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ABINGDON, Va. — Virginia Highlands Community College President Gene Couch was told by Virginia Community College System Chancellor Glenn DuBois on Thursday to “vacate” the campus because of “important questions about the workings of the institution,” according to an email DuBois sent to VHCC…

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Renovations of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee’s 110,000-square-foot facility were recently completed, which will make it more energy efficient, according to a news release.

A far Southwest Virginia planning district and a Kingsport, Tennessee, credit union have received grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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BRISTOL, Va. — The name on the building is The Bristol Hotel, and two weeks into the soft opening of its restaurant and bar, Twin City residents are embracing it as their own, Manager Kevin Kruse said Wednesday.

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Once harvest time arrives at local wineries and the ripe fruit is plucked from the vines, it’s time to get the grapes ready to be made into wine and then bottled. u Harvested grapes are run through a large machine called a crusher destemmer. At Corey Ippolito Winery in Blountville, Tennessee…

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LONDON (AP) — The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn't greater clarity over the country's exit from the European Union, a leading business lobby group warned Sunday.

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2018--Carson, creators of the complete technology service staffed residential buildings, and Mul-T-Lock, an ASSA ABLOY Group Brand, developer of the SMARTair electronic door lock solution, announce a partnership and integration. Staff and residents of multi…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Justice Department unsealed criminal charges detailing a yearslong effort by a Russian troll farm to "sow division and discord in the U.S. political system," it was the first federal case alleging continued foreign interference in U.S. elections.

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GILLSBURG, Miss. (AP) — An Australian company is drilling new wells in an oil formation that straddles southwest Mississippi and southeast Louisiana, the first new wells drilled in about three years, after a crash in oil prices dried up activity.

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LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU.

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ROME (AP) — Italy's government vowed Saturday to engage in constructive talks with the European Union as it still gave final approval to a rule-busting budget and brushed off a ratings downgrade triggered by its higher-than-expected deficit targets.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inflated the projected benefits of an arms deal with the Saudis as he defended his wait-and-see attitude about Saudi complicity in the disappearance of a journalist whose apparent murder has sparked world outrage.