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Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

Obama drug strategy aims to change how Americans see drug abuse

When Michael Botticelli, President Obama's acting "drug czar," unveiled the administration's annual drug control strategy on Wednesday morning, he emphasized that "we cannot arrest or incarcerate our way out of the drug problem."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

White House warns of rising drug use, says legalization is no panacea

A day after Washington state joined Colorado in selling marijuana in retail outlets, the Obama administration on Wednesday criticized drug legalization and warned that a declining perception of risk is leading more U.S. teens to smoke pot.

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Washington Times

VA--Virginia News Coverage Advisory, VA

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Virginia.

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The Washington Post

White House outlines 2014 drug control policy

The Obama administration is unveiling a 2014 drug control policy with a focus on promoting drug treatment programs, as well as stemming heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse.

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ABC News

White House Outlines 2014 Drug Control Policy

The Obama administration is unveiling a 2014 drug control policy with a focus on promoting drug treatment programs, as well as stemming heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Newsday

VIDEO: US-Iraqi refugees reflect on sectarian crisis

As the jihadist group Isis continues to seize more land and power in Iraq, Iraqi refugees in the United States fear for their homeland but feel that the crisis is more complex than how it's portrayed.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Family Turns To Craigslist To Find Hit And Run Driver

Investigators are still looking for help in finding the person responsible for running over a woman in Roanoke early Saturday morning.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Death probe goes on

The investigation continues into the apparent drowning death Friday of a recent Martinsville High School graduate at Fairy Stone State Park, and anyone who has information is asked to contact the park, an official said.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Several Taken to Hospital After Single Vehicle Crash in Bedford County

Bedford Co., VA- State Police are investigating an accident in Bedford County Sunday that sent three adults and a child to the hospital.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Roanoke Apartment Fire Displaces More than 70 Residents

Roanoke, VA- More than 70 residents at a Roanoke apartment complex have been displaced by a fire.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

GoVolsXtra.com

Govols247: Versatility a strength for Vols' new 2015 lineman commit

Chance Hall, a 6-foot-5, 290-pound lineman from Northside High School in Roanoke, Va., announced his commitment to Tennessee on Thursday night, July 3, 2014, in his school's auditorium.

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SBWire

All-in-One Home Solutions, LLC Receives Several Recent Distinguished Awards

All-In-One Home Solutions, LLC, owned by Harmony and Jeremiah Wright, has been the honored recipient of a variety of awards in recent months, including the Angie's List Super Service Award for 2013.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

DJ Sessions: Back To The Land With Bluegrass

Kinney Rorrer knows a few things about bluegrass. He's the longtime host of public radio's "Back to the Blue Ridge" on WVTF Public Radio in Roanoke, Virginia.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

AccuWeather.com

Drenching Storms to Disrupt Travel DC to NYC, Boston

Areas from the mid-Atlantic to New England will be in the path of drenching downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms into Friday.

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Insurance Journal West

Virginia's Monitoring Program Fights 'Doctor Shopping' for Prescription Drugs

The fidgety patient stood a bit too close to the counter at DownHome Pharmacy in Roanoke, Virginia, and chatted a bit too eagerly.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Sunday Herald

Hathaway's daughter Lalah makes her own kind of music

A phone call from a friend, asking her to come and try out some music, set Lalah Hathaway on the road to realising her childhood dream.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

Caution and concern bring heavy police presence to Avicii concert at Jiffy Lube Live

BRISTOW, Va. Thousands of excited teens and twenty-somethings poured into Jiffy Lube Live Saturday night for a concert by the Swedish DJ who goes by Avicii.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Marion Star

Train kills 2 fishing on bridge, boy survives

A year or two after we bought our home, I realized we were going to have to do a better job of... Tim Tucker, a conductor with Norfolk Southern based out of Lynchburg, climbing down from the locomotive cab to do a final check before departing from downtown Roanoke, Va.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Man killed, woman injured in Newport News double shooting

According to a news release from police, emergency personel responded to a report of a man lying in the street with gunshot wounds at 22nd Street and Roanoke Avenue.

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The Macon Telegraph

Virginia database heads off prescription ploys

FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014, AT 9:00 A.M. EDT.-Pharmacist Tim Lucas, owner of DownHome Pharmacy in Roanoke, Va., and also the president of the Roanoke Valley Pharmacists Association, works at his pharmacy on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

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