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  • Thursday March 10th, 2016
    Dominion Power has moved forward, and submitted an application to the Virginia State Corporation Commission, proposing a 115kV designed overhead tower system to replace line crossing the Rappahannock River. In the application, Dominion also said they plan to submit a plan for a 230kV designed overhead option and an underground option as well. While hearings and testimony will take weeks, the entire process will likely ...
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  • Thursday March 10th, 2016
    In Middlesex County, a new radio system for first-responders is coming soon. The current emergency radio system is 16 years old. There are dead zones in the county, where there is no service at all. It is only a one-channel system, which means that only two emergency workers can communicate at any one time, while others have to wait for the conversation to end before ...
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  • Wednesday March 09th, 2016
    The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the body of 51 year old Kevin Blake of Topping, who was reported missing on Saturday, February 20th, was recovered on Sunday, February 28th, from the Chesapeake Bay near Northampton County on the Virginia Eastern Shore. Blake’s empty boat was found on the Rappahannock River, by the Virginia Marine Police, which kicked off the search by the ...
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  • Wednesday March 09th, 2016
    Three people from Northumberland County were killed Monday morning in a single vehicle crash in Richmond County. It happened just after 8 Monday morning on Route 360. Virginia State Police say a 1996 Oldsmobile was traveling west when the driver, 80 year old Lewis Ashton, ran off the road, hit a tree, and the car burst into flames. Ashton and his two passengers, 83 year ...
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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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