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Abortion regulation, other amendments hold favor

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:13pm
With less than two-thirds of state votes counted, all four proposed amendments to the Tennessee constitution appear poised to pass.
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Gillespie-Warner locked in tight Senate race

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:48pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia is locked in a tight race with GOP challenger Ed Gillespie, a contest many thought the incumbent would easily win.
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Bowman focusing on future

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:43pm
BRISTOL, Va. — BVU Authority’s new CEO said Tuesday he is more focused on the utilities provider’s future than its past, including a still unresolved criminal investigation.
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Bristol, Tenn., voters support the sale of wine in grocery stores

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:40pm
Grocery stores in Bristol, Tennessee, will likely begin selling wine during the summer of 2016 following Tuesday’s referendum decision.
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Griffith wins in 9th District

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:35pm
U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith will spend another two years in the U.S. House of Representatives, after he handily won the election against independent candidate William Carr.
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Rare raven that received feather transplants released

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:20pm
RICHMOND, Va. — A raven that received feather transplants after being rescued from a Henrico County parking lot will be released Wednesday in Bryan Park in Richmond.
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Roe wins U.S. House First District race

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:18pm
U.S. Rep. Phil Roe easily won re-election to his 1st District seat Tuesday over three challengers — one Green Party candidate and two independents.
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Open enrollment season: Consumers have health insurance options

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:01pm
Call it an open enrollment trifecta.
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Republicans carry Bristol, Virginia

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 9:03pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Republicans handily won in Bristol in the federal races.
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Boy Scouts collecting food in region

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:42pm
For the 27th year, Food City and the Sequoyah Council, Boy Scouts of America, are again going to go door-to-door in November as part of the annual Scouting for Food project.
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Man sought by police in Kingsport kidnapping case last seen in SWVa

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:07pm
The Kingsport Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection to an early morning kidnapping investigation.
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Washington County, Virginia Sheriff's Office participating in No Shave November

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 4:05pm
How would you like to go a month without shaving? The Washington VA County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division is doing just that.
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Polls in Tennessee have now closed, results are rolling in

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 3:51pm
Election Day started out pretty strong, attendance-wise, in Washington County, Registrar Mary Ann Compton said.
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Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center to host Road Scholar Choir

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 3:24pm
The Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center will host a concert to raise money for Ecumenical Faith in Action.
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Brillhart to represent SWVa on Virginia Tourism Corportation board

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:38am
BRISTOL, Va. — Bristol Virginia Mayor Catherine Brillhart will become the lone Southwest Virginia representative on the Virginia Tourism Corporation board of directors.
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Gearheart addresses poverty in Bristol Virginia school system

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:33am
ABINGDON, Va. — Although there are fewer students enrolled in Bristol Virginia schools today than there were 10 years ago, the percentage of children who get free or reduced-price lunch has increased.
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Turning the ‘Promise’ into reality

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:28am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was in Blountville Monday to stress the importance of voting in today’s election and report that 56,000 high school seniors have applied for Tennessee P
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Candidates make final pitches

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:25am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Republican U.S. Sen Lamar Alexander said Monday he’s not concerned about the margin of the outcome of Tuesday’s election — so long as he emerges the winner.
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Education officials say teaching of Islam is not part of Common Core standards

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:19am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — What began as an information session Monday by the city’s school system about the Common Core academic standards turned into arguments about the teaching of Islam, which several educa
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Tennessee voters have quite a bit on their ballots today

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:13am
Tennessee voters can expect a fairly involved ballot today with a gubernatorial race, a U.S. Senate contest, four constitutional amendments, a state House race and city voters being asked whether wine
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