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  • Saturday March 12th, 2016
    A 13-year-old girl was struck by a car and killed while crossing a Northumberland County road early Saturday night. At about  7:10 p.m. state police were called to Fleeton Road near the intersection with Chesapeake Beach Road in Reedville in response to a pedestrian who had been hit by a vehicle. Brianna Williams, a 13 year old girl from Northumberland County, was attempting to cross Fleeton Road ...
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  • Saturday March 12th, 2016
    Heath Grant scored 18 points and Marcus Finley added 12 as Radford defeated Lancaster 54-44 in the 1A boys state final at the Siegel Center. Rasul Henderson led Lancaster (23-5) with 14 points. Radford (29-1) built a 10-point first-quarter lead. By the end of the third, that lead had dwindled to two points. Radford then used a strong fourth quarter to pull away. Radford’s defense limited Lancaster ...
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  • Friday March 11th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia General Assembly has given final approval to a bill that would allow the state to execute condemned inmates in the electric chair when it can’t find lethal injection drugs. The bill had previously been approved by both chambers, but a modified version with a minor amendment was given final approval Friday. Virginia is one of at least eight states that allow ...
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  • Friday March 11th, 2016
    Richmond – Lancaster ended the Altavista boys’ run at a fourth-straight state title, beating the Colonels 52-48 in Group 1A state semifinal action Thursday afternoon. Altavista led at the half by 9 and by 3 entering the final quarter. But the Red Devils outscored the Colonels by 7 the final period to pull out the win. Altavista ends its season 21-and-5. Lancaster will face Radford Saturday at noon ...
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  • Friday March 11th, 2016
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Automobile Dealers Association is suing Tesla Motors to block the electric car maker from establishing a second dealership in the state. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Fairfax County accuses Tesla of violating an agreement it reached with the auto dealers over Tesla’s first Virginia dealership, which opened last year in Tysons Corner. The dealers have argued that Tesla’s business model violates ...
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  • Thursday March 10th, 2016
    Gloucester Sheriff Darrell Warren has presented the Medal of Merit Award to Gloucester Master Deputy Chris Sigley. Last November, Sigley and a number of other deputies responded to a report of an attempted murder that had just occurred in Lancaster County. The victim had been stabbed multiple times by her estranged boyfriend, and was picked up by a passing vehicle which, in turn, was chased ...
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  • Thursday March 10th, 2016
    Dominion Power has moved forward, and submitted an application to the Virginia State Corporation Commission, proposing a 115kV designed overhead tower system to replace line crossing the Rappahannock River. In the application, Dominion also said they plan to submit a plan for a 230kV designed overhead option and an underground option as well. While hearings and testimony will take weeks, the entire process will likely ...
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