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  • Wednesday January 20th, 2016
    MELFA, Va. (AP) – Virginia State Police say a pilot and passenger were uninjured when a small plane crashed and caught fire at the Accomack County Airport. Media outlets report the crash occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday as the pilot attempted to land. The plane went off the runway and caught fire when it struck a storage shed and light pole. State Police spokeswoman Michelle Anaya ...
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  • Tuesday January 19th, 2016
    Already serving 45 years in prison or the second degree murder of Claudine Gifford, Todd Kessler was also tried and convicted for the unlawful wounding of William Rose, an incident that occured only a few days after the disappearance of Claudine Gifford, and at the same Windmill Point bar.  While the defense presented witnesses who suggested that Kessler did not start the altercation; Judge Taliaferro ...
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  • Tuesday January 19th, 2016
    Since 2009, the number of boats docked in Middlesex has decreased to the tune of 20%.  Emigration to the neighboring counties of Lancaster and Gloucester has been spurred by discrepancies in tax codes between the locales.  Both Lancaster and Gloucester counties have either significantly reduced or eliminated personal property taxes on large boats; but Middlesex has yet to change the structure of their taxes to ...
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  • Tuesday January 19th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Department of Taxation says its individual income tax filing season is open. Tuesday’s starting date coordinates with the start of the federal tax filing season. The deadline to file 2015 Virginia tax returns is May 2. Virginia tax officials say they are more carefully reviewing all returns to protect against identity theft and tax refund fraud, so it may take longer ...
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  • Tuesday January 19th, 2016
    (Photo Credit: Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP) By ALAN SUDERMANAssociated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gun groups are squaring off at the Virginia General Assembly. Pro-gun rights groups held a morning rally at the Capitol Monday, and gun control advocates held one a few hours later. Supporters of gun rights urged lawmakers to undo some of the policies put in place by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General ...
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  • Friday January 15th, 2016
    Virginia State Police identified the pilot killed when his ultra light plane crashed Thursday in Middlesex County as Gilbert Dennis Gregory of Glenns, Virginia. Gregory was the only person in the plane when it crashed, investigators said. The cause of the crash remained under investigation. “Virginia State Police Communications center received a phone call at approximately 2:08 p..m. from a citizen advising that they had ...
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  • Friday January 15th, 2016
    Governor Terry McAuliffe is asking state lawmakers to avoid partisan squabbles and expand Medicaid during the 2016 legislative session. The governor touted what he referred to as his accomplishments and outlined his goals in his State of the Commonwealth speech before the GOP-controlled General Assembly, kicking off its 2016 legislative session. McAuliffe and top Republicans have repeatedly clashed on the governor’s top priority, that being ...
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