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  • Thursday February 25th, 2016
    (TAPPAHANNOCK- WWBT-TV) About 25 people were injured in Tappahannock after an  apparent tornado hit through the area, according to Virginia State Police. Their injuries ranged from minor to serious. They were taken to Riverside Tappahannock Hospital and then were eventually taken to Memorial Regional and VCU Medical Center.  250 responders were on scene assisting Tappahannock and Essex County. There have been reports of three separate tornadoes that ...
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  • Wednesday February 24th, 2016
    Due to impending severe weather the following Schools have cancelled after school activities for Wed Feb 24 Gloucester Mathews Lancaster – (Basketball Game postponed; School board meeting will go on) Chesapeake Academy – Extended day students should be picked up by 3:10 RCC (All locations) – Evening classes cancelled
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  • Wednesday February 24th, 2016
    The Virginia General Assembly has given final approved to legislation that would allow more concealed-weapon permit holders to legally carry guns in the state. A compromise hammered out by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, along with top Republicans, passed the Senate Monday. The legislation would expand the number of concealed handgun permit reciprocity agreements Virginia has with other states, allowing more out-of-state permit holders to legally carry guns ...
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  • Wednesday February 24th, 2016
    Virginia lawmakers are considering letting wildlife officials shoot feral hogs from helicopters. According to an article in the Virginian-Pilot, if passed, the law would give the state a new strategy to eliminate the destructive wild hogs, which are rapidly multiplying here in Virginia. America is home to as many as 5 million feral hogs, but their numbers in Virginia are now thought to be in ...
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  • Wednesday February 24th, 2016
    Things are looking good for Lancaster Community Library’s Capital Campaign. So far, it has raised about $2 million of the $2.1 million goal to support its new building at 16 Town Center Drive in Kilmarnock. The fund raising drive continues, and now, LCL is offering a special opportunity for the community to show its support. A donation of $250 or $500 will entitle donors to remember ...
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  • Tuesday February 23rd, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia General Assembly has given final approved to legislation that would allow more concealed-weapon permit holders to legally carry guns in the state. A compromise hammered out by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and top Republicans easily passed the Senate with bipartisan support Monday. The legislation would expand the number of concealed handgun permit reciprocity agreements Virginia has with other states, allowing more ...
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  • Tuesday February 23rd, 2016
    The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing man. Kevin C. Blake, 51, was last seen on Saturday night at around 11 p.m. in the Topping area of the county, according to the sheriff’s office. Blake is a white male, six feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He was wearing blue jeans and a t-shirt. Anyone with information is asked ...
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