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  1. Environmental coalition forms to fight $5 billion pipeline through VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Environmental and citizens groups in Virginia and West Virginia have formed a coalition to combat the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposed to carry fracked natural gas through their states. The 22 groups call themselves the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance and announced Monday they're "gravely concerned" that the 550-mile pipeline, if built, will "disrupt some of the most ecologically sensitive areas of the Eastern United States."

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  2. Environmental coalition forms to fight $5 billion pipeline through VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Environmental and citizens groups in Virginia and West Virginia have formed a coalition to combat the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposed to carry fracked natural gas through their states. The 22 groups call themselves the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance and announced Monday they're "gravely concerned" that the 550-mile pipeline, if built, will "disrupt some of the most ecologically sensitive areas of the Eastern United States."

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  3. Military Plane Crashes In Western Augusta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A plane crashed this morning in Augusta County. It was reported shortly after 9 o'clock near the community of Deerfield in western Augusta near the border with Highland County.

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  4. Military Jet Based In Massachuetts Crashes In Western AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... on with a jet at that time. The crash site near Deerfield is in western Augusta not far from the border with Highland County.

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  5. Labor Day weekend plans for your familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... year with activities and rides for the whole family. There are also county fairs taking place in Lee County, Highland County and Chesterfield County. Spend the weekend close to home with a family cookout, block party or picnic. Enjoy your own back ...

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  6. Nelson County Supervisors Meet With Dominion About Natural Gas PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | NBC29

    ... natural gas fracking operations in Virginia. Dominion Representatives have already met with supervisors in Highland County, where the pipeline is planned to enter the commonwealth. They also plan to meet with Augusta County supervisors on Wednesday.

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  7. Onetime Albemarle County Teacher Has New Legal ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... a 13-year-old boy. Waynesboro Police arrested Patterson on Wednesday on charges of soliciting a 14-year-old Highland County boy. Patterson spent 28 years as an Albemarle schools employee, including a long stint as a teacher at Western Albemarle High ...

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  8. Waynesboro Man Charged for Having Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | 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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  9. Executives Meet in the Valley to Bring Wind Energy to Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... Sullenberger, the CEO of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership, shared how one wind project proposed in 2003 in Highland County ran into a lot of barriers, "You get this immediate reaction of the proponents versus the opponents and it fractures the ...

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  10. Dominion Debates Building a Natural Gas PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... a Dominion Transmission Pipeline in Harrison County, W.Va., through Virginia. It would enter the state in Highland County in Western Virginia and run through Nelson, Buckingham, Dinwiddie and Brunswick Counties where it turns southward toward North ...

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  11. Bringing revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | The Daily News Leader

    ... bring innovation to the North Augusta Farmers' Market is the presence of the Allegheny Mountain School, in Highland County, which has helped to create a network of people with knowledge of food systems. Byrd, a senior fellow at the school, was able ...

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  12. Houston Texans: Give Tom Savage time to developRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | ToroTimes

    ... I had a conversation with a Hall of Fame baseball announcer about reality TV. I'm the sports editor of The Highland County Press in Ohio, along with being editor the of the Toro Times (the Houston Texans Fansided site) and the editor of Southside ...

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  13. This Week In HistoryRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | The Daily News Leader

    ... in late June and ending in mid August. * May 9, 1939: A bear weighing about 300 pounds was killed in Highland County by Peyton McCray, one of the youngest members of the Headwaters Hunting Club. * May 10, 1914: J.C. Darnall returned from ...

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  14. 2014 NFL Draft Houston Texans: What to Watch For on Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | ToroTimes

    ... I had a conversation with a Hall of Fame baseball announcer about reality TV. I'm the sports editor of The Highland County Press in Ohio, along with being editor the of the Toro Times (the Houston Texans Fansided site) and the editor of Southside ...

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  15. This Day In HistoryRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | The Daily News Leader

    ... nning in late June and ending in mid August. * May 9, 1939: A bear weighing about 300 pounds was killed in Highland County by Peyton McCray, one of the youngest members of the Headwaters Hunting Club. Source: The News Leader Archives

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  16. Standards of Learning reform a multi-layered issueRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    ... are expected to come up with these new assessments on their own. So will very small school divisions like Highland County (total enrollment: 206). And, since no funds are included for professional development, they'll need to train their teachers ...

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  17. Sandra N. RobinsonRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | The Daily News Leader

    Highland County, left to be with her Lord Jesus Christ Saturday, April 19, 2014. She was born Sept 10, 1942 in Florala, Ala., a daughter of the late John Thomas and Mary Neill ...

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  18. Local College Announces Commencement SpeakerRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | The Daily News-Record

    ... with businesses around the Valley to provide marketing and business assistance. He is a native resident of Highland County and served five terms on its board of supervisors until 2011. The commencement ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 9, at ...

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  19. Local track results from WednesdayRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | The Daily News Leader

    ... sprinters and jumpers, Wilson Memorial tallied 141 points to outpace Riverheads (99) and Buffalo Gap (79). Highland County scored six, while Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind added one. Herndon, who's the sixth-ranked discus thrower in the ...

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  20. SVEC Warns of Payment ScamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | NBC29

    ... the numbers are: 9410011 Ntelos, 5150011 Shentel, and 2130022 Verizon; in Frederick County, 4500111; in Highland County, 4680011; in Page County, 7431100; in Rockingham County, 4342200; in Shenandoah County, 4771077, in Warren County, 6351110; and ...

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