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Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began


The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs. More>>

Sanders pleads for VA reform bill as talks stall


The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>

Son sentenced to life without parole for parents' murder at Pizza Plus Parlor


Wednesday's sentencing in Tazewell County marked the conclusion of a five year investigation into a double murder.Harvey and Valerie Looney were found dead at the Pizza Plus restaurant in Claypool Hill, Virginia back in 2009.The man convicted of killing them, their son, Christopher Looney. More>>

Two Southwest Virginia residents indicted in Wash. Co, Va. Circuit Court


The Commonwealth’s Attorney for Washington County announced Tuesday that a total of 100 defendants were charged in Circuit Court for the new term. More>>

Iraq: al-Maliki rejects Iran's urging to step down


Iraqi officials say the death toll from a late night suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint in Baghdad has climbed to 31 people, most of them civilians. More>>

Mayor vetoes Carter County budget


On Wednesday Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey vetoed the budget approved earlier this week.On Monday the Carter County Commission passed a budget with a tax increase and money for a new school."We were wanting to move forward and we're being held back,” Carter County Superintendent Dr. Kevin Ward said after he learned Humphrey vetoed the budget.With the amended budget passed the property tax increased by 12 cents to $2.45 per 100 dollars of assessed value.Of that $1.06 would go to schools wi... More>>

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