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  • Tuesday September 29th, 2015
    The power of invest­ing in small busi­nesses in rural towns across the Com­mon­wealth is evi­dent in Glouces­ter. Launch Glouces­ter is prov­ing that. Jenny Crit­ten­den is the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the Glouces­ter Main Street Preser­va­tion Trust. At Friday’s grand open­ing of Sweet Tooth Café and Bak­ery, Crit­ten­den said the pro­gram is work­ing. The new cafe is the first busi­ness in Glouces­ter to open after win­ning nearly ...
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  • Monday September 28th, 2015
    According to WTOP: Virginia is among dozens of states that fail to meet compliance standards for REAL ID; a national security program designed to ensure that state IDs are not forged or given out erroneously.  When REAL ID was passed by Congress in 2005, states were given three years to comply, but multiple deadline extensions and adjustments have been made since then.  Under the REAL ID ...
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  • Monday September 28th, 2015
    The Com­mon­wealth of Vir­ginia has joined a multi-state inves­ti­ga­tion into Volkswagen’s emis­sions scan­dal. Attor­ney Gen­eral Mark Her­ring said Vir­ginia is one of 28 states par­tic­i­pat­ing in a probe into VW’s use of secret soft­ware to thwart diesel smog tests on nearly a half mil­lion vehi­cles in the U.S. Her­ring said in state­ment issued late last week, that he will ensure that all Vir­ginia con­sumers impacted ...
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  • Monday September 28th, 2015
    According to the Virginia Pilot:  A study by WalletHub determined where each state ranked with regards to teaching opportunities.  The study weighed several factors ranging from Average starting salary to public school spending per student.  After crunching the numbers; Wallethub determined that Massachusetts had the best opportunities for teachers with Virginia following close at second.  
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  • Saturday September 26th, 2015
    According to NBC 12; a group of hunters discovered the remains of Louisiana woman, Patrice J. Bell in Mount Landing Creek off Route 17 near Tappahannock on Saturday.  Bell was last seen in the Tappahannock area at 2 a.m. on September 11th.  Police are trying to learn more about her whereabouts the day prior.  If you have any information they are asking you to call ...
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  • Friday September 25th, 2015
    A New York City man has pleaded guilty in Vir­ginia to a massive drug dis­tri­b­u­tion con­spir­acy. Accord­ing to the U.S. attorney’s office, 27 year old Luis Per­domo admit­ted this week, to con­spir­ing to dis­trib­ute five kilo­grams or more of cocaine and one kilo­gram or more of heroin. He now faces up to life in prison when he is sen­tenced Jan. 13 in fed­eral court in ...
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  • Friday September 25th, 2015
    Mid­dle­sex County Pub­lic Schools are work­ing along­side the Mid­dle­sex Sheriff’s Office to be vig­i­lant against secu­rity threats. The South­side Senti­nal reports today, that all three pub­lic schools now have a school resource offi­cer after the Mid­dle­sex Board of Super­vi­sors and the Mid­dle­sex School Board together sup­ported efforts to get a grant to pay for them. It wasn’t easy, as Mid­dle­sex Sher­iff David Bushey explained, because ...
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