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  1. New York couple reunited with long-lost class ringRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... polished ring was delivered by mail to Ostapiak and his wife earlier this month. How it got to Greece is a mystery. ABINGDON, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man says he has claimed a kingdom in Africa so his daughter can be a princess. LOS ANGELES (AP) - The ...

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  2. Jeremiah Heaton: Dad of the year makes his 7-yr-old a 'princess' over land plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Emily will rule from afar. Reports the Washington Post : "Jeremiah Heaton was playing with his daughter in their Abingdon, Va., home last winter when she asked whether she could be a real princess. Heaton, a father of three who works in the mining ...

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  3. How the Dow Jones industrial average did MondayRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... second gain in two days as investors looked ahead to a week loaded with company earnings reports and economic data. ABINGDON, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man says he has claimed a kingdom in Africa so his daughter can be a princess. LOS ANGELES (AP) - The ...

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  4. Dad makes daughter a princess, claims 'no man's land' in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ABINGDON, VA - One Virginia father and former congressional candidate fulfilled a request for his daughter, trekking to Africa to make her a princess.

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  5. Univ. of Phoenix faces gov't financial aid reviewRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group Inc. dropped $1.72, or 5.8 percent, to $27.85 in aftermarket trading Monday. ABINGDON, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man says he has claimed a kingdom in Africa so his daughter can be a princess. LOS ANGELES (AP) - The ...

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  6. Virginia dad plants flag in area between Egypt, Sudan to fulfill princess promise to daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Deseret News

    Jeremiah Heaton and his seven year-old daughter, Princess Emily, show the flag,July 2, 2014, in Abingdon, Va, that their family designed as they try to claim a piece of land in the Eastern African region of Bir Tawil.

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  7. Chamber raffle offers $6,000-plus in prizesRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    ... We encourage people to not only shop local, but to give local." Prizes include vacation packages to Asheville and Abingdon, Va., tickets to Appalachian State University football games, tickets to ASU Performing Arts series events, a spa and dinner ...

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  8. Bluefield woman sentenced for role in Nigerian wire fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ABINGDON, Va. - A Bluefield woman, who prosecutors say was part of a Nigerian wire fraud scheme, has been sentenced to 52 months in prison in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon.

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  9. New campaign promotes responsible drinking over holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | WCYB

    ... they are more at risk for alcohol related crashes. Project leader Kim Brown, with Highlands Community Services in Abingdon, told News 5 the data suggests a narrower age group that's at risk. "21 to 24-year-old males were the number 1 offender in ... 2 comments

  10. Man, girl killed in train accident in Chilhowie; boy, 7, survives as it passes overRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... roundup. The Smyth County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Louis Perry of Chilhowie and a six-year-old girl, from Abingdon were killed by the passing train. A boy, 7, who was with the group survived. The Smyth County Sheriff's Office says ...

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  11. Police ID man killed by train on trestle in Va.Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... The Smyth County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Louis Perry of Chilhowie (CHILHL'-how-ee) was with a 6-year-old Abingdon girl and a 7-year-old boy when the accident occurred Sunday near Chilhowie. The Norfolk Southern train also struck and killed ...

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  12. Rob Vander Zee returns to Philip Morton Gallery June 27-July 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Cape Gazette

    ... traveled the United States from the Pensacola Museum of Art in Pensacola, Fla., to the William King Museum in Abingdon, Va. He recently taught and exhibited in New York City, and his work is quickly finding its way into many private collections ...

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  13. The Daily Plan-It: Knoxville Writers' GroupaRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Metropulse.com

    ... for Arts and Culture, check out the exhibit featuring works from 25 members of the Depot Artists Association from Abingdon, Va. It's free to go take a look, and the Emporium is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Knoxville Writers' Group will meet at 11 ...

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  14. Jeff' SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Regina Mae "Jeanie" Schoonover Simpson, who survive at Elkins. Also surviving are one son, Jerad Brook Simpson of Abingdon, Va.; one daughter, Tonya Lea Spangler and husband, Erik, of Richmond, Va.; one sister, Naida Vonne Simpson, of Elkins; ...

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  15. United States v. LouthianRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... of Michael Khouri, Irvine, California, for Appellant. Janine Marie Myatt, Office of the United States Attorney, Abingdon, Virginia, for Appellee. ON BRIEF:Timothy J. Heaphy, United States Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Roanoke, ...

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  16. The Barter Players Stages WINNIE-THE-POOH, Now thru 7/19Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Barter Theatre , one of this nation's oldest professional non-profit theatres, is located in beautiful historic Abingdon, Virginia. Barter Theatre is a theatre of firsts: one of this nation's first professional regional theatres, the first ...

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  17. Cooking camp for children underway in AbingdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | WCYB

    About 20 boys and girls are sharpening their knives and cleaning the ovens for the fourth annual Cooking Along the Crooke Road Summer Sizzling Camp in Abingdon, Virginia.

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  18. Backcountry Colonial Camp underway in AbingdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | WCYB

    Free day camps for kids are underway in Abingdon, Virginia. On Monday children were learning about Virginia's backcountry from teachers dressed to play the part at the Abingdon Muster Grounds.

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  19. One person arrested after stabbing in Abingdon, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | WCYB

    The Washington County Sheriff's Department has confirmed to News 5 that one person has been stabbed and another is in custody after an incident late Saturday night. 6 comments

  20. Man's Best Friend To The End: Resting In Peace Beside Your PetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | National Public Radio

    ... special pet-human burial sections. The law was spearheaded here by Kelly Farris who owns a funeral service in Abingdon, Va. A few years ago, he and his family set aside some land for a future "Garden of Loyalty." "I think that we're just progressive ...

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