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

    13 hrs ago | 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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  2. The Grascals Coming to Abingdon, VA, 8/28Read the original story

    Wednesday | 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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  3. Yesterdays July 28Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | 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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  4. VDOT works throught the night to open one northbound lane in tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | 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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  5. Project Real at Greenville Little TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | 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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  6. Catherine Bush's work comes home, writing keeps her in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | 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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  7. Father-son teams arrested for cockfighting ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WCYB

    Three people, accused of cock fighting and gambling, entered guilty pleas in federal court in Abingdon, Virginia.

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

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  9. US man claims African land as his own kingdom, makes his daughter a 'princess'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  10. US man claims Africa land makes daughter a princessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  11. US man claims African land for daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  12. US man creates kingdom in Africa for daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 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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  13. First Virginia Goat Milk BottlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 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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  14. Taste of the Town Tour kicks off in Abingdon, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 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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  15. The new colonialismRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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