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  • Thursday October 22nd, 2015
    The Town of Kil­marnock will con­duct town wide “Trick or Treat­ing” on Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 31st only. As per the Town’s ordi­nances, only chil­dren twelve (12) years of age and under are per­mit­ted to engage in trick or treat­ing. How­ever, the ordi­nance does not pro­hibit any par­ent or guardian from accom­pa­ny­ing their kids. All trick or treat­ing activ­i­ties are to be wrapped up by 9:00PM that ...
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  • Wednesday October 21st, 2015
    On Mon­day, the Vir­ginia State Cor­po­ra­tion Com­mis­sion issued a tem­po­rary injunc­tion against Domin­ion Power. Accord­ing to the Rap­pa­han­nock Record, the injunc­tion enjoins Domin­ion from con­struct­ing a pro­posed trans­mis­sion line across the Rap­pa­han­nock River until an expe­dited hear­ing is held to deter­mine if the pre­lim­i­nary injunc­tion should be made per­ma­nent. The paper reports that an evi­den­tiary hear­ing will be held to deter­mine whether the project comes ...
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  • Wednesday October 21st, 2015
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 50-year-old captain of a fishing vessel who apparently fell overboard east of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Crew from the 31-foot boat called the Coast Guard on Sunday to report Richard Nee missing. The boat was anchored south of Fisherman’s Island near the entrance of the Chesapeake Bay. Crew members said they believed Nee ...
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  • Wednesday October 21st, 2015
    CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) – A Virginia school district that suspended students for wearing clothing emblazoned with the Confederate battle flag to school is moving toward a broader policy on the divisive symbol. The Montgomery County School Board voted 6-0 Tuesday night to have a policy drafted that would ban all clothing, emblems, decals or jewelry with the Confederate flag from all school property in the county. The ...
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  • Wednesday October 21st, 2015
    Virginia’s 99th Dis­trict Tea Party has announced a loca­tion change for the third can­di­date forum sched­uled on Tues­day, Octo­ber 27. The forum will be held at the Ruri­tan Cen­ter on White Chapel Road in Lively, and doors will open at 6:00 PM. The first ses­sion for Northum­ber­land can­di­dates begins at 6:30 PM fol­lowed by Lan­caster can­di­dates at 7:45.
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  • Tuesday October 20th, 2015
    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe says smoking marijuana is not sufficient reason to remove a member of a state board or commission. The governor commented Monday after a Roanoke city councilman was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Councilman Court Rosen was appointed by the fellow Democrat to the Commonwealth Transportation Board in 2014. The 36-year-old Rosen was charged last week after police responded to ...
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  • Tuesday October 20th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A state ethics panel assembled by Gov. Terry McAuliffe has recommended a $15,000 salary increase for Virginia lawmakers. The panel made the recommendation Monday at its final meeting. McAuliffe appointed the panel shortly after former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted of public corruption last year. Lawmakers now receive $15,000 annually for office expenses in addition to salaries of $17,640 ...
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