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Column: Caught between a Rolex and a hard place

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHMOND, Va. — There is a prominent flaw in the legal strategy of Bob McDonnell: Even if the disgraced former Virginia governor wins in court, he loses.
In December, during McDonnell’s final days in office, prosecutors offered him a deal that w…continue reading on

Korean War soldier identified after 63 years buried in North Dakota

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A Korean War veteran who was unaccounted for 63 years was laid to rest Thursday in a cemetery in New Rockford.
Army Cpl. Cletus R. Lies, a Bremen native who was killed at age 26 in the 1950 Battle of Chosin, was identified last year by…continue reading on

Train carrying crude derails in Virginia, bursts into flame

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – A CSX Corp. train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Va., on Wednesday, with several tank cars spilling oil into the nearby James River, city officials said.

A spokeswoman said several train cars de…continue reading on

Minn. man frozen to death under porch

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

VIRGINIA, Minn. — A man missing for a month apparently froze to death, police said after his body was found under a porch in Virginia, Minn.
Andrew Christopher Kanian, 41, was reported missing Jan. 2. Virginia police received a call just before 2 …continue reading on

Virginia-based TriTec expands alongside taconite

December 30, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

If you thought the U.S. had abandoned all heavy manufacturing in
exchange for coffee shops, boutiques and pet salons, a visit to TriTec should change your mind. Continue Reading

John Canelake, 1920-2012: Famed Virginia candy shop owner dies after short illness

December 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Twin sisters and shop owners Pamela Matson and Patricia Canelake mused Wednesday that their father died that day for a reason. He wouldn’t have wanted to interrupt their candy making.
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Baby given to wrong mother at Minneapolis hospital

December 6, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS Officials at a Minneapolis hospital are trying to figure out how a newborn baby boy was mistakenly given to the wrong mother and briefly breast-fed.
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Virginia council appoints new mayor; no election held

November 23, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Louis Russo’s retirement from Virginia city government will be over before it begins.
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Canada-U.S. group sets meeting on mining

November 16, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Lake Superior Binational Forum will hold its third and final public meeting on mining in the region on March 15 in Virginia. Continue Reading

Victim advocacy group faces layoffs

November 12, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Layoffs are pending at an Iron Range nonprofit that helps battered individuals and their children.
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