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Wintry mix over Southwest Virginia

Wintry mix over Southwest Virginia

December 10th, 2013 10:17 am by Stephen Igo

A wintry mix of precipitation spread across Southwest Virginia on Tuesday, the final punch of a storm system expected to leave its greatest impacts on West Virginia, northern and central Virginia, and most parts of the northeast U.S.

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Christmas tours cast Rocky Mount in new light

Christmas tours cast Rocky Mount in new light

December 10th, 2013 10:05 am by Entertainment Staff

“A Candlelight Christmas” will continue Friday and Saturday evenings, Dec. 13 and 14 at the historic site in Piney Flats, where William Blount took up residence with the Cobb family in 1790.

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KOSBE holds awards gala

KOSBE holds awards gala

December 10th, 2013 9:56 am by Hank Hayes

The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) celebrated 16 winners during the 19th annual KOSBE Awards held at a Ridgefields Country Club gala on Thursday night.

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Salvation Army seeking volunteers to serve as bell ringers

December 10th, 2013 9:50 am by Amanda J. Vicars

With only a three-week period between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, there is even more of a sense of urgency to enlist volunteers to fight for their cause, especially those willing to take up the kettle bell.

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18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

December 10th, 2013 9:36 am by GREG RISLING and TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies allegedly saw themselves as being "above the law" when they beat inmates and jail visitors, falsified reports and tried to obstruct an FBI probe of the nation's largest jail system.

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TVA says wet summer means lower electric bills

TVA says wet summer means lower electric bills

December 10th, 2013 9:29 am by Associated Press

John McCormick, TVA's vice president for river operations, said in a statement that the rain kept the utility's hydroelectric dams, which provide the cheapest source of energy, working overdrive.

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Bears beat Cowboys 45-28 on Ditka Day

Bears beat Cowboys 45-28 on Ditka Day

December 10th, 2013 12:06 am by ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer

CHICAGO — Neither the brutal cold nor one of the league’s worst defenses could stop Josh McCown and the Chicago Bears.

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Of One Accord seeks help for  family  of seven  on the verge of homelessness in Rogersville

Of One Accord seeks help for family of seven on the verge of homelessness in Rogersville

December 9th, 2013 10:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The power of prayer can’t be underestimated, but it has yet to be determined if that will be enough to help a Rogersville family of seven who are on the verge of becoming homeless.

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NWS issues winter weather advisory for NE Tenn., SW Va.

NWS issues winter weather advisory for NE Tenn., SW Va.

December 9th, 2013 10:28 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT -- The National Weather Service in Morristown issued a winter weather advisory Monday night for much of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Mother of shooter at Amish school promoting power of forgiveness

Mother of shooter at Amish school promoting power of forgiveness

December 9th, 2013 10:25 pm by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

Seven years ago, Charles Carl Roberts IV barricaded himself inside an Amish schoolhouse near Lancaster, tied up 10 girls and opened fire, killing five and injuring five others before committing suicide as police closed in.

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