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  • Tuesday April 26th, 2016
    Warsaw Mayor Mark Milstead is taking a stand in the Verizon strike… Milstead agreed to send a letter on behalf of the town of Warsaw, in defense of the Main Street Verizon office, which has been threatened with closure in order to shift the company to using mega centers instead of separate offices. According to Theresa Balderson, a local Verizon employee, who is also chief ...
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  • Monday April 25th, 2016
    YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the theft of a donations jar intended for the family of a slain Virginia State Trooper. The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that 25-year-old Tyree Burrell was arrested Saturday, four days after authorities say a man stole the jar from a 7-Eleven convenience store near Yorktown. The money was intended for the ...
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  • Monday April 25th, 2016
    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) – The Coast Guard has rescued three crew members from a disabled boat that was stranded in the Chesapeake Bay. The Daily Times of Salisbury (http://delmarvane.ws/1rsPIuC ) reports that the Coast Guard was able to reach the 16-foot boat within less than an hour of receiving a distress signal Saturday afternoon. The rescue boat, which was in the area on a training mission, ...
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  • Monday April 25th, 2016
    Eastern State Hospital in James City County has lost its Medicare funding after federal and state surveyors found the facility failed to comply with requirements of participation for psychiatric hospitals. According to an article in the Daily Press, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has submitted a termination notice, which was effective last Thursday, citing the hospital’s failure to correct a set of deficiencies ...
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  • Monday April 25th, 2016
    As part of it’s continuing efforts to stop Dominion Power’s plans to build new transmission towers in the Rappahannock River, the Save the Rappahannock coalition won some local government support last week, according to a report in the Rappahannock Record, which says that during a closed session meeting held on April 14th, Lancaster supervisors authorized county attorney Jim Cornwell and the law firm of Sands ...
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  • Friday April 22nd, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia school board will ask the full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review the court’s ruling that a high school discriminated against a transgender teen by forbidding him from using the boys’ restroom. In a statement presented at the Gloucester County School Board meeting Thursday night, Chairman Troy Andersen said the board decided unanimously to file a petition for ...
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  • Friday April 22nd, 2016
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Officials say the results of an environmental assessment for a potential Navy drone base on Virginia’s Eastern Shore may be finished by late summer. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1U8kbcs ) reports the Navy made the announcement Wednesday, saying the assessment could help determine where it’ll locate its East Coast hub for a surveillance drone that is being developed. The service is considering locating four MQ-4C ...
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