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  • Monday October 12th, 2015
    The Deltaville Community Association (DCA) will be hosting two political forums for local offices this month; the public is invite, and encouraged to attend.  On Thursday, October 15th, Middlesex County candidates for Clerk of the Circuit Court, Commissioner of the Revenue, and the Pinetop District seat on the Board of Supervisors will be featured.  Later in the month, on Thursday, October 29th, the forum will ...
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  • Monday October 12th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Officials say deaths in Virginia from heroin and opioid use outnumbered highway fatalities for the first time last year. Multiple media outlets report that in 2014, 728 Virginians died from drug overdoses. That same year, there were 700 highway fatalities. Highway deaths have been dropping as drug deaths increase. The highway death toll in 2013 was 741 compared with 661 from drugs. In ...
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  • Monday October 12th, 2015
    According to WTVR CBS6; Donald Trump will be hosting a rally at Richmond International Raceway this Wednesday, October 14th.  The event will take place in the Main Exhibition Hall starting at 7 pm.  The event is free to attend; however, it is recommended that individuals looking to attend get tickets as soon as possible as space is limited.  Tickets can be ordered at Eventbrite.  Trump’s ...
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  • Monday October 12th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s fall wildfire season begins this week and foresters are asking residents to use caution while burning outdoors. The season begins Thursday and runs through Nov. 30. The Virginia Department of Forestry says most wildfires in the state have been caused by people burning trash or yard debris. Residents are advised to clean the burn spot and surrounding area down to mineral soil, make ...
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  • Friday October 09th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – About 800,000 Virginians are signed up for a multi-state earthquake drill next week. Virginia emergency officials say the “Great Southeast Shakeout” is set for Oct. 15. Schools, business, government agencies and individuals are expected to join in the drill in which participants are asked to “drop, cover and hold on.” That means drop to the ground, take cover under a sturdy desk or ...
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  • Friday October 09th, 2015
    160 inmates serving sentences for drug crimes will be released in Virginia as part of a federal initiative to limit prison overcrowding and retroactively reduce sentencing for non-violent drug offenders.  Most will go to halfway houses or home confinement before being placed on supervised leave.  Of the approximately 6,000 federal inmates to be released in the coming weeks, one third are foreign citizens who will ...
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  • Friday October 09th, 2015
    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) – Two water-protection groups are seeking a say in a lawsuit aimed at ending Virginia’s decades-long moratorium on uranium mining. Friday in U.S. District Court in Danville, attorneys for the Dan River Basin Association and the Roanoke River Basin Association will argue that they should be allowed to intervene in the lawsuit. It was brought by Virginia Uranium Inc., the company that wants to ...
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