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  • Friday August 11th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Hundreds of people in Richmond have packed a contentious community meeting to weigh in on what should be done with the city’s Confederate monuments. Local media report more than 500 people gathered Wednesday night at the Virginia Historical Society and more were turned away due to space restrictions. The meeting was the first of two public comment sessions that have been scheduled ...
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  • Friday August 11th, 2017
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – County officials in Virginia have granted Busch Gardens an approval the park needed to move forward in building a new, tall attraction. News outlets report the James City County board of supervisors this week unanimously approved a request from Busch Gardens for a height waiver that will let the park construct an attraction of up to 315 feet. The park hasn’t said ...
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  • Thursday August 10th, 2017
    Richmond, Va. (Aug. 9, 2017) – Bon Secours Virginia Health System has established a new leadership structure at Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital (RGH). Chris Accashian has been named CEO of RGH, effective July 31, 2017. Accashian, who joined Bon Secours in 2016 as CEO of Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center in Midlothian, Va., will serve as CEO of both hospitals. Accashian and his ...
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  • Thursday August 10th, 2017
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Interstate fishing regulators are seeking public comment on a plan to tweak the way they manage menhaden, one of the most important little fish in the ocean food chain. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission says in a statement last week that it wants to balance “menhaden’s ecological role as a prey species” with the needs of people who harvest and use ...
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  • Wednesday August 09th, 2017
    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) – A person disguised as a car seat has been driving a van around Washington, D.C.’s suburbs – an apparent attempt by transportation experts to gauge the public’s reaction toward what appears to be a driver-less vehicle. A van that appeared to have no driver made headlines among local news outlets when it was spotted last week in Arlington. Up-close video of the ...
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  • Wednesday August 09th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A new poll shows Democrat Ralph Northam leading Republican Ed Gillespie in Virginia’s race for governor. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Tuesday that Northam has a 5-point lead over Gillespie in the new poll by Virginia Commonwealth University. The telephone poll was conducted by VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs from July 17 to 25. It showed that 42 percent ...
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  • Wednesday August 09th, 2017
    A Deltaville man is dead, following a two car crash that happened Friday afternoon. 79 year old James Pleasants was a passenger in a vehicle traveling west on Route 33, when it slowed to make a left turn onto Route 153, and was hit from behind by another vehicle. Pleasants was rushed by ambulance to Riverside Regional Medical Center with what State Police called life-threatening ...
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