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  1. Swecker Susan 032815 (sent to us) CCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A onetime chairwoman of the Highland County Democrats is the new leader of the Democratic Party of Virginia. Susan Swecker has created a long resume since her days in Highland County.

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  2. Va. Democrats choose Susan Swecker as new chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Bill Bartel at bill.bartel@pilotonline.com or 757-446-2398. Virginia Democrats today chose Susan Swecker, a Highland County native and Democratic National Committeewoman, as the party's new chair. In a statement, Swecker said: "Virginia will be in ...

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  3. Arlington, Montgomery counties top annual healthiest counties rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... smokers and more alcohol-related traffic deaths. In Maryland, Baltimore County is ranked the least healthy; Highland County is listed as Virginia's least health county.

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  4. Forest Service OKs Pipeline Survey PermitRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Daily News-Record

    The U.S. Forest Service is issuing a temporary special-use permit to Dominion Resource to survey a 12.6-mile segment of the George Washington National Forest for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Highland and Augusta counties, according to a news release from the Forest Service. Surveys for wetlands, water, soil and suitable habitat for sensitive species, including federally listed threatened and endangered plants and animals, will be conducted within the next year, according to the release.

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  5. George Washington National Forest Grants Permission for Dominion to Survey for PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WCAV

    Officials with the George Washington National Forest have granted permission for Dominion to survey more than 12 miles of forest land for a proposed natural gas pipeline. The survey runs along an alternate route that Dominion proposed after facing strong resistance to its original pipeline route.

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  6. Will Hammer Seeks NominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... against Republican "Dickie" Bell, for the 20th district seat, which covers parts of Augusta County and Highland County. He plans to focus his campaign on gun rights, Dominion Energy's proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the full legalization of ...

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  7. View full postRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Scott County Virginia Star

    ... Soldiers from the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team continued to be on standby to assist the Highland County Sheriff's Department and EMS with possible transport missions to rural areas where roads have not been cleared.

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  8. Virginia National Guard Responds to New SnowstormRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Official Wire News

    ... the Staunton, Virginia-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team were on standby in the town of Monterey in Highland County. Local emergency services officials estimate more than 20 inches of snow fell in the region over the last 48 hours. The Guard ...

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  9. Va. Guard Members on Storm Duty in Wise, Highland CountiesRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... two locations. They also transported a resident who couldn't be reached by emergency service personnel. In Highland County, seven members of the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are on standby in Monterey. They will transport ...

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  10. Possible Icy Roads Tuesday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... Many of us got 4 to 6 inches of snow Saturday with up to 10 inches in some parts of Central Virginia. In Highland County, they got 20 inches and a National Guard unit from Staunton is on stand-by in Monterey. A guard unit from Cedar Bluff is helping ...

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  11. Va. National Guard soldiers responding in Wise and Highland countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | WCYB

    More than a dozen Virginia National Guard soldiers are ready in Staunton and Gate City Sunday to respond after another round of heavy snow in the state. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management says its providing assistance to Highland County and Wise County by stationing soldiers at readiness centers in Staunton and Gate City, according to Col.

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  12. Countdown To 2015 Regional Spelling BeeRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Daily News-Record

    ... National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. Participants are from Harrisonburg City, Rockingham, Page and Highland County schools, as well as Eastern Mennonite School, Blue Ridge Christian School, Cornerstone Christian Academy and Redeemer Classical ...

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  13. Rory Ryan Has a Fever, and the Only Cure Is Rob Portman?Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | BizzyBlog.com

    ... the late 1990s? The story of the infamous 2003 "Mrs. Lyle's house is not your home" letter addressed by the Highland County Board of Elections to Bob McEwen, Liz McEwen, and two of their children , in which the Board cancelled the voter ...

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  14. Ohio county hit by cyber scammersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... reports at least one agency agreed to pay $900 to regain computer access. A former president of the Highland County Community Action Organization says the ransom was paid by its computer service provider. The newspaper reports that the Highland ...

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  15. Ohio County Hit By Cyber ScammersRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | TheCourier.com

    ... reports ( ) at least one agency agreed to pay $900 to regain computer access. A former president of the Highland County Community Action Organization says the ransom was paid by its computer service provider. The newspaper reports that the Highland ...

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  16. Former Teacher Pleads Guilty in Sex CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... this year, police say, Patterson used his cell phone to start an online relationship with a 14-year-old Highland County boy. Their communication led to the exchange of sexually explicit images of each other. Back in April, police arrested Patterson ...

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  17. Property ImageRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... compliment the vast Alleghany mountain hardwoods with its abundant wildlife. Flowing from its headwaters in Highland County to where it joins the Cow pasture River to form the James River, the Jackson River is one of the most pristine, scenic and in ...

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  18. Peninsula officials give more detail on 2015 disclosure formsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... approach to ensuring clean, honest government. You can go online to check for ice on the road in far-off Highland County, get the name of the company that won the bid to tear down that one-story brick house on the Christopher Newport University ...

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  19. DetailsRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... compliment the vast Alleghany mountain hardwoods with its abundant wildlife. Flowing from its headwaters in Highland County to where it joins the Cow pasture River to form the James River, the Jackson River is one of the most pristine, scenic and in ...

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  20. Feverish Times for Climate Change Analyses in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | American Thinker

    ... In Richmond, sticky summer days of 90+ could increase from from 36 days to 60, well before mid-century. Even Highland County, known for its pleasantly cool summers, could see 90-degree days quadruple, with more on the way as global warming ...

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