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Faith in Action: First Broad Street UMC supports local, national and global missions

Faith in Action: First Broad Street UMC supports local, national and global missions

January 8th, 2015 8:00 pm by Katherine Scoggins

FBSUMC began its rural mission program with John's Island, South Carolina, in 1981 with 13 participants. Mission trips have been held every summer since that time with an average attendance of 95 youth and adults.

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Wrangling continues for Wise County prosecutor job

Wrangling continues for Wise County prosecutor job

January 8th, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Adrian Collins is no longer with the Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney's office, the latest development in a running dispute over successorship to the top job.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Sky's the limit for drones at Vegas electronics show

Sky's the limit for drones at Vegas electronics show

January 8th, 2015 6:14 pm by Associated Press

"People have been saying the drones are coming. But I think the fact that we have an unmanned systems area dedicated to them now means they're not coming. They're here," says Andrew Amato, editor-in-chief of Dronelife.

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Lawyer: Dad accused of tossing girl off Fla. bridge acted strange

Lawyer: Dad accused of tossing girl off Fla. bridge acted strange

January 8th, 2015 5:00 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

The man accused of throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge early Thursday had been acting strangely hours before, calling his attorney "God" and asking her to translate a Bible in Swedish.

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Opinion
Former Va. governor's sentence is far too lenient

Former Va. governor's sentence is far too lenient

January 8th, 2015 4:18 pm by Editorial Board

For people in these parts, an insult comes from where McDonnell wanted to perform his 6,000 hours of community service. McDonnell's attorneys asked the judge to consider having him either tutor in Haiti or help at a food bank in Southwest Virginia.

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Houseguest accused of fondling 12-year-old Hawkins girl

Houseguest accused of fondling 12-year-old Hawkins girl

January 8th, 2015 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Gordon Anthony Fields allegedly told police he'd had the "urge" to "sexually connect" with a 12-year-old girl in the house where he was staying, and early Monday morning he acted on that urge.

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Jailed woman blames 'stolen' van on ex-boyfriend

Jailed woman blames 'stolen' van on ex-boyfriend

January 8th, 2015 3:06 pm by Rain Smith

A woman reported a vehicle missing from her driveway, naming the theft suspect as a former flame who vowed "to get her back." Once it was located abandoned in a parking lot, she pinned the incident on another man.

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Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

January 8th, 2015 12:26 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The Energy and Natural Resources committee moved the bill closer to the Senate floor by a 13-9 vote.

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Subzero swim spurs Sullivan County rescue

Subzero swim spurs Sullivan County rescue

January 8th, 2015 12:07 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — First responders from multiple agencies worked a bizarre and difficult rescue for a night with subzero wind chills — an intoxicated man who "decided to go swimming" but got stuck in a pond's chest-deep mud.

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Power outages across Wise County

Power outages across Wise County

January 8th, 2015 9:44 am by Stephen Igo

Old Dominion Power Co. had reported 1,491 customers across Wise County without power during the wee hours of Thursday morning, mostly around the town of Wise and city of Norton areas.

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