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  • Tuesday September 12th, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has approved a resolution condemning white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence. Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine of Virginia introduced the measure along with four colleagues from both parties. The resolution, approved unanimously Monday night, recognizes a woman who was killed Aug. 12 and 19 others who were ...
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  • Monday September 11th, 2017
    HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (AP) – A Virginia brewing company is turning rainwater into beer. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Pleasure House Brewing is planning to turn 300 gallons of drinkable rainwater into about 200 gallons of pilsner. The brewing company is partnering with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and the beer will be available at the Foundation’s 50th anniversary celebration at the Brock Environmental Center. The Brock Center has been ...
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  • Monday September 11th, 2017
    TAPPAHANNOCK, Va. (AP) – Virginia state police are investigating two fatal wrecks in Louisa and Essex counties. Police say the first crash occurred at roughly 6:30 p.m. on Saturday when 62-year-old Kevin Bareford was driving his Chevrolet Silverado on Lewis Level Road just north of Sunnyside Road in Essex County and ran into a gully. Police say Bareford then struck several trees. Bareford was pronounced dead ...
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  • Monday September 11th, 2017
    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) – Northern Virginia will mark the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at multiple ceremonies. Arlington County, where the Pentagon was struck and 184 people died, will hold ceremonies Monday morning on its plaza at the county courthouse. The ceremony will include a moment of silence at 9:37 a.m., when the plane struck the Pentagon. In Alexandria, a 10 a.m. ceremony will be held ...
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  • Friday September 08th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Dominion Energy Virginia is moving forward with work to study the feasibility of building a pumped hydroelectric storage facility in the coalfields region. The company announced Thursday it is considering two possible locations for the renewable energy system. One is a 4,100-acre site in Tazewell County and the other is an abandoned mine in Wise County. The systems use huge amounts of water ...
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  • Friday September 08th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Developers of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are asking federal regulators to approve the project this month. Executives with Dominion Energy, Duke Energy and Southern Company Gas made the request in a letter Thursday to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The 600-mile pipeline would carry natural gas across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. The letter asks the commission to issue its final ...
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  • Friday September 08th, 2017
    The Center for Innovation and Development of Kilmarnock is excited to announce a new business incubator, Wright’s Employment & Staffing, which will go live under the ownership and management of Fran Wright, who has been an integral part of the CID as Director of Operations since May, 2016. Fran will continue to provide operational management services to the CID as well as offer business services ...
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