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Capitol IdeasYo! If your neighbor is building a time machine out of a DeLorean, you may want to call the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and West Virginia state officials. Your neighbor could be building the...
Some people in Franklin County hope to educate others about life on the farm. In order to do that, members of the Antique Farm Days Club are holding the Tenth Annual Southwest Virginia Antique Farm Days event. On Saturday there was a quilting...
A massive storm system that swept through the Midwest on Wednesday reached the Tri-State area Thursday morning, packing strong winds and heavy rain. A second round of storms could arrive later in the day, according to forecasters, but the main threat of...
Reuters(Reuters) - A severe storm system threatened the U.S. South with damaging winds and large hail on Thursday after earlier thunderstorms dumped heavy rains, delayed flights and downed power lines in the Mid-Atlantic. Parts of Virginia, North Carolina and...
ReutersBy Colleen Jenkins June 13 (Reuters) - A severe storm system sweeping the U.S. East Coast on Thursday delayed flights and threatened to snarl work commutes a day after causing several tornadoes, damaging hail and high winds across the upper Midwest....
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - A violent storm swept across the upper Midwest on Wednesday and headed toward the U.S. East Coast, spawning several tornadoes as well as damaging hail and high winds, but skirted Chicago without doing major damage. The storm had...
A record number of turkeys were harvested during the 2013 spring season, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The 2013 harvest of 19,265 birds exceeded the previous number (18,345) set in 2002. Bedford County recorded the...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterThe Virginia Cooperative Extension wants to make sure homeowners who rely on wells, know whether their water is safe to drink. "We've got that rotten egg smell," says Linda Oliver, a homeowner in Roanoke County. Oliver, like an estimated 22 percent...
Outside the court house, former Virginia State Police Sergeant Matthew Brannock said he is satisfied with the ruling handed down to Jonathan Agee on Wednesday. Agee was sentenced to serve three life sentences in prison for killing his ex-wife, and...
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Byron George Ashburn, 87, of Chambersburg, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Quincy Village. Born March 4, 1926, in Altoona, Pa., he was the son of the late Samuel George and Mildred Elizabeth Brubaker Ashburn. A 1944 graduate of Altoona...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterDo the crime, pay the fine. But a new report shows a lot of fines in Virginia go unpaid causing the state to lose out on nearly $171 million dollars a year. "My husband and I both got my traffic ticket back in November and about two weeks later we...
Shepherd University to open center in Martinsburg SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Shepherd University has received approval from its regional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission, to open an additional location in Martinsburg, W.Va., according to a...
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