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Parents: Daughter strong to the end

TriCities.com - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:49pm
WISE, Va. — Aubrey Valdez and Steve Padilla said Wednesday that their daughter, 21-year-old Kristina Marie Padilla, was a strong, independent woman until her life ended abruptly last week in a hail of
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Planes target oil refineries

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:45pm
Warplanes pounded what an official called mobile oil refineries used by ISIS to produce up to $2 million a day.
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'New Phase of Action': Cameron Calls for U.K. Airstrikes in Iraq

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:28pm
Britain moved closer Wednesday to a more direct role in the U.S.-led military campaign against ISIS militants in Iraq.






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Irshad Manji touts moral courage, curiosity during UVa-Wise visit

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:26pm

By Kathy Still

Reformist Muslim Irshad Manji discussed her own brand of moral courage at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Wednesday and encouraged others to experience the liberation that comes from doing the right thing in the face of fear.

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Iowa governor: I shot these deer

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:23pm
The Hambycast gets a private tour of the Iowa state house, including its taxidermy, from Gov. Terry Branstad.
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Wellmont set to meet potential merger partners in November

TriCities.com - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:15pm
Wellmont Health System officials expect to begin meeting with potential merger partners right away and make a decision about its future before the end of the year.
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NFL's Goodell: I'm staying

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:00pm
Embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized Friday for what he said was his mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal but vowed "now I will get it right and will do whatever is necessary to accomplish that."
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Students join other volunteers to build hoop houses for year-round gardens

TriCities.com - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:58pm
Special education students from Tennessee and Virginia high schools participated with volunteers from the Bristol morning Rotary Club, Appalachian Sustainable Development and River’s Way.
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Nichols on Goodell: A step forward, but...

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:57pm
Rachel Nichols speaks to Anderson about new developments in the Ray Rice investigation and Goodell's remarks today.
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Ray Rice to claim TMZ edited video

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:57pm
Ray Rice appeals his indefinite suspension and is expected to try and discredit the video that sunk him.
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Five things: Ravens owner disputes scathing ESPN report

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:56pm
It was obvious that Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti didn't like his organization's integrity being questioned.
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Pregnant Woman Claims NYPD Cops Pushed Her to Ground

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:56pm
A video was posted over the weekend appearing to show officers pushing a pregnant woman to the ground as her son was being arrested.






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Pregnant Woman Claims NYPD Cops Pushed Her to Ground

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:56pm
A video was posted over the weekend appearing to show officers pushing a pregnant woman to the ground as her son was being arrested.






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OVTA recreates march some call turning point of Revolutionary War

TriCities.com - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:55pm
More than 230 years ago, the Overmountain Men marched 330 miles from Abingdon, Virginia, to King’s Mountain, South Carolina, and fought the Battle at King’s Mountain — the battle that many believe was
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United Way of Bristol to tap 'power' in fundraising campaign

TriCities.com - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:54pm
The goal of the campaign, which officially kicks off today, is to raise $1.425 million, the same as last year, which was exceeded.
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Tobacco panel's R&D committee gives nod to 2 grant requests

TriCities.com - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:50pm
The committee voted to recommend that Micronic Technologies and Radical Combustion Technologies get grants.
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We've been pen pals for 71 years

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:44pm
A woman from Minnesota and a woman from England have been pen pals for 71 years. CNN affiliate KARE reports.
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