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  • Monday December 05th, 2016 sterling
    By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated PressRICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A former CIA employee serving a 3 1/2 year-prison for leaking government secrets to a reporter is taking his case to a federal appeals court. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear Jeffrey Sterling’s case Tuesday. A jury convicted the 49-year-old on all counts last year after he was charged under the Espionage ...
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  • Monday December 05th, 2016 homicide
      RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Officials in Richmond say a shortage of patrol officers is hampering their efforts to curb a spike in homicides that has reached a 10-year high. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2fXbdCo) reported Saturday that Virginia’s capital has recorded 59 homicides this year. That’s the highest since 2016, when there were 81. It’s a 40 percent increase over the 2015 total. Chief Alfred Durham is seeking ...
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  • Friday December 02nd, 2016 police-pay
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Legislative leaders from both parties say increasing salaries and reducing staffing shortages among Virginia State Police will be a priority in the upcoming legislative session despite the state’s budget shortfall. The state is facing an estimated $1.5 billion shortfall due to lower-than-expected income and sales tax collections, which prompted Gov. Terry McAuliffe over the summer to scrap planned raises for state employees. ...
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  • Friday December 02nd, 2016 katiecouric-640x480
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Lawyers for journalist Katie Couric are urging a federal judge to dismiss a $12 million defamation lawsuit filed by Virginia gun rights activists over what they call a misleading documentary edit. The Virginia Citizens Defense League filed a lawsuit in September over Couric’s documentary “Under the Gun.” The documentary shows nearly 10 seconds of silence after Couric asks members of the Virginia Citizens ...
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  • Friday December 02nd, 2016 town-center
    David A. Nice Builders got right to work after town officials, civic leaders and community members gathered October 5 to commemorate the groundbreaking for the Kilmarnock Town Centre Park at 150 North Main Street. “A little over two years ago we started down the path that has led us to today. After considering over the years a number of uses for this open space Kilmarnock’s Town ...
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  • Thursday December 01st, 2016
    Three people were rushed to Riverside Walter Reed Hospital in Gloucester with burns to the face and hands, as a result of a boat fire at Millstone Public Landing in Water View. One of those injured, a juvenile, was later tranferred to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk. A father and his two sons from Maryland were visiting the children’s grandfather who lives ...
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  • Thursday December 01st, 2016 eat-with-santa
    Santa is coming to town December 17th this year to have breakfast, take photos and share some holiday cheer with the younger generation. Hosted by Woodland Manor in Dunnsville, guests will enjoy a traditional Southern breakfast, consisting of two seatings – 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Tickets are $20 each and INCLUDE breakfast, a photo with Santa , plus a craft and goody bag filled ...
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