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  • Tuesday September 19th, 2017
    The eighth annual Gloucester Wine Festival is this coming Saturday… a month early this year. It will run Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the gardens of Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, in Ware Neck. It’s billed as “a celebration of the Virginia Wine Industry,” and will host 13 wineries and a cider cellar from all over Virginia. This year’s event will include more ...
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  • Monday September 18th, 2017
     VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – The lawyer for Virginia’s largest city says a confederate monument outside an old courthouse cannot be moved. The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that Virginia Beach’s attorney has given his interpretation of a state law aimed at protecting war memorials. Such laws have spawned an ongoing debate across Virginia over local power to remove Confederate statues and memorials. Virginia Beach City Attorney Mark Stiles ...
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  • Monday September 18th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginians are no longer at risk of not being able to buy health insurance on their own and not through an employer next year. Health insurer Anthem announced Friday that it is reversing a decision to pull out of federal health law’s insurance marketplace and offer plans in 68 cities and counties. Anthem said it made the decision after another health insurer announced ...
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  • Monday September 18th, 2017
    Former Warsaw Town Councilman Dr. Mathieu Sisk has pleaded guilty in Richmond County Circuit Court to unlawful wounding and strangulation of a family member. Another charge was lowered and yet another charge was dismissed. The judge remanded Sisk to the Northern Neck regional Jail, where he will be held until sentencing, which is now set for November 6th. Sisk could be staring at as much as ...
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  • Monday September 18th, 2017
    The former and retired Essex County Deputy Adminstrator, 70 year old Linda Lumpkin has entered an Alford plea to a charge of embezzlement in Essex County Circuit Court. Now, under the terms of a plea deal that has been reached, Lumpkin was sentenced to pay a $2500 fine. The charge was amended to a misdemeanor from a felony by a special prosecutor with the Richmond ...
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  • Monday September 18th, 2017
    All across the state, health officials are urging Virginia residents six months and older to get an annual flu vaccine. Flu season is quickly approaching. The Virginia Department of Health said earlier this week, that it normally begins in early October and ends in late May, usually peaking in January. The department also said that it’s especially important for health care workers to get a ...
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  • Thursday September 14th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a law temporarily banning state regulators from adjusting a portion of electric rates. The court issued a ruling Thursday that the 2015 law was constitutional. A group of large industrial electric customers and advocates for the poor challenged the law, which critics have called a costly giveaway to electric monopolies Dominion Resources and Appalachian Power. A report from ...
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