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  • Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    Vir­ginia con­ser­va­tion groups say a new fed­eral rule that clar­i­fies pro­tec­tions for upland streams and wet­lands across the coun­try, is a good thing, and it will encom­pass more than half the streams in Vir­ginia. The Clean Water Rule was for­mal­ized last week by the US Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency and the US Arym Corps of Engi­neers. The mea­sure clar­i­fies Clean Water Act safe­guards for smaller water bod­ies that feed into ...
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  • Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    Two men died early Sun­day morn­ing in a sin­gle vehi­cle crash in West­more­land County. The crash occurred at 12:19 a.m., on Route 203 (Kin­sale Road), ½ mile east of Route 202. Accord­ing to Vir­ginia State Police, a 1994 Dodge Viper was west­bound on Route 203 when it ran off the road and struck a tree. The dri­ver, 43 year old Christo­pher Stew­art of Kin­sale was taken ...
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  • Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    Begin­ning on July 1st, trav­el­ers to Glouces­ter will have to set aside a lit­tle more money if they want to stay in the county. The Glouces­ter County Board of Super­vi­sors voted unan­i­mously last week, to increase the lodg­ing tax from 4 per­cent to 5 per­cent. The goal is to bring more money into the county to ben­e­fit the county tourism indus­try. The deci­sion came after it was learned ...
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  • Tuesday June 09th, 2015
    The Lancaster Players will present “Grace & Glorie” from June 12 – 28th at the Lancaster Playhouse. The Lancaster Playhouse provides “cabaret” seating for the three productions each year. This casual seating arrangement enables serving complimentary cheese, fruit & crackers’ plates “family style” at each of the sixteen tables. Indeed, the social hour begins an hour before curtain and most guests enjoy this time visiting ...
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  • Tuesday June 09th, 2015
    ASHLAND, Va. (AP) – Police say an 18-year-old who was riding a bike late at night has been struck and killed in Ashland. Multiple news outlets report Kristina Goodrow was traveling north in the right-hand lane of Washington Highway about 11 p.m. Sunday when a tractor trailer going the same direction collided with her. Goodrow was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the driver of the ...
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  • Tuesday June 09th, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) – An ancient sculpture from a historic town in Syria that’s been overtaken by the Islamic State group is being featured in a new exhibition at the Smithsonian’s Asian art museums. The Freer Gallery of Art and the Sackler Gallery are featuring the artifacts from town of Palmyra, which the Islamic State group overran last month. Palmyra is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is ...
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  • Tