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  • Friday August 14th, 2015
    They’re back in busi­ness at Wal­lops Island… A rocket car­ry­ing stu­dent exper­i­ments was launched from Virginia’s East­ern Shore. NASA says it launched the Terrier-Improved Male­mute sub­or­bital sound­ing rocket at 6:04 a.m. Wednes­day from the Wal­lops Island Flight Facil­ity. The rocket descended by para­chute into the Atlantic Ocean after fly­ing to an alti­tude of about 97 miles. NASA says in a news release that the launch ...
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  • Friday August 14th, 2015
    A plea agree­ment has resulted in a felony charge against Austin Mar­tin of Deltaville for pos­sess­ing guns on school prop­erty to be amended to a class one mis­de­meanor for pos­sess­ing knives on the grounds of Middle­sex High School. Mar­tin then plead guilty to pos­ses­sion of knives on school prop­erty in Mid­dle­sex Cir­cuit Court. Mar­tin was then sen­tenced to 12 months in jail, with all of ...
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  • Friday August 14th, 2015
    The Tap­pa­han­nock Mid-Summer Farm­ers’ Mar­ket is this Sat­ur­day from 9 to 1; and every­thing that is being sold there will be locally grown, cre­ated or crafted. 16-year-old Essex High School and Gov­er­nors School stu­dent and the Rivah­Fest Idol runner-up Andrew Magruder and his friend, 18-year-old Tyler Viers, will be pro­vid­ing some enter­tain­ment, in the form of gui­tar and fid­dle blue­grass music. The Farm­ers’ Mar­ket in ...
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  • Thursday August 13th, 2015
    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) – A Virginia man has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for attempting to illegally export guns and gun sights to Lebanon. Sam Rafic Ghanem of Springfield, Virginia, was sentenced Wednesday by a federal court judge in Maryland. He was also ordered to pay a nearly $71,000 fine. Ghanem, who was born in Lebanon, owned and operated a freight ...
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  • Thursday August 13th, 2015
    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Three managers at a Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Virginia are “no longer with the company” for their involvement in fulfilling a customer’s request that no black drivers deliver to her home, a company spokesman said Tuesday. Spokesman Steve Salazar says the Mooresville, North Carolina-based company reacted swiftly when it learned what happened to Lowe’s driver Marcus Bradley, who is black. “We have ...
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  • Thursday August 13th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Three Virginia liquor agents involved in a bloody arrest that prompted allegations of racism followed procedures and did nothing wrong, the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Department said Monday. University of Virginia student Martese Johnson’s arrest caused a furor after photos and video of the 20-year-old, pinned to the sidewalk by an officer and bleeding from the head, were circulated widely on social ...
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  • Thursday August 13th, 2015
    NORFOLK, Virginia (AP) — A Norfolk man has pleaded guilty to felony grand larceny after depositing a city check for about $115,000 more than it was supposed to have been for. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1Nsk05s ) reports that Matthew Fox entered his plea Wednesday, more than a year after he deposited a settlement check that read $116,000. Fox says he knew the check was supposed to have ...
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