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Second chance: graduates of drug court celebrate

For Jeri Short, the program has changed her life around.  When she was in her thirties, she began abusing drugs, and lost almost everything.

Alpha sells two mining operations

Alpha Natural Resources has sold two of its mining operations

Coal industry taking toll on southwest Virginia counties

Alpha Natural Resources becomes the fourth big coal company to file bankruptcy to restructure debts. This comes after the company's leader says several factors have created a period of distress for coal companies.

New sex assault task force to help victims in Johnson City

A sexual assault task force has formed in Johnson City in an effort to improve services for victims.

Bristol Mall going up for auction

Attention, shoppers! Want to own your own mall? This could be your chance. The Bristol Mall is going on the auction block.

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Higher humidity levels and rain chances Tuesday

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Puerto Rico's other crisis: It's running out of water

Puerto Rico doesn't have enough money to pay its bills. It went into default for the first time in its history on Monday. Now it's running out of water too. Literally.

A drought has forced the island's government to ration water. It's become so bad t...

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Ultimate Frisbee receives world recognition

The International Olympic Committee has given Frisbee fanatics a reason to rejoice by granting the World Flying Disc Federation full international recognition.

The Sunday announcement made at the 128th session of the committee doesn't mean Frisbee at...

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Disc golf takes over Clear Creek Golf Course

Clear Creek Golf Course hosted a disc golf tournament on its back nine.

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California wildfires torch 134,000 acres

Firefighters worked Monday in steep terrain and other rugged conditions to fight California's Rocky Fire, one of nearly two dozen wildfires that have torched more than 134,000 acres of the parched state this year, according to state fire officials.

Th...

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