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Grandma upset that pet ducks could bring $300 'no fowl' fine

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 1:00pm
MANOR, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman is crying 'fowl' over a local ordinance that could cost her $300 in daily fines for keeping two ducks she bought as pets for her granddaughter.

Marsh Regional to hold blood drives at area organizations

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:26pm
Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming days:

Health Wagon’s Executive Director Appointed by Governor McAuliffe to serve on the Foundation for Healthy Youth Board

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:24pm
WISE, Va. --Governor McAuliffe appointed the Health Wagon’s Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Gardner, DNP to serve on the Virginia’s Foundation for Healthy Youth. The Foundation for Healthy Youth’s Boar

Hart, Christie among Trevor Noah's first 'Daily Show' guests

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:15pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Kevin Hart will be the first of an eclectic list of guests on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" during Trevor Noah's first week as host.

Recalls This Week: Bed handles, roasting pans

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:15pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 100,000 bed handles intended to assist older or disabled adults are being recalled after they were linked to three deaths due to a potential strangulation hazard. Other recal

The Latest: The pope meets his bishops

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:08pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest developments in Pope Francis' visit to the United States. All times local:

Traffic advisories in Johnson City this week

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:01pm
There are several traffic advisories in Johnson City this week. Each is listed below.

Volkswagen CEO steps down amid US emissions-rigging scandal

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 11:49am
BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn stepped down Wednesday over a scandal in which the German carmaker admitted to rigging its diesel cars' emissions to pass U.S. tests.

Prisoner uses bed sheets in escape, falls when knot slips

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 11:45am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two inmates at a Louisville, Kentucky, jail could have used a course in knot-tying when authorities say they plotted an escape using bed sheets.

Police: Man wanted in fire extinguisher scam in Pennsylvania

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 11:31am
HILLTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man has been scamming small eastern Pennsylvania businesses with fake fire extinguisher inspections.

Centre Daily Times reporter find missing boys during story

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 11:22am
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A newspaper reporter found two missing boys — who it turns out were just skipping school — after he was sent to cover their disappearance in central Pennsylvania.

Happy Fall, Y'all

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 11:19am
Enjoy the first day of of the fall season today. 

US stocks waver in early trading; oil recovers

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 11:12am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major stock indexes drifted in early Wednesday trading, while the price of crude oil recovered after a big drop the day before.

WKMA presents Symphony of the Mountains brass quintet

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 10:55am
ABINGDON, Va.  – William King Museum of Art will host a special Symphony of the Mountains concert featuring the Brass Quintet on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Museum. 

Pope, president to seek common ground in Oval Office visit

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 10:42am
Blending politics, religion and emotion, Pope Francis and President Barack Obama are to meet in the grandeur of the Oval Office to advance causes dear to them both.

Pope to canonize 18th-century missionary; not everyone happy

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 10:31am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first pope from the Americas is ready to elevate to sainthood an 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to California.

State's 2-year institutions host Scholarship Saturday

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 10:30am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's community and technical colleges are encouraging high school seniors to sign up for the governor's free tuition program this Saturday.

3 North Carolina whistleblowers cause $118.7M settlement

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 9:55am
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The actions of three whistleblowers from Park Ridge Hospital in Hendersonville, North Carolina have yielded what an attorney says is the largest ever settlement in a health

ETSU offers a week-long Renaissance Child Fall Enrichment Program

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 9:54am
East Tennessee State University’s Office of Professional Development will offer a Renaissance Child Fall Enrichment Program for children ages 6 to 12 during the week of Oct. 5-9, with daily sessions f

Virginia Beach's tourism leader is planning to retire in 2016.

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 9:30am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Jim Ricketts says he will stay on the job until April 1.