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For farmers in the beer industry, business is ‘hopping’

Farmers are rushing to meet demand for the beer-flavoring plant as craft breweries increase in popularity.

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Walgreens, insurers push expansion of virtual doctor visits

You may soon be able to see doctors for minor ailments without leaving home, through your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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Poll: E-cigarette usage surges in past year

Significantly more Americans are using electronic cigarettes and vaporizing devices, but most of those consumers are also smoking conventional cigarettes, according to a new poll.

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Service dog gives new meaning to ‘man’s best friend’

Figo the golden retriever went above and beyond the call of duty.

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Sticker shock: Some hospitals mark up prices by 1,000 percent

Even the astronomical price markups that consumers regularly pay for, say, wine in restaurants pale beside those in some U.S. hospitals.

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Float your troubles away

Float spas are the latest trend in stress relief.

Apple CEO Tim Cook waves as he arrives on stage to deliver his keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, United States June 8, 2015.

Apple announces ‘native’ apps for Watch

Apple's Tim Cook announced an update to its Watch that should make apps for its latest gadget speedier and help untether it from the iPhone.

Sonya Baumstein sits in her 23-foot (7.01 meter) carbon and kevlar solo rowboat in this handout picture courtesy of Andrew Cull in Port Townsend, Washington April 12, 2015.

Woman sets out to become first to row across Pacific alone

Sonya Baumstein began a 6,000-milevoyage in Japan, attempting to become the third person and the first woman to cross the Pacific Ocean by herself in a rowboat.

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Drowning Victim From Fairfax Found In Lake Anna

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The body of a 19-year-old drowning victim from Fairfax County is discovered in Lake Anna in Louisa County.

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Bronze Star Winner From Madison Has Died

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A World War Two veteran who won a Bronze Star has died at age 90 in his Madison County home.

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Some Virginians Rally For Confederate Flags

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There were rallies supporting Confederate flags over the weekend in two Virginia localities.

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Local Health District Has Tips On Avoiding Ticks

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Our area's health district has tips on how to avoid ticks.

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Virginia Landmarks Register Gets More Names

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Virginia has added more places to its Landmarks Register.