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On this day: January 15

POSTED: 6:48 PM Jan 14 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jan 15 2014

Columbus heads home from the New World, Martin Luther King Jr. is born, the first Super Bowl is played, and Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger becomes a hero, all on this day.

OTD January 15 - Christopher Columbus
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1493: Christopher Columbus sets sail for Spain from Hispaniola, ending his first voyage to the New World.

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Man charged with DUI at Van Pelt Elementary School

A Washington county, Virginia man was arrested this morning after drinking and driving in the parking lot of an elementary school.

Director of local non-profit charged with embezzlement

On Aug. 20, Anita Foster-Machado, was arrested on six felony counts of embezzlement, which happened during her time as the Executive Director of the Bristol Library Foundation.

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