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WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterThe Virginia Cooperative Extension wants to make sure homeowners who rely on wells, know whether their water is safe to drink. "We've got that rotten egg smell," says Linda Oliver, a homeowner in Roanoke County. Oliver, like an estimated 22 percent...
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection found its missing nuclear gauge. The device — a Road Reader Nuclear Density Gauge, to be exact — fell off of a truck in West Virginia on May 3. The department uses the gauge in road...
Capitol IdeasYo! If your neighbor is building a time machine out of a DeLorean, you may want to call the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and West Virginia state officials. Your neighbor could be building the...
Outside the court house, former Virginia State Police Sergeant Matthew Brannock said he is satisfied with the ruling handed down to Jonathan Agee on Wednesday. Agee was sentenced to serve three life sentences in prison for killing his ex-wife, and...
A nine-month investigation by Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents has resulted in moonshining charges against a Penhook man. Agents say they destroyed two 800-gallon black-pot stills on Monday in eastern Franklin County. They also...
Tags: Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, Misdemeanors, Prisons
Byron George Ashburn, 87, of Chambersburg, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Quincy Village. Born March 4, 1926, in Altoona, Pa., he was the son of the late Samuel George and Mildred Elizabeth Brubaker Ashburn. A 1944 graduate of Altoona...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterDo the crime, pay the fine. But a new report shows a lot of fines in Virginia go unpaid causing the state to lose out on nearly $171 million dollars a year. "My husband and I both got my traffic ticket back in November and about two weeks later we...
Shepherd University to open center in Martinsburg SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Shepherd University has received approval from its regional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission, to open an additional location in Martinsburg, W.Va., according to a...
Tags: Education, Cervical Cancer, Mammogram, Students, Human Interest
Several police agencies in Franklin County, Pa., and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia are participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this weekend. On Saturday, people can drop off expired, unwanted or unused medications at various...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterMatthew Miles knew getting a divorce would be difficult but not for the reasons he thought. "I came across it from what you see right there in the phone book," says Miles. It's the first listing in the Yellow Pages. A company promising to help you...
Be careful what you wish for. Over the past few weeks — or it could be months because time really flies when you’re having fun — the following comments have appeared in the comments section of stories and columns on The Herald-Mail...
Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon The juried photographic competition features work by photographers from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, and beyond. Exhibit on view through Sunday, April 14. Washington County...
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