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  • Thursday June 16th, 2016
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – A 7-year-old Portsmouth student is facing expulsion after bringing toy guns to school. Media outlets report the second-grader was suspended for 10 days in May after he was caught with a water gun and a Nerf gun in class at Douglass Park Elementary. Following his suspension, the school told the child’s mother that he could be expelled. Like most school systems, Portsmouth has ...
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  • Wednesday June 15th, 2016
    UPDATE: NORRIS BRIDGE WORK TONIGHT, TOMORROW NIGHT Route 3 traffic will be reduced on the bridge tonight, Thursday night FREDERICKSBURG – Two additional evenings of work have been scheduled on the Robert O. Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River for tonight and tomorrow night. Overnight repairs to the bridge’s travel surface are now scheduled for Wednesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 16. Route 3 will be reduced to one ...
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  • Wednesday June 15th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia says that nearly three quarters of the commonwealth’s attorney elections held over a 10 year period were uncontested. The ACLU looked at every commonwealth’s attorney election held between 2005 and 2015. The group says that of the 381 total races during that period, 72 percent of them were uncontested. The ACLU says ...
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  • Wednesday June 15th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Democrats and the presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton are opening five offices around the state as part of the prep work ahead of the general election. The offices – two in northern Virginia, one in Blacksburg, one in Richmond and one in Virginia Beach – are opening Tuesday through Thursday. Local Democratic lawmakers and candidates will be on hand in at each ...
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  • Tuesday June 14th, 2016
    UPDATE: The overnight water main repair at E. Church and Main Streets is now completed. The intersection is fully open to all traffic.    All water service has been turned back on.  For the locations along Main Street and adjacent streets where water was turned off, there may be some discolored water due to sediment released. This is  not harmful and we recommended simply flushing toilets and letting a ...
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  • Tuesday June 14th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia voters are set to head to the polls Tuesday in a handful of primary elections around the state. This is the first set of elections taking place in Virginia since a panel of federal judges ordered the state to impose a new redistricting plan crafted by a court-appointed expert. The most closely watched race is the GOP primary in the 2nd Congressional ...
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  • Tuesday June 14th, 2016
    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) – Officials say a power outage led them to shut down Kings Dominion theme park early over the weekend. Multiple news outlets report Kings Dominion released a statement saying the park had a partial power outrage around 8 p.m. Saturday. As a result, all rides were stopped and safely evacuated. Some customers told news outlets that they were stuck on rides after the power ...
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