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  • Friday June 24th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals says DNA evidence proves that two men had nothing to do with the rape and beating of a Norfolk woman two decades ago. The Innocence Project filed papers Tuesday in the Supreme Court of Virginia arguing that DNA tests prove that Nathaniel E. Epps and Percell F. Warren were wrongfully convicted in the attack, ...
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  • Thursday June 23rd, 2016
    Changes are in store for the Urbanna Business Association, when as of the first of July, President Karen Lowe, the owner of Lowe Tide LLC in Urbanna, will step down, and Lewis Hall of Urbanna will become the new president. Lowe says she plans on staying active in the community and UBA, but she also felt it was time for a change. In making her ...
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  • Thursday June 23rd, 2016
    A mobile work zone will close a single travel lane of Route 33 at the Lord Delaware Bridge on Monday, June 27 through Thursday, June 30. The bridge carries Route 33 traffic between King and Queen County and the Town of West Point. VDOT crews will be performing tests on the bridge associated with an ongoing maintenance project to remove and replace grout. A single ...
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  • Thursday June 23rd, 2016
    The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors has agreed to create the Middlesex Broadband Authority. The aim of the new authority… to bring high-speed data and internet broadband services to the county. It will operate as a separate legal entity from the board of supervisors, because Virginia localities are prohibited, with only a few limited exceptions, from providing internet broadband services. Authorities on the other hand, ...
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  • Wednesday June 22nd, 2016
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – The first peregrine falcon chick known to have been born in Virginia Beach in decades has died after crashing into a window. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/28VvHFU ) reports that building maintenance staff at Virginia Beach Town Center found the female chick on a window ledge Tuesday. The falcon had hatched May 4 on the Armada Hoffler building and recently began flying. Reese Lukei, who ...
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  • Wednesday June 22nd, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Three former Virginia attorneys general have filed a brief opposing Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s blanket restoration of voting and other rights for ex-felons. The brief recently filed with the Virginia Supreme Court said McAuliffe’s April restoration of rights for more than 200,000 ex-felons “undermines the rule of law.” The brief was filed by Ken Cuccinelli, who ran against McAuliffe in 2013; Jim Gilmore, ...
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  • Tuesday June 21st, 2016
    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Supreme Court has announced that it will not hear an appeal of a Danville judge’s decision allowing the Confederate flag to be removed from a monument at Sutherlin Mansion. Media outlets report the Heritage Preservation Association filed a lawsuit after the Danville City Council adopted an ordinance in August permitting only U.S., state and city flags to be flown on ...
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