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  • Thursday October 19th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Confederate statue in Virginia has been vandalized for the second night in a row. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the word “racist” was again found spray-painted in red on the base of the Jefferson Davis statue in Richmond on Wednesday morning, this time joined by the words “Ban KKK.” The word “racist” was found in the same spot Tuesday, before being cleaned. The ...
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  • Thursday October 19th, 2017
    The U.S. Coast Guard has begun to completely remove the channel markers in local waterways… despite the pleas by residents and county officials to continue to maintain what are viewed as critical aids to navigation. A crew from Panama City, Florida, was recently taking down the channel markers in Davis Creek. Now, with the aids to navigation gone, local watermen say they will have a ...
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  • Wednesday October 18th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Two Confederate monuments in two Virginia cities have been vandalized this week. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the word “racist” was found painted in red on the Jefferson Davis statue in Richmond on Tuesday. The Virginian-Pilot reports Norfolk police spokesman Daniel Hudson says a memorial to the Confederate dead was spray-painted with “#2 BETTER LUCK NEVER” early Monday morning. Richmond’s Davis statue is on ...
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  • Wednesday October 18th, 2017
    A company has plans to create jobs here in Virginia, using fish waste to grow organic lettuce and arugula. Governor Terry McAuliffe’s office announced that Kappa Farms will invest $865,000 to open a new “aquaponics” operation in Loudoun County. McAuliffe approved a $40,000 grant from the Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund, which Loudoun will match with local funds. Kappa plans to produce more ...
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  • Wednesday October 18th, 2017
    If you didn’t do it by now, you are out of time, Monday was the last day to register to vote in next month’s election. Virginia does not allow same-day voter registration, and Monday was the deadline. Mailed applications had to be postmarked by yesterday. In-person applications had to be submitted by 5 yesterday afternoon, and online applications had to be in before midnight last ...
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  • Monday October 16th, 2017
    Drivers traveling Route 3 over the Robert O. Norris Bridge between Lancaster and Middlesex counties will encounter daytime delays this week, as the second week of a scheduled bridge inspection continues. Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane on the Norris Bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily beginning Monday (today), and running through Friday. One-way, alternating traffic will cross the bridge ...
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  • Monday October 16th, 2017
    A Richmond man has been charged in connection with an August boating accident that resulted in the death of a man from Atlanta. 31 year old Graham McCormick, who was a former Richmond resident, was found dead August 11th. His body was discovered floating in Carter Creek near the end of Weems Road. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s department says McCormack had been visiting 31 year ...
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