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Garth Brooks’ musician sister dies

Garth Brooks’ musician sister dies

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Garth Brooks is mourning the loss of his sister, who died in Oklahoma on Saturday.

Betsy Smittle played bass in her little brother’s band and released a solo album, titled Rough Around the Edges, in 1994.

A gay rights advocate, Smittle was 60 when she passed away.

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Creigh Deeds Wants Another Term

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Creigh Deeds (D- Bath County) is asking voters to give him another term in the State Senate.

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Broomley Bridge Replaced Beginning May 11

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The bridge over the railroad tracks on Broomley Road in Ivy will be replaced beginning next week.

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AG Opinion On Abortion Clinics

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Attorney General Mark Herring has issued an opinion saying that new strict building standards should not be applied retroactively to existing abortion clinics.

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Blenheim Avenue Burglary Suspect Arrested

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City Police have accused a man of breaking into a residence on Blenheim Avenue.

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Two Guns Found At Washington Airports

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The TSA says a man and a woman were caught with guns at two airports in the Washington area.