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  • Thursday February 11th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A legislative panel has killed a bill that would have required students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their biological sex. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (bit.ly/1osdjtw) that the bill died Tuesday with an 8-13 vote in a House subcommittee. It sought to require school boards to adopt policies ensuring that restrooms and locker rooms are “only used by students based on their ...
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  • Wednesday February 10th, 2016
    CHESAPEAKE, Va.,  — Dominion Virginia Power will soon add more solar power to its generation portfolio.  The company is partnering with SunEnergy1 to install 91,803 solar panels at a new solar farm in Chesapeake– enough to power 5,000 homes. SunEnergy1, a North Carolina-based company, will lease the 250 acre site, located off Ballahack Road and U.S. Highway 17. Dominion will purchase the output of the ...
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  • Wednesday February 10th, 2016
    Many Virginia High schools, including schools locally, are kicking off a statewide safety campaign to prevent speeding and increase seat belt use among teens. The four-week campaign, called MISSION:POSSIBLE. Buckle Up. Drive the Speed Limit., is designed to educate teens about the dangers of speeding and help them develop life-long safe driving habits. It is sponsored by Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety, ...
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  • Wednesday February 10th, 2016
    If you live in the Greenvale, Paynes or Beach Creek Watersheds in Lancaster County, you may be eligible for reimbursment up to 50% of the cost of having your septic tank pumped out. The Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District, in conjuction with Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality has received grant funding that is aimed at assisting residents of those watersheds with septic tank ...
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  • Wednesday February 10th, 2016
    Lancaster Co Schools | open 2 hours late Essex Co Schools | open 2 hours late Westmoreland Co. Schools | open 2 hours late Lancaster Community Library | Open at 11 AM
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  • Tuesday February 09th, 2016
    Colonial Williamsburg is being criticized for it’s first ever Super Bowl commercial. Many news outlets across the country, along with many on social media, are condemning the spot, which includes footage of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Twin Towers on 9-11. Professor of Brand Management at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Brandcenter, and an officer with a public relations and marketing firm, Kelly O’Keefe, ...
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  • Tuesday February 09th, 2016
    An escaped work-release inmate from Henrico County has been captured in Florida, three days after he removed his GPS monitoring device and fled the state. 54-year-old James Booth was captured early Saturday in Palm Coast, Florida, where he was hiding in a shed. The sheriff’s office in Flager County, Florida, says police learned of Booth’s whereabouts after a crash on Interstate 95. Witnesses said three people ...
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