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Shortt named UVa-Wise police chief

Shortt named UVa-Wise police chief

May 26th, 2014 2:05 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Ronnie L. Shortt, a longtime police officer with many years on the campus police force of the University of Virginia's College at Wise is the new campus police chief, the college has announced.

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Health care overhaul may control big insurance rate hikes

Health care overhaul may control big insurance rate hikes

May 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The wild hikes in health insurance rates that blindsided many Americans in recent years may become less frequent because of the health care overhaul, some nonpartisan industry watchers say.

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U.S. plants prepare for long-term nuclear waste storage

U.S. plants prepare for long-term nuclear waste storage

May 26th, 2014 1:57 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

Nuclear power plants across the United States are building or expanding storage facilities to hold their spent fuel. The steel and concrete containers currently used were envisioned as only a short-term solution when introduced in the 1980s.

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Kingsport Memorial Day Ceremony Photo Gallery

May 26th, 2014 1:38 pm by David Grace

Kingsport area residents commemorate the men and women who died while serving in the military at a service Monday.

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Price of meals increasing in Scott County schools next year

Price of meals increasing in Scott County schools next year

May 26th, 2014 8:27 am by Wes Bunch

Students in Scott County will have to pay a little more for their lunch and breakfast when classes resume in the fall after school board members voted this month to increase prices for both meals.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Rebirth of Memory Lane car show & 1950s festivals attracts huge crowd

May 26th, 2014 7:40 am by Jeff Bobo

Approximately 940 vintage cars from 14 states attended Otis and Kathy Eldridge's Memory Lane car show and 1950s nostalgia festival near Rogersville.

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Five Cherokee HOSA students heading to national competition

Five Cherokee HOSA students heading to national competition

May 26th, 2014 7:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Five Cherokee High School students will be traveling to Orlando, Fla., next month to participate in the national Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competition.

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Johnson ends drought at Coca-Cola 600

Johnson ends drought at Coca-Cola 600

May 26th, 2014 12:17 am by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

CONCORD, N.C. — About the only one not worried about Jimmie Johnson's victory drought this season was the Sprint Cup defending champion.

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67-year-old mother enters Alford pleas in assault on officers

67-year-old mother enters Alford pleas in assault on officers

May 25th, 2014 10:08 pm by Wes Bunch

An elderly Southwest Virginia woman was found guilty last week of five counts of assaulting law enforcement officers after she attacked Scott County deputies in 2013.

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Homeless students at record level in Kingsport

Homeless students at record level in Kingsport

May 25th, 2014 10:06 pm by Rick Wagner

City schools are ending 2013-14 with the largest number of identified homeless students in the system's history, while health screenings are turning up obesity as the most common student health issue.

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