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Warner, Griffith re-election bids at stake in Virginia

Warner, Griffith re-election bids at stake in Virginia

November 3rd, 2014 11:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Pollsters aren't expecting any surprises for the U.S. Senate and 9th District House of Representatives outcomes in Tuesday's elections posed by the re-election bids of incumbents, but it's up to voters now to decide.

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Officer asked to assist with beer run

Officer asked to assist with beer run

November 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

As a deputy was conducting a traffic stop on Highway 11W, a man "stumbled up" and pleaded for "a ride to the beer store."

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Egypt, Gulf Arab allies eye military alliance against Islamic militants

Egypt, Gulf Arab allies eye military alliance against Islamic militants

November 3rd, 2014 7:48 pm by HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

CAIRO — Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are discussing the creation of a military pact to take on Islamic militants.

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Skip check-in; latest hotel room key is your phone

Skip check-in; latest hotel room key is your phone

November 3rd, 2014 7:24 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

NEW YORK — Hotels don't want guests to have to linger at the front desk — or even stop by at all.

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Suspect arrested in Halloween hit-and-run deaths

Suspect arrested in Halloween hit-and-run deaths

November 3rd, 2014 7:00 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

A 31-year-old man was arrested in the hit-and-run deaths of three teenage girls who had gone trick-or-treating on Halloween, authorities said Monday.

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Gov. Haslam pushes for votes in Tri-Cities stop

Gov. Haslam pushes for votes in Tri-Cities stop

November 3rd, 2014 6:15 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE - Incumbent Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam promised continued improvement in economic development and education as he asked supporters for four more years in office during a rally at Tri-City Aviation on Monday.

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Donation funding changes at Kingsport library

Donation funding changes at Kingsport library

November 3rd, 2014 4:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Some quick and easy changes are coming to the Kingsport Public Library this year: a new study area and media station on the fourth floor, a teen area on the main floor and some new toys for the children's library.

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Director calls Sullivan school conditions a 'moral outrage'

Director calls Sullivan school conditions a 'moral outrage'

November 3rd, 2014 2:49 pm by Rick Wagner

Things are looking more and more like Indian Springs Elementary's first- and second-grade pod will reopen Wednesday following cleanup of mold. However, Board of Education members said the issue highlights a dire need for maintenance money.

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World Trade Center reopens for business

World Trade Center reopens for business

November 3rd, 2014 11:50 am by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center has again opened for business. The 104-story, $3.9 billion skyscraper dominates the Manhattan skyline.

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Leaf collection in Kingsport to continue through mid-January

Leaf collection in Kingsport to continue through mid-January

November 3rd, 2014 11:44 am by Matthew Lane

Loose leaves are taken to the city's demolition landfill where they are composted and then used on city projects and sold to the general public.

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