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Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

April 28th, 2014 12:45 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

The push by President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage seems ready to join the parade of issues that gets buried in Congress but — the party hopes — propels voters to the polls this November.

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In the Rearview: Richmond

In the Rearview: Richmond

April 28th, 2014 12:45 pm by Dave Ongie

In a nutshell, Saturday night's race at Richmond International Raceway showcased the best of what NASCAR can offer — drama, emotion and fire. Too bad we won't see another short-track race until August.

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Paula Deen to cook for fans live on 20-show tour

Paula Deen to cook for fans live on 20-show tour

April 28th, 2014 12:44 pm by Associated Press

The tour kicks off June 21 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., where Deen has a new restaurant in the works.

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Kingsport police make meth arrests

Kingsport police make meth arrests

April 28th, 2014 12:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two Kingsport residents were arrested after police found a methamphetamine manufacturing operation located in the backseat of their vehicle, according to a press release.

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CodeRED: Wise County offers weather alerts

CodeRED: Wise County offers weather alerts

April 28th, 2014 11:22 am by Stephen Igo

On Monday the county announced the severe weather alert system to be delivered by three mediums including landline or cell phones, text messages or emails, or a combination of all three.

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Update: Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

Update: Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

April 28th, 2014 8:27 am by ANDREW DeMILLO and CHRISTINA HUYNH, Associated Press

The tornado was the largest of several produced by a powerful storm system that rumbled through the central and southern U.S.

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Tenn. lawyers providing more free services

Tenn. lawyers providing more free services

April 28th, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court's Access to Justice Commission says the number of hours Tennessee attorneys are devoting to free and reduced-rate legal services for the poor has increased dramatically.

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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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