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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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  • Friday May 13th, 2016
    Two West Point Student Athletes will be honored on Monday, when they receive the 2016 Allstate Foundation / VHSL Achievement Award. Nineteen high school seniors representing all parts of the state have been selected to receive the award, the highest honor given by the Virginia High School League, to students who have excelled in the classroom and in athletic and academic activities. A luncheon to ...
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  • Friday May 13th, 2016
    A student at St. Margaret’s School has been accepted into Virginia’s summer Residential Governor’s School for Humanities. Senior Lauren Harter of Tappahannock, received an invitation to the highly selective academic program and will represent St. Margaret’s as one of 200 participating students across the Commonwealth. This year’s Governor’s School for Humanities is at Radford University, with classes commencing on June 27. The program works to ...
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  • Thursday May 12th, 2016
    Hometown Heroes banners return to Kilmarnock streets just before Memorial Day and things get kicked off with a party to showcase the 2016 additions. The banners will be shown to the donating families and the public on May 21st at a “Preview Party” at the Lancaster Middle School beginning at 3:00 PM. “We encourage the public to come and recognize these veterans, their families and ...
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