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Guest Edtiorial: Amendment 1 does not eliminate right to choose

Guest Edtiorial: Amendment 1 does not eliminate right to choose

November 3rd, 2014 8:00 am by Ron Ramsey

The origin of this amendment is rooted in a state Supreme Court decision which asserted that our constitution prevents the legislature from passing common-sense laws regarding abortion.

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Friends in Need gears up for annual fundraiser

Friends in Need gears up for annual fundraiser

November 3rd, 2014 12:40 am by Nick Shepherd

Friends in Need was founded as a way to provide medical and dental care to the working uninsured. The goal is to double the number of patients the nonprofit serves, going from approximately 5,000 patients annually to 10,000 patients.

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Constitutional amendments, wine sales question highlight Tuesday ballot

Constitutional amendments, wine sales question highlight Tuesday ballot

November 3rd, 2014 12:37 am by J. H. Osborne

The Nov. 4 ballot also includes various state and federal offices. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Sullivan County. "Voters only need their photo ID in order to vote," Sullivan County Administrator of Elections Jason Booher said Friday.

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Regional & National
Evangelical college gay rights stand causes uproar

Evangelical college gay rights stand causes uproar

November 3rd, 2014 12:05 am by Associated Press

Gordon College President D. Michael Lindsay had learned the hard way just how much gay rights had been dividing members of his own community and driving a wedge between his school and local communities.

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Dobyns-Bennett  band has best-ever finish in Atlanta contest

Dobyns-Bennett band has best-ever finish in Atlanta contest

November 2nd, 2014 8:20 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School's competitive marching band continues on a roll. Make that a roll, Tribe, roll that marked the band's best-ever finish at an Atlanta contest despite an equipment failure.

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Natural Tunnel's  Christmas event becoming tradition for many

Natural Tunnel's Christmas event becoming tradition for many

November 2nd, 2014 7:51 pm by Marci Gore

Natural Tunnel State Park's Education Specialist Megan Krager said that over the past several years, the park's Christmas Lighting of the Tunnel has become a beloved holiday tradition for many families.

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Cute chick rover: A new way to spy on shy penguins

Cute chick rover: A new way to spy on shy penguins

November 2nd, 2014 7:17 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

The newest tool for biologists is the baby penguin robotic spy. It's pretty darn cute, and so convincing that penguins essentially talk to it, as if it is a potential mate for their chicks.

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Recordings indicate Ferguson no-fly zone aimed at media

Recordings indicate Ferguson no-fly zone aimed at media

November 2nd, 2014 6:57 pm by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

"They finally admitted it really was to keep the media out," said one FAA manager about the St. Louis County Police in a series of recorded telephone conversations obtained by The Associated Press.

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Yennie seeks policy change on unpaid time off for Sullivan teachers

Yennie seeks policy change on unpaid time off for Sullivan teachers

November 2nd, 2014 6:34 pm by Rick Wagner

Director of Schools Jubal Yennie asked the Board of Education to adopt a policy change that says teachers can't simply take unpaid time off when their personal time and sick leave run out.

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Sister of Southwest Virginia gridiron greats  to be featured on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

Sister of Southwest Virginia gridiron greats to be featured on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

November 2nd, 2014 5:58 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — It's always a big deal when a young woman chooses a gown for her wedding. But it gets way bigger when that choice gets aired on a nationally televised show.

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