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VDOT crews set for season’s first match  with  Mother Nature

VDOT crews set for season’s first match with Mother Nature

November 26th, 2013 10:54 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Highway maintenance crews were preparing for an all night battle Tuesday night into today as the first major winter storm of the season was expected to bring accumulations of snow, and a potential of black ice, across Southwest Virginia.

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Rise and fall: D-B, South wrestling going in opposite directions

Rise and fall: D-B, South wrestling going in opposite directions

November 26th, 2013 10:39 pm by Greg Peters

The wrestling match between Dobyns-Bennett and Sullivan South on Tuesday evening featured two teams going in different directions for the 2013-14 season.

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'Coupon Diva' helps Times-News readers save money

'Coupon Diva' helps Times-News readers save money

November 26th, 2013 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The blog will appear every Wednesday on Timesnews.net, written by Dobyns-Bennett teacher Amanda Arnold-Drinnon.

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Assessing child-abuse reports a complex challenge

Assessing child-abuse reports a complex challenge

November 26th, 2013 9:55 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The calls, reporting suspicions of child abuse and neglect, come in at a rate of nearly 10,000 a day, to hotlines and law-enforcement offices across the country.

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Tri-Cities could see 1-3 inches of snow

Tri-Cities could see 1-3 inches of snow

November 26th, 2013 9:22 pm by Staff report

The National Weather Service in Morristown said, “Snow showers will continue throughout the day on Wednesday as northwest winds strengthen across the region."

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PHOTO GALLERY: Sullivan South vs. Dobyns-Bennett wrestling

November 26th, 2013 8:27 pm by David Grace

Pictures from Tuesday night's wrestling matches between Dobyns-Bennett and Sullivan South

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Kingsley building being considered for affordable housing for seniors, disabled

Kingsley building being considered for affordable housing for seniors, disabled

November 26th, 2013 7:31 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Terry Cunningham, executive director of the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority. said the development would be similar to Washington Apartments, with other “peers” being Kiwanis Towers, Maple Oaks and Holston Terrace.

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US bombers fly across China’s new air defense zone

US bombers fly across China’s new air defense zone

November 26th, 2013 7:06 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after China asserted greater military control over a swath of the East China Sea to bolster claims to a cluster of disputed islands, the U.S. defied the move Tuesday as it flew two B-52 bombers through the area.

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NFL upholds suspension of Titans' Griffin

NFL upholds suspension of Titans' Griffin

November 26th, 2013 6:22 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

The NFL upheld the one-game suspension of Titans safety Michael Griffin as a repeat offender of the league’s rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.

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Business & Technology
Thanksgiving shopping? Not in states that ban it

Thanksgiving shopping? Not in states that ban it

November 26th, 2013 6:02 pm by Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — While in other parts of the country retailers will offer deals starting Thursday, most big stores in Rhode Island, Maine and Massachusetts are barred by law from opening on the holiday. It’s the legacy of so-called “blue laws."

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