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Man taken to ER with gunshot injuries

Police are seeking information on a Tuesday night shooting in South Boston after a 26-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, sending him to the hospital with non-life…

HCHS alters SOL testing schedule due to forecast

WINTER ON THE WAY?

Sunday forecast for Halifax County calls for major snow accumulation

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Comets slip past Martinsville to improve to 4-0

Three score in double figures to help team to 45-44 victory

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Myths of the Coles Hill uranium deposit

Almost every news story on proposed uranium mining in Virginia includes a version of the outdated refrain: “Virginia Uranium Inc. hopes to mine 119 million pounds of uranium worth as much as $10 billion.” These estimates may have been accurate in 2007 and 2008 when uranium prices soared for the first time in 30 years to around $85 per pound, so why are these numbers a myth today?

Countering rumors and clarifying views

Tom McLaughlin contacted me recently to check out a rumor that I am employed by Virginia Uranium Inc. I do not work for VUI. I have participated in the uranium study process and the political process at my own expense; I have not gained financially from any source.

SVHEC - An interview with James Potter

Q&A at the SVHEC

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