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Va. Tech shootings leave local blood banks in short supply

April 19th, 2007 12:36 am by TERESA HICKS

JOHNSON CITY - When dozens of Virginia Tech students were whisked away in ambulances on Monday after Cho Seung-Hui's deadly shooting spree, Blacksburg hospitals suddenly found themselves in desperate need of blood.

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Pre-kindergarten programs suddenly all the rage

April 19th, 2007 12:36 am by Hank Hayes

Voluntary pre-kindergarten programs are gaining popularity as an education policy tool, as nearly 30 governors are proposing more than $800 million in new pre-K investments, according to a report released Wednesday.

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Lee supervisors to interview animal control applicants Monday

April 19th, 2007 12:36 am by WALTER LITTRELL

JONESVILLE - The Lee County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a recessed meeting for 4 p.m. on Monday to interview candidates for the position of animal control officer.

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Briefs

April 19th, 2007 12:36 am by Staff Report

Gunmen rob Johnson City IHOP, Wendy's

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Sullivan teens treated for rabies after one bitten by bat

April 19th, 2007 12:24 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - Two Sullivan County teenagers are undergoing preventative treatment for rabies after a run-in with a bat that later tested positive for the potentially fatal disease.

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Daybook for April 19, 2007

April 19th, 2007 12:24 am by Staff Report

Wellmont Health System's Marsh Regional Blood Center will hold public blood drives from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sullivan North High School, Kingsport; from 1 to 6 p.m. at Food City, Wise; and from 1 to 4 p.m. at Holliston Mills, Church Hill. Donors must be

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Mother who pointed toy gun at Church Hill kindergarteners charged with assault

April 19th, 2007 12:18 am by Jeff Bobo

The mother who brought the toy gun to Church Hill Elementary School and pointed it at kindergarteners has now been charged with misdemeanor assault. MGN Graphic.

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Former Eastman intern among Va. Tech victims

April 19th, 2007 12:18 am by SHARON CASKEY HAYES

A former intern at Eastman Chemical Co. was among those killed Monday at Virginia Tech.

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Wise school board awards contract for Coeburn gym

April 19th, 2007 12:18 am by STEPHEN IGO

Bid opening for a similar project at Powell Valley Primary set for May 31.

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Hunt for hemlock killers continues

April 19th, 2007 12:03 am by Staff report

WISE - Forest sleuths on the trail of a tree killer found what they feared during an exploration of an old-growth hemlock stand between Appalachia and Big Stone Gap in March, and are hunting for more.

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