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Bike Virginia Tour brings hundreds of cyclists to the area

Bike Virginia Tour brings hundreds of cyclists to the area

June 29th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

With headquarters in Abingdon and also at Allandale Mansion in Kingsport, the 2015 Bike Virginia Tour began on Friday and will continue through Wednesday. Bikers from all across the country are traveling several mapped-out routes.

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Update: Police locate stolen church van

Update: Police locate stolen church van

June 29th, 2015 3:36 pm by Staff Report

The vehicle was reportedly taken from Double Springs Baptist Church on Rock Springs Road in Kingsport Saturday.

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Justices won't hear appeal from BP, Anadarko over Gulf spill

Justices won't hear appeal from BP, Anadarko over Gulf spill

June 29th, 2015 3:30 pm by Associated Press

The Supreme Court won't hear appeals from BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. over Clean Water Act fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages

Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages

June 29th, 2015 2:30 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

It would be the last authorities would hear from them for three weeks, until officers found and killed Matt on Friday in woods near the Canadian border, about 30 miles from the prison, and captured Sweat nearby on Sunday.

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12-year-old boy dies after Nashville fireworks accident

12-year-old boy dies after Nashville fireworks accident

June 29th, 2015 1:15 pm by Associated Press

Multiple media outlets report that the boy was playing with mortar-style fireworks on Sunday night, when one of the shells exploded in his hand, hitting him in the chest.

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Great Golden Gathering

Great Golden Gathering

June 29th, 2015 10:15 am by Holly Nelms

A reunion 50 years in the making will be held in August for those who attended African-American schools in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Between 1963 and 1966, African-American schools in the region closed for integration.

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Sullivan schools list of appointments almost complete

Sullivan schools list of appointments almost complete

June 29th, 2015 9:07 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - Some new faces and some familiar faces in new roles will be in Sullivan County schools positions for 2015-16.

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High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

June 29th, 2015 8:35 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

There's no shortage of pressing issues, including prescription drug prices, high insurance deductibles and long-term care.

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Museum event offers fossil, artifact identification

Museum event offers fossil, artifact identification

June 29th, 2015 8:22 am by Associated Press

Experts will help people identify their fossils and other artifacts at an event this week at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitors Center at the Gray Fossil Site.

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THDA targets middle income Tennesseans with Great Choice loan product

THDA targets middle income Tennesseans with Great Choice loan product

June 29th, 2015 8:08 am by Hank Hayes

The loan program offers down payment assistance and 30-year fixed interest rate mortgage loans to first-time homebuyers, repeat homebuyers and military members with credit scores of at least 640.

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