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  • What can we learn about this?

    We can learn a lesson from Larson, a man relatively new to Danville, and from Keen, a son of this city, and realize that the solution to crime isn’t to live in fear, but to encourage others to embrace the message of non-violence.

  • Letter writer didn’t have all the facts

    There is no absolute promise of reward when a community or an individual invests in its future. There is, however, an absolute promise of financial ruin when a community or an individual fails to invest in its future. 

  • Highs & Lows: A quick take on the Dan River Region

    High: As Danville considers what to do with the White Mill Dam, it’s important to remember what it cost when the city removed another low-head dam (or “downing machine,” as they’re sometimes called) from the Dan River.

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Series offered for entrepreneurs, business owners

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Impact of violent crimes not limited to just victim, family members

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Garden growers learn low-down at Spring to Green

This year’s Spring to Green seminar brought in a full house with 224 winter-weary participants from all over Virginia and the North Carolina Triad region.

Bankrupt coal producer Alpha announces more planned layoffs

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Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.

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