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Southwest Virginia winding up busy spring fire season

Southwest Virginia winding up busy spring fire season

April 28th, 2014 12:02 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — With spring fire season drawing to a close, figures from Department of Forestry show that Southwest Virginia has had a rough 2014, with more acres burned at this point than any other area of the state.

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Nine injured as van overturns near Hiltons

Nine injured as van overturns near Hiltons

April 27th, 2014 10:15 pm by Wes Bunch

HILTONS — At least nine people received injuries Saturday night in Scott County when the van they were traveling in overturned on a stretch of highway near Hiltons.

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UPDATE: Tornadoes strike central, southern states; nine dead

UPDATE: Tornadoes strike central, southern states; nine dead

April 27th, 2014 10:10 pm by CHRISTINA HUYNH, Associated Press

A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States on Sunday, spawning a massive tornado that killed at least eight people in central Arkansas and another that killed someone in Oklahoma.

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Former UT hoops great Richardson to speak at Boy Scout fundraiser

Former UT hoops great Richardson to speak at Boy Scout fundraiser

April 27th, 2014 9:55 pm by Staff Report

One of Hawkins County's most accomplished former Eagle Scouts will be the keynote speaker at a fundraiser dinner being held Tuesday in Rogersville to benefit Boy Scouts in Hawkins County and neighboring communities.

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Sullivan sales tax revenues up slightly from same time last year

Sullivan sales tax revenues up slightly from same time last year

April 27th, 2014 9:50 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sales tax revenue countywide is running less than one percent above where it was at this point last budget year.

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UVa-Wise to offer 'True Colors' seminar

UVa-Wise to offer 'True Colors' seminar

April 27th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Report

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Office of Economic Development will host a leadership seminar, "True Colors — Maximizing Team Performance," on May 14 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon.

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Mr. Bond and The Science Guys coming to Church Hill library

Mr. Bond and The Science Guys coming to Church Hill library

April 27th, 2014 9:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — The Church Hill Public Library's summer reading program will be highlighted this summer by a visit from Mr. Bond and the Science Guys as part of their five-state tour.

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SEC sticking with eight-game league football schedule

SEC sticking with eight-game league football schedule

April 27th, 2014 8:52 pm by Staff Report

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Southeastern Conference has decided to stick with its current football scheduling format of eight league games and a permanent non-division rival.

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Silver's first crisis as NBA commissioner has arrived

Silver's first crisis as NBA commissioner has arrived

April 27th, 2014 6:49 pm by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Adam Silver's first crisis of his relatively short tenure as NBA commissioner has arrived, a race-tinged scandal that has those associated with the game wondering how strong the league's response will end up being.

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Unique floating lab showcases 'aliens of the sea'

Unique floating lab showcases 'aliens of the sea'

April 27th, 2014 6:29 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Researcher Leonid Moroz emerges from a dive off the Florida Keys and gleefully displays a plastic bag holding a creature that shimmers like an opal in the seawater.

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