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  • Monday October 19th, 2015
    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) – Two people have been sentenced for making methamphetamine in a Roanoke apartment occupied by four children. The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1LA4Pc7) reports 45-year-old Ronald Lee Osborne was sentenced Friday to a total of four years in prison for his guilty plea to making meth and allowing children to be present during the act. Twenty-eight-year-old Ellajean Breanne Bishop received a one-year sentence for allowing children ...
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  • Monday October 19th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gas prices in Virginia are holding steady around the $2 mark, with Richmond claiming the lowest fuel prices — $1.95 a gallon. The Triple A Mid-Atlantic says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel this week is $2.03, the same from a week ago and about 90 cents below the pump price of a year ago. That’s considerably lower than ...
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  • Friday October 16th, 2015
    The Southside Sentinel contributed to this story: This November; the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors plans to discuss doing away with personal property taxes on home ported boats, or those kept in Middlesex County.  The talks are to occur during the board’s “annual retreat” being held at the Deltaville Maritime Museum on Monday, November 16th. Currently, both Lancaster and Gloucester counties have done away with personal property ...
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  • Friday October 16th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia officials have quietly granted the state’s death row inmates new privileges amid legal challenges from the men awaiting execution. Only a few months ago, condemned inmates left their tiny cells just three days a week for showers, and an hour a day five days a week for recreation in a fenced outdoor cell. A sheet of glass separated them from family ...
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  • Friday October 16th, 2015
    HUDDLESTON, Va. (AP) – A young bald eagle that fell from its nest near Smith Mountain Lake is returning to the wild after recovering at the Wildlife Center of Virginia. The release is scheduled for Friday at Smith Mountain Lake State Park. Anyone can look on as the bird is released. The bird hatched this spring, but fell out of its nest at Westlake Country in mid-June. ...
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  • Friday October 16th, 2015
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – The Nuclear Science Advisory Committee in Washington has recommended the construction of an atomic collider, and now the Virginia’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News will compete with New York’s Brookhaven Laboratory in Long Island to build it. Virginia media outlets report that the committee announced their recommendation Thursday. A study says the collider would take 10 year to build, ...
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  • Thursday October 15th, 2015
    Donald Trump held a campaign rally at Richmond International Raceway on Wednesday, and the polarizing figure attracted a mixture of supporters and protesters.  This volatile mix led to conflict between the two groups.  Upon security attempting to escort some protesters away from the rally; things got violent, and a CNN cameraman was able to capture the tense moment on video.  Trump was quick to remind ...
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