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Community Scrapbook: Young photographers showcase their love of Southwest Virginia

June 29th, 2014 3:45 pm by Debra McCown, Community Contributor

It's certainly a time of year when a lot of photos are taken. Not to be overlooked is this set of photos that reflects another perspective: how our young people see the world through the lens of a camera.

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Mars 'flying saucer' splashes down after NASA test

Mars 'flying saucer' splashes down after NASA test

June 29th, 2014 3:30 pm by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

NASA on Saturday tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars. The $150 million experiment was the first of three involving the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator vehicle.

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Attempts to get sister jailed prompts woman's own arrest

Attempts to get sister jailed prompts woman's own arrest

June 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect called 911 multiple times on her sister, claiming the woman has a no contact order with her own children, but is in their presence.

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Entertainment
'Designing Women' star Taylor dies at 67

'Designing Women' star Taylor dies at 67

June 29th, 2014 12:14 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.

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Women face gender-specific challenges in fighting addiction and alcoholism

Women face gender-specific challenges in fighting addiction and alcoholism

June 29th, 2014 12:00 pm by By Howard Cohen, The Miami Herald (MCT)

The National Institute for Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse estimates that about 5.5 million women drink alcohol at levels that place their health at risk.

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'She picked drugs over me,' new high school principal, "Gentleman Farms" and more stories you may have missed

'She picked drugs over me,' new high school principal, "Gentleman Farms" and more stories you may have missed

June 29th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Keselowski wins for second time at Kentucky Speedway

Keselowski wins for second time at Kentucky Speedway

June 29th, 2014 12:30 am by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

SPARTA, Ky. — Brad Keselowski showed early and often that his No. 2 Ford was the best car at Kentucky Speedway, dominating the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night to become the track's first repeat winner.

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Feds order full review of Coalfields Expressway

Feds order full review of Coalfields Expressway

June 28th, 2014 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Federal Highway Administration is requiring the Virginia Department of Transportation to conduct a full environmental impact study for a 26-mile section of the Coalfields Expressway.

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Photos: The Pinnacle Bass Pro Shops sneak peek

Photos: The Pinnacle Bass Pro Shops sneak peek

June 28th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Development of the 104,000 square-foot anchor tenant of The Pinnacle — a 400-acre mixed use site — is heading toward the homestretch at the intersection of Interstate 81 and Highway 11W.

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Aereo suspends service after Supreme Court ruling

Aereo suspends service after Supreme Court ruling

June 28th, 2014 4:32 pm by Associated Press

Online-streaming service Aereo Inc. is temporarily closing down its operation, three days after it was dealt an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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