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Philip K. Carlson Jr.

Philip K. Carlson Jr., 77, of Virginia, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Virginia Care Center. Phil was born May 10, 1940 in Virginia, MN to Philip and LaRue (Johnston) Carlson Sr. He was a 1958 Eveleth High School graduate and also a graduate of UMD. Phil was a biology teacher for a c

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 02:19:00

Davenport Energy awards $31,000 in education grants

Davenport Energy Inc. in Chatham will award $31,000 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to schools in Virginia and North Carolina. Grants, which range from $500 to $1,000, benefit classrooms, teachers and students. Targeting math and science, ExxonMobil grants may be used for films, speakers o

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Virginia Beach woman files legal action over city's election system

A Virginia Beach woman has taken legal action against the city over how council members get elected. VIRGINIA BEACH (WAVY) - A Virginia Beach woman has taken legal action against the city over how council members get elected. In a motion filed in federal court this week, Latasha Holloway claims Vi

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-22 01:52:12

VDOT to invest $190,000 at dangerous intersection in Amherst County

AMHERST Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- Safety improvements are coming to what some believe is a dangerous intersection in our region. The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to invest $190,000 at the intersection of U.S. Route 29 and Virginia 151 in Amherst County. The Virginia Department of Transpor

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-22 01:54:00

Melania Trump glows in vintage-inspired outfit at White House

US President Donald Trump has saved a life - albeit the life of a turkey. The president was joined by the first lady and his family as he participated in his first Turkey Pardoning ceremony at the White House on Tuesday, where he had to choose between this year's Thanksgiving turkeys, Wishbone and D

STARTSAT60.COM - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Bill Miller puts 'one foot in front of the other' after retirement

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Retired Boone County teacher and coach Bill Miller has lived an extraordinary life - one that until April of 2017 had gone just as he and his wife Joanie had planned all along. "Today, I'm not planning anything," he said. "I wake up and I put one foot in front of the other." Mil

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-22 05:01:01

Edge On The Clock: Rare Sneaker Release Canceled After Crowds Swarm Store

Lots of sneakerheads in Virginia will have to wait to get their hands on a rare pair of Nikes. The release of a limited-edition vegan sneaker at a store near Richmond was canceled Tuesday after hundreds swarmed the store. The sneaker, known as the Air Max 97/1 was designed by Virginia-native Sean

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-11-22 04:39:40

Virginia State Police Sergeant offers Thanksgiving travel advice

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- If you're traveling on Wednesday for Thanksgiving, it's safe to say you're going to hit some traffic. Traffic on Interstate 81. According to Sgt. Brian W. Breeden of the Virginia State Police, the day before Thanksgiving is typically the most traveled day of the year. But

WHSV - 2017-11-22 03:13:00

Consumer Energy Alliance kicks off energy education campaign in Virginia

Consumer Energy Alliance has launched a statewide campaign designed to educate Virginia policymakers, families and businesses about the benefits of energy and the central role it plays in their everyday lives and budget. CEA's "Campaign for America's Energy" will highlight the importance of affordab

AUGUSTA FREE PRESS - 2017-11-22 05:01:00

Here's How Much A Thanksgiving Meal Costs In Virginia

Great news, Virginia residents: feeding your family for Thanksgiving will cost just $5.06 per person this year, according to a new report from the Farm Bureau. A traditional meal for 10 adults costs $50.56 for this year's Thanksgiving dinner, and that includes turkey, stuffing, dressing, sweet potat

PATCH - 2017-11-22 01:36:17

W.Va. AG asks Supreme Court to tackle legislative prayer

Morrisey announced the coalition of attorneys general filed a brief last week asking the high court to hear arguments and confirm the constitutionality of the practice. A decision earlier this year by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found almost exclusively Christian prayers led by Rowan Count

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Cook named Boone County Dem. of the Year

RIDGEVIEW - Delores Cook has been named the Boone County Democrat of the Year via the 32nd annual Democrat of the Year awards at the Roosevelt-Kennedy Celebration in Charleston on Nov. 3, where winners from across the state of West Virginia were honored. "At an early age, I became interested in gove

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-22 05:01:01

House Candidate Cynthia Dunbar Speaks in Shenandoah Valley

Cynthia Dunbar was in the Shenandoah Valley talking about her bid for the United States House of Representatives seat being vacated by Congressman Bob Goodlatte. Dunbar, who's from Forest, Virginia, is the national committeewoman to the Republican National Committee. She says she didn't choose to ru

NBC 29 NEWS - 2017-11-22 05:32:00

College Football Playoff Rankings 2017: Week 13 Poll Announced by Committee

Brynn Anderson/Associated Press A week after a major shuffle in the top four, the College Football Playoff committee has a pretty easy job before Tuesday's latest rankings. A weekend without a major upset among teams in playoff contention led to a state of stasis atop the rankings. Alabama remains i

BLEACHER REPORT - 2017-11-22 00:23:34

Miller returns from summit, addresses issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Boone County Del. Rodney Miller (D) was selected to attend a public safety summit in Washington, D.C., last week. The former Boone County Sheriff attended the two-day summit with representatives from each of the 50 states along with the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice C

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-22 05:01:01

Some Abusers Are Getting Awarded Alimony

Talk about adding insult to injury. One night in August 2011, a Virginia man terrorized his wife who was home recuperating from a recent back surgery. He nailed the doors and windows to their bedroom shut, trapping himself and his wife inside. He smashed his wife's cell phone, their home phone and

DOMESTICSHELTERS.ORG - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Political Tuesday: Balance of Power in the Virginia House

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Virginia election happened two weeks ago, but the winner of two of the House of Delegates district seats still remain in question. The State Board of Elections voted to temporarily put off certifying two House district elections Monday over concerns that vo

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2017-11-22 02:14:00

Sean Wotherspoon Nike Air Max Release Canceled

An early release of Round Two owner Sean Wotherspoon's highly-anticipated Nike Air Max 97/1 hybrid had to be shut down in Richmond, Va. this past weekend. The release was scheduled to be held at local clothing boutique Need Supply Co. According to a local news outlet in Richmond, CBS 6, police were

SOLE COLLECTOR - 2017-11-22 00:39:49

Yadkin Co. Joins Lawsuit Against Prescription Opioid Distributors, Manufacturers

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. - Yadkin County is joining a lawsuit to fight against the manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioid pain relievers. The Yadkin County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a Resolution declaring the opioid crisis a public nuisance at its Monday meeting. Co

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-22 01:59:24

Ky. man charged in deaths of two people

From staff and wire reports LOUISA, Ky. - Police say they have charged a man with killing two people in eastern Kentucky. A statement from Kentucky State Police says 21-year-old Elden Shannon Muncy is facing two counts of murder in the fatal shootings of 35-year-old Randy Sherman Blevins and 50-year

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-11-22 05:01:00