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Financial health of hospitals studied
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A study looking at hospitals’ financial health statewide — released in advance of this week’s General Assembly special session on expanding Medicaid — affirms the money challenges of those in southwestern Virginia but questions whether hospitals overall “need” or just “want” the additional federa...
Fog, sky, sun
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The region has received more than its share of gray, foggy weather recently, but the occasional emergence of sunlight and blue sky has produced some dramatically beautiful cloud formations. The forecast calls for a resurgence of sun and clear skies later this week.
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End of a rivalry: Warriors knock off Raiders in final game, at least for a while
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — The Central Warriors used a combination of solid rushing and strong special teams play along with tough defensive play Friday night to take a win over their rivals for the first time in sc...
Battle of Dickenson: Tigers win final regular-season contest with Clintwood
by CHIP BEATY • Sports Writer
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD— The highly-anticipated football game between the Haysi Tigers and Clintwood Greenwave lived up to it’s billing and then some Friday night with Tigers coming away with a 29-16 win followi...
News
Prison time: Cockfight promoter sentenced
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A Wise County man faces incarceration for his role in a cockfighting ring that operated in eastern Kentucky. Wesley Dean Robinson, 57, was sentenced Friday in Abingdon to six months in a federal pr...
Will Wise become a true college town? UVa-Wise, town officials seek to strengthen their bonds
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Charlottesville and Blacksburg might come to mind if picturing a typical college town, but the hometown of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise is not likely to top that list. Movement is n...
ODP explains Thursday power outage
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One fallen tree. That was all it took Thursday afternoon to wipe out electric power for nearly 6,800 Old Dominion Power customers. According to ODP spokesman Cliff Feltham, a storm Thursday caused ...
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Recovery walk set for Sept. 24
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Frontier Health’s Virginia Services and the recovery community are planning the fifth annual Recovery in Action Walk in Norton on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. The walk will begin at Southwest Insu...
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