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June 25, 2009 EDITION
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Relay for Life gets ready for annual fight against cancer
The Watauga County Relay for Life held its kick-off dinner Monday night, with about 400 cancer survivors, relay team members and supporters gathering at Greenway Baptist Church in Boone.

bullet Health officials advise calm amid swine-flu outbreak

While swine flu is dominating headlines, the disease still seems to be a long way from the Boone area.

bullet On the Run
Staying fit is only a few thousand steps away


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ASU installs wind turbine on campus
Project funded in part by students




Town of Boone expands recycling program
Pasteboard now included in pickups



Fate uncertain for DBDA
Boone council votes for restricted MSD tax spending


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ASU trustees discuss construction and budget
Work to begin soon on College of Education building




Cancer survivor to benefit from gospel singing
Family, friends and church members are pulling together in
Ashe County to help one of their own.




J.L. Trent’s Seafood docks at Beech
For good seafood, people visit the beach.




Home & Garden Tour features history, quirkiness and innovation
The 2009 Home and Garden Tour in Watauga County will spotlight six homes and their gardens this Saturday, June 27.


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Relay for Life deemed a surprising success

The Watauga County Relay for Life is on pace to meet or exceed last year’s fundraising total, following a successful annual event last weekend.


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Blood, Sweat and Gears takes on Snake Mountain this weekend
Cyclists from the across the country will gather in Valle Crucis this weekend for the 11th annual Blood, Sweat and Gears ride.

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