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  • Thursday March 24th, 2016
    GLEN ALLEN, Va. (AP) – Police say a teacher in Virginia allowed students to smoke marijuana during his shop class, and he now faces charges. WRIC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1MDVvRL) that 23-year-old Domonic Leuzzi taught at the Academy of Virginia Randolph, a high school for academically and behaviorally challenged students. A schools spokesperson says he’s no longer employed there or anywhere in the Henrico County district. Leuzzi faces three ...
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  • Thursday March 24th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed legislation aimed at making sure prospective voters fill out all of the questions asked on voter registration forms. McAuliffe, a Democrat, announced Wednesday that he’d vetoed the Republican-backed legislation in the latest chapter in an ongoing partisan battle over voter registration requirements. The governor said in a statement that the bill could disenfranchise voters over technicalities, like ...
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  • Tuesday March 22nd, 2016
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Activists in Virginia are calling on officials to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a park. News outlets report that Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer announced Monday that he will create a task force to review the issue. The group will be created within 30 days and the process will include public engagement. Signer says the city must continue to ...
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  • Tuesday March 22nd, 2016
    The Town of Kilmarnock recently released an update and concept drawings for the Kilmarnock Town Centre Park project. According to the Record, the town’s leadership sees the park as a regional draw, with movie nights, concerts and festivals. Town officials say the park will become a reason for visitors and locals to come to Kilmarnock. Once they are in town, they will be frequenting the ...
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  • Tuesday March 22nd, 2016
    The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors last week, voted unanimously to hold a public hearing to consider an ordinance amending the county’s Business, Professional and Occupational License Tax. The amendment, if approved, would increase the minimum threshold from $50,000 to $100,000 for businesses to be taxed based on their total gross receipts. The public hearing will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30 in ...
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  • Monday March 21st, 2016
    Virginia State Police now say it could be weeks, if not months, before the investigation into what caused the February 29 fire that burned much of Dozier’s Port Urbanna Marina turns up any information. Meanwhile, police say that should not be interpreted as if any crime has been committed, but rather simply a statement regarding how time consuming the investigation will be, considering the amount ...
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  • Monday March 21st, 2016
    More travel headaches this week because of bridge work in the area. Beginning Monday, single lane closures are scheduled on the Eltham Bridge and Lord Delaware Bridge for bridge inspections near the Town of West Point. Today and tomorrow, one lane of Route 30 will be closed on the bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in what VDOT is calling “a mobile work zone” ...
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