operations

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 9:39pm
Bristol Lifestyle Recovery, a facility that provided long-term recovery programs to those affected by the opioid crisis, is temporarily suspending operations just three months after its opening.
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DHR recommends citizens be allowed on The Meadows site to spot slave graves

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 8:53pm
ABINGDON, Va. — An official with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources said Tuesday he believes there may be slave graves on The Meadows property where a retail development and sports complex will soon be built.
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Harbor Freight Tools bringing new store, 40 jobs to Bristol, Va.

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:57pm
BRISTOL, Va. — California-based Harbor Freight Tools is opening a new store in Bristol, Virginia, that will bring nearly 40 jobs to the region, the company announced Tuesday.
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Rabies vaccines will be dropped in select areas to help immunize wild raccoons

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:56pm
Oral rabies vaccine baits are being dropped across select areas of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia to immunize wild raccoons against rabies.
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Pomrenke sentencing set for Nov. 30

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:53pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge Kurt Pomrenke will be sentenced Nov. 30 on his contempt conviction.
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Contura offers to repurchase $31.8M in stock

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:52pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Contura Energy on Tuesday announced it initiated a modified “Dutch Auction” tender offer to repurchase up to $31.8 million of its common stock.
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WCSO: Arrest made in 27-year-old cold case

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:51pm
ABINGDON, Va.—The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office will be providing more details this evening into the arrest of an Abingdon woman.
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Corker says he won't run for re-election

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 3:54pm
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, said Tuesday he will leave the Senate when his term expires at the end of 2018.
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Search under way of Marion Senior High after threat prompts evacuation

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 2:38pm
This afternoon, Smyth County sheriff’s deputies, Virginia State Police troopers and Marion police officers surround Marion Senior High School as the building is searched.
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Harbor Freight Tools to open Bristol, Virginia location

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:03pm
BRISTOL, Va. -- Harbor Freight Tools is preparing to open a new store in the Mountain Empire.
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Charlottesville police spent $70k on white nationalist rally

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 6:11am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Charlottesville Police Department has released figures that show it spent nearly $70,000 on a white nationalist rally that left one person dead and dozens injured.
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