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Electronic cigarette shop opens in Front Royal

Apryl Barb holds her box mod, the hardware of the e-cigarette,  while she stands beside a line of 36 e-cigarette flavors inside her Royal Vapors shop on South Royal Avenue in Front Royal. Barb says she gets in new flavors every day as her business continues to grow. Rich Cooley/Daily
Apryl Barb holds her box mod, the hardware of the e-cigarette,  while she stands beside a line of 36 e-cigarette flavors inside her Royal Vapors shop on South Royal Avenue in Front Royal. Barb says she gets in new flavors every day as her business continues to grow. Rich Cooley/Daily

November 28th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL–When Apryl Barb was growing up in Moorefield, West Virginia, she would sneak cigarettes behind her house, trying to avoid her father who could sniff smoke out like a “hound dog.”

Crack ring defendant facing 10 year prison sentence

November 28th, 2014

One of two remaining defendants in what the prosecution describes as a massive conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine in and around Winchester will be sentenced to 10 years in prison if a federal judge accepts a plea agreement that will be submnitted to him next week.

Job related deaths down across Virginia

November 28th, 2014

The Virginia Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reported a 15 percent decrease in on the job fatalities in the Commonwealth during 2013.

Wife of former inmate settles lawsuit

November 27th, 2014

The wife of a former jail inmate who suffered near-fatal seizures while he was in custody at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center in Winchester has been awarded $2.7 million in a lawsuit settled in U.S. District Court in Roanoke.

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Strasburg's Ryan Smoot is fouled by Clarke County's Colton Chrane as he goes up under the basket during last season's game in January. Rich Cooley/Daily file
Strasburg's Ryan Smoot is fouled by Clarke County's Colton Chrane as he goes up under the basket during last season's game in January. Rich Cooley/Daily file

November 27th, 2014

STRASBURG – Ryan Smoot has been around Strasburg athletics his whole life.

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