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VSP probes fatal dump truck crash

VSP probes fatal dump truck crash

November 11th, 2013 11:09 am by Stephen Igo

The Virginia State Police is investigating a Saturday fatal crash of a dump truck in Buchanan County.

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The reward was survival: During World War II, Chap Hale piloted plane from S.C. to China

The reward was survival: During World War II, Chap Hale piloted plane from S.C. to China

November 11th, 2013 10:53 am by Marci Gore

Chapman “Chap” Hale is modest when he talks about his time in the military during World War II. Hale, who is 92, says, back then, his generation just did what was asked of them.

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Haslam budget hearings get underway this week

Haslam budget hearings get underway this week

November 11th, 2013 9:38 am by Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget hearings are getting underway this week.

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Native American cultures come to Wise County schools

Native American cultures come to Wise County schools

November 11th, 2013 9:37 am by Stephen Igo

Haunting melodies of a cane flute and the beat of a deer-hide drum echoed through the hallways of L.F. Addington Middle School on Friday, echoes spanning centuries deep into the history of North America.

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Relief effort begins after Philippine typhoon

Relief effort begins after Philippine typhoon

November 11th, 2013 9:33 am by Staff Report

The U.S. and other governments and agencies are mounting a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon.

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Echoes & shadows: PTSD haunts some veterans many years after return

Echoes & shadows: PTSD haunts some veterans many years after return

November 10th, 2013 9:42 pm by Nick Shepherd

It was 3 a.m. in a stark desert and Operation Desert Storm was officially under way. When the order came to march, Lora Barker-Bowers was inside her tent. She took her magazine clips and emptied out all of the ammunition.

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UPDATED PHOTO: Recently homeless WWII vet tells war stories from new home

UPDATED PHOTO: Recently homeless WWII vet tells war stories from new home

November 10th, 2013 9:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOORESBURG — George Dean spent seven months and 13 days on the front lines without a break, fighting the Nazis in the months between D-Day and V-E Day.

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Typhoon deaths climb into thousands in Philippines

Typhoon deaths climb into thousands in Philippines

November 10th, 2013 7:01 pm by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

TACLOBAN, Philippines — Corpses hung from trees, were scattered on sidewalks or buried in flattened buildings — some of the thousands believed killed in one Philippine city alone by ferocious Typhoon Haiyan.

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World War II reunions poignant for dwindling number of veterans

World War II reunions poignant for dwindling number of veterans

November 10th, 2013 6:26 pm by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio — Paul Young rarely talked about his service during World War II — about the B-25 bomber he piloted, about his 57 missions, about the dangers he faced or the fears he overcame. “Some things you just don’t talk about,” he said.

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Atheist ‘mega-churches’ take root across U.S., world

Atheist ‘mega-churches’ take root across U.S., world

November 10th, 2013 5:59 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Hundreds packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an inspirational sermon, a reading and some quiet reflection. The only thing missing was God.

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