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  1. Collins, Wendell L.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Lakeland Ledger

    WENDELL L. COLLINS, 61 AUBURNDALE - Mr. Wendell L. Collins, 61, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015, in Lakeland. Mr. Collins was born in Wise, VA to Vencil and Mae Collins and had lived in this area since 1977.

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  2. Opening the season with classicsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The Pro-Art Association and the University of Virginia's College at Wise are opening the season with several upcoming presentations. The Life of King Henry the Fifth by the American Shakespeare Company will be presented on at 7:30 p.m. on Sept.

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  3. Loretta MansfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Crescent-News.com

    ... Area In-Patient Hospice Center in Defiance, Ohio. She was born June 16, 1949, to Riley and Jeanette (Helbert) Mays in Wise, Virginia. In 1967, she married Roland "Bo" Mansfield, who proceeded her in death in 2014. Loretta loved Elvis, collecting ...

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  4. Drones in Wise County "flying circus"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WCYB

    BMS isn't the only place to take in a race this weekend. What some are calling the "Flying Circus" kicked off Friday at the Lonesome Pine Airport in Wise, Virginia.

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  5. Dozens of arrests in 'Operation Perfect Storm 458'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WCYB

    ... others over the next few weeks. Agencies helping Norton police were the Southwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force, Wise County Sheriff's Office, Virginia State Police, Wise Police Department, Big Stone Gap Police Department, Coeburn Police ... 1 comment

  6. IDG Contributor Network: Video: Startup makes first successful drone...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Network World

    ... U.S. drone delivery." It made the claim on its Twitter feed . It says it delivered 24 medical packages to patients in Wise County, Virginia. The company also posted video of its first drone delivery. Flirtey's drone is a carbon-fiber hexacopter with ...

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  7. ACAC to feature Appy oral histories exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Coalfield.com

    ... by Meredith McCool of the University of Virginia and Tessa McCoy-Hall of the University of Virginia's College at Wise. The Appalachian Prosperity Project is a university-community-industry partnership that uses a systems approach to integrate ...

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  8. Alpha Natural Resources is in a fight for its lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The Alpha Natural Resources equipment storage area in Wise, Va., houses rows of dormant mining equipment in 2013. Some pieces are in for repair, but many are sitting unused.

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  9. Flirtey Demos World's First Drone Delivery Tech in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... aircraft remotely operated by NASA Langley pilots, first delivered medical supplies to Lonesome Pine Airport in Wise, Virginia. Afterwards, the cargo was broken up into smaller packages, which were then taken by Flirtey drones to the Wise County ...

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  10. NASA Langley helps drone technology get its 'Kitty Hawk moment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Thousands of patients at an annual outdoor free clinic in Wise County were treated to a unique sight recently when for the first time medical supplies flew in on an unmanned drone. The flights were intended to put drone technology to the test as Virginia fulfills its role as part of a federally designated test site for unmanned aircraft systems .

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  11. VIDEO: First Legal U.S. Drone Delivery Hits Its MarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    On Friday, July 17, NASA and Flirtey drones delivered medications and supplies to the Remote Area Medical health clinic in Wise, VA. Drone 360's Steve Sweeney was on location to get the full report and sent back this awesome video of the historic event, which occurred as part of Let's Fly Wisely , a project that aims to find new ways to get supplies to hard-to-reach.

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  12. The good and the ugly about dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | ComputerWorld

    Both the good and bad sides of drones were on display over the weekend in the U.S., with a drone delivering medical supplies to a remote area in Wise, Va., even as some other drones were obstructing the fighting of a wildfire in California to apparently shoot videos. The delivery drone from Australian startup Flirtey made the first authorized delivery in the country on Friday, transporting 24 medical packages to patients in Wise County.

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  13. The good and the ugly about dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | CIO

    Both the good and bad sides of drones were on display over the weekend in the U.S., with a drone delivering medical supplies to a remote area in Wise, Virginia, even as some other drones were obstructing the fighting of a wildfire in far away California to apparently shoot videos. The delivery drone from Australian startup Flirtey made the first authorized delivery in the country on Friday, transporting 24 medical packages to patients in Wise County.

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  14. First-ever legal drone delivery takes place in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Mashable

    As part of a project called "Let's Fly Wisely ," medication was delivered to a free clinic run by Remote Area Medical and the Health Wagon in Wise County, Virginia. The stunt was intended to draw attention to the difficulties of delivering healthcare in rural areas, as well as show off just what drones can do.

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  15. Rural pop-up hospital gets America's first drone deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Engadget

    The first FAA-ok'd parcel delivery by drone took place in rural Virginia on Friday at Wise County, Virginia's annual Remote Area Hospital. The RAH pops up every summer in Wise, which is deep in Appalachia, as a makeshift field hospital that treats hundreds of uninsured area residents for free.

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  16. Va. historical marker program to 'retire' 2 aging signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. WISE, Va. (AP) -- Doctors, nurses and dentists are heading to the Wise County fairgrounds for an annual clinic to tend to medical and ...

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  17. First FAA-approved drone delivers medical supplies to rural VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | USA Today

    The first Federal Aviation Administration-approved drone delivery of medical supplies brought asthma, high blood pressure and diabetes medications to sick patients at a sprawling rural health clinic in Virginia on Friday. First FAA-approved drone delivery brings medical supplies to rural Virginia WISE, Va.

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  18. Washington Post Op-ed: What failure to expand Medicaid looks likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    When the Virginia-Kentucky District Fair returned to Wise, Virginia, recently, it brought funnel cakes and whole families smiling - a sight not too common here in the coalfields. This week, another gathering on the Wise County fairgrounds will see thousands of people standing in the bright summer sun: the 16th annual Remote Area Medical clinic.

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  19. Blood drives scheduled this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | WCYB

    Friday, July 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., University of Virginia's College at Wise, C. Bascom Slemp Student Center, Wise, Virginia Friday, July 17, 4-6 p.m., University of Virginia's College at Wise, David J. Prior Convocation Center, Wise, Virginia In addition to scheduled blood drives, donors are welcome at Marsh Regional's collection centers: 111 W. Stone Drive, Suite 300, Kingsport, and 1996 W. State St., Bristol. Blood donations are especially important in the summer because activities during this season tend to carry a risk for injury.

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  20. Teacher killing of her father stunned VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... Edith and a cousin had traveled from her family's home in tiny Pound, Va., to hit some of the nightlife in nearby Wise. Along the way, Edith ran into an old friend who persuaded her to join him at a place called The Little Ritz. He offered her ...

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