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  • Thursday January 28th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Some Virginia lawmakers are hoping to undo Attorney General Mark Herring’s decision to revoke the state’s concealed handgun permit agreements with more than two dozen states. The Democratic attorney general announced last month that Virginia will no longer recognize the concealed handgun permits of 25 states he says don’t have strong enough protections. The new policy goes into effect on Monday. But WVIR-TV ...
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  • Wednesday January 27th, 2016
    CLOSINGS & DELAYS PUBLIC SCHOOLS Northumberland Co. Schools – Opening 3 hours Late Today Westmoreland Co. Schools – 3 hr delay (Cople Elementary will be CLOSED ) Colonial Beach Schools | Opening 2 hours Late Today King George Co. Schools – Closed (Code 2 employees report at 9 a.m.) King William Co. Schools | Opening 2 hours Late Today
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  • Wednesday January 27th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Republicans hoping to replace a Virginia Supreme Court Justice installed by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe say lawmakers will vote this week on whether she should remain on the court. Republicans have protested McAuliffe’s appointment of Justice Jane Marum Roush in July, saying he did a poor job of consulting with GOP leaders before making his pick. House Republican Speaker William J. Howell says ...
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  • Wednesday January 27th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Health officials say a Virginia resident who traveled outside the United States has tested positive for Zika, a mosquito-transmitted virus. Health Commissioner Dr. Marissa Levine said Tuesday that the resident traveled to a country where the Zika virus transmission is ongoing. She says this person poses no risk to other residents, because it is not mosquito season in Virginia. Health officials suspect Zika ...
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  • Wednesday January 27th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. — The issue of which restroom a Gloucester County student can use will go before a Federal Appeals Court in Richmond Wednesday. Earlier, the Gloucester County School Board voted six-to-one  to deny Gavin Grimm’s request for permission to use the boys’ bathroom at his school. Grimm was born a female, but has the gender identity of a male. School officials said they received complaints from students and ...
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  • Tuesday January 26th, 2016
    Due to the number of school days missed for inclement weather, this Thursday and Friday, January 28 and 29, originally scheduled for teacher work days have now been changed to full school days for all Lancaster County students and staff.  The end of the first semester will now be February 4th, and February 5th will be a teacher work day.  Report cards will be issued ...
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  • Tuesday January 26th, 2016
    BY FRANK GREEN/RICHMOND TIMES–DISPATCH | RICHMOND—Texas owed Virginia a favor when it gave the state the first of three drugs it needed to execute serial killer Alfredo Prieto by injection in October. With a March 16 execution set for Richmond’s Ricky Javon Gray, the Virginia Department of Corrections says it lacks enough of that drug to put to death the killer of Richmond’s Harvey family.   Virginia ...
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