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  • Wednesday December 06th, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) – A liberal Democratic lawmaker says he’ll try forcing the House to vote Wednesday on impeaching President Donald Trump. The effort by Texas Rep. Al Green has no chance of succeeding. He says in a letter that he’s doing it because “we now have a bigot in the White House who incites hatred and hostility.” Besides opposition from all Republicans, many Democrats including House Minority ...
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  • Wednesday December 06th, 2017
    At least one Urbanna resident says the town has gone to the dogs… literally. Ginger Reagan of Urbanna says she wants to see town council enact a dog leash law. Reagan says she believes there is a liability for the township if something isn’t done to prevent a person from being injured by a stray or loose dog, if if another animal is attacked or ...
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  • Tuesday December 05th, 2017
    A West Point man is dead after his car collided with another vehicle while running from police Saturday night on Route 3 in Lancaster County. Virginia State Police and the Lancaster Sheriff’s department were conducting a checking detail when a silver 1998 Honda Accord driven by David Wayne Walton, of West Point, approached them at around 9:36 p.m. The vehicle was in the westbound lane of ...
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  • Monday December 04th, 2017
    By GENE JOHNSON and DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – The fight over the latest version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban returns to two federal appeals courts this week. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Seattle on Wednesday, followed by a full complement of 13 judges at the 4th Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, on Friday. The ban targets about ...
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  • Monday December 04th, 2017
      RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Hundreds of people from across Virginia have rallied in Richmond to protest two proposed natural gas pipelines that would cross the state. Landowners, activists, a state lawmaker and two newly elected delegates were among those gathered at Capitol Square on Saturday to oppose the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines. Speakers addressed the crowd before attendees marched peacefully to a theater for ...
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  • Monday December 04th, 2017
    STAFFORD, Va. (AP) – A third Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates has filed for a recount. The House Democratic caucus said in a statement that Joshua Cole made his request in Stafford Circuit Court. Cole lost to Republican Bob Thomas by 82 votes in the Fredericksburg-area 28th District race, where election officials say some voters were given the wrong ballots. The party says it’s ...
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  • Monday December 04th, 2017
      WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – A sorority at the College of William & Mary has been suspended after officials say the group violated the university’s hazing policy. William & Mary officials said in a statement that Sigma Iota Alpha engaged in hazing that included limiting or prohibiting contact with nonmembers, social isolation and the forced eating of food. The statement says the hazing “resulted in a physical and ...
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