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Dominion seeking to renew nuclear reactor license

MINERAL, Va. (AP) – Dominion Energy has begun the process of trying to renew its license to operate its North Anna nuclear power plant. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Monday that Dominion has notified the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission of its intention. The renewal application would be filed in 2020 to continue operating the plant for […]

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Spirit Airlines to offer service from Richmond to Florida

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Discount carrier Spirit Airlines will soon be offering service from Richmond to two Florida cities. The airline announced Tuesday that it will begin offering daily nonstop service in March between Richmond International Airport and both Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Orlando International Airport. The Times-Dispatch reports that makes Richmond the […]

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Provisional ballot counting begins for key state races

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – Election officials in Virginia will be counting provisional ballots from last week’s election. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the provisional ballot count starts Monday and could determine which political party controls the House of Delegates. For instance, the count could affect the outcome in the 94th District. Republican Del. David […]

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AP calls House race for Republican after opponent concedes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Republican Roxann Robinson has won re-election to the House of Delegates, eliminating one of the remaining opportunities for Democrats to claim control of the chamber. The Associated Press called the race for Robinson after her opponent, Larry Barnett, conceded defeat Thursday. Results show a 124-vote margin of victory for Robinson in […]

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Sisk Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison

A former Warsaw town councilman was sentenced in Richmond County Circuit Court on charges relating to the assault of his wife. 49 year old former chiropractor Matthieu Sisk will spend 10 years in prison. Sisk was also a former Warsaw town councilman. He has been held in custody since September 6th, when he pleaded guilty […]

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Program aims to help Virginia students apply to college

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Every public four-year college and university in Virginia will participate in a program aimed at helping thousands of high school students apply to college. During Virginia College Application Week – Nov. 13 through Nov. 17 – participating students are encouraged to submit at least one college application. This year, 66 high […]

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Democrats see wins as momentum for 2018 state elections

By DAVID A. LIEB and CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press Democratic victories in Virginia and key gains in other 2017 state legislative races have lifted Democratic hopes of even bigger wins in next year’s midterm elections. The party is seeking a greater voice in how political districts will be redrawn for the decade to come, […]

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Local election results

Here are the local results from last night:   State Delegate 98th district- Keith Hodges (R) 65% Shelia Crowley (D) 35% 99th District Margaret Ransone(R) 62% Francis Edwards (D) 38%   Lancaster County District 1 Supervisor Jack Larson 568 George Bott 412   School Board District 1 Katherine Lee Keith 609 Carl Failmezger 312   […]

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The Latest: Virginia residents explain their votes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Latest on the races for governor in Virginia and New Jersey (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Thousands of Virginia voters have already cast their ballots for governor, driven by a wide range of issues. At Jahnke Road Baptist Church in suburban Richmond, 39-year-old Angelica Bega said Tuesday morning she wasn’t […]

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