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Anchor/ReporterBones found by farmers and fishermen in our area are not resting in peace, but in limbo. Could computer scans, clay models and DNA help give them an identity? The state hopes you can help give an answer. The state medical examiner's office worked with...
Virginia State Police are investigating a death that resulted from a train derailment. It happened at 11:45 p.m. Sunday night in Lee County, which is in far southwest Virginia. Troopers say a train derailed and overturned on a minivan parked next to...
An eastern Kentucky pastor wants Tennessee wildlife officials to return five venomous snakes confiscated in Knoxville. Gregory Coots, who's known as Jamie Coots, is pastor of at the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name Church in Middlesboro. Coots...
A Virginia State trooper who was hit by a car last week on Route 29 in Amherst County has been released from the hospital. Trooper D.T. Wilson is now recovering at his Campbell County home. Wilson was hit by a car while helpling another man pick up...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Sen. William Wampler, a senior budget writer who ensured that his native southwestern Virginia was not forgotten in Richmond, will not seek a seventh term this year. Wampler told The Associated Press that 24 years in the General...
ReporterCynthia Kinser was formally sworn in Wednesday as Virginia's Chief Justice, the first woman to lead the state's highest court. Family, friends and a who's who of state government and the Virginia judicial system attended the investiture ceremony in...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - State and local officials promised an Egyptian company $200 million in tax breaks to build a fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa without knowledge of a pending lawsuit alleging one of the company's subsidiaries defrauded U.S....
firstname.lastname@example.orgGrowing up in Clear Spring, biologist Kim Dryden's childhood seems almost like a Disney nature movie. Her father and grandfather both worked for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, which gave her an unusual exposure to wildlife. "I remember...
FloriDUHDavid Zehntner, a pilot, had been returning home from North Carolina in his personal airplane when he decided to fly over his Labelle home. From his eye in the sky Zehntner saw something strange -- a silver truck with a white camper in his driveway. So...
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Harold Dean Cornett Harold Dean Cornett, 76, of Winchester, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at his home. Harold was born in Lee County on Jan. 16, 1936, to the late Clayton and Retta Mae Cornett. As a prisoner during the Korean War, he proudly...
The Winchester SunDon Rose, 78, tells the tales of his childhood in eastern Kentucky through short stories — often involving a little moonshine. Rose, now of Winchester and a part of the local writing group at the library, remembers a time when moonshiners produced...
Chopping Block - Seminoles Blog - Orlando SentinelFlorida State recruit Mario Pender on Thursday received just the news he had been waiting to hear. According to this report on the website of southwest Florida's NBC affiliate, Channel 2 WBBH, Pender appeared before a judge at the Lee County Justice...
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