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State Has New Forecasts For Major Crops

State Has New Forecasts For Major Crops

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No word on pork bellies, but new crop forecasts from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Corn yield is expected to be down 7% compared to last year. Cotton, however, is forecast to see a 29% increase, with peanuts (pictured) expected to tie 2012’s record average yield.

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Macy’s test stores to offer deals at ‘Backstage’ prices

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The retailer will open the first of four "discount" stores this fall in NYC.

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Deeds, Toscano Town Hall Meeting At 5:30

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Delegate David Toscano and State Senator Creigh Deeds will hold a town hall meeting later this afternoon.

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29 Lane In Madison Closed Wednesday

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One lane on the northbound side of Rt. 29 in Madison County will be closed Wednesday near Shelby.

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Settlement Reached In Panhandling Case

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City Council has approved a settlement of about $125,000 in the panhandling case.

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Amazon Prime members can stream in the sky

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Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor.