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  • Monday May 02nd, 2016
    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia Republicans have rejected former presidential candidate Jim Gilmore’s bid to be a state delegate to the national GOP convention. Republicans elected 13 at-large delegates Saturday at a state convention in Harrisonburg, a group that did not include the former Virginia governor and former chairman of the Republican National Committee. Gilmore had hoped his pedigree would help him land a spot as a ...
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  • Monday May 02nd, 2016
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – The University of Virginia has released a new plan to roll back energy use, emissions and waste. The Daily Progress (http://bit.ly/1NiAnX9) reports that over the next five years, the university will try to eliminate the use of coal as an energy source, increase the use of renewable energy and install building retrofits that reduce the use of lighting and the need for ...
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  • Friday April 29th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Supreme Court will consider whether current and former state senators need to provide records related to a redistricting lawsuit. Redistricting advocates have sought lawmakers’ communications with outside consultants related to the 2011 redistricting. The lawmakers have refused and a lower court judge has ruled the lawmakers are in contempt. The Daily Press reports (http://goo.gl/Owm4pz ) the high court’s decision to take ...
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  • Friday April 29th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. — There is a phone scam in Central Virginia that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning Richmonders about. The Richmond FBI said it has received multiple calls from community members worried about a person calling them and claiming to represent the U.S. government before demanding thousands of dollars. If denied, the caller threatens arrest. The number may come across caller ID as a number ...
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  • Friday April 29th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The State Board of Elections has voted to overhaul Virginia’s voter registration form to make it easier for residents to vote. Media outlets report that the changes to the new registration form, which takes effect July 1, were approved Thursday. Voters will no longer have to check a box saying they will be at least 18 year old on the date of the ...
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  • Thursday April 28th, 2016
      State police say a Warner nam died from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle on last Friday, April 22. The accident happened at about 12:30 a.m. just west of Urbanna. According to State Police public information officer Sgt. Michelle Anaya, A 1991 Mazda truck was traveling westbound on Route 227 when the driver, David S. Cockrell, struck 39-year-old Daniel Lake Brinkley of Warner who ...
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  • Thursday April 28th, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama’s health care law, in a wave of state-level requests rippling across the country ahead of the political conventions this summer. Insurers say the law’s coverage has been a financial drain for many of them, and they’re setting the stage for 2017 hikes that in some cases could reach well into the double ...
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