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  • Manu Jobs Coming To Area   Mon Aug 20th, 1:49pm CDT
    (RICHMOND) – There’s more job creation going on around here…Jim O’Reilly has more… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WXIS-082018-OREILLY-JOBS2.mp3 Reports out of Richmond indicate around 20 new manufacturing positions will be open in Washington County, VA. Governor, Northam says AFL, a fiber optic cable connectivity maker, will invest $1.3 million in their operations. No timetable has been given yet by […]> <>
  • Northam Announces WCVA Opportunities   Mon Aug 20th, 1:48pm CDT
    (RICHMOND) – There’s more job creation going on around here. Reports out of Richmond indicate around 20 new manufacturing positions will be open in Washington County, VA. Governor, Northam says AFL, a fiber optic cable connectivity maker, will invest $1.3 million in their operations. No timetable has been given yet by company officials.> <>
  • Election Map Meeting Set   Mon Aug 20th, 1:48pm CDT
    (RICHMOND) —Gov. Northam schedules a special session of the Virginia General Assembly to redraw the state’s legislative map…Jim O’Reilly… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WXIS-082018-OREILLY-GERRY.mp3 The governor signed a proclamation, calling lawmakers back to Richmond on the 30th. The session comes after a federal court in June found11 House of Delegates districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered…ordering lawmakers to redraw the state […]> <>
  • Gerrymandering Fix Begins   Mon Aug 20th, 1:47pm CDT
    (RICHMOND) —Gov. Northam schedules a special session of the Virginia General Assembly to redraw the state’s legislative map. The governor signed a proclamation, calling lawmakers back to Richmond on the 30th. The session comes after a federal court in June found11 House of Delegates districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered…ordering lawmakers to redraw the state map by […]> <>
  • Natrona Co. Schools: ‘No misuse of credit cards’ despite $10M bill in 20 months   Mon Aug 20th, 12:26pm CDT
    The Natrona County School District is on the defensive in response to a Forbes article, saying there’s been no misuse of the district’s credit cards. But the Casper Star-Tribune reports the district acknowledges their spending records could be more transparent. The Forbes article outlined several expenses including $6,100 at Krispy Kreme and $10,000 on iTunes […]> <>
  • Southern WY wind project could power northern CO communities   Mon Aug 20th, 12:26pm CDT
    A proposed wind energy project in southern Wyoming could provide power to more than 70,000 homes in several communities in northern Colorado. It would be operated on more than 45 square miles of private and public land in Laramie County.> <>
  • 4 wolf pups shot in hunt south of Jackson   Mon Aug 20th, 12:25pm CDT
    Four wolf pups are found dead on public land south of Jackson. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the pups were found Thursday within a wolf hunting area. Wyoming law prohibits wildlife managers from identifying anyone who legally kills a wolf.> <>
  • 5 Reno bars cited during Pirate Crawl   Mon Aug 20th, 12:24pm CDT
    Five Reno bars have been cited after police say they served alcohol to minors. Members of the Regional Street Enforcement Team were out checking compliance during the Pirate Crawl. Which failed? U.S. Mart, Citi-Mart, Lucky Liquor 2, Chapel Tavern, and Headquarters Bar.> <>
  • Vehicle rolls over on US 395 near Lemmon Valley   Mon Aug 20th, 12:24pm CDT
    A woman and a young child are going to be OK after a vehicle rollover crash. Troopers say a tire malfunction led to an over-correction and their car rolling into a ditch along southbound U.S. 395 near Lemmon Valley Saturday morning.> <>
  • Backyard fire burns outbuilding in Sparks   Mon Aug 20th, 12:23pm CDT
    Fire burns part of a backyard in Sun Valley. Firefighters were called to Pit Lane Sunday afternoon. The fire, just about one-tenth of an acre, burned an outbuilding, but flames didn’t spread to the home. The cause is under investigation.> <>
  • Juvenile responsible for fire near Stead   Mon Aug 20th, 12:23pm CDT
    A juvenile is responsible for setting a fire that got far too close to homes in Stead. It was set near Mt. Babcock Street, off Stead Boulevard. Firefighters say it burned an acre being it was squashed. No one was injured.> <>
  • Bird nesting on power pole sparks fire in Washoe Valley   Mon Aug 20th, 12:22pm CDT
    A large bird nesting on a power line sparked a fire in Washoe Valley over the weekend. Truckee Meadows firefighters say one building was destroyed on the south end of Washoe Lake. The fire burned about 12 acres and led to the evacuation of eight homes> <>
  • Section Of US 60 Shut Down By Accident Sunday, Back Open   Mon Aug 20th, 12:21pm CDT
    Both lanes of US 60 are reopened today, Monday, after a Sunday night accident shut them down near Rupert. The Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department says a call came in at about quarter to 10 that a car had overturned. Multiple units responded. Authorities still haven’t released the number of people hurt or the extent of […]> <>
  • Blood Donation Monday In Blackstone   Mon Aug 20th, 12:09pm CDT
    There’s a blood drive happening until 7 Monday evening in Blackstone. It’s happening at Heritage Hall, 900 South Main Street. You must weigh at least 110 lbs to be eligible for blood donation for your own safety. Students who donate at high school drives and donors 18 years of age or younger must also meet […]> <>
  • Work Halted On Mountain Valley Pipeline   Mon Aug 20th, 12:03pm CDT
    A temporary stop-work order has forced Mountain Valley Pipeline to release half its workforce and push back an expected complete date to late next year. The company says on its website the actions were taken to “address an idled workforce and protect the integrity of the project.” The Roanoke Times reports about 2,100 people were […]> <>
  • Magic City Ford Expanding   Mon Aug 20th, 12:01pm CDT
