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  • Tuesday April 04th, 2017
    Motorists can anticipate delays on Route 3 at the Robert O. Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River through this week. Work continues on a $12.8 million painting project of the bridge’s three center spans. The project contractor is installing the platform system required to paint the bridge, as well as temporary traffic signal equipment. Route 3 will be reduced to one lane on Norris Bridge ...
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  • Tuesday April 04th, 2017
    The Virginia Department of Health Division of Shellfish Sanitation has rescinded an emergency shellfish closure on the Perrin River in Gloucester. State Health officials ordered the lifting of the closure effective Thursday, March 23rd, although a Virginia Department of Health Division of Shellfish Sanitation notice originally said the closure would be in place until today. The ban went into effect after diesel fuel was spotted coming ...
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  • Monday April 03rd, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A new study has found Virginia’s solar job market grew 65 percent in 2016. The Solar Foundation’s report said Virginia is tied for ninth in country for fastest solar job growth last year and there were more than 3,200 solar jobs in the state last year. Gov. Terry McAuliffe praised the report’s finding, saying it was a testament to his administration’s focus on ...
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  • Monday April 03rd, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia officials have rejected a parole request from a German diplomat’s son serving life in prison for the 1985 killings of his ex-girlfriend’s parents. Jens Soering told the Washington Post (http://wapo.st/2nIlW4h ) that he was disappointed and surprised after receiving the news Friday. In addition to parole, Soering is seeking a full pardon from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Brian Moran, McAuliffe’s secretary of ...
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  • Monday April 03rd, 2017
    GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. – The Virginia Marine Police have recovered the bodies of two commercial fishermen. The Virginia Marine Police were called at 11:15 a.m. Saturday by a concerned family member who said the two men had not returned home Friday evening after working a gill net in the Swash Channel near the Guinea Marshes. At approximately 1:00 p.m. Saturday, the pilot of a Marine Police airplane spotted ...
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  • Friday March 31st, 2017
    Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are returning to VIRGINIA! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in May. AMERICAN PICKERS follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s most valuable antiques. As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, Mike and Frank are on ...
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  • Friday March 31st, 2017
    A Farnham woman was in Northumberland County Court, where she was handed a 12-month jail sentence with 11 months suspended for her conviction on charges of assault and battery involving a student at Northumberland High School. Heather Lynn Sebra was arrested last August after an altercation she and two students were involved in, that was recorded on video by some other students, and then posted ...
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