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April 3, 2014 Letter: Robert Piat M.D. - Opinion

Repercussions still felt

We are still feeling the repercussions from President (Barack) Obama’s executive order requiring employers to offer health plans that cover birth control.
April 3, 2014 No tax hike in budget plan - News

Hall: Look at it next year

The proposed fiscal 2014-2015 Henry County budget does not recommend a tax increase, but a discussion of an increase may have to take place in the future, according to County Administrator Tim Hall.
April 3, 2014 Ruling limits AMP - News

In damages from halted power plant

A federal judge’s order earlier this week means Martinsville will not be able to get out of paying some of the development costs toward a discontinued power plant project in Ohio, according to City Attorney Eric Monday.

Martinsville’s share of those costs is about $951,000, city Utilities Director Dennis Bowles has said.

Judge Michael Watson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Eastern Division ruled that a limitation of liability clause applies in a suit filed by American Municipal Power (AMP) against Bechtel Power Corp.

Martinsville buys wholesale electricity through AMP, which is based in Ohio.

April 3, 2014 Gunman kills 3, injures 16 at Fort Hood - News
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where more than a dozen people were slain in a 2009 attack, authorities said.
April 3, 2014 Residents: Pony Place usually quiet - News

Sunday’s standoff was not typical, police agree

Sunday’s standoff on Pony Place was out of character for what police and residents say generally is a quiet neighborhood.

“Generally, and for the most part, we don’t have many problems on that street,” Martinsville Interim Police Chief Eddie Cassady said.

April 3, 2014 Virginia corrections policies criticized by institute report - News
RICHMOND (AP) — A report issued Wednesday by a justice reform organization says that Virginia is spending too much to keep too many people locked up for too long.
April 3, 2014 Stanley to close N.C. factory - News
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Stanley Furniture Co. Inc. said Wednesday it will cease domestic furniture production in the North Carolina factory where its Young America brand has been made.
April 3, 2014 SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW: Magna Vista Warriors - Sports

Inexperience a factor for Warrior teams

After a successful 13-9 campaign last year, Magna Vista softball coach Brian Brinegar lost five seniors and several players who decided not to join the team this year. Now, Brinegar has a team loaded with young players whom he’s trying to teach the ropes.
April 3, 2014 COLLEGE FISHING: New PHCC bass team ready to cast - Sports
Patrick Henry Community College Collegiate (PHCC) has formed a bass fishing team that is set to perform in area tournaments this spring, according to a release from the school.
April 3, 2014 AREA ROUNDUP: SRSC to host Lacrosse event - Sports
The Smith River Sports Complex (SRSC) will host the Pomerstone Classic Women’s Lacrosse Tournament this weekend.
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