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Afton man charged after 465 Xanax pills, marijuana, syringe found during WCSO traffic stop


An Afton man faces drug charges after Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies found a large quantity of Xanax pills, as well as a syringe and marijuana, in his possession during a traffic stop Tuesday evening. More>>

FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine


Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive. More>>

SKorea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher


The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 150, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin... More>>

Cloth diaper event promotes environmental awareness and community

On this earth day...Here's something to consider: Estimations by the real diaper association show 27 point 4 billion disposable diapers are used every year in the united states.More than 92 percent of those end up in landfills.How long does it take those diapers to decompose: well, no one knows for sure...but it's estimated to take 2 hundred 50 to 500 years...A special event will soon take place to encourage people to "make the change" to cloth diapers. More>>

Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt


Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site of the lost Malaysia Airlines jet would not spell the end of the search, as officials planned soon to bring... More>>

Fire warning remains high in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Forestry is issuing a fire watch for the entire state today. Officials advise today's weather of low humidity, high winds, and low fuel moistures increase the risk of wildfires across Virginia. Increased fire danger may upgrade the watch to a red flag warning... that's issued when conditions are at it's highest for wildland fires to start easily and spread fast. Virginia's 4 p-m burn law is in effect until April 30th. More>>

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