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Local family aims to raise awareness about disease afflicting their 6-year-old

Local family aims to raise awareness about disease afflicting their 6-year-old

September 28th, 2014 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

"Cooper is here because of the hand of the Lord," Chris Castle said as the family prepares for an event this weekend with a simple goal: raise awareness about mitochondrial disease.

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Gordon wins at Dover in Chase elimination race

Gordon wins at Dover in Chase elimination race

September 28th, 2014 6:36 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Jeff Gordon won the third race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship for an automatic spot in the 12-driver field that advanced to the next round.

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Adoptive, foster parents to celebrate at Natural Tunnel

Adoptive, foster parents to celebrate at Natural Tunnel

September 28th, 2014 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Adoptive and foster parents and their children in Southwest Virginia are invited to a special romp at Natural Tunnel State Park on Oct. 4.

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Zimmermann throws first Nationals no-hitter

Zimmermann throws first Nationals no-hitter

September 28th, 2014 5:40 pm by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer

Jordan Zimmermann pitched the first no-hitter for the Nationals, the gem preserved when defensive replacement Steven Souza Jr. made a diving catch in left field for the final out in a 1-0 victory over the Marlins in a regular-season finale Sunday.

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Wayne's big day helps Colts rout Titans 41-17

Wayne's big day helps Colts rout Titans 41-17

September 28th, 2014 5:00 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

Andrew Luck threw for 393 yards and four touchdowns and Reggie Wayne had seven catches for a season-best 119 yards and his first TD of the season, leading the Colts to a 41-17 rout of the Titans on Sunday.

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Fire causes minimal damage  at new welcome center

Fire causes minimal damage at new welcome center

September 28th, 2014 5:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The fire took place on the morning of Sept. 8 when a subcontractor was soldering gutters. A state fire marshal was on the scene getting ready to do an inspection and saw smoke and fire coming from the roof.

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At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcano

At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcano

September 28th, 2014 4:05 pm by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press

Finally reaching the ash-covered summit of a still-erupting volcano in central Japan, rescue workers made a grim discovery Sunday: 31 apparently dead people, some reportedly buried in knee-deep ash.

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Europe beats U.S. in Ryder Cup for third straight time

Europe beats U.S. in Ryder Cup for third straight time

September 28th, 2014 3:57 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Europe added another layer of Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday behind Rory McIlroy's big start, two big rallies and a rookie who hit the shot of his life to give this performance a finish it deserved.

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Police: Truck driver was distracted before crash

Police: Truck driver was distracted before crash

September 28th, 2014 3:28 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

The driver of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college softball team told investigators he had been distracted by something in his cabin before the accident, authorities said Sunday.

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Hokies lose freshman RB McKenzie to torn ACL

Hokies lose freshman RB McKenzie to torn ACL

September 28th, 2014 3:15 pm by Staff Report

Virginia Tech running back Shai McKenzie suffered an ACL tear during Saturday's game and will miss the rest of the season, Hokies athletic trainer Mike Goforth announced Sunday.

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