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School may be renamed

Residents in one Virginia community, are looking at options for a new name for a high school that is now, and has been for many years, named after a Confederate military leader. In Falls Church, residents voted Saturday on options to rename J.E.B. Stuart High School after the Fairfax County School Board in July, voted […]

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ELTHAM BRIDGE OPENINGS PLANNED FOR TOMORROW NIGHT

Traffic will be stopped three times in both directions in West Point between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20 for routine maintenance FREDERICKSBURG – All Route 30 traffic crossing the Eltham Bridge over the Pawmunkey River at West Point will be stopped in three 15-minute intervals between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. […]

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DMV faces $16 million shortfall, fees could rise

  Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 7:32 am EDTTuesday, September 19th 2017, 7:32 am EDT   RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s Department of Motor Vehicles is facing an estimated operating shortfall of more than $16 million. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Monday that Virginians could see an increase in fees as a result. DMV Commissioner Richard Holcomb […]

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New traffic pattern on Norris Bridge for steel repairs

Drivers can expect brief daytime delays on Route 3  from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Robert O. Norris Bridge between Lancaster and Middlesex counties through November 2017 FREDERICKSBURG – Spot structural steel repairs are underway on the Robert O. Norris Bridge for routine bridge maintenance, and drivers can expect brief delays crossing the […]

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GLOUCESTER WINE FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND’

The eighth annual Gloucester Wine Festival is this coming Saturday… a month early this year. It will run Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the gardens of Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, in Ware Neck. It’s billed as “a celebration of the Virginia Wine Industry,” and will host 13 wineries and a cider cellar […]

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City attorney says Confederate monument can stay

 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – The lawyer for Virginia’s largest city says a confederate monument outside an old courthouse cannot be moved. The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that Virginia Beach’s attorney has given his interpretation of a state law aimed at protecting war memorials. Such laws have spawned an ongoing debate across Virginia over local power […]

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Anthem plans to reenter Virginia insurance market

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginians are no longer at risk of not being able to buy health insurance on their own and not through an employer next year. Health insurer Anthem announced Friday that it is reversing a decision to pull out of federal health law’s insurance marketplace and offer plans in 68 cities and […]

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Former Warsaw Councilman To Be Sentenced In November… Sisk Could Face A Decade In Prison

Former Warsaw Town Councilman Dr. Mathieu Sisk has pleaded guilty in Richmond County Circuit Court to unlawful wounding and strangulation of a family member. Another charge was lowered and yet another charge was dismissed. The judge remanded Sisk to the Northern Neck regional Jail, where he will be held until sentencing, which is now set […]

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