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  1. HOLMBERG: What's behind Roy Scherer's 40-year fight to legalize marijuana in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVR Richmond

    ... from the laws that required farmers to grow it in the early 1600s for ropes and sails to a big field of it in Abingdon, Va., that helped inspire the 1936 propaganda film, "Reefer Madness," which played a small role in the criminalization of pot a ...

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  2. Culinary teams from Southwest Virginia and West Virginia to compete in The Cast Iron CookoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    It's being called "The Battle of the Virginias," as chefs from Abingdon, VA face off against a team from Charleston, WV in the 10th Annual Cast Iron Cookoff. The Abingdon Convention and Visitors Bureau is sponsoring the Rooted in Appalachia team from Abingdon.

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  3. HOLMBERG: Recreational pot took another hit in the General Assembly, but still a spark for medicinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTVR Richmond

    ... from the laws that required farmers to grow it in the early 1600s for ropes and sails to a big field of it in Abingdon, Va., that helped inspire the 1936 propaganda film, "Reefer Madness," which played a small role in the criminalization of pot a ...

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  4. Power Fuels LLC v. Federal Mine Safety and Health Review CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | FindLaw

    ... Before WILKINSON, GREGORY, and DUNCAN, Circuit Judges. ARGUED:Wade Wallihan Massie, Penn, Stuart & Eskridge, Abingdon, Virginia, for Petitioner. Tamara Yael Hoflejzer Burnett, United States Department of Labor, Arlington, Virginia, for Respondents. ...

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  5. 25 Year Old Sapling Grove Band Play Bluegrass at Carter Fold SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Cybergrass

    ... nearly 200 mandolins. He has a waiting list of musicians wanting to own a "Dearstone." Randy Singleton hails from Abingdon, Virginia, and is highlighted on banjo and dobro. In addition, he adds his vocal talents to the band. Randy has been a ...

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  6. Delegate holds town hall meeting, without a hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Southwest Times

    ... the line were Sen. Charles W. Carrico Sr., R-Galax; Sen. A. Benton Chafin Jr., R-Lebanon; Del. Todd E. Pillion, R-Abingdon; and Del. Jeffrey L. Campbell, R-Marion. A staff member of U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith, who represents Southwest Virginia's 9th ...

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  7. Surviving as a small business ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WCYB

    You heard from the President in his State of the Union speech this week that the economy is rebounding; is it providing the boost needed for businesses, or are the obstacles too great? Professional Pet Grooming in Abingdon has been in business for 15 years. Groomer Joan Hall says, "I love animals and I love what I do."

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  8. Criminal Practice a " Court May Delay Insanity CommitmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    U.S. v. Conrad No. 13-7384, Jan. 13, 2015; USDC at Abingdon, Va. 4th Cir. Holding: The government may delay a commitment proceeding under 18 U.S.C. A 4243 for a defendant found not guilty by reason of insanity in 2007 of federal weapons and drug charges, who ...

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  9. Miners' lawsuit has preliminary settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... .S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia at the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building, 180 West Main, Abingdon, Va."

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  10. Fatal fire doesn't appear suspiciousRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Southwest Times

    Authorities say a residential fire that left one person dead Wednesday does not appear to be suspicious, but the investigation is continuing. Spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Wytheville Field Office is investigating the fire, which occurred in the 22000 block of Pickett Lane in Abingdon.

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  11. United States v. Conrad IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | FindLaw

    Before DUNCAN, KEENAN, and DIAZ, Circuit Judges. ARGUED:Brian Jackson Beck, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Abingdon, Virginia, for Appellant.

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  12. Mitt Romney fans focus on what he got right in 2012. He also got plenty wrong.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Washington Post

    ... would be the result of spiraling debt and political obstructionism. Here's what he said in a campaign stop at Abingdon, Va.: "If he's reelected, this president is going to have trillion-dollar deficits every year. We'd end up with about a $20 ...

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  13. New program putting spotlight on Pulaski TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Southwest Times

    A new program spearheaded by Barter Theatre in Abingdon will not only put the spotlight on the historic Pulaski Theatre in terms of marketing, but also will bring some Barter productions to the local stage. Spotlight Southwest Virginia is a theater networking and support program created through a grant from National Endowment for the Arts and ArtPlace.

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  14. United Way striving to meet 2014 campaign goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Coalfield.com

    ... to United Way of Southwest Virginia visit www.unitedwayswva.org, or mail a pledge or donation to P.O. Box 644 Abingdon, Va. 24212. For more information, call the United Way office at 276-628-2160. In 2014, Wise County and Norton citizens are ...

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  15. 2014 Super Chevy Show Bristol: Legends Of The FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Super Chevy Magazine

    ... With a basic 350 and a stock drivetrain, he was runner-up in both the DOT and Bracket 2 classes. From nearby Abingdon, Virginia, Darrell Davenport's pristine first-gen Camaro Z/28 had a lot of people scratching their heads, for this rare dual-quad ...

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  16. Singer-songwriter Sneed in SylvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... all at once. Sneed's song "Another Day at the KFC" was a finalist in the 2014 Richard Leigh Songwriters Festival in Abingdon, Virginia. His song "Everything I Say" received an honorable mention in the 2013 Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, and ...

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  17. Farmers market planned for annexRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Corydon Democrat

    ... by Appalachian Sustainable Development, where he started and helped grow a number of farmers markets in the area of Abingdon, Va. "It's one of the best uses for a building like the annex," he said. Fields said the addition of a farmers market ...

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  18. Sadie PetersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Crescent-News.com

    ... and Kelly (Darrell) DeVelbiss, both of Defiance; grandchildren, Katie and Billy Kissner; sisters, Lucy Looney of Abingdon, Virginia, and Mae Shortridge of Lebannon, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Romalis and Augusta Coleman; ...

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  19. Medical school project has changed its focusRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Virginia Business

    ... would be used to build the Collaborative Health Science Center (which would serve as the project's headquarters in Abingdon), renovate a portion of Emory & Henry's campus and buy clinical training equipment. Half of those funds would come from the ...

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  20. Feds Say Omnicare Sought KickbacksRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    Omnicare Inc., the nation's largest provider of pharmacy services to nursing homes, solicited tens of millions of dollars in kickbacks from Abbott Laboratories, the U.S. Justice Department claims. In a complaint filed in Abingdon, Va.

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