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Budget office: Wage hike would lift pay, cost jobs

Budget office: Wage hike would lift pay, cost jobs

February 18th, 2014 6:08 pm by Associated Press

The Congressional Budget Office said gradually raising the minimum from $7.25 hourly to $10.10 would lift 900,000 people above the federal poverty level by 2016. But the analysis also noted a downside.

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Car hits jaywalking student outside D-B

Car hits jaywalking student outside D-B

February 18th, 2014 5:50 pm by Staff Report

For the second time in eight days, a Dobyns-Bennett student has been struck by a vehicle while crossing East Center Street after school.

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Update: Sullivan County Commission votes Godsey out as chairman

Update: Sullivan County Commission votes Godsey out as chairman

February 18th, 2014 5:04 pm by J. H. Osborne

In a move initiated by members of his own party and from his own neck of the woods, Sullivan County Mayor Steve Godsey lost the authority Tuesday to preside over proceedings of the Sullivan County Commission. He said he is glad it happened.

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Driver who ignited Monday search still not found

Driver who ignited Monday search still not found

February 18th, 2014 5:03 pm by Rain Smith

State police have released a few new details on Monday's manhunt in the area of Tri-Cities Crossing - where a helicopter was in the air, multiple local agencies were called to assist, and a deputy was stationed at a nearby school as a precaution.

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Weather, computer outage cause flight delays

Weather, computer outage cause flight delays

February 18th, 2014 2:15 pm by DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer

More than 600 U.S. flights were canceled and about 2,600 were running late on Tuesday as a winter storm swept across the Northeast.

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Photos: Kingsport woman celebrates 106th birthday

Photos: Kingsport woman celebrates 106th birthday

February 18th, 2014 2:07 pm by Ned Jilton

Margaret Ingraham blows out the candles on the cake marking her 106th birthday during a party at the Steadman Hill campus of the Asbury Center on Monday.

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UPDATE: Clintwood man charged with murder after allegedly ramming vehicle

UPDATE: Clintwood man charged with murder after allegedly ramming vehicle

February 18th, 2014 2:00 pm by Stephen Igo

A 38-year-old Dickenson County man faces a first-degree murder charge following an incident along the Dismal Creek section of the county early Sunday.

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Suspect pleads not guilty in Tenn. package-bomb deaths

Suspect pleads not guilty in Tenn. package-bomb deaths

February 18th, 2014 1:25 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

A Tennessee man accused of killing his in-laws with a package bomb that exploded in their rural home was at his mother-in-law's bedside before she died from the blast, a pastor said.

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Update: Crashes claim 2 in Southwest Virginia

Update: Crashes claim 2 in Southwest Virginia

February 18th, 2014 1:15 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia State Police are investigating a pair of fatal Tuesday morning traffic crashes, identifying a Big Stone Gap woman and Cedar Bluff man as the victims.

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Mayor Godsey ousted as chairman of Sullivan County Commission

Mayor Godsey ousted as chairman of Sullivan County Commission

February 18th, 2014 12:12 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission has voted to end County Mayor Steve Godsey's tenure as chairman of the commission's proceedings. The action followed a tumultuous meeting which included a lengthy discussion about the county highway department.

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