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Veteran Finally Laid to Rest

Veteran Finally Laid to Rest

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A special service for a special veteran Monday afternoon. Luther Payne’s body lay in a hospital¬† morgue for six months. That because no immediate kin could be found to claim his body after his December 2nd death at Martha Jefferson Hospital. Until March, only family members were allowed to bury the 95-year-old’s body. That’s when state lawmakers approved a bill that would let others provide for the burial of unclaimed human remains, as well as allow law enforcement to search for next of kin, which led to police finding Payne’s granddaughter. The Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Troy donated a plot in its cemetery, with a funeral home donating a casket.

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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

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RWSA Makes Choices Regarding H20 Quality

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Local officials have determined how the water at the Crozet and Scottsville treatment plants will get filtered.