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  • Friday October 24th, 2014
    The Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority and Virginia Commonwealth University invite you to share your thoughts and ideas on the future development of the Lands End Subdivision recently gifted to the PAA. VCU Masters of Urban and Regional Planning students will conduct this meeting and one more to follow, building off of your input. There will be a meeting on November 5th at the ...
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  • Friday October 24th, 2014
    A special salute to current and past members of the U.S. Armed Forces is being held at 4 p.m. November 10 on the lawn of the Old Courthouse in Heathsville. The event, Freedom Is Not Free, is sponsored by the Northumberland Public Library and the Marine Corps League of the Northern Neck. The free event is open to the public. Event organizers encourage people to wear ...
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  • Friday October 24th, 2014
    Win with the Library! Grand Prize $10,000, 1 First Prize-$2000, 1 Second Prize-$1000, 3 Third Prizes-$500 Buy on or before December 19, pay $95 and qualify for Early Bird Drawing of $500! The Lancaster Community Library depends on gifts from our generous donors and raffle ticket proceeds for 60% of the operating budget. The Library gets approximately $43,000 from this raffle. Tickets will be sold from 9:00 a.m. on Monday, ...
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  • Friday October 24th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell’s sentencing on nine public corruption convictions has been set for Feb. 20. McDonnell had originally been scheduled for sentencing Jan. 6, but she asked for a postponement because one of her attorneys has a scheduling conflict that day. U.S. District Judge James Spencer approved her motion last week and set the new sentencing date Thursday. Former Gov. Bob ...
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  • Thursday October 23rd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Motorists are being urged to stay focused and alert as deer mating season is creating deadly road hazards in Virginia. AAA Mid-Atlantic says thousands of deer-related crashes take place across the state each year, resulting in fatalities, injuries, and costly vehicle damage. According to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles more than half of all deer-related vehicle crashes happen between the months of ...
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  • Wednesday October 22nd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Employment Commission says the state’s jobless rate was unchanged at 5.5 percent in September. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September also was the same rate as a year ago. Officials say Virginia’s jobless rate has increased slightly for the past five months. Jobs decreases were seen in industries including private education and health services, professional and business services, construction, total ...
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  • Wednesday October 22nd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Department of Health is helping answer questions from the public and provide the most up-to-date information regarding Ebola to Virginians. The agency says it has set up a hotline that’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The hotline can be reached at 877-275-8343. Officials say Virginia’s 211 Call Center will be handling these calls using frequently asked questions ...
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