    Magic City Ford is celebrating its 80 th year in business by announcing the acquisition of Alleghany Motors in Covington, VA. This expansion and multi-million dollar investment from Magic City into the Alleghany Highlands will expand Magic City’s presence, create dozens of new jobs, and give Magic City customers access to 7 additional great brands […]> <>
  • Drug Busts In Covington   Mon Aug 20th, 12:01pm CDT
    On Tuesday August 14, 2018 members of the Covington Division of Police, assisted the Alleghany Drug Task Force with a “roundup”, of individuals involved in narcotics violations. Sixty eight suspects were indicted on a total of 322 charges. Fifty six suspects have been arrested. The following agencies were involved in the operation; Alleghany Sherriff’s department, […]> <>
  • Ride to Remember honors POW’s   Mon Aug 20th, 11:52am CDT
    It was a Ride to Remember Saturday in Helena. Hundreds of motorcyclists gathered to honor the 53 Montana service members who are prisoners of war or missing in action, during the fifth annual Ride to Remember. The 183-mile Ride to Remember motorcade follows Montana’s first POW/MIA memorial highway from Helena to West Yellowstone. -0-> <>
  • Helena’s century old Confederate fountain could soon be replaced   Mon Aug 20th, 11:51am CDT
    The more than 100-year-old Confederate fountain removed from Hill Park in Helena a year ago remains wrapped in a tarp in an undisclosed location, and the future of a new fountain remains uncertain. The city removed the fountain after public outcry that it promotes a history of racism, following the death of a woman killed […]> <>
  • Sign Vandalized at PA Roman Catholic High School   Mon Aug 20th, 11:30am CDT
    A sign at a Roman Catholic high school in Pennsylvania named for Cardinal Donald Wuerl has been vandalized with paint. Today is the first day of school for North Catholic High School. It is part of the Pittsburgh Diocese, where Wuerl was bishop from 1988 to 2006. Wuerl is now archbishop of Washington. The recent […]> <>
  • Weight Limit Raised On Norris Bridge   Mon Aug 20th, 10:57am CDT
    The temporary 3-ton vehicle weight limit has been lifted at the Robert O. Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River after a Virginia Department of Transportation bridge inspection team completed a thorough inspection of the bridge’s key support elements and found the structure to be safe to carry vehicles of all legal weights. While the two-day […]> <>
  • Crash In Kankakee County Fatal For Manteno Man   Mon Aug 20th, 10:56am CDT
    A Fatal Crash Thursday morning in Route 45 in Kankakee County. It happened, according to Illinois State Police, just after 7:30am, and involved a Nissan Altima and a Kenworth truck. Police say 35 year old Jeremiah Spainhour of Manteno [man-TEEN-oh] was driving the Nissan north, when he crossed the center line, and crashed head on […]> <>
  • Wildlife Fund Lifetime Close To Expiring, But Renewal Expected   Mon Aug 20th, 10:55am CDT
    Congress must act before September 30th if the Land and Water Conservation Fund is to be preserved, and there is no indication that will not be accomplished, according to federal authorities. Jason Dinsmore with the Minnesota Conservation Federation grew up hunting and fishing, and he says the fund made much of that possible…. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WBJI-082018-DINSMORE-WILDLIFE.mp3 Dinsmore […]> <>
  • Oregon Gangs Under Scrutiny   Mon Aug 20th, 10:55am CDT
    Portland has become a hotspot for rallies that often turn violent. Matthew Valasik is a criminologist, who says police departments have been hesitant to label white supremacists groups as street gangs…. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/KBKR-082018-VALASIK-GANGS.mp3> <>
  • 1 Dead / 1 Injured In Ark City Crash   Mon Aug 20th, 10:55am CDT
    One man died, and another man was seriously injured early Sunday morning in a crash on Summit Street in Arkansas City. Police say they clocked the vehicle the two men were in as it headed north through the 1000 block of Summit Street, at about 90 mph. The driver lost control near the train tracks, […]> <>
  • Ready Player One   Mon Aug 20th, 10:51am CDT
    Ready Player One will be shown at Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church on Monday and Tuesday, August 27th and 28th as part of the Virginia Highlands Community College Arts Array. The details are online at www.vhcc.edu/ArtsArray> <>
  • Whitewater Bluegrass Company   Mon Aug 20th, 10:51am CDT
    Whitewater Bluegrass Company, with Special Guest Billy Edd Wheeler will take the stage at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons. For over 35 years The Whitewater Bluegrass Co. has captivated audiences throughout the Southeast with their blend of Bluegrass music, country ballads, mountain swing and down-home humor. With Whitewater, mountain culture is a celebration of […]> <>
  • Dough and Cookies   Mon Aug 20th, 10:50am CDT
    Come see Dough and Cookies at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon this week. This production tells the story of Darlene and Charlene, twin sisters from South Carolina, who steal $20.5 million from the Department of Defense through a loophole. What begins as an accident turns into a 7-year fraud that these middle-aged Baptist women justify. […]> <>
  • Counterfeit Money Suspect Sought   Mon Aug 20th, 10:50am CDT
    The Patrick County Sheriff’s Department needs the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a counterfeit case. An unidentified woman driving a black car near Critz asked a man if he had change for a $100 bill, adding that a local store wouldn’t take her money. He made change for the woman; however, the $100 […]> <>
  • 2018 Appalachian Fair   Mon Aug 20th, 10:50am CDT
    The 2018 Appalachian Fair runs through Saturday at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray. An educational and entertaining family event for the past 92 years, the fair will feature competitive exhibits for Youth, Livestock and Farm and Home, with Main Stage Country Entertainers each night, automotive sports in the Appalachian Arena, and local pageants and talent […]> <>