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Photos: Colonial Heights couple donate plant collection to Warriors Path

June 24th, 2014 9:05 am by J. H. Osborne

After the Ottenfelds offered their native plant collection to the park, more than 40 volunteers contributed more than 350 hours to make the garden happen.

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UN: At least 1,075 killed in Iraq in June

UN: At least 1,075 killed in Iraq in June

June 24th, 2014 8:20 am by JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press

At least 1,075 people, the vast majority of them civilians, have been killed in Iraq during June as a Sunni insurgency overtakes key areas of the country, the United Nations said Tuesday.

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NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

June 24th, 2014 7:58 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

The country's top nuclear regulatory official was joined by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander as she paid her first visit to Erwin's Nuclear Fuel Services facilities Monday.

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Legendary Clintwood football coach Ralph Cummins dies at 88

Legendary Clintwood football coach Ralph Cummins dies at 88

June 24th, 2014 7:45 am by George Thwaites

Ralph Cummins, one of the last surviving coaches from Southwest Virginia's Golden Age of state championship football, died Monday. He was 88. Cummins won 271 games at Clintwood, leading the Greenwave to state titles in 1974, 1975 and 1978.

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Hawkins commission unanimously approves continuing budget

Hawkins commission unanimously approves continuing budget

June 24th, 2014 7:34 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission approved a continuing budget resolution Monday night which will keep spending at 2013-14 levels while work continues on a 2014-15 budget proposal.

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Kingsport businessman Michael K. Locke killed in hit-and-run incident

Kingsport businessman Michael K. Locke killed in hit-and-run incident

June 24th, 2014 2:59 am by Wes Bunch

Former TN state representative struck while placing campaign signs as chairman of the Bud Hulsey campaign for the TN 2nd House District

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Bluefield gives K-Mets the blues

Bluefield gives K-Mets the blues

June 23rd, 2014 11:39 pm by George Thwaites

Brandon Brosher home run streak not enough to carry the K-Mets past the Blue Jays, who prevailed 7-2 in Monday night's Appalachian League game at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Three indicted  in Scott County murder

Three indicted in Scott County murder

June 23rd, 2014 10:29 pm by Wes Bunch

Three people were indicted in Scott County Monday on multiple felony charges, including first-degree murder and defiling a dead body, for their alleged roles in the 2010 slaying of a Tennessee woman.

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Virginia Racing Commission willing to scrub 2014 season

Virginia Racing Commission willing to scrub 2014 season

June 23rd, 2014 10:00 pm by BROCK VERGAKIS, Associated Press

The Virginia Racing Commission on Monday signaled its willingness to scrub the 2014 racing season at Colonial Downs if it can quickly get a contract in place ensure the 2015 season still happens.

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Manning praises Vols' Jones during Knoxville visit

Manning praises Vols' Jones during Knoxville visit

June 23rd, 2014 10:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning says he's "a big Butch Jones fan" and believes the Tennessee football coach has his alma mater heading in the right direction.

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