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Allandale gets in the Christmas spirit

Allandale gets in the Christmas spirit

November 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Staff reports

"We decorate the mansion every year for Christmas, and we've got a least one Christmas tree in every room and foyer in the mansion. Some of them have two," said Rod Gemayel, curator of Allandale Mansion.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

November 29th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include road rage fueling a machete attack, an invalid warrant, twenty firearms being seized and an online boyfriend threatening to post nude photos to Facebook, among others

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Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

November 29th, 2014 10:43 am by Matthew Lane

Monroe was one of five people indicted by a federal grand jury in February on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and possessing counterfeit money.

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Ex-UPS driver's pregnancy bias claim at high court

Ex-UPS driver's pregnancy bias claim at high court

November 29th, 2014 9:28 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The question in Young's case is whether UPS violated the law through its policy of providing temporary light-duty work only to employees who had on-the-job injuries, were disabled under federal law or lost their federal driver certification.

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No safety concerns raised in Ebola vaccine trial, researchers say

No safety concerns raised in Ebola vaccine trial, researchers say

November 29th, 2014 9:26 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Initial human testing of a top Ebola vaccine candidate demonstrated that the drug was safe and provoked a strong immune response, according to researchers.

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15 arrested at demonstration in Ferguson

15 arrested at demonstration in Ferguson

November 29th, 2014 9:24 am by PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press; TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

Several stores lowered their security doors or locked entrances as at least 200 protesters sprawled onto the floor while chanting, "Stop shopping and join the movement," at the Galleria mall a few miles south of Ferguson, Missouri

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Hokies outlast Cavs, become bowl eligible

Hokies outlast Cavs, become bowl eligible

November 29th, 2014 12:46 am by HANK KURZ JR., AP SPORTS WRITER

Virginia Tech held on to beat Virginia on Friday night at Lane Stadium, qualifying the Hokies for their 22nd consecutive bowl bid.

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Wise woman slates Christmas benefit concert Dec. 13

Wise woman slates Christmas benefit concert Dec. 13

November 28th, 2014 11:20 pm by Stephen Igo

For Angel Mefford of Wise, the season for giving has taken on a whole new meaning and offers a challenging, yet joyful, task this year.

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Local gun sales shoot up on Black Friday

Local gun sales shoot up on Black Friday

November 28th, 2014 10:02 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

Thomas Isaacs, owner of Tri-Cities Gun Depot in Elizabethton, said his shop was set to open at 10 a.m., but was somewhat surprised to see that 20 to 25 people were waiting near the door.

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Shoppers around Kingsport celebrate Black Friday

November 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Black Friday 2014 may be remembered as the year the iconic U.S. shopping day morphed into something that could be called Black November.

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