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  • Friday April 29th, 2016 gavel
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Supreme Court will consider whether current and former state senators need to provide records related to a redistricting lawsuit. Redistricting advocates have sought lawmakers’ communications with outside consultants related to the 2011 redistricting. The lawmakers have refused and a lower court judge has ruled the lawmakers are in contempt. The Daily Press reports (http://goo.gl/Owm4pz ) the high court’s decision to take ...
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  • Friday April 29th, 2016 scam-2
    RICHMOND, Va. — There is a phone scam in Central Virginia that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning Richmonders about. The Richmond FBI said it has received multiple calls from community members worried about a person calling them and claiming to represent the U.S. government before demanding thousands of dollars. If denied, the caller threatens arrest. The number may come across caller ID as a number ...
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  • Friday April 29th, 2016 yourvote
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The State Board of Elections has voted to overhaul Virginia’s voter registration form to make it easier for residents to vote. Media outlets report that the changes to the new registration form, which takes effect July 1, were approved Thursday. Voters will no longer have to check a box saying they will be at least 18 year old on the date of the ...
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  • Thursday April 28th, 2016 virginia_state_police
      State police say a Warner nam died from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle on last Friday, April 22. The accident happened at about 12:30 a.m. just west of Urbanna. According to State Police public information officer Sgt. Michelle Anaya, A 1991 Mazda truck was traveling westbound on Route 227 when the driver, David S. Cockrell, struck 39-year-old Daniel Lake Brinkley of Warner who ...
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  • Thursday April 28th, 2016 obamacare
    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama’s health care law, in a wave of state-level requests rippling across the country ahead of the political conventions this summer. Insurers say the law’s coverage has been a financial drain for many of them, and they’re setting the stage for 2017 hikes that in some cases could reach well into the double ...
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  • Thursday April 28th, 2016 mcauliffe-2
    RICHMOND, Va (WVIR) – Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe says he will not convene a special session requested by Republican House and Senate leaders in regards to his actions restoring felon’s rights. Last week, McAuliffe signed an executive order to restore rights for more than 200,000 felons who had completed their sentences and re-entered society. House Speaker Bill Howell and Senate Leader Thomas Norment are concerned the action ...
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  • Wednesday April 27th, 2016 triton3
    NORFOLK, Va.  — The state of Florida is now making its pitch, to try to land the Navy’s next generation of unmanned surveillance drones. Well, it turns out, so are two places in the Sunshine State.It’s been known for two weeks that Wallops Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore is under consideration for home-basing of the new Triton aircraft. It could mean hundreds of new jobs and millions ...
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