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  1. Volunteers chip in to help girl who has brain tumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WCYB

    Madison King was diagnosed with brain tumors and has to undergo treatment which takes a toll on her immune system and makes her vulnerable to infections. A neighbor noticed the deck outside her home in Bristol, Va.

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  2. Bristol, Va. residents upset over proposed tax increases, cuts to emergency servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WCYB

    The Bristol, Virginia City Council is trying to find a away to save at least a million dollars in next year's budget. It is looking at cutting funding to the fire department, the Public Works Department and parks and Rec, all while raising taxes on personal property.

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  3. Road closure begins Tuesday in Bristol VARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | WCYB

    Kings Mill Pike at Valley Drive will be closed to thru traffic beginning Tuesday 7:00 a.m. for installation of a stormwater pipe and paving. Traffic will be detoured onto Shakesville Road for the duration of this project.

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  4. Minor league ballpark upgrades could decide teams' futuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | WCYB

    The ballparks get pressure from the minor league and their major league affiliations to maintain certain standards, and some parts of these stadiums haven't seen renovations in decades. If they don't improve the parks, they could lose the teams.

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  5. Most kidnappings in our area come from family problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | WCYB

    "Children who have experienced that kind of event, it's trauma," Director of Children Services for Frontier Health Tim Perry said. Carlie Trent, the 9-year-old Hawkins County girl who police said was kidnapped by her uncle went missing for more than a week.

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  6. Bristol, Va. firefighters plan to picket if city approves budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | WCYB

    Bristol Virginia firefighters are upset over the city's proposed $66 million budget for next year. There are increases for some departments like education and the police department.

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  7. Bristol man sentenced for failing to register as a sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | WCYB

    A previously convicted sex offender, who moved from Georgia to Virginia without properly fulfilling the registration requirements for sex offenders was sentenced Thursday. Scott Stewart Cammorto, 36, of Bristol, Va., pleaded guilty in December 2015 to one count of knowingly failing to register as sex offender.

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  8. Write-in votes counted in Bristol VA City Council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | WCYB

    In the unofficial results for the Bristol Virginia City Council race, Doug Fleenor and Kevin Mumpower appear to have won the two available seats.

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  9. Pedestrian hit by car in Bristol VARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | WCYB

    A man was hit by a car Wednesday morning in Bristol, Va. Investigators said it happened around 8am on Commonwealth Avenue Extension.

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  10. Bristol, VA election results uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WCYB

    As expected, the results of the Bristol, VA city council election are uncertain Tuesday night. That is because of a high number of write in votes, which won't be counted individually until Wednesday.

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  11. Virginia voters cast ballots for local electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WCYB

    Voter turnout is expected to be about 15 percent in Bristol. In Abingdon, there is an especially high interest in the town council race.

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  12. Verizon workers picket outside of Bristol, Va. storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | WCYB

    It has been more than two weeks since about 40,000 Verizon employees from Virginia to Massachusetts went on strike. Verizon and Communication Workers of America began negotiations on a new contract last June, but they have yet to come to an agreement.

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  13. Crash cleared in Bristol, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | WCYB

    A multiple-vehicle crash in Bristol, Virginia brought hazmat and fire crews to the scene early in the afternoon Sunday.

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  14. Crash in Bristol, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | WCYB

    EMS and the Fire Department are also on scene. The tractor trailer began leaking diesel fuel causing hazmat to be called.

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  15. Write-in ballots will delay results of Bristol, Va. electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WCYB

    Voters can cast their ballots on Tuesday, May 3rd. But some areas may have to wait longer than others to get the results.

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  16. Bristol Ball Corp. closure leaves employees feeling 'numb'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WCYB

    In the next couple days, nearly 200 people will find themselves out of a job in Bristol, Virginia. The Ball Corporation on Old Abingdon Highway has begun its closing phase.

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  17. Bristol gets closer to passenger rail serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WCYB

    Bristol is one step closer to getting a passenger rail service. The city got a $100,000 grant to study if there are enough people interested in the idea.

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  18. More fallout from BVU corruption scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WCYB

    The latest fallout from the Bristol Virginia Utilities corruption scandal has stripped the utility's former chief legal council of his license to practice law. The Virginia State Bar disciplinary board revoked Walt Bressler's law license based on his affidavit consenting to the revocation.

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  19. Power outage in Bristol, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WCYB

    Nearly 2,400 customers in Bristol, Virginia are spending Tuesday morning without power. It affects customers in the east end of Bristol running on BVU power.

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  20. Investigation underway after inmate diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | WCYB

    Bristol, VA Sheriff Jack Wisenburger said Larry Douglas Tinker of Erwin was found unresponsive in his cell just before 9pm Thursday. Tinker was being held on public intoxication and trespassing charges.

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