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Monday, September 1, 2014

The News Virginian

  • Pilot of downed F15 plane identified

    DEERFIELD-Air National Guard officials have identified the pilot who died in Wednesday’s plane crash. He is Lt. Col. Morris “Moose” Fontenot Jr., who served with the 104th Fighter Wing as the full time Wing Inspector General. 

Virginia's revenue woes loom over fall political races

Monday is Labor Day, and a cadre of elected Virginia politicians and challengers will converge on Buena Vista to meet and greet voters as part of the annual Labor Day parade.

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Gap clips Fort

BUFFALO GAP - In a game that featured several long kick returns, including one touchdown return, a blocked extra point, and a field goal from a player in his first varsity game, it came as no surprise that the contest would be decided by yet another bizarre special teams play. Fort needed  kicker Jacob Brooks to connect on a 26-yarder to tie things up late in the fourth, but the kick was blocked and then returned by Buffalo Gap’s Jake Shelton for a touchdown as the Bison defended home turf, winning 24-14.

  • icon Posted: August 29

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Crimora Players to assist cancer patient

Nora Lee is in a battle for her life. She has been fighting cancer for eight years and is currently undergoing treatment in Chicago at the Cancer Treatment Center of America.

  • icon Posted: August 28

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What the Bible says about drinking alcohol

People ask me a lot of questions about alcohol. Do I think it’s ok for a person to drink a beer? Did the wine Jesus made had alcohol in it? Is it fine to use real wine for communion? If Jesus comes to my Labor Day cookout, should I offer him a Margarita?

  • icon Posted: August 30

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Not a reward, but mere survival

Jon Nicholson, a 43-year-old corporate pricing manager from Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, originally, drove nearly 4 1/2 hours to Staunton from Pottstown, Penn., on Friday. He came to beat the mountain at Wintergreen Resort, in an obstacle course race called the 2014 Virginia Super Spartan held Saturday morning and hosted by Spartan Race Inc.

  • icon Posted: August 27

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Online poll

Based on the current information and route, do you support the proposed Dominion Resources pipeline?

Dominion Resources plans to build a pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina, with a portion stretching across Augusta and Nelson counties. Company officials spoke to both sets of county supervisors this week, as well as answered follow up questions from the News Virginian staff. Based on the information as currently presented, is this pipeline something you would support?

Total Votes: 1147

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