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  • Friday September 08th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Dominion Energy Virginia is moving forward with work to study the feasibility of building a pumped hydroelectric storage facility in the coalfields region. The company announced Thursday it is considering two possible locations for the renewable energy system. One is a 4,100-acre site in Tazewell County and the other is an abandoned mine in Wise County. The systems use huge amounts of water ...
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  • Friday September 08th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Developers of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are asking federal regulators to approve the project this month. Executives with Dominion Energy, Duke Energy and Southern Company Gas made the request in a letter Thursday to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The 600-mile pipeline would carry natural gas across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. The letter asks the commission to issue its final ...
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  • Friday September 08th, 2017
    The Center for Innovation and Development of Kilmarnock is excited to announce a new business incubator, Wright’s Employment & Staffing, which will go live under the ownership and management of Fran Wright, who has been an integral part of the CID as Director of Operations since May, 2016. Fran will continue to provide operational management services to the CID as well as offer business services ...
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  • Thursday September 07th, 2017
    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) – Prosecutors are no longer pursuing the death penalty for a man accused of killing four members of a Virginia family. The Richmond Times Dispatch reports a prosecutor declined to say why Alexander R. Hill Jr. won’t face a possible death sentence as his trial got under way Wednesday in Petersburg. Hill is charged with killing four generations of the same family in their ...
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  • Thursday September 07th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Some of the oldest and largest Confederate statues in the U.S. tower over Monument Avenue, a four-lane road in Richmond. The avenue is lined with trees, churches and historic mansions and cuts through the heart of the city. It is perhaps the most prestigious address in all of Richmond. The century-old monuments may also make Richmond the next ground zero in the fight ...
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  • Thursday September 07th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced up to 60 new cybersecurity jobs in Richmond. The governor said Wednesday that media company Thomson Reuters will start an internal cybersecurity center in the city with the help of state assistance. McAuliffe has made promoting the state’s cybersecurity industry a top priority and touted the announcement as a win for the state. The governor approved a $50,000 ...
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  • Tuesday September 05th, 2017
    Crews will install fresh concrete to repair section of the Robert O. Norris Bridge travel surface on Route 3 between Lancaster and Middlesex counties FREDERICKSBURG – Route 3 drivers crossing the Robert O. Norris Bridge between Lancaster and Middlesex counties should anticipate brief delays overnight on Wednesday, September 6 and Thursday, September 7 for repairs to the bridge’s travel surface. Crews will remove temporary asphalt patches from ...
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