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Virginia man gets 20-year prison term for lying about being paralyzed

May 19th, 2008 12:00 am by Southwest Virginia Bureau

A Hurley, Va., man who pretended to be a quadriplegic to avoid a prison sentence and subsequently began collecting Social Security and other public benefits based on his faked condition has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on a number of charg

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Sullivan BOE tabs Jack Barnes as new director of schools

May 19th, 2008 12:00 am by CHRISTAN M. THOMAS

Current Assistant Director of Schools Jack Barnes will soon take over as director of schools for Sullivan County after contract negotiations are complete.

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Video Report - Ashley Jenkins, 21, goes from UVa-Wise to Gate City Town Council

May 18th, 2008 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

GATE CITY - With just 62 votes, Ashley Jenkins' life changed on May 6. She went from being a 21-year-old college student to one of the youngest elected leaders in Virginia's political system.

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May 17th, 2008 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

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