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Op-Ed News
October Arrives As We Celebrate Earth and Skysome with binoculars, searching for a brief glimpse of Sputnik, the first Russi
Op-Ed News / Posted 14 days ago
some with binoculars, searching for a brief glimpse of Sputnik, the first Russian-launched satellite. The film is based on Rocket Boys, a memoir written by Homer H. Hickam Jr. The memoir tells the true story of four boys in a coal-mining town in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
October Arrives As We Celebrate Earth and Skysome with binoculars, searching for a brief glimpse of Sputnik, the first Russi
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
some with binoculars, searching for a brief glimpse of Sputnik, the first Russian-launched satellite. The film is based on Rocket Boys, a memoir written by Homer H. Hickam Jr. The memoir tells the true story of four boys in a coal-mining town in... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Hundreds walk to help end Alzheimer's in Raleigh Co.suspect has been apprehended in a police standoff on North Sandbranch Road in B
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 24 days ago
suspect has been apprehended in a police standoff on North Sandbranch Road in Bradley. Homer Hickam kicks off 'Rocket Boys' festivalHomer Hickam kicks off 'Rocket Boys' festival BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) Just two weeks after Hurricane Irma... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Sheriff's office says man, woman dead after home invasionsuspect has been apprehended in a police standoff on North Sandbranch Road in B
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 24 days ago
suspect has been apprehended in a police standoff on North Sandbranch Road in Bradley. Homer Hickam kicks off 'Rocket Boys' festivalHomer Hickam kicks off 'Rocket Boys' festival BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) Just two weeks after Hurricane Irma... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
State troopers in Welch revive unresponsive man at drive-throughsuspect has been apprehended in a police standoff on North Sandbranch Road in B
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 24 days ago
suspect has been apprehended in a police standoff on North Sandbranch Road in Bradley. Homer Hickam kicks off 'Rocket Boys' festivalHomer Hickam kicks off 'Rocket Boys' festival BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) Just two weeks after Hurricane Irma... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Homer Hickam kicks off 'Rocket Boys' festivalCross, Southeast WV Chapter, to help raise money for the victims of hurricanes
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 25 days ago
Cross, Southeast WV Chapter, to help raise money for the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) Just two weeks after Hurricane Irma... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Princeton Fire Dept. to host car seat safety eventCross, Southeast WV Chapter, to help raise money for the victims of hurricanes
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 25 days ago
Cross, Southeast WV Chapter, to help raise money for the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Homer Hickam kicks off 'Rocket Boys' festivalHomer Hickam kicks off 'Rocket Boys' festival BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) Just two weeks after Hurricane Irma... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Rep. Jenkins gets first look at new WVU Tech campus in Beckleythere to tour the new facilities just a few months after the university made th
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 27 days ago
there to tour the new facilities just a few months after the university made the complete transition to Beckley. Annual Rocket Boys Festival underwayAnnual Rocket Boys Festival underway The 20th annual Rocket Boys Festival kicked off Tuesday... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Annual Rocket Boys Festival underwaythere to tour the new facilities just a few months after the university made th
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 27 days ago
there to tour the new facilities just a few months after the university made the complete transition to Beckley. The 20th annual Rocket Boys Festival kicked off Tuesday... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Author Homer Hickam's Virgin Islands home hit by hurricane Irmaauthor Homer Hickam is just starting to learn about the damage done to his home
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 1 months ago
author Homer Hickam is just starting to learn about the damage done to his home on the island of St. John. The author of "Rocket Boys," a memoir that the movie "October Sky" is based on, said it does not look good from the pictures and accounts... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Author Homer Hickam's Virgin Islands home hit by hurricane Irmaauthor Homer Hickam is just starting to learn about the damage done to his home
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 1 months ago
author Homer Hickam is just starting to learn about the damage done to his home on the island of St. John. The author of "Rocket Boys," a memoir that the movie "October Sky" is based on, said it does not look good from the pictures and accounts... Read more

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