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  1. At Bedford VA hospital, Vets Affairs chief vows he'll battle for better care nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lowell Sun

    ... these kinds of programs bring people out," McDonald said at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford Wednesday. Veterans Administration Secretary Robert McDonald answers questions at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans ...

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  2. At Bedford VA hospital, Vets Affairs chief vows he'll battle for better care nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lowell Sun

    ... these kinds of programs bring people out," McDonald said at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford Wednesday. Veterans Administration Secretary Robert McDonald answers questions at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans ...

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  3. Woman Dies After Being Burned in Bedford Co. FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Bedford Co., VA - The Bedford County fire marshal has confirmed that a woman has died after a fire at a mobile home on Friday. 61-year-old Charlotte Hatch died over the weekend at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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  4. Raccoons Are Becoming More Active Across VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WCAV

    ... "Raccoons are one of the two primary reservoirs or rabies in Virginia," said Clark. Marie Short lives on 5 acres in Bedford, Virginia, and keeps her dog Patti on a leash at all times. "There are all kinds of critters that come through the yard," ...

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  5. Tuesday is probably your only opportunity to see Sly James, Clay...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Pitch

    ... in this year's least dynamic municipal election contest. Near as we can tell, Chastain still plans to travel from Bedford, Virginia, where he lives, to participate in the forum. Chastain called the newsroom last week, wondering why local media had ...

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  6. New Search Underway on Va. Mountain for Lyon SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | CBS Local

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  7. New Lyon sisters disappearance leads prompt digRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Authorities launched another dig on a Bedford County mountain on Monday after more leads into the disappearance of the Lyon sisters from Maryland. New Lyon sisters disappearance leads prompt dig Authorities launched another dig on a Bedford County mountain on Monday after more leads into the disappearance of the Lyon sisters from Maryland.

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  8. New Search Underway On Va. Mountain For Missing Md. SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | CBS Local

    ... harnessing the power and resources of CBS RADIO and the award-winning CBS Sports. High-profile personalities from [] BEDFORD, Va. (AP) - Authorities are conducting a new search on a Virginia mountain for the remains of two Maryland sisters who ...

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  9. Janice F. McKinneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Recordpub.com

    ... to Owen and Mittie (Frame) Myers. Survivors include her daughter Rita Bell of Freedom Twp., sons Leo (Jeannette) of Bedford, VA, Tony (Helen) of Ashtabula, Tim of Jacksonville, FL, Clem (Julie) of Wilmington, NC and Leonard (Kate) of Sedro Woolley, ...

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  10. Woman Badly Burned in Bedford Co. FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    UPDATE: Release from Bedford Co. Department of Fire & Rescue Bedford Co., VA - The Bedford County Fire & Rescue fire marshal's office is investigating an early morning fire that sent two adults to the hospital with burn injuries.

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  11. 6th Grader Suspended For Bringing a Leaf That LOOKED Like Marijuana to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MSN Living

    I think most of us can agree that things like bullying, vandalism, and plagiarism are all grounds for suspension, if not expulsion from school, right? How about bringing a flower or maple leaf to class? Well, apparently a middle school in Bedford, VA, felt that this Japanese maple leaf that one of its 6th graders brought in resembled a marijuana leaf so much so that they're calling it insubordination and have suspended him from school - for an entire year! That is, um, INSANE! Some classmates of the child, who is referred to as "RMB" in court documents, were spreading rumors than he had marijuana in his backpack, prompting the assistant principal to do a search.

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  12. Middle School Student Suspended For One Year For Bringing Leaf To SchoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Externals

    An 11-year-old child was suspended from school for one year after they brought a leaf to Bedford Middle School in Bedford, Virginia, The student, who was part of the gifted-and-talented program at the educational facility, was suspended because the principal was sure the leaf they were carrying in their backpack was marijuana. The gifted student of two teachers was forced to enroll in the district's alternative education program and be homeschooled.

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  13. US school suspends an 11-year-old for one year over a leaf that wasn't marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Virginia : Earlier this school year, a sixth-grader in the gifted-and-talented program at Bedford Middle School in Bedford, Virginia was suspended for one year after an assistant principal found something that looked like a marijuana leaf in his backpack. The student, the 11-year-old son of two school teachers, had to enroll in the district's alternative education program and be homeschooled.

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  14. Suit: 11-Year-Old Given One-Year Suspension, Faced Drug Charges For Bringing Leaf To SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | CBS Local

    Bedford, Va. - A Virginia couple is suing their school district after their 11-year-old son was given a one-year suspension and charged in juvenile court for a single marijuana leaf - that turned out not to be pot at all.

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  15. Boy, 11, suspended for leaf that resembles pot - but isn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | New York Daily News

    ... parents, who say it field tested negative for pot three different times. A gifted-and-talented 6th grade student in Bedford, Va., was suspended from school for a year after officials found a "suspected" marijuana leaf in his backpack - even though ...

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  16. 11-year-old boy excluded for a year for bringing leaf to school that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Mirror.co.uk

    The policy of the school district is to punish possession of "imitation drugs" just as harshly as if they were real An 11-year-old boy was excluded from Bedford Middle School in Bedford, Virginia, for 364 days after a teacher found a leaf in his backpack that looked like marijuana. Several months later, the boy's parents found out that the substance wasn't actually cannabis at all.

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  17. Virginia parents suing school district after son, 11, suspended for having leaf that wasn't marijuana Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Cleveland.com

    ... Times , the incident involving the son of Bruce and Linda Bays, both school teachers, happened in September at Bedford Middle School in Bedford, Va. The Bays' son was a sixth-grader in the gifted-and-talented program at the school. Students ...

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  18. Boy suspended over leaf: 1 leaf put boy's life in shambles at 11-years-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Examiner.com

    ... the fact he was never found with drugs in the first place, all he had was just a leaf. The Bays are suing the Bedford County School District and the Bedford County Sheriff's Office for what they have put their son through. Today they have an ...

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  19. The War on MapleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | National Review Online

    Earlier this school year, a sixth-grader in the gifted-and-talented program at Bedford Middle School in Bedford, Virginia was suspended for one year after an assistant principal found something that looked like a marijuana leaf in his backpack. The student, the 11-year-old son of two school teachers, had to enroll in the district's alternative education program and be homeschooled.

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  20. MO: This Year's Campaign for Kansas City Mayor is Strange IndeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Mass Transit

    ... inveterate light rail activist Chastain from challenging James, even as he concedes he's running his campaign from Bedford, Va., where he has a landscaping business and has custody of his 9-year-old daughter, Claire. "I obviously have an odd ...

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