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  • Monday March 28th, 2016 dominion2
    The State Corporation Commission will hold a two-session local public hearing in July on the application that has been filed by Dominion Virginia Power to rebuild an existing transmission line across the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties. The two sessions will be held on July 6th… the first at 2PM and the second at 7 that evening, at Lancaster Middle School in Kilmarnock. ...
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  • Monday March 28th, 2016 vdot
    Beginning today, the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin inspections on the Robert O. Norris Bridge. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on the bridge from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. through Friday. A pilot truck will be used to guide motorists across the bridge one lane at a time. Flaggers will stop traffic on each bridge approach while the pilot truck leads traffic from ...
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  • Friday March 25th, 2016
    Gloucester County, Va. – A woman was arrested during the execution of a search warrant during a heroin investigation at a home in Gloucester County on March 16th and a man wanted for the same investigation is still at-large According to the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office, the search warrant was executed along with assistance from the Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force during on ongoing investigation into the distribution of narcotics ...
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  • Friday March 25th, 2016 mcauliffe-2
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that seeks to undo the Democrat’s executive order banning guns in state offices. McAuliffe also nixed a bill that would prevent most government agencies from prohibiting employees from keeping firearms in their vehicles. State workers are currently barred from possessing a weapon not required for their job when they are on state premises or conducting state ...
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  • Friday March 25th, 2016 virginia_seal
    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) – The Blue Ridge Parkway has listed opening dates for Virginia attractions along its 469-mile scenic route. Picnic areas open April 15, while campgrounds such as Rocky Knob and Peaks of Otter open May 6. Restrooms open May 5, although portable toilets are available until then. May 29 launches Sunday evening mountain music programs at the Roanoke Mountain picnic area. Most other attractions will open ...
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  • Thursday March 24th, 2016 dominion2
    The State Corporation Commission says it plans to hold a two-session local public hearing in July to study the application by Dominion Virginia Power to rebuild several miles of an existing 115-kilovolt transmission line across the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties. The sessions will be conducted at 2PM and at 7PM on July 6th at Lancaster Middle School in Kilmarnock. After that, the ...
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  • Thursday March 24th, 2016 blackface
    A private school in Virginia says three students have been disciplined for using “blackface” to depict an African-American character in a video. Isle of Wight Academy Headmaster Benjamin Vaughn says the video was presented in a senior government class that illustrated a landmark Supreme Court case. One of the students in the video is in blackface representing an African-American woman.   The Daily Press reports that the ...
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