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Apr. 20, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

Besides the stories you can read at herald-dispatch.com, there are many more stories and features in today's Herald-Dispatch newspaper and e-paper.

CRIME STATS: Huntington’s violent crime rate ticked up in 2011, but it remained significantly lower than four years earlier thanks in part to sizable declines in 2008 and 2010, according to the most recent data compiled by the FBI. The agency’s Uniform Crime Report for Huntington, made available by the FBI this month, shows the city recorded a violent crime rate of 491.9 incidents per 100,000 population in 2011. That represents an increase of 5.5 percent from 2010, fueled in part by an additional homicide and 27 additional aggravated assaults. Read more on today's front page.

LAWRENCE COUNTY COMMISSION: A representative of the Tri-State Pilot’s Association has proposed making the Lawrence County Airpark self-sustaining instead of moving forward with plans to possibly sell the airport on County Road 1. Read more in today's edition.

WAYNE POLICE BLOTTER: An employee of the Paddle Creek Marathon station along U.S. 52 in Fort Gay reported on April 13 that someone had busted out a window of the business at about 5 a.m. that morning and stole 50 cartons of cigarettes, worth $2,500, and a computer monitor from an office in the store. Read more in today's edition.

BRENDA LUCAS: Get the latest community news, birthday listings and more in Brenda Lucas' column.

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