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  • Wednesday June 29th, 2016
    The White Stone Town Council last week, adopted a resolution in support of building a new bridge across the Rappahannock River from White Stone to Topping. The vote was unanimous… 5 to 0, to support the replacement of the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge. According to Whitestone Mayor Randy Reeves, who spoke with the Rappahannock Record, the process for replacement of the bridge “is ...
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  • Wednesday June 29th, 2016
    Mathews supervisors today, will hold a public hearing on leasing the Seabreeze Restaurant. The hearing is set for tonight at 7 in the historic courthouse. It comes following a request for proposals from prospective tenants for the Gwynn’s Island property was put out by the board in May. That came about because the current tenant of the property… Gary Galluzzi of Mathews and of New ...
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  • Tuesday June 28th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has filed a response in a lawsuit filed by GOP leaders attempting to block more than 200,000 ex-felons from voting this fall. Herring, a Democrat, asked the Virginia Supreme Court to throw out the Republican-led lawsuit on Monday. The attorney general said Gov. Terry McAuliffe had clear legal authority to issue a blanket restoration of rights orders starting ...
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  • Tuesday June 28th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe is telling state agencies to come up with specific ways Virginia can act to decrease carbon emissions from the state’s power plants. The governor signed an executive order Tuesday, saying Virginia’s coastal areas are particularly vulnerable to climate change due to rising sea levels. Republican lawmakers and McAuliffe have been at odds over who should have the authority to implement ...
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  • Monday June 27th, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on the Supreme Court’s decision on the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (all times local): 11:30 a.m. An attorney for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is calling the Supreme Court’s ruling a “home run.” Noel J. Francisco said Monday that McDonnell’s legal team is delighted with the high court’s decision to overturn the former governor’s corruption conviction. Francisco said the justices ...
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  • Monday June 27th, 2016
    The preparations that started back in January are coming to fruition and Reedville is ready to put on another great show starting on Saturday, July 2nd. The festivities start with the Firecracker 5K kicking off the weekend at 8 am. While many have already pre-registered for the event, onsite registration will be held at Festival Halle on Friday, July 1st from 9 am to 3 ...
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  • Monday June 27th, 2016
    The Lancaster school board voted at their recent meeting, to not require uniforms for the 2016-17 school year. The uniform policy was originally put into place three years ago, but public concerns about requiring uniforms have been constant since then. According to the results of a questionnaire that was sent to the parents of primary and middle school students, roughly 57% of those surveyed said ...
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