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  • Wednesday August 12th, 2015
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy says two people were injured after a fire erupted aboard the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier while a fighter jet was undergoing refueling. The Navy says the Truman was underway in the Atlantic Ocean when an F/A-18C caught fire on the flight deck Tuesday night. The Navy says the fire was quickly extinguished but the aircraft’s pilot ejected and landed ...
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  • Wednesday August 12th, 2015
    Weg­mans Food Mar­kets plans to open two new stores in Vir­ginia next year. On Tues­day, the com­pany said it has begun hir­ing to fill about 200 full-time posi­tions for its Mid­loth­ian store, which is sched­uled to open next spring. Weg­mans broke ground on Mon­day on its Short Pump store, which is sched­uled to open next sum­mer. Weg­mans is based in Rochester, New York, and says ...
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  • Wednesday August 12th, 2015
    A for­mer Navy sailor pleaded guilty in fed­eral court to receiv­ing child pornog­ra­phy. Fed­eral pros­e­cu­tors say 23-year-old Ryan William Balmer admit­ted trad­ing porno­graphic images and videos of chil­dren through an online server. The for­mer Vir­ginia Beach res­i­dent faces up to 20 years in prison. Sen­tenc­ing is set for Nov. 10 in U.S. Dis­trict Court in Norfolk.
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  • Tuesday August 11th, 2015
    Vir­ginia State Police are ask­ing for your help in locat­ing a per­son wanted in an insur­ance fraud case. 27 year old Clasha Mor­row is wanted for felony attempt to obtain money under false pre­tenses and felony forgery in rela­tion to an insur­ance fraud. Inves­ti­ga­tors say Mor­row falsely reported a loss of prop­erty with her insur­ance com­pany, as well as altered the ini­tial police report. Her ...
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  • Tuesday August 11th, 2015
    Despite some ini­tial reports that indi­cated oth­er­wise, we now know that the remains of a female body found in Suf­folk, Long Island, up in New York, are not those of Clau­dine Gif­ford. The Lan­caster Sheriff’s Depart­ment reports that the remains were dis­cov­ered by the Long Island Police Depart­ment back in March. DNA test­ing has con­firmed how­ever, that the remains are not those of Clau­dine Gif­ford, ...
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  • Tuesday August 11th, 2015
    Attor­neys for a South­ern her­itage group are advis­ing that group’s mem­bers to resist a recall of Vir­ginia license plates that carry the Con­fed­er­ate bat­tle flag. The move comes fol­low­ing an order from a fed­eral judge in Danville that calls for the state to ban­ish the flag from Sons of Con­fed­er­ate Vet­er­ans license plates. But attor­neys for the Sons Of Con­fed­er­ate Vet­er­ans say the judge did ...
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  • Tuesday August 11th, 2015
    Three free Com­puter Train­ing Work­shops will be held in August and Sep­tem­ber at the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library. The dates are Tues­day August 18, Tues­day August 25 and Tues­day Sep­tem­ber 8. The train­ing ses­sions will start at 1:30PM each day. Ipad train­ing is sched­uled for August 18. Microsoft Word will be taught on August 25. Kin­dle and tablet train­ing is slated for Sep­tem­ber 8. The library ...
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