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Alpha Natural Resources posts bigger 2Q loss

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 1:51pm
Alpha Natural Resources says its losses widened in the second quarter, citing weak domestic and international coal markets.
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TNT Sportsplex coming to Kingsport

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 1:44pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- A new multi-purpose sports facility is scheduled to open in downtown Kingsport next year.
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Wellmont launches website

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 1:27pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Wellmont Health System is launching a new website specifically dedicated to its effort to find a merger partner.
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UPM asks Bristol, Tenn., for more street closure time

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:29pm
5th Street will now be closed until Friday, Aug. 15 at 5 p.m.
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Robbery suspect in Bedford County killed by State Police identified

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:26am
David A. Mendoza, 32, led police on two chases before he was shot and killed on July 29.
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Closures planned for Boone Dam area

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:34am
GRAY, Tenn. – Access to Boone Dam will be restricted later this month due to a paving project.
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Don't drown healthy salad in fatty dressing

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:00am
One reason I enjoyed going to July family reunions in Rocky Mount, N.C., each summer was the delicious food. These gatherings included typical Southern fare of fried chicken, pork barbecue, hush puppi
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Summer salads: Hold the lettuce

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 9:45am
About the only thing that kept me from melting last week when it came to mealtimes was keeping the oven off.
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Are you letting stress rob you of good health?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 9:30am
Exercise, time management techniques, massage and muscle relaxation, support system and deep breathing are sure ways to help reduce your stress levels
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Tethering amendment dropped from animal control ordinance

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:41pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — City leaders approved changes to its animal control ordinance Tuesday night but an option that would have required dogs to be off their chains from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and other laws rel
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Former top aide for Va. secretary called Williams 'the tic tac man'

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:45pm
The aide, Molly Huffstetler, testified Tuesday that in August 2011 she attended a meeting at the Executive Mansion with Williams, then the Star Scientific CEO, and Maureen McDonnell only because the g
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Bristol Virginia City Council members mixed on real estate tax increase

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:39pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City Council members offered mixed reviews Tuesday of a plan by Vice Mayor Archie Hubbard to increase real estate taxes and make other changes to the fiscal 2014-15 budget.
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Firefighters rescue woman from smoke-filled home

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:35pm
The Bristol Virginia Fire Department found an elderly woman on the floor of a smoke-filled Coventry Court home.
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Neighborhood Watch groups held block parties for residents to show enthusiasm for building stronger, safer communities

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:32pm
The aroma of hot dogs and hamburgers filtered through Solar Hill on Tuesday night as residents celebrated National Night Out.
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Incumbent, 2 challengers vie for Sullivan school board seat

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:26pm
Bluff City resident Michael Hughes and Blountville resident Bruce Reed are challenging 4th District incumbent Robyn Ivester, of Piney Flats, who was first elected in 2010.
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State employment group to hold event for jobless coal miners

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:52pm
A local office of the Virginia Employment Commission is sponsoring a special event next week to help those out of work in the region, but particularly those hit by coal mining job losses.
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TVA reports financial gains in first nine months of 2014

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:19pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ― The Tennessee Valley Authority today reported net income of $147 million for the nine months ended June 30, 2014, on almost $8 billion in revenue, and a nearly 7 percent reduction i
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Plaintiffs want court to rule on gay marriage ban before Supreme Court

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:17pm
Last week, a county court clerk in northern Virginia sought to delay the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling striking down Virginia's law while it is appealed.
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Tennessee Supreme Court races see spending spike

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:54pm
Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey has taken $425,000 from his PAC to purchase ads against the three justices.
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Damascus names new police chief

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:39pm
A longtime member of the Damascus Police Department was named its chief.
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