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Bristol, Tenn., setting up stormwater utility fund

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:30pm
Bristol Tennessee City Council members voted unanimously last week to borrow $81,500 in the form of a no-interest loan that will come out of the city’s general fund.
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Principals calling rezoned students

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:11pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Not all city families affected by plans to redraw some elementary school attendance zones are aware that their child will attend another school next month, Superintendent Rex Gearheart
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Virtual cachers find treasure deep in waters of South Holston Lake

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 9:48pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Deep beneath the waters of South Holston Lake is a treasure — for those hunters who are willing to brave the chilly waters and find it.
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Kingsport alderman resigns after weekend DUI arrest

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 9:01pm
Jantry Shupe, 39, was charged with one count of DUI following a traffic stop by the Highway Patrol on July 4.
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U.S. border overwhelmed by illegal immigration

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 2:45pm
MISSION, Texas  — The influx of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has grown so large that it now requires its own transportation system: government buses that spend each night idling on a Texas
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Dolly loves Dolly: Parton offers to adopt abandoned dog in UK

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 2:30pm
The fluffy white lurcher was found at the Glastonbury festival site in southwest  England last month.
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Former Virginia Girl Scouts CEO gets 3 months for embezzlement

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 2:06pm
HANOVER -- The former chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia will serve a three-month sentence for felony embezzlement from the organization.
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Police: Two members of Kingsport Mets drag racing on Stone Drive

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 1:44pm
The two players, ages 30 and 19, were clocked at over 100 miles per hour just after midnight Friday.
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Smithsonian features Grant, Lee from Civil War

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 1:23pm
The National Portrait Gallery is continuing a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a new exhibit focusing on the two generals who led Confederate and Union troops into battle.
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Some US-bound air travelers must turn on phones

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:37pm
American intelligence officials have been concerned about new al-Qaida efforts to produce a bomb that would go undetected through airport security.
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Animal advocacy group targets Mill Mountain Zoo

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:00am
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — An animal advocacy group is targeting the Mill Mountain Zoo in its campaign to draw attention to animals used for entertainment.
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US District Judge James Turk, 91, dies

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:45am
U.S. District Judge James Turk has died. He was 91.
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Higher education center will host women’s expo and cooking show

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 1:00am
The holidays are still a few months away, but an event planned by area businesses will be gearing up for them this fall.
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Four new sculptures to grace downtown

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:00am
Art in Public Places is expected to unveil a new round of sculptures early next month in the Twin City’s downtown area.
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Seventh annual Tri-State Beef conference scheduled

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 9:45pm
The seventh annual Tri-State Beef Cattle conference will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon, Virginia, on August 12. This year’s conference will address topics of interest to bot
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California man blows off hands with fireworks

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 9:12pm
Another man lost fingers on his left hand and finger tips on the right hand.
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Committee looking to preserve historic Sullivan County cemetery

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 8:12pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A small committee hopes to preserve the history of one of the region’s most revered cemeteries, at Cold Springs Presbyterian Church.
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'Transformers' tops 'Tammy' on weak July 4 weekend

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 5:00pm
Audiences at U.S. movie theaters was down 44 percent over the holiday weekend compared with last year.
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Virginia Tech lacrosse player killed on rope swing in N.C.

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 4:06pm
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is investigating the death of Alex Hable, 20, in Littleton.
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The Nation's Housing: Fighting back on maternity discrimination

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 10:00am
It doesn't get much publicity compared with other home mortgage issues, but it appears to be a persistent problem: Lenders and mortgage insurers allegedly delay or deny loan applications when a borrow
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