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Layoffs in construction, the wholesale trade and manufacturing pushed Galax's jobless rate to the highest in Virginia in July and knocking off Martinsville, which has long had the state's highest unemployment rate.
Johnny Sauter passed Jeb Burton for the lead on a restart with 17 laps to go Saturday and won the NASCAR truck race at Martinsville Speedway.
The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in December.
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The owner of a Martinsville group home for adults has been found guilty of charges stemming from a resident's February 2011 death.
Carl Jones scored 16 points and Saint Joseph's had a school-record 17 blocks in an 81-50 rout of Morgan State on Wednesday night, making coach Phil Martelli the Hawks' all-time leader in career victories.
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