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Kilgore bill would let local school  workers buy state’s health insurance

Kilgore bill would let local school workers buy state’s health insurance

January 24th, 2014 10:45 pm by Wes Bunch

RICHMOND — Delegate Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, said, “With the passage of Obamacare, healthcare costs continue to rise and anything the state can do to reduce that burden should be a welcomed move.”

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Local News Business & Technology
Hill says he’ll resurrect vote on wine in supermarkets bill

Hill says he’ll resurrect vote on wine in supermarkets bill

January 24th, 2014 8:38 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Jonesborough Republican made the announcement before 200 business leaders and elected officials at a regional chamber legislative breakfast held at the MeadowView Marriott.

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Sports
Virginia Tech hires Cincinnati’s Babcock, a Virginia native, as new AD

Virginia Tech hires Cincinnati’s Babcock, a Virginia native, as new AD

January 24th, 2014 7:10 pm by staff and wire reports

Whit Babcock, the athletic director at Cincinnati since October 2011 and a Virginia native, will be the new AD at Virginia Tech, university President Charles Steger announced Friday.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Natural gas soars as cold grips homes, drillers

Natural gas soars as cold grips homes, drillers

January 24th, 2014 5:36 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The frigid winter of 2014 is setting the price of natural gas on fire. Friday, the price in the futures market soared to $5.18 per 1,000 cubic feet, up 10 percent to the highest level in three and a half years.

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom

Sunday Scrapbook invites you to show us 'What Love Looks Like'

January 24th, 2014 5:17 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

In February, Sunday Stories will celebrate Valentine's Day all month long with special Sunday Scrapbook sections featuring photos that show "What Love Looks Like."

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Showcase: A Beautiful Morning

January 24th, 2014 4:26 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Duretta Kilgore. The photos of this beautiful sunrise were taken Nov. 25, 2013, in the Midway section of Scott County.

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News Crime Local News
Officals: Autopsy shows Washington County inmate died from 'excited delirium' resulting from drug use

Officals: Autopsy shows Washington County inmate died from 'excited delirium' resulting from drug use

January 24th, 2014 4:10 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal and District Attorney General Tony Clark announced today that autopsy results showed that Stewart Peppers, an inmate who died in Wash. Co. jail, died from "excited delirium" resulting from drug use.

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Carnegie-bound Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble coming to the Tri-Cities

Carnegie-bound Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble coming to the Tri-Cities

January 24th, 2014 4:02 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The world-renowned Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble (TTTE) is coming to the Tri-Cities later this month. The award-winning musical group is scheduled to perform at several local high schools en route to its 'unprecedented' eighth appearance at Carnegie Hall.

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Kingsport official charged with DUI in Bristol

Kingsport official charged with DUI in Bristol

January 24th, 2014 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Kingsport's director of Community and Government Relations was arrested early Friday for allegedly driving under the influence. A report at the Bristol, Tenn., Police Department states Tim Whaley was pulled over on the Volunteer Parkway.

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Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, wife plead not guilty

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, wife plead not guilty

January 24th, 2014 3:03 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press; LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that they traded their influence for tens of thousands of dollars in gifts and loans, and both will be allowed to remain free until their trial.

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