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  • Wednesday October 11th, 2017
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Authorities are looking for the culprit who vandalized a Civil War hero’s statue outside the New York Capitol. State police say someone used red spray paint to write a vulgar word followed by “Colonization, no borders, no nations” on the base of the Gen. Philip Sheridan statue in front of the Capitol in downtown Albany. A state maintenance crew removed the graffiti after ...
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  • Wednesday October 11th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Republican-controlled legislative commission has asked for a broad study of the office of Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring. The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission approved a resolution Tuesday asking staff to do the study. The move comes a month before Herring faces a challenge from Republican John Adams in the election. The study would include how the office spends proceeds from ...
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  • Monday October 09th, 2017
    Authorities are investigating today, after a small plane went down Saturday morning around 9 after taking off from Hummel Field at Topping in Middlesex County. According to limited reports that have been made available, the pilot, Keith M. Roxo and two passengers,  a woman and an infant were taken to Rappahannock General Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. So far, investigators say they believe ...
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  • Monday October 09th, 2017
    For drivers traveling Route 3 over the Robert O. Norris Bridge between Lancaster and Middlesex counties, it may seem like the inconvenience will never end. Beginning this week, drivers will once again encounter brief daytime and overnight delays lasting over the next two weeks, for a scheduled bridge inspection and ongoing maintenance work to repair structural steel on the bridge. The inspection crew and contractor ...
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  • Monday October 09th, 2017
    A report recently from the State Corporation Commission’s hearing examiner that recommends Dominion Energy bury new power lines under the Rappahannock River instead of placing them overhead drew mixed response. The Rappahannock Record reports that the detailed report by Hearing Examiner Alexander F. Skirpan Jr. concluded that an underground line is a better option. Skirpan wrote that due to the significant and negative impacts of ...
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  • Friday October 06th, 2017
    The application for the 2018-19 academic year is available thru February 16, 2018. Students only need to complete one online application to be considered for 100 different scholarships at RCC totaling about $400,000. The scholarships can be combined with federal and state financial aid or used alone to cover the cost of RCC tuition and fees. The average scholarship amount is $1561, which represents approximately 30% of ...
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  • Friday October 06th, 2017
    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) – The winning pumpkin at the Virginia State Fair this year broke its grower’s record, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds. Ricky Atkins brought home a blue ribbon for a pumpkin weighing 972.6 pounds. Atkins won the contest last year with a slightly lighter pumpkin, weighing only 879.5 pounds. The giant pumpkin and giant watermelon judging took place on Sept. 30. The winning watermelon, ...
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