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Local author pens book about Southwest Virginia's history

Frank Kilgore loves Southwest Virginia, that's why he's written four books about it.

Farmers needed: Build It Up East Tennessee looking for would-be growers

Have you always wanted to start your own farm or garden, you just lacked the knowledge or cash? Today may be your lucky day.

Free supplies for Greene County teachers

School supplies are expensive and many school systems can't cover the cost, so the burden often falls on the teacher.

Sixth Appalachian State University student dies this school year

Police say a 23-year-old student at Appalachian State died at a hospital after being found in distress at an off-campus residence.
It's the sixth death of a student at the university this academic year.
A news release on Saturday from the Boone Police Department website said that authorities responded Friday night to a medical emergency.
The release said Michael C. Schmitt was taken to a hospital where he died. There were no signs of foul play.
Earlier this month, a student at the university died in a vehicle crash and another was found dead in her dorm room.
Three other students were found dead the previous semester. Investigators have found no evidence of foul play in the deaths.

Student-built cabin sold at auction

A student-built cabin went for a decent sum of cash Saturday to help fund a local vocational program

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StormTrack 5 Weather: Rain developing Sunday afternoon

Rain chances increase Sunday. Windy with falling temperatures and scattered snow showers Monday.

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Protests in Kiev, Ukraine

Source: Ukraine talks in Minsk end without deal

No agreement was reached in Belarus on Saturday in talks aimed at ending months of deadly fighting between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian rebels, a diplomat with knowledge of the discussions said.

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Whitney Houston's daughter placed in coma

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was placed in a medically induced coma Saturday after being found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub full of water, a source close to the family has told CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin.

Brown, 21, "w...

Riley with a 3 to win it; ETSU beats NC Central 61-59

Jalen Riley knocked down a 3 with 13 seconds left, capping his 12 straight points for East Tennessee State, and the Buccaneers edged past North Carolina Central in a 61-59 comeback on Saturday night.

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Watauga County man charged with sexual assault of teenager

A Western North Carolina man is accused of sexually assaulting a teenager.

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Man charged with stealing donation jar

A Kingsport man was charged with stealing a donation jar from a business.

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