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  • Wednesday March 09th, 2016
    An Essex County woman died in a crash on Monday afternoon in King & Queen County. It happened just before 5:30PM Monday on Route 360 about ½ mile west of Newtown Road. Virginia State Police say a 1998 Chevrolet Caviler, driven by 69 year old Georgina Flick of Essex County, was traveling west on Route 360 when it ran off the road and hit a ...
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  • Wednesday March 09th, 2016
    Nearly 100 scientists and policy leaders gathered Monday in Gloucester to discuss littered seas and waterways. The problem is getting worse, and it has been widely associated with vast floating islands of plastic and other human castoffs found in the world’s oceans. Now, according to marine biologists, the problem extends to domestic waters as well, and it poses a threat to human health and wildlife. The ...
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  • Wednesday March 09th, 2016
    Two volunteer fire fighters in Stafford County have been suspended for transporting a child to the hospital in their fire truck. Sergeant Virgil Bloom and Captain James Kelley are members of the Falmouth Volunteer Fire department. On February 27th, a parent with his 18 month old daughter in the vehicle called 911 when she started to have a seizure. Kelley and Bloom arrived in their ...
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  • Monday March 07th, 2016
    GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) – The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office is investigating a domestic incident that resulted in a suicide Monday afternoon. The deadly shooting reportedly happened during a traffic stop on Main Street near T.C. Walker. The Sheriff’s Office says it intends to release additional details later this afternoon. Emergency dispatchers confirm the following roads were closed because of the incident: Main Street from the Wal-Mart light to ...
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  • Monday March 07th, 2016
    Farm losses from the tornadoes that battered Virginia now stand at $1.6 million and counting. The Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. says it has received 126 claims since the twisters swirled from Southside Virginia to the Northern Neck. Rick Mattox… vice president of claims for the insurer… says he expects those claims to rise as high as $2.5 million. The tornadoes left five dead, ...
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  • Monday March 07th, 2016
    The Northern Neck Sexual Violence Prevention Coalition, The Haven Shelter & Services, area Sexual Assault Response Teams, law enforcement, community volunteers and advocates for those who have experienced sexual violence, will launch a Start by Believing public awareness campaign in April. The Rappahannock Record reports that the campaign will be geared toward educating the community, and bringing awareness to sexual assault reports. The success of the ...
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  • Monday March 07th, 2016
    The recent severe storm that caused widespread tornado damage in several regions of the Commonwealth is now in the past, but the cleanup continues. Now, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management recommends Virginians impacted by the Feb. 24 tornadoes take photos and document damage, and keep all receipts handy to show insurance and other damage assessors, if needed. Volunteer agencies continue to work with individuals ...
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