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Flight fans flock to Abingdon for air show, fly-in

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:51pm
There were all types of planes, from personal aircraft to rescue planes and helicopters.
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Sen. Warner makes campaign stops in SWVa

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:46pm
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner made stops in Russell County and Abingdon during a tour of Southwest Virginia ahead of November’s election.
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Herald Courier promotes editor, selects regional advertising director

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:23pm
Christine Uthoff has been promoted to managing editor, while Steve Jameson will serve as regional advertising director for the Herald Courier and the Community Newspapers of Southwest Virginia.
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From devastation new life is flourishing

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 8:19pm
The American Chestnut Foundation's Meadowview research farm program is celebrating its 25th year trying to bring back a once-ubiquitous tree. Today there are nearly 50,000 chestnut trees at various st
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Bristol, Va., police find active meth lab during traffic stop

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 6:23pm
Two people were arrested Saturday after police found a meth lab in a car.
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13 escape Tenn. youth center despite new security

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:37pm
The mass escape Friday night wasw the second major breakout from the facility this month.
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Alpha Natural Resources confirms 261 W.Va. layoffs

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 4:01pm
A company news release says it will idle surface mines Independence Coal's Twilight, Pioneer Fuels' Ewing Fork No. 1 and Marsh Fork.
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Search continues for UVa student who vanished

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 1:00pm
A search and rescue team worked with canine units Saturday trying to find Hannah Graham, who was reported missing Sept. 14
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Bluegrass Half Marathon raises about $32,000 for Niswonger Children's Hospital

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:19am
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — The fifth annual Bluegrass Half Marathon on Sept. 21 raised about $32,000 for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.
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Choose a church from one of many to attend services

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:00am
Receive a blessing by attending church services
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Slemp announces candidacy for commonwealth’s attorney position

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:19pm
A Wise County lawyer is throwing his hat into the ring to become the next commonwealth’s attorney for Wise County and the city of Norton.
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NTSB reports aerobatic attempt led to fatal plane crash

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:13pm
Low-level aerobatics is believed to be the cause of the Sept. 19 fatal plane crash at Virginia International Raceway.
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Man works to get bridge named in honor of fallen WWII soldiers

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:00pm
A Bristol man worked with Tennessee Rep. Jon Lundberg to have a bridge named for two of his father's best friends who were killed during World War II.
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Matthew returned to Va. as search for Hannah Graham continues

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:39pm
Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. arrived Friday in Charlottesville from Texas, where the search for him ended as the search for Hannah Graham dragged on with rays of hope dimming.
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Suspect back in Va. to face abduction charge in missing-student case

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:50pm
Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. is in custody at the Albermarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.
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Nashville grand jury recommends charges against Ramsey, Harwell

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:27pm
The Nashville grand jury accused Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and House Speaker Beth Harwell of manipulating the rules when it comes to judges. The recommendation does not mean the two are charged wi
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Drug take-back events planned in Southwest Virginia

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 6:59pm
Several drug-take back events are planned in Southwest Virginia on Sept. 27.
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Wise County, Va., authorities searching for missing children, mother

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:00pm
Police are looking for Lisa Cantrell, 50, and her three children, 17-year-old James Cantrell, 12-year-old Lexie-Anne Cantrell and 9-year-old Victoria Cantrell.
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Tennessee man claims tipped toilet too forceful

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 4:45pm
Jo Hampton admits he ran from the police, but says the officers didn't need to resort to toilet tipping to catch him. Hampton says that his back has been hurting since the toilet incident.
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Police: Nashville woman used stolen bat to smash wrong car

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 4:41pm
Police say Monica Milam told investigators she thought the Pontiac Grand Am she damaged belonged to her ex-girlfriend.
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