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On this day: April 26

POSTED: 11:18 AM Apr 25 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Apr 26 2013

English settlers make their first landing in North America, John Wilkes Booth is shot and killed, an explosion rocks the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, and Lucille Ball dies, all on this day.

OTD April 26 - George Jones
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2013: Country music legend George Jones, best known for hits such as "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and "White Lightning," dies at the age of 81 in Nashville, Tenn., after being hospitalized with high fever and irregular blood pressure.

Crime Report

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Kentucky man charged with Pound robbery

A Kentucky man has been arrested after a gas station robbery in Pound, Virginia.

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Marijuana plants worth over $100k found in Smyth County

Citizen reports of possible drug activity the Rich Valley area of Smyth County led deputies to find a major marijuana growing operation.

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