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  • Tuesday September 29th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe says an energy developer has won a state permit to build an 80-megawatt solar array on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. McAuliffe’s office says the project will quadruple the amount of solar energy currently in place in the state, and will be the largest in the Mid-Atlantic. Community Energy is partnering with Amazon Web Services with a power purchase agreement for the ...
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  • Tuesday September 29th, 2015
    Six Glouces­ter prop­er­ties will open their doors to vis­i­tors this Sun­day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of the Hamp­ton Roads Solar Tour. It’s being put on by the Hamp­ton Roads Solar Group, and includes free, self-guided tours that will fea­ture door prizes. First prize is $250 cash, with sec­ond prize a selec­tion of $100 worth of wines from Good Luck Cel­lars, and ...
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  • Tuesday September 29th, 2015
    The power of invest­ing in small busi­nesses in rural towns across the Com­mon­wealth is evi­dent in Glouces­ter. Launch Glouces­ter is prov­ing that. Jenny Crit­ten­den is the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the Glouces­ter Main Street Preser­va­tion Trust. At Friday’s grand open­ing of Sweet Tooth Café and Bak­ery, Crit­ten­den said the pro­gram is work­ing. The new cafe is the first busi­ness in Glouces­ter to open after win­ning nearly ...
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  • Monday September 28th, 2015
    According to WTOP: Virginia is among dozens of states that fail to meet compliance standards for REAL ID; a national security program designed to ensure that state IDs are not forged or given out erroneously.  When REAL ID was passed by Congress in 2005, states were given three years to comply, but multiple deadline extensions and adjustments have been made since then.  Under the REAL ID ...
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  • Monday September 28th, 2015
    The Com­mon­wealth of Vir­ginia has joined a multi-state inves­ti­ga­tion into Volkswagen’s emis­sions scan­dal. Attor­ney Gen­eral Mark Her­ring said Vir­ginia is one of 28 states par­tic­i­pat­ing in a probe into VW’s use of secret soft­ware to thwart diesel smog tests on nearly a half mil­lion vehi­cles in the U.S. Her­ring said in state­ment issued late last week, that he will ensure that all Vir­ginia con­sumers impacted ...
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  • Monday September 28th, 2015
    According to the Virginia Pilot:  A study by WalletHub determined where each state ranked with regards to teaching opportunities.  The study weighed several factors ranging from Average starting salary to public school spending per student.  After crunching the numbers; Wallethub determined that Massachusetts had the best opportunities for teachers with Virginia following close at second.  
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  • Saturday September 26th, 2015
    According to NBC 12; a group of hunters discovered the remains of Louisiana woman, Patrice J. Bell in Mount Landing Creek off Route 17 near Tappahannock on Saturday.  Bell was last seen in the Tappahannock area at 2 a.m. on September 11th.  Police are trying to learn more about her whereabouts the day prior.  If you have any information they are asking you to call ...
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