Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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  • Finland and Tallinn 120.jpg European capital's delicacies reveal its rich past

    Tallinn's Old Town Pharmacy - the oldest in Europe - is thought to be the birthplace of marzipan, and the capital's Haa Eesti Asi is a foodie's dream with provisions including bear terrine and horse sausage.

    November 4, 2013 3 Photos

  • Derek-Moore.jpg Police say football coach murdered by acquaintance

    A football coach at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Mo., was gunned down in a movie theater parking lot Friday night by what police say was an assailant who knew the coach. The shooting caused cancellation of the school's homecoming activities and football game with Lindenwood University.

    November 4, 2013 2 Photos

  • mfp corpse flower 1 Despite the smell, Perry-the-plant draws a crowd

    The rare bloom of a corpse flower is drawing plenty of visitors to a small liberal arts college, despite an offending odor that's likened to boiled cabbage, stinky shoes, poop and zombies.

    November 1, 2013 2 Photos

  • kendrick-johnson.jpg Feds to review case of teen found dead in wrestling mat

    Federal prosecutors will conduct a formal review of the death of Kendrick Johnson, a 17-year-old who was found dead earlier this year inside rolled-up wrestling mats at his high school.

    October 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • DSC_0100.jpg Shutzhund trains dogs to track, protect

    The German Shepherd named Jaro looks me squarely in the eyes. It snarls. Each powerful bark pins me further in place. Stay calm, I tell myself. Dogs can smell fear, can't they?

    October 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • 10-16 Historical Marker1.JPG Memorial to Sherman's march missing from Georgia city

    A historical marker recalling a visit by Gen. William T. Sherman and his army, as he set out on his destructive March to the Sea, is curiously missing from this former Georgia capital.

    October 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • g320258000000000000003f4caae3776ddcba1a474bf89e5288884c966d.jpg Anonymity is fleeting when people are tweeting

    In the ego-driven game of Twitter, Jofi Joseph was, for a while, one of the winners. But what did it get him? While Twitter has launched many once-obscure wits to social prominence, Joseph — the National Security Council staffer fired this week when he was revealed as the secret author of @natsecwonk — could never benefit from a growing fan base.

    October 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • tornado-dog.jpg Dog who helped search for tornado victims honored

    His name is Bond. He is courageous and confident, renowned for his search and rescue work. But unlike the fictional secret agent known as 007, this Bond has four legs and a silky fur.

    September 26, 2013 2 Photos

  • 082113 GldCty girl1_72.jpg Town's fears realized as search ends for missing 12-year-old

    Family, friends of Adriaunna Horton held onto hope that girl was still alive since her disappearance from a town park at 5 p.m. Monday. Bobby D. Bourne Jr., 34, is charged in her abduction.

    August 22, 2013 3 Photos

  • screenshot truck.jpg VIDEO: Truck and trailer ramp over guardrail, into creek

    A short Vine video captured the moment a pickup truck and trailer veered into a median and ramped over a guardrail into a creek in Michigan, according to the Lansing State Journal.

    August 21, 2013 1 Photo

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