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Wise  board eyes traffic improvement project for Big Stone Gap schools

Wise board eyes traffic improvement project for Big Stone Gap schools

January 31st, 2014 9:41 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Maxim Engineering of Coeburn and Chilhowie-based W-L Construction & Paving Inc. gets first pass at contract negotiations with Wise County Public Schools for a traffic improvement project at the division’s three-school complex in Big Stone Gap.

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Norton Community Hospital unveils ICU upgrades

Norton Community Hospital unveils ICU upgrades

January 31st, 2014 8:50 pm by Staff report

NORTON — The Intensive Care Unit now boasts a $3 million renovation that Mountain States Health Alliance says will make treatment and recovery optimal for patients, and will make things easier for visitors as well as hospital staff.

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Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth as kids looked on

Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth as kids looked on

January 31st, 2014 7:21 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

JONESBOROUGH — Jackie Wexler, 27, 176 Highway 93, Fall Branch, was arrested on charges of aggravated domestic assault and two counts of reckless endangerment after the incident was reported about 9 p.m. Thursday.

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KCS names new Cora Cox, Kennedy principals

KCS names new Cora Cox, Kennedy principals

January 31st, 2014 4:53 pm by Rick Wagner

Shanna Hensley to move from principal of Kennedy to Cora Cox principal; Christy Free to move from Kennedy associate principal to principal.

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Five Kingsport residents indicted in counterfeiting conspiracy

Five Kingsport residents indicted in counterfeiting conspiracy

January 31st, 2014 4:45 pm by Wes Bunch

GREENEVILLE —A grand jury returned an indictment against Jordan Johnson, 20; Shannon Hawkins, 21; Tyler Monroe, 18, Ruben Suarez, 20 and Kayla White, 21, on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and possessing counterfeited obligations.

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Jimmy Kimmel's missed Craigslist connections

Jimmy Kimmel's missed Craigslist connections

January 31st, 2014 4:21 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

The "missed connections" section on Craigslist is filled with messages from people who met or saw someone they were attracted to, but for whatever reason didn't get their contact info.

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Church Hill man charged with attempted first-degree murder in stabbing of friend

Church Hill man charged with attempted first-degree murder in stabbing of friend

January 31st, 2014 4:02 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Daniel Franklin Dalton, 53, 2182 Steadman St., Kingsport and 4174 Carters Valley Road, Church Hill, allegedly told police he felt the urge to stab his friend, who was asleep at the time.

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Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

January 31st, 2014 3:31 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada moved a significant step toward completion Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.

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Protests over Russian anti-gay law focus on Sochi

Protests over Russian anti-gay law focus on Sochi

January 31st, 2014 3:30 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Despite seven months of international outcry, Russia's law restricting gay-rights activity remains in place. Yet the eclectic protest campaign has heartened activists in Russia and caught the attention of its targets

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CDC: Norovirus caused cruise ship outbreak

CDC: Norovirus caused cruise ship outbreak

January 31st, 2014 3:27 pm by Associated Press

Federal health investigators say lab tests have confirmed that norovirus was to blame for an outbreak on a cruise ship that sickened nearly 700.

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