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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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  • Tuesday June 21st, 2016
    The Virginia Outdoors Foundation and the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Planning and Recreation Resources Division have submitted comments to the State Corporation Commission stating that alternatives to Dominion’s proposed towers will have less visual impact on the Rappahannock River and protected open spaces. The Planning and Recreation Resources Division noted that it had changed its position on the project after receiving the more detailed ...
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  • Tuesday June 21st, 2016
    Normally housed at Rappahannock Community College’s Warsaw Campus, the Richmond County Public Library will relocate during the week of June 27 to the county’s recently closed intermediate school building. It will remain there through late August, while roof renovations at the college make its usual location inaccessible. The library will hold a “grand opening” event on Friday, July 1, at its temporary home. From noon ...
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  • Monday June 20th, 2016
    Even though Dominion crews expected to have a “vast majority” of their customers back on by 11 p.m. Sunday, officials said the outage could extend into Monday for those who live in outlying areas with extensive damage. They will notify those customers directly. On Saturday afternoon, they said they restored the power to 70 percent of their customers and were hoping to have the power restored to 90 percent of their ...
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  • Monday June 20th, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) – A former University of Virginia law student disciplined for sexual misconduct is suing the Department of Education over the way colleges evaluate allegations of sexual assault on campus. The student is not named in the lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Washington. The lawsuit says he was allowed to graduate after being found responsible for a sexual misconduct claim against him, but ...
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