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  • Tuesday November 10th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The fraternity that was the focus of a debunked Rolling Stone article about a gang rape has filed a $25 million lawsuit against the magazine. The Phi Kappa Psi chapter at the University of Virginia filed the complaint Monday in Charlottesville Circuit Court. It also names the article’s author, Sabrina Rubin Erdely, as a defendant. The lawsuit says the November 2014 article made ...
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  • Tuesday November 10th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia officials are looking for military veterans who want to work for the state’s Department of Corrections. The department has hired more than 100 veterans since it began working with the Virginia Values Veterans Initiative. Officials say they expect to hire another 100 veterans in the next six months. The initiative is sponsored by the state’s Department of Veterans Services and links veterans ...
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  • Tuesday November 10th, 2015
    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) – A federal judge says a coal ash lawsuit against Dominion Virginia Power can move forward. U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson denied Dominion’s request to dismiss the Sierra Club’s lawsuit on Friday. The lawsuit says coal ash ponds at the site of a former power plant in Chesapeake are leaking arsenic and other contaminants into groundwater and the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River. ...
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  • Tuesday November 10th, 2015
    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) – A federal judge says a coal ash lawsuit against Dominion Virginia Power can move forward. U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson denied Dominion’s request to dismiss the Sierra Club’s lawsuit on Friday. The lawsuit says coal ash ponds at the site of a former power plant in Chesapeake are leaking arsenic and other contaminants into groundwater and the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River. ...
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  • Monday November 09th, 2015
    IRVINGTON, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Oyster Trail is making its official debut. Gov. Terry McAuliffe and first lady Dorothy McAuliffe will join other dignitaries in Irvington on Monday for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the trail. Activities along the trail include water-man tours, oyster company tours, restaurants that feature the Virginia oyster, art venues and historic sites and museums. State officials say Virginia is the largest producer ...
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  • Monday November 09th, 2015
    For the 26th con­sec­u­tive year, Rap­pa­han­nock Westminster-Canterbury will once again spon­sor a Thanks­giv­ing food drive to col­lect non-perishable goods for dis­tri­b­u­tion to fam­i­lies need­ing assis­tance. This year, the food drive will run until Novem­ber 17th, and every­one is being urged to bring their dona­tions to the RW-C Chesa­peake Cen­ter, 132 Lan­caster Drive in Irv­ing­ton. The Thanks­giv­ing food drive first began back in 1990. Food col­lected ...
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  • Monday November 09th, 2015
    A reminder that the Mid­dle­sex County School Board will meet at 7 tonight in the His­toric Mid­dle­sex County Courthouse.
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