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  • Thursday May 18th, 2017
    If you like to fish, you’ll be able to do it without a license for a few days next month here in Virginia. That’s because the Virginia Marine Resources Commission is encouraging families to enjoy the state’s natural resources, by taking advantage of free fishing days June 2, 3 and 4. The license holiday applies only to recreational rod and reel fishing. Regulations will remain ...
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  • Thursday May 18th, 2017
    Urbanna Cup boat races: May 20 @10 a.m.  The 5th annual Urbanna Cup boat races are this Saturday. The 8-foot boats are powered by 6 or 8 horsepower engines, and compete with rules designed to keep them all equal. In Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing the drivers’ skills give the winning edge. This Saturday, a skippers’ meeting will be at 9 a.m.; races will begin at ...
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  • Wednesday May 17th, 2017
    Nine Fraud Fighters Awards were presented last week during Fraud Awareness Week at the Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units annual training seminar in Richmond. Fraud Fighters Awards are given yearly by the Virginia State Police Insurance Fraud Program to those who go above and beyond in the fight against insurance fraud. More than $21 million were paid to fraudulent claims ...
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  • Wednesday May 17th, 2017
    Construction is now underway at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point, for the new Consolidated Scientific Research Facility. Construction of the 62,000-square-foot structure is expected to be completed by the end of the year and it is expected to be in use by early 2018. It’s about 40 percent complete right now. The new building is being built off Spencer Road near the ...
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  • Tuesday May 16th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie is blasting Democratic rivals over labor laws with the help of two neighboring GOP governors. Gillespie hosted a conference call for reporters Monday with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin to praise Virginia’s longstanding prohibition on mandatory union fees and dues. Gillespie, who is competing in three-way race for the Republican nomination, criticized Democrats Tom ...
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  • Tuesday May 16th, 2017
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Milford Haven rescued four people after their boat started to sink. News outlets report the Coast Guard said in a news release that a 21-foot boat with three adults and one child was taking on water when crews helped trailer the boat. A 29-foot boat crew assisted the vessel, and took it to the Gloucester ...
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  • Tuesday May 16th, 2017
    One person has died from a two vehicle crash that happened last Tuesday afternoon on I-64 at the 204 mile marker in Henrico County. Virginia State Police say a 2002 Jeep was eastbound on the interstate, when it ran off the road, then crossed the median into the west bound lanes and ran into a 2002 Toyota, driven by 49 year old Sharyn Robbins of ...
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