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1 hr ago | WCYB

Need for foster parents stays steady

Most parents say they will do anything to help their children. But what happens when children who need help don't have a parent or guardian to step in? There are currently 34 children in the Washington County, Virginia foster care system.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Dickenson County, VA, Bristol, VA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WCYB

Washington County, Virginia man indicted on 2nd degree murder charge

A man accused of beating a 2-year-old Virginia girl to death has now been indicted on a second degree murder charge.

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WCYB

Grant helps take Abingdon students outdoors

For the past ten years, Greendale Elementary School in Washington County, Virginia has been finding ways to bring classroom learning outside to an outdoor classroom.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WCYB

Cold Snap Effects on Crops

A lot of us got spoiled by the summer-like weather recently and we may have rushed things a bit with our gardening.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Fruits, Food

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WCYB

Take a moment to thank a 911 dispatcher

Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WCYB

Va. landlords don't have to notify renters if meth was made in home

If you see a sign like the one attached in this article posted on a home near you, it could mean local law enforcement have found an active meth lab inside the home.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WCYB

Locoal teachers honored with major award from local company

Two local teachers are 25-thousand dollars richer tonight. They were surprised at a ceremony tonight to win one of the largest teaching awards in the country, The McGlothlin Awards for Teaching Excellence.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WCYB

Town Mayor makes empassioned plea to Washington County Board of Supervisors

Since the devasting tornado three years ago, the town of Glade Spring has used the tragedy as a springboard to rebuild.

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Related Topix: Glade Spring, VA, Meadowview, VA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Grim duty: Team works nonstop to ID remains

Members of the medical examiner's office in a Washington county devastated by a mudslide work around the clock to identify bodies.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

WCYB

Free adoptions help keep local shelter near empty

Daniel Coates is browsing the Washington County, Virginia Animal Shelter hoping to adopt a dog, "I just came down to browse some of the dogs some, just thinking about getting one."

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Bristol area governments: Can't we all just get along?

Long-time Bristol residents may have noticed that the spirit of cooperation between the area governing bodies is not what it used to be.

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Related Topix: Bristol, VA, Abingdon, VA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

WCYB

Wine tasting for charity

Abingdon Vineyard & Winery chooses four local charities to honor each month. People who come in for wine tasting on the weekend will pay five dollars, and they have the choice to donate to one of those charities.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

WCYB

Former Virginia High student raises money to honor Kristin Palmer

Virginia High School drama students accepted a generous gift on Friday, in honor of their late teacher and director Kristin Palmer.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina

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