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Man gets 100-plus years for child sex crimes
A Clinchco man has been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to sex crimes against children. Dickenson County Circuit Court Judge Henry Vanover sentenced Robert James Sk...
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Healthcare forum set for Feb. 22 at MECC
The U.S. Congress has announced its intent to repeal or "repair” the Affordable Care Act known to many as Obamacare. Health care is headed for big changes, but what will replace it and what will th...
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Ridgeview students celebrate 100 percent tobacco free policy
Ridgeview High School and Ridgeview Middle School are among 28 schools in Southwestern Virginia celebrating Tobacco-Free Spirit Day activities which will be held during student lunch periods today....
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Flu brings hospital visitation limits
With influenza activity at widespread levels, the region’s two health systems have put in place visitation restrictions in order to protect patients. Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont He...
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Local girl makes debut in bowl game
Above and at right, Ashley was rescued in Dickenson County through Brother Wolf Animal Rescue and found her way to fame in Sunday’s Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet.
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Measures propose enrollment loss funding
Under state House and Senate budget proposals, Dickenson County Schools would stand to gain funding to offset enrollment drops. When they would get it is the biggest difference, school finance offi...
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Bills would take VCEDA funding
A General Assembly move to take $500,000 from the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority and launch a new marketing initiative appears headed for approval by lawmakers. Sunday afternoon,...
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