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  • Tuesday May 17th, 2016
    State officials will review more old Virginia criminal cases that involved the testing of blood types, following the exoneration of a man who spent 33 years in prison for crimes it was eventually proven, he did not commit. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the Virginia Department of Forensic Science will start reviewing 200 cases from 1982, 1986 and 1990. The review stems from the case ...
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  • Tuesday May 17th, 2016
    Preservation Virginia has announced that the slave dwelling at Oak Hill has been added to the list of Virginia’s Most Endangered Historic Places for 2016. The announcement was made as part of the national observance of Historic Preservation Week, with the hope of encouraging the preservation of the structures for the future. Doug Sanford, professor of historic preservation at University of Mary Washington, nominated the ...
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  • Monday May 16th, 2016
    The Virginia State Police have issued a senior alert urging citizens to be on the look out for Ronald Eugene Jackson, 81.  The alert was issued Sunday around 7:20 p.m. on behalf of the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office. Police said Jackson is believed to be in danger and was last seen on Sunday around 4 p.m. at 5326 Dickerson Road, Partlow, Va. Jackson is described as a ...
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  • Monday May 16th, 2016
    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) – A state council is scheduled to take up a proposal to rename George Mason University’s law school for the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia. The school announced earlier this year that it received a $10 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation, and a $20 million matching grant from an anonymous donor. But the anonymous contribution is contingent on renaming the ...
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  • Monday May 16th, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) – Verizon and union officials representing about 39,000 striking landline and cable workers up and down the East Coast have agreed to restart negotiations. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez says he met with both sides on Sunday in Washington, D.C. Perez says the parties had an “open, frank and constructive dialogue” about finding a way to move forward to resolve the issues and ...
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  • Saturday May 14th, 2016
    Evening events at the Deltaville seafood festival have been postponed due to bad weather. The “Slapnation” band concert at the Deltaville Ballpark will be rescheduled.
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  • Friday May 13th, 2016
    Relay For Life of Middlesex will be held tomorrow, beginning at 6PM at the Middlesex County Sports Complex at Locust Hill. If the weather is not cooperative however, the event will be moved to inside Middlesex Elementary School or St. Clare Walker Middle School. Opening ceremonies will take place at 6 p.m., followed by the survivor lap and a reception for all cancer survivors and ...
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