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  1. Man claims African land, makes daughter 'princess'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... would have been satisfied with the wooden turrets and ramparts of the castle in the community playground of rural Abingdon, Virginia, where the Heatons live. But Jeremiah was thinking bigger. Last month, he planted a flag in a tiny parcel of ...

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  2. US man claims African land as his own kingdom, makes his daughter a 'princess'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... would have been satisfied with the wooden turrets and ramparts of the castle in the community playground of rural Abingdon, Virginia, where the Heatons live. But Jeremiah was thinking bigger. Last month, he planted a flag in a tiny parcel of ...

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  3. US man claims Africa land makes daughter a princessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    ... would have been satisfied with the wooden turrets and ramparts of the castle in the community playground of rural Abingdon, Virginia, where the Heatons live. But Jeremiah was thinking bigger. Last month, he planted a flag in a tiny parcel of ...

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  4. US man claims African land for daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    ... would have been satisfied with the wooden turrets and ramparts of the castle in the community playground of rural Abingdon, Virginia, where the Heatons live. But Jeremiah was thinking bigger. Last month, he planted a flag in a tiny parcel of ...

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  5. US man creates kingdom in Africa for daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    ... would have been satisfied with the wooden turrets and ramparts of the castle in the community playground of rural Abingdon, Virginia, where the Heatons live. But Jeremiah was thinking bigger. Last month, he planted a flag in a tiny parcel of ...

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  6. First Virginia Goat Milk BottlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WCYB

    ... said for being the first. That's quite a little feather we can stick in the cap. Little mom and pop micro dairy in Abingdon, Virginia, the Baker Homestead was the first goat bottling facility in the Commonwealth of Virginia," Baker concluded. A ...

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  7. Taste of the Town Tour kicks off in Abingdon, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WCYB

    It features samples of the local bounty used at restaurants in Abingdon. Participants will be stopping 5 to 6 times for small tastes of food and drink that highlight the restaurants' unique flavor.

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  8. The new colonialismRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Triangle

    ... to establish themselves without much international politicking. While I have long since abandoned my dream, an Abingdon, VA Va., man named Jeremiah Heaton has taken up the cause. He recently appeared in such esteemed papers as Tthe Washington Post ...

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  9. Man claims desert kingdom for daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Iol.co.za

    Jeremiah Heaton was playing with his daughter in their Abingdon, Virginia, home last winter when she asked whether she could be a real princess.

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  10. Quiz of the week's newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Newsday

    ... in his new job, the House of Commons was told. What fate reportedly befell him on his first day? Jeremiah Heaton of Abingdon, Virginia, USA, claimed a territory as his own "kingdom" so his daughter Emily could be a "princess". Where was it? A book, ...

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  11. Virginia Dad Claims African Land to Make Daughter a PrincessRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | WTVC

    ... literally go to the ends of the earth to make their wishes and dreams come true,' Heaton, a father of three from Abingdon, Va., told The Washington Post. 'As a parent, you sometimes go down paths you never thought you would.' Heaton, who could not ...

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  12. LMN 7-15-14 Now with more PrincessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | BirminghamEagle.com

    ... Movie. One dad has gone a step beyond sane to fuel the princess obsession. Jeremiah Heaton, a father of three from Abingdon, Virginia, claimed a patch of land between Egypt and Sudan as his "kingdom" so that his 7-year-old daughter, Emily, can be a ...

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  13. Lisa Mason's BlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | BirminghamEagle.com

    ... Movie. One dad has gone a step beyond sane to fuel the princess obsession. Jeremiah Heaton, a father of three from Abingdon, Virginia, claimed a patch of land between Egypt and Sudan as his "kingdom" so that his 7-year-old daughter, Emily, can be a ...

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  14. Dad Claims Foreign Land For His 'Princess'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Patch.com

    Jeremiah Heaton, of Abingdon, Va., has made his daughter a princess. He has claimed Bir Tawil , an area between Egypt and Sudan under dispute between the two nations.

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  15. Va. man claims kingdom so daughter can be a princessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | CBS News

    "Princess" Emily Heaton, 7, smiles as she talks about her father's birthday present to her July 2, 2014 in Abingdon, Va.

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  16. Barter Theatre to Present Driving Miss Daisy & 'the Hound of Baskervilles' this FallRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... is in response to serving those audience needs," added Rose. Barter draws between 155,000 to 162,000 visitors to Abingdon each year and recently completed a study that concluded that the theatre generates a $34 million economic impact annually. As a ...

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  17. MXI Environmental Services, LLC Proud to Become Vendor for Anheuser-Busch InBevRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | SBWire

    ... an email to ericr@mxiinc.com. About MXI Environmental Services, LLC MXI Environmental Services, LLC based out of Abingdon, VA, offers ethyl alcohol recycling, full beverage destruction, hazardous waste disposal, and more across the country. The ...

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  18. Virginia Man Claims African Country to Make Daughter a PrincessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Neatorama

    ... about Bir Tawil , a stretch of land between Egypt and Sudan that neither country wants. Maybe Jeremiah Heaton of Abingdon, Virginia, read about it then. Last winter, Heaton's six-year-old daughter Emily asked him if she could be a princess. He said ...

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  19. MXI, Inc. Now an Official Vendor of Anheuser-Busch InBev for DestructionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | SBWire

    ... been transporting, separating, and reusing waste material at their state-of-the-art Materials Recovery Facility in Abingdon, VA. With locations all across the country-Abingdon; Langhorne, PA; Fontana, CA; and Sumter, SC-they use their own ...

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  20. Dad claims African 'kingdom' to make his daughter, 7, an actual princessRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Toronto Star

    Jeremiah Heaton was playing with his daughter in their Abingdon, Virginia, home last winter when she asked whether she could be a real princess.

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