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  1. Limited Fracking Approved for GW National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | NBC29

    Environmental and conservation groups - originally opposed to any drilling in the forest - are actually happy about plans released Tuesday morning. The United States Forest Service originally planned to ban fracking within the 1.1 million acre George Washington National Forest back in 2011, but energy companies took up the fight after that announcement was made.


  2. Shenandoah educator named Va. Teacher of the YearRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | NBC29

    The Virginia Department of Education says Jaclyn Roller Ryan from Signal Knob Middle School was given the award Friday night in Richmond. Ryan will be the state's nominee in the Council of Chief State School Officers' National Teacher of the Year Program.


  3. VSP: Forensic Evidence Links Jesse Matthew to Harrington CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | NBC29

    According to Virginia State Police, Jesse Matthew, the man facing abduction with intent to defile charges in connection with the Hannah Graham case, has been linked to another high profile disappearance. Police confirm that forensic evidence links Matthew to the Harrington case.


  4. DNA links man to crimes in Phoenix, VirginiaRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | NBC29

    Authorities say a man accused to a sexual assault in east Phoenix also is being linked by DNA to two armed robberies in Virginia. Phoenix police said Tuesday that 24-year-old McKinley Brown is being held on suspicion of kidnapping, sexual assault and aggravated assault.


  5. White House outlines 2014 drug control policyRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | NBC29

    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.