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Let Freedom Ring continues through Saturday
The 2014 Let Freedom Ring event at Lonesome Pine Airport continues today and Saturday with exciting aircraft displays and presentations. The event is organized by Experimental Aircraft Association ...
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House election date set: GOP candidate seeks nomination
An Abingdon Republican moved quickly this week to announce his candidacy in the House of Delegates District Four special election to be held Dec. 9. Todd Pillion, a dentist and business owner, anno...
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County’s schools fully accredited
State accreditation and federal accountability ratings released Tuesday reveal Wise County schools met most required benchmarks. County school officials said they’re pleased with the division’s res...
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Math mars city school results
Following the release of state education accreditation and federal accountability rankings Tuesday, Norton’s J.I. Burton High School was fully accredited and Norton Elementary and Middle School was...
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Rare green salamanders surveyed on High Knob
NORTON — The rare green salamander, a cliff-dweller in the Appalachian Mountains adept at living in rocky, vertical spaces, had been known only from about 20 locations in all Virginia. Not any more...
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Financial health of hospitals studied
A study looking at hospitals’ financial health statewide — released in advance of this week’s General Assembly special session on expanding Medicaid — affirms the money challenges of those in south...
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Fog, sky, sun
The region has received more than its share of gray, foggy weather recently, but the occasional emergence of sunlight and blue sky has produced some dramatically beautiful cloud formations. The for...
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