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  • Monday September 28th, 2015
    The Com­mon­wealth of Vir­ginia has joined a multi-state inves­ti­ga­tion into Volkswagen’s emis­sions scan­dal. Attor­ney Gen­eral Mark Her­ring said Vir­ginia is one of 28 states par­tic­i­pat­ing in a probe into VW’s use of secret soft­ware to thwart diesel smog tests on nearly a half mil­lion vehi­cles in the U.S. Her­ring said in state­ment issued late last week, that he will ensure that all Vir­ginia con­sumers impacted ...
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  • Monday September 28th, 2015
    According to the Virginia Pilot:  A study by WalletHub determined where each state ranked with regards to teaching opportunities.  The study weighed several factors ranging from Average starting salary to public school spending per student.  After crunching the numbers; Wallethub determined that Massachusetts had the best opportunities for teachers with Virginia following close at second.  
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  • Saturday September 26th, 2015
    According to NBC 12; a group of hunters discovered the remains of Louisiana woman, Patrice J. Bell in Mount Landing Creek off Route 17 near Tappahannock on Saturday.  Bell was last seen in the Tappahannock area at 2 a.m. on September 11th.  Police are trying to learn more about her whereabouts the day prior.  If you have any information they are asking you to call ...
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  • Friday September 25th, 2015
    A New York City man has pleaded guilty in Vir­ginia to a massive drug dis­tri­b­u­tion con­spir­acy. Accord­ing to the U.S. attorney’s office, 27 year old Luis Per­domo admit­ted this week, to con­spir­ing to dis­trib­ute five kilo­grams or more of cocaine and one kilo­gram or more of heroin. He now faces up to life in prison when he is sen­tenced Jan. 13 in fed­eral court in ...
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  • Friday September 25th, 2015
    Mid­dle­sex County Pub­lic Schools are work­ing along­side the Mid­dle­sex Sheriff’s Office to be vig­i­lant against secu­rity threats. The South­side Senti­nal reports today, that all three pub­lic schools now have a school resource offi­cer after the Mid­dle­sex Board of Super­vi­sors and the Mid­dle­sex School Board together sup­ported efforts to get a grant to pay for them. It wasn’t easy, as Mid­dle­sex Sher­iff David Bushey explained, because ...
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  • Friday September 25th, 2015
    At a meet­ing that was held this week, on Tues­day, the Vir­ginia Marine Resources Com­mis­sion revis­ited a “lim­ited entry pol­icy” approved in August that resulted in the revo­ca­tion of over half of the state-issued oys­ter dredge licenses and hand scrape licenses. Begin­ning Jan­u­ary 1, 2016, the new reg­u­la­tion will elim­i­nate those oys­ter-­men who either did not report any har­vest or who worked less than 20 ...
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  • Friday September 25th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Fifty-four schools in 10 districts will share $5.3 million in state funding to develop and implement year-round instructional programs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the Extended School Year Grant Program awards Thursday. The General Assembly created the program in 2012 in response to a Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission report on the effectiveness of year-round instruction in raising student achievement. School divisions receiving funding ...
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