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  • Tuesday August 18th, 2015
    Vir­ginia offi­cials are report­ing the state’s first 2015 case of West Nile virus in a horse. The Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture and Con­sumer Ser­vices says the 5-year-old mare from Orange County had not been vac­ci­nated for the mosquito-borne dis­ease. Mos­qui­toes can pick up the virus from infected birds and trans­fer it to humans, horses and other mam­mals. No drugs exist for treat­ment, and the mor­tal­ity ...
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  • Tuesday August 18th, 2015
    The sec­ond year of Rap­pa­han­nock Elec­tric Cooperative’s stream­lined Annual Meet­ing took place last Thurs­day at the Fred­er­icks­burg Con­fer­ence Cen­ter. Over 100 mem­bers joined the Cooperative’s lead­er­ship for an elec­tric indus­try out­look, to vote for the Cooperative’s Board of Direc­tors and to review REC’s finan­cial strength. At the meet­ing, mem­bers learned that the future of the elec­tric indus­try is chang­ing. Today REC mem­bers hear about the ...
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  • Tuesday August 18th, 2015
    For­mer Vir­ginia Gov. Bob McDon­nell has made a final plea to a fed­eral court to let him remain free while he appeals his pub­lic cor­rup­tion con­vic­tions to the U.S. Supreme Court. In court papers Mon­day, attor­neys for McDon­nell argued that fed­eral pros­e­cu­tors are off base in sug­gest­ing the Supreme Court is unlikely to take his case. McDon­nell says his case clearly raises impor­tant legal ques­tions ...
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  • Tuesday August 18th, 2015
    The Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in its “Get 20% off on the 18th and 19th” shopping and dining event. Kilmarnock, Irvington and White Stone Chamber merchants are joining to create a “one of a kind” shopping occasion. “The Lancaster by the Bay Chamber merchants wanted to create a fun and new shopping event to celebrate our unique and ...
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  • Monday August 17th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state lawmakers are set to return to Richmond today for a special session in which they will try to pass a roughly $96 billion two-year budget. But prospects for a quick resolution look dim, as Republican leaders in the House of Delegates and Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe continue to spar over whether Virginia should accept additional federal Medicaid funding. McAuliffe and the Democratically ...
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  • Monday August 17th, 2015
    By Larry O’Dell – Associated Press – Monday, August 17, 2015 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday urged a federal appeals court to require former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to report to prison while he appeals his public corruption convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court. In their filing to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, prosecutors say McDonnell’s request to remain free ...
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  • Monday August 17th, 2015
    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) – A 16-year-old boy has died in a Lynchburg shooting that also left two injured. Police did not identify the deceased teenager or a possible suspect in connection with the Saturday night shooting. Authorities tell local media that 21-year-old Dakota Scott of Lynchburg and a 17-year-old boy are both expected to recover from their injuries. Nearby resident Hope Damata tells The News & Advance ...
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