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Denny Hamlin wins STP 500
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Denny Hamlin held off a charging Brad Keselowski in the final laps of Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway to take home his fifth career win at the track. Though he did not lead most laps and was forced to the tail end of the lead lap due to a pit road penalty in the middle stages of the race, Hamlin was dominant when it counted. Hamlin is shown above with his girlfriend, Jordan Fish, and their daughter, Taylor. For full coverage of the STP 500, see Page 1-B. (Bulletin photo by Mike Paris)

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Shiites killed by Islamic State group
Video shows 8 beheaded in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — A new video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shiite Muslims. The video posted on social media said the men were beheaded in the central Syrian province of Hama.

The video could not be immediately independently verified, but it appeared genuine and corresponded to other AP reporting of the events. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said that the video was authentic.

IS has beheaded scores of people since capturing large parts of Iraq and Syria last year in a self-declared caliphate.

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Bill will make it easier to get zoning variances
By MICKEY POWELL - Bulletin Staff Writer

Legislation introduced by an area lawmaker will make it easier for people to get variances from zoning rules to make improvements to their properties, according to Henry County and Martinsville planning/zoning officials.

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Rescue squad to hold casino night
By BEN R. WILLIAMS - Bulletin Staff Writer

What happens at the Ridgeway Volunteer Rescue Squad stays at the Ridgeway Volunteer Rescue Squad.

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Kids brave cold for Easter egg hunt
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In spite of a cold, windy morning, well over 100 children aged 4-10 (and their parents) showed up at Jack Dalton Park Saturday morning for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, presented by Henry County Parks and Recreation and Martinsville-Henry County 4-H Department. (Bulletin photo by Ben R. Williams)

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Republicans differ on party split
By TIM COX - Bulletin Staff Writer

The depth of differences within the Republican Party depends on who you talk to.

One local party official says “there’s a war going on,” while another notes that the party united enough to nearly defeat an incumbent Democratic U.S. senator last year.

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