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  • Thursday September 28th, 2017
    WAVES, N.C. (AP) – Maria is finally racing east in the Atlantic, giving the United States and the Caribbean a rest from the constant threat of tropical weather for more than a month. No injuries have been reported on the U.S. mainlan with Maria. The storm mainly lashed North Carolina’s fragile Outer Banks, with high water and waves pounding the islands from both sides. Officials say the ...
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  • Thursday September 28th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is helping raise money for the Democratic candidate in Virginia’s closely watched race for governor. An invitation obtained by The Associated Press says Clinton is the featured guest at a fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam in New York on Oct. 4. Northam is facing Republican Ed Gillespie in one of only two off-year gubernatorial contests in November. ...
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  • Wednesday September 27th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board on Friday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a transgender teen who sued for the right to use the boys bathroom at his high school. Gavin Grimm sued the Gloucester County School Board in 2015. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent the case back to a lower court last month, asking a ...
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  • Wednesday September 27th, 2017
    Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 6:49 am EDTWednesday, September 27th 2017, 9:33 am EDT9:30 a.m. Standing near the closed fishing pier in the unincorporated community of Avon, Tony Meekins said anything is possible when it comes to Maria’s effect on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The 55-year-old lifelong Avon resident said the dune line along much of this part of Hatteras Island is gone, pounded down by previous storms. The ...
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  • Wednesday September 27th, 2017
    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia Tech has unveiled a new academic logo and dropped its old “Invent the Future” tagline as part of a re-branding campaign. The school revealed the new logo Tuesday. The school has long had two logos, one for athletics and one for academics. Now, the two logos will look nearly identical. The old academic emblem -a maroon shield – will be phased out. The new ...
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  • Wednesday September 27th, 2017
    Two people have been arrested in Northumberland County on an indictment received from a Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017. Orville Hugh King III and Joan Marie Parks face charges in connection with the overdose death of Robert Steven Auman, a 51 year old man from Reedville in Northumberland County. Northumberland Sheriff Office’s Deputies were dispatched to 132 Harbor Drive in Reedville on April ...
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  • Tuesday September 26th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The governors of Maryland and Virginia and the mayor of Washington are headed to Canada together for a trade mission. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser are on a two-day trip to Toronto where they plan to promote tourism in the U.S. capital and surrounding area. They plan to meet Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and U.S. ...
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