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GAMBLING FEVER One of the most high profile issues this past session was the interest in casinos, sports betting, pull tabs games in restaurants, and expansion of bingo. Why the

Just Hanging On

Americans may need to stock their freezers with beef just in case one of the Democratic candidates should be elected president, God forbid. Most of those announced candidates want to


Awesome news for Nottoway! Dear Sir: I read with much excitement last week’s page 8 article (“Free Food for All”) concerning the proposed grant for free lunches for all public school students.


Everett Amos

Small towns such as Blackstone are occasionally blessed with those of exceptional talents -- whether it be the painting of a picture, the leading of a civic club, or the


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