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  1. Princesses Without BordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Foreign Policy

    ... important. Starting a country also means you can make your daughter a princess -- which is what Jeremiah Heaton of Abingdon, Virginia, says led him to declare himself the king of North Sudan this summer. In June, Heaton flew to Egypt, rented a ...

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  2. Greg Kozera to Discuss Energy Policy & New Book, Just the Fracks, Ma'AmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... speaking engagement this year will be Sept. 3 at Rappahannock, Glade Springs, Va.; his tour ends Oct. 1 and 2 in Abingdon, Va. Fracking is nothing new; in 1947, the oil and gas industry discovered the method as a way of improving production in the ...

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  3. Mike Gray Ministry to help raise funds for Pulaski Free ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Southwest Times

    ... Henley Howell) was five yeas old when she began singing on the back porch of her family home on Main Street in Abingdon, Va. Her mother taught her the songs from an old hymnal. She has spent her life singing of God's word, taking her songs from many ...

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  4. Planning Commission says it does not recommend hydrofracking in Washington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | WCYB

    ... conflicts, more and more and more are coming down to who has control of energy," said Strother Smith, an Abingdon resident who supports gas drilling. "Right now the people who have control of energy are our enemies." "There is a finite amount of gas ...

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  5. Birth of a Nation: Find unclaimed land, and you can be kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | ABA Journal

    ... Egypt and Sudan and claimed by neither, Bir Tawil is an 800-square-mile expanse of mostly desert that Heaton of Abingdon, Virginia, came across online last winter. His daughter, Emily, then 6, had expressed an interest in being a princess, so he ...

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  6. Food City, Smithfield, and NASCAR Legend, Richard Petty, Continue the ...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... been making America a better place for all veterans and people with disabilities. ( www.pva.org ) Headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. currently operates 106 retail food outlets in the tri-state regions of Southeast ...

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  7. WWIII or Civil War again? RoCK took my MoonPies! This is warRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Examiner.com

    ... now they've come out with salted caramel! There's also banana. I picked some out at late-night Food City store in Abingdon, Virginia -- 11 miles from the Tennessee line. They have a cornucopia of Southern food products, some of which are very hard ...

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  8. "Get the FRACK out of Washington Co., Virginia!"Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Daily Kos

    In Abingdon, Virginia, last week, 75 people picketed their Bd. of Supervisors for throwing out two years of Washington County Planning Commission work crafting an ordinance to protect landowners and citizens from damages from gas drilling and hydrologic fracturing.

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  9. Food City kicks off 2014-15 School Bucks programRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Floyd County Times

    ... www.foodcity.com or contact the Food City School Bucks Coordinator, Abby Meyer at 1-800-232-0174. Headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, K-VA-T Food Stores (Food City's parent company) operates 106 retail food outlets throughout the tri-state regions ...

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  10. The nation's weatherRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... in southern Maryland and northeast North Carolina. Marion, Va., reported a midday total of 1.75 inches of rain. Abingdon, Va., reported a midday total of 1.21 inches of rain. Scattered showers lingered over northern New England, while the remainder ...

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  11. Protestors say they don't want hydrofracking in Washington County, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WCYB

    Protestors gathered in Abingdon on Tuesday night to make it clear they do not want hydraulic fracturing in Washington County, Virginia. 1 comment

  12. God's love leads to purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... because they just didn't have the right leader in place," Nickels recalled. "I was contacted, so I moved here from Abingdon, Va." Nickels and his family left a lot behind in order to establish themselves in Mercer County. "I had my own career down ... 1 comment

  13. Virginia's Musical Heritage Spread Over Four-Day FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | PRWeb

    On September 25-28th, 2014, Heartwood will be filled with the sounds of rich history and musical heritage of Southwest Virginia at the Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest, an annual music festival devoted to telling the story of The Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail.

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  14. A timeline of Alan Lee's ups and downs as Baldwin Co. schools superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2010 | Alabama Live

    ... identifies six semi-finalists , including Alan Lee, chief of the Washington County Public Schools in Abingdon, Va. June 15, 2010 - After its first choice bows out, the school board votes 6-1 to invite Lee to accept the Baldwin position . "I think ...

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  15. Virginia Child Vanquishes Darth Vader on Wish Granted by Kids Wish...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | PRWeb

    ... Kenobi costume, sauntered up to Darth Vader, light saber in hand, there was nothing but excitement in his eyes. The Abingdon, VA, child faced his "Star Wars" nemesis on his recent wish trip to Disney World thanks to Florida-based children's charity ...

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  16. The Grascals Coming to Abingdon, VA, 8/28Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tent Jams, Abingdon's premiere music lineup, continues on August 28 at 8pm with the legendary bluegrass band, The Grascals.

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  17. Yesterdays July 28Read the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The picture of Bryon McKinney, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. McKinney and graduate of Hendrix College, 1939 class, is conspicuously displayed in three scenes taken at the Barter summer theatre in Abingdon, Va., and appearing in this week's issue of Life magazine.

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  18. VDOT works throught the night to open one northbound lane in tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... most travelers on I-81 north that would normally go north on I-77 at Wytheville, were getting on U.S. Route 460 at Abingdon, Va., and traveling east to get back on I-77 north at Exit 1 in Bluefield, but northbound travelers on I-77 from anywhere ...

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  19. Project Real at Greenville Little TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Carolina Beaches

    ... knowledge to students of all ages. Project REAL is the educational outreach branch of the Barter Theatre located in Abingdon, VA. To enroll or for more information, please call GLT's Box Office at 864-233-6238 or email ...

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  20. Catherine Bush's work comes home, writing keeps her in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... amendment - women's right to vote," says Bush, who has been the playwright-in-residence at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Va., for more than seven years. "It is going to be done next week as a mini-production, which is the next stage: you have a ...

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