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August 24, 2011
An earthquake at 1:53 p.m. Tuesday, centered in Mineral, Va. (between Fredericksburg and Charlottesville, Va.) shook the East Coast, and tremors were felt in Wilkes County.
August 23, 2011
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake with an epicenter near Mineral in Louisa County was reported on Tuesday, causing tremors as far away as New York, Ohio, and the Carolinas.
August 21, 2011
Several intriguing marine fossils were uncovered during the Virginia Museum of Natural History's recent excavation, a museum official said.
August 20, 2011
In the American Corn Belt this year, the weather has already felt apocalyptic at times. In the last six months, the Midwest has seen record-breaking floods, devastating twisters, unseasonable cold snaps and late heat waves. Now, add insect swarms to these forces of nature.
August 16, 2011
Tornadoes aren't the only funnels that touch down in the Midwest. "Bugnadoes" - vortexes of swarming bugs - occasionally twist through, too.
August 8, 2011
The Silverbell Spur Trail is expected to be completed by the end of the year, and it will be "a gateway to uptown," said Brian Williams, program manager with the Dan River Basin Association.
August 4, 2011
Local organizations hope a new state grant will help visitors "Discover Martinsville's Museums."