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Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:21pm
Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings
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CWDF considers grant to Hurley water project

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:07pm
The Coalfield Water Development Fund Executive Committee is proposing a grant award be given to the Buchanan County Public Service Authority to help fund Phase V of the Hurley Regional Water Project.
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Meth lab suspect, escapee captured in Washington County

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:15pm
A man who was a suspect in a meth lab case in Damascus and escaped from custody Sunday evening has been captured, police said.
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Movie stars shut out at Emmys; "Breaking Bad" reigns

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:54am
LOS ANGLES — The Emmys welcomed plenty of movie stars to television's biggest awards show, including Julia Roberts, Woody Harrelson, Kevin Spacey, Mark Ruffalo and the reigning Oscar winner for best a
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$1.5 million federal grant to help Kingsport improve water infrastructure

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:13am
The city of Kingsport, Tennessee, has received a $1.5 million federal grant to improve water service in-frastructure in a plan designed to aid and retain more businesses, including Eastman Chemical Co
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Tarot cards, magic returning to Va. town after fortuneteller ban repealed

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:01am
Town Council voted to repeal a decades-old ban that also banned the practice of "magic arts" and roving "gypsies."
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Workshop to provide tech tips for small business

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:21am
Business owners who aren't quite sure how to put the technology at their fingers to the best use for their bottom lines can learn some tips and techniques during a workshop scheduled in Marion, Virgin
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Project: Marion Small Business Boot Camp planned for this fall

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:00am
The class' pace will be intense, according to a written statement, and explore the legal, financial and marketing aspects of creating a business.
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Washinton County, Va., Planning Commission recommends no drilling

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:29pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Members of the Washington County Planning Commission voted 5-2 Monday night to recommend that the county Board of Supervisors not change the county’s zoning ordinance to permit gas wel
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Local educators voice concerns over the proposed Standards of Learning changes

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:26pm
BRISTOL, Va. — State Board of Education President Christian Braunlich fielded dozens of questions from area educators Monday, but much of the discussion centered on funding and poverty.
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Prosecutor attacks McDonnell’s version of events

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:29pm
The federal government on Monday got its first crack at the former governor it indicted seven months ago and sought to dismantle his portrayal of a dysfunctional marriage, his claim of sound finances
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Audit doesn’t address several BVU problems

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:42pm
BRISTOL, Va. — BVU Authority’s board of directors accepted a long-delayed fiscal 2012-13 audit report Monday, but not before two board members questioned auditors about their findings.
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New Morrison School will add much needed space, facilities

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:22pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Dr. Sharon Morrison received a deed to seven acres of land and a $2.2 million gift Monday that will allow her to build a new campus for special children that she and her late husband en
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Female soldier at Fort Lee, Va., dies of self-inflicted gunshot

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:54pm
The soldier was a sergeant 1st class who'd been in the Army for 14 years and at Fort Lee for three.
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Man hospitalized from self-inflicted gunshot wound in Norton

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:26pm
Man accused of shooting dog, strangling wife before shooting self
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Sony Playstation gamers knocked offline after bomb threat hoax

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:52pm
A Twitter account called Lizard Squad tweeted to American Airlines that there might be explosives on the plane carrying Sony Online's John Smedley.
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VSP investigating incident in Wise Co involving deputy, pit bull

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:56am
The incident occurred in Pound, Virginia, on Aug. 23.
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Virginia looks for ways to cut animal-vehicle accidents

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:37am
RICHMOND, Va. — A study aimed at reducing collisions between vehicles and animals is targeting a section of Interstate 64 near Waynesboro.
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Berry Home Center hosts summer supplier showcase

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:30am
Berry Home Centers will host its 2014 Summer Supplier Showcase this week at locations in Abingdon and Chilhowie.
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Grundy, Va., woman sentenced in mayor murder case in W.Va.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:18am
Rebecca Hatcher was acquitted but her brother Earl Click, also of Grundy, was found guilty of murder in February.
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