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Justin McLeod and Reporter | March 30, 2012
What should you do if you have the golden ticket?  In case you missed, the Mega Millions jackpot now stands at $640 MILLION dollars. The drawing is Friday night.  You can buy tickets until 10:45 P.M. Virginia Lottery Officials says you need to take a deep breath and get your affairs in order. You should hire a financial advisor, an attorney, or tax advisor. The lottery can provide you with a list of people who can help you. But there's something you should do immediately if you win Mega Millions, even before you pick up the phone.
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David Kaplan/WDBJ7 Web Staff | September 18, 2012
Bath County investigators confirmed late Tuesday afternoong that a body found Sept. 2 is Beacher Hackney. He was the prime suspect in the killings of two of his co-workers at The Homestead resort in March 2009. Hackney's body was found about seven miles from The Homestead, near the Lower Cascades Golf Course. Hackney's remains were found after two people found a jacket in the brush. A Ziploc baggie full of ammunition was found inside the jacket. "They also found a badly-rusted .380 semi-automatic handgun and a man's watch on the ground nearby," Bath County Sheriff Robert Plecker said.
NEWS
April 2, 2010
Chef Tim Love recipes     Carolina BBQ 2 untrimmed boneless pork shoulder halves (also known as Boston butt; about 6 pounds total)                 Carolina Red Bbq Sauce 1 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup ketchup 1 tablespoon (packed) brow 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper Whisk all ingredients together until salt and sugar dissolve.
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Joe Dashiell and Reporter | May 22, 2012
On a hillside near New Castle, a granite headstone carries Gene McPherson's name, but there's something missing from the memorial Paul McPherson placed there. There is no casket in the soil below. "It's my job as his son, to never let anybody forget about Dad," Paul McPherson told us, "until I have my dad back in one way shape or form. " Gene McPherson disappeared on May 23, 1987.  His pickup was found a few days later, abandoned at a rest area on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County.  His wallet turned up in September, but the trail was cold, until a career criminal named John Colclasure told investigators he was involved.
NEWS
Web Staff | August 10, 2012
UPDATED: 9:30 p.m. Virginia State Police are releasing more information about the accident. It happened around 3:20 Friday afternoon. Two vehicles were involved in the crash. State Police say a tractor-trailer was traveling north when the driver came upon stopped traffic and was unable to stop.  The tractor-trailer then jack-knifed and crossed into the southbound lanes, where it hit a pickup truck, injuring the driver and passenger. The driver of the pick-up, Silvester Carter of Moneta, was flown to the hospital.
NEWS
May 27, 2011
A woman from Appomattox is dead after falling during a hike in Amherst County. Rebecca Catherine Almond died Thursday afternoon after falling from Staton Creek Falls in the Jefferson George Washington National Forest. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Here is the full news release: The Amherst County Sheriff's Office investigated the death of young female last night.  Ms. Rebecca Catherine Almond, a 22 year old female of Snapps Mill Road Appomattox Va., fell from Staton Creek Falls Thursday May 26 th shortly after five pm.  She was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained in the fall.
HEALTH
Tricia Foley, MD, RD | May 4, 2011
Many seeking to lose weight are looking for help, guidance and support to reach their goals but aren’t quite sure where to turn.  The Weigh Station is a Physician managed weight loss facility offering an innovative approach to the growing problem of managing obesity and has two locations in South West Virginia.   Using a multi-disciplinary team, The Weigh Station is able to hold up to their motto “Creating Knowledge, Changing habits, Changing lives”,...
NEWS
Jean Jadhon | May 23, 2012
Liberace, Rock Hudson, and Ryan White are three names associated with AIDS. Since the 1980's, 600,000 people have died of AIDS, but you don't hear much about it these days. The scary reality is that there is no cure and the number of new HIV cases is rising in Southwest Virginia. "You don't see the faces of people who are gone and look very ill on television anymore. You don't hear a lot about it," said Elaine Martin, the HIV Prevention Director with the Virginia Department of Health.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff/Orlando Salinas | June 27, 2012
The swimming beach at Claytor Lake State Park in Dublin will reopen Wednesday following a drowning Monday. The beach will reopen at its normal time at 10 a.m., and will stay open until 6 p.m. A 20-year-old male drowned Monday and another man had to be rescued by lifeguards. ------------------------- If you tried to go swimming at the beach at Claytor Lake in Pulaski County on Tuesday, you know it was closed. People had been showing up all day. Most had no idea that a young man drowned there 26 hours ago. The only people enjoying the water at Claytor Lake on Tuesday, were in boats, far off shore.
NEWS
Joe Dashiell and Reporter | March 30, 2012
Imagine if you could guarantee a win in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing. The odds make that virtually impossible, but a drawing two decades ago was a different story.   In 1992, the Virginia lottery was just a few years old, and a $27 million jackpot was a big deal. During the second week of February, people were lining up to buy tickets "They told me it's just a lot, 25 million or something like that, so I just decided to play," one customer told WDBJ7.  "Yeah, I'm just hoping I'll be lucky this time.
NEWS
May 31, 2011
A woman and Virginia State trooper were shot in two separate incidents that occurred about 20 minutes apart.  Police say Franklin County deputy Jonathan Ashley Agee, age 32 of Boones Mill, shot his ex-wife, Jennifer Louise Agee, at the Sheetz on Williamson Road in Roanoke.  State police say Agee later wounded a Virginia State Police sergeant before being shot multiple times by Virginia State Police at the Ironto exit of Interstate 81 inMontgomery County....
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | April 3, 2013
The Better Business Bureau is warning western Virginia seniors about a scam that comes in the form of a mailer claiming to help pay funeral costs. The letter comes from the “National Processing Center,” a name which implies false affiliation with the U.S. Census. The return address points to Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., the same street as the White House. The mailings claim that “a new program is now available” and “these approved programs may pay 100 percent of all final expenses,” or, in other words, funeral costs.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | May 25, 2013
Virginia State Troopers arelooking for who shot a tractor trailer driver Saturday morning along Interstate 81 near Harrisonburg. Police say a tractor trailer was driving on the southbound lanes when another driver shot the passenger side of the tractor trailer and struck the driver. The truck driver was taken to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Officials say the incident appears to be the result of a road rage incident. Here's more from the Virginia State Police: VSP SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT VEHICLE IN EARLY MORNING I-81 ROAD RAGE INCIDENT IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY VSP is investigating the shooting into an occupied vehicle that resulted in the wounding of a tractor-trailer driver.
NEWS
November 2, 2012
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