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  • Tuesday October 21st, 2014
    Wardell Carter and Robbie Spiers will receive the Boys & Girls Club’s 2014 William H. Knull, Jr. God, Country, and Community Award at the Club’s third annual Steak & Burger dinner on November 13th. This award is presented to an individual or team of individuals in the Northern Neck who have distinguished themselves by unselfish service to God, Country and Community while also giving services ...
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  • Tuesday October 21st, 2014
    BY MIKE STOBBE AND EMILY SCHMALL ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers had pushed hard for after two Dallas nurses became infected while caring for the first person diagnosed with the virus in the United States. Centers for Disease Control ...
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  • Tuesday October 21st, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Gov. Jim Gilmore’s super PAC is paying for new ads in support of Senate candidate Ed Gillespie and other Republicans. Gilmore announced Monday that his political action committee will air radio and TV ads in support of Gillespie, who is facing Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Warner. The super PAC is also paying for radio ads in support of GOP Senate candidates Joni ...
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  • Monday October 20th, 2014
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is releasing three rehabilitated sea turtles. A loggerhead sea turtle named Wolverine, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle named Lex Luther and a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle named Loki will be released Monday afternoon along the shore in Virginia Beach. A Tangier Island fisherman found Wolverine in July. The aquarium tells media outlets that the turtle had ...
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  • Monday October 20th, 2014
    The town of Kilmarnock reports that on Saturday, October 18 at about 7:20 p.m., Virginia State Police responded to a Kilmarnock Police Officer being struck by a vehicle on Irvington Road just south of 1st Avenue in Lancaster County. A 2002 Pontiac, driven by 63 year old Phillis A. Brown of Lancaster County, was traveling north on Irvington Road when it struck the officer as ...
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  • Sunday October 19th, 2014
    By STEVE HELBER Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Virginia authorities are conducting forensic tests to confirm that human remains discovered by searchers in a rural area are those of a missing University of Virginia student. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo told a news conference Saturday that a set of remains was found on an abandoned property in southern Albemarle County. He said authorities have not yet confirmed they ...
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  • Saturday October 18th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe is organizing multiple state agencies into a unified command group as part of an effort to safeguard against any spread of the Ebola virus in Virginia. McAuliffe announced Friday that the group will work to make sure first responders have adequate training to treat Ebola patients and that state hospitals are able to coordinate potential care. State Health Commissioner Marissa ...
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