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New law requires doctors to report patients who seek drugs illegally

July 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report by the Bristol Herald Courier, local doctors are sending a simple message to their patients: If we catch you trying to get prescription drugs illegally, we will send you to jail.A new state law that took effect July 1 requires doctor

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Bristol council votes to keep city parks a gun-free zone

July 8th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report by the Bristol Herald Courier, the City Council approved a resolution banning handguns from the city's public parks Tuesday night.David Shumaker, Margaret Feierabend and Mayor Fred Testa voted "yes." Joel Staton and James Messimer op

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Va. fire chief indicted in $200,000 embezzlement case found dead

July 8th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Roanoke Times is reporting that a former Bedford County volunteer fire chief, his wife and son have been indicted by a grand jury and charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from the Hardy Volunteer Fire Company.Jeffrey Lee Shifflett, 51, a 20-yea

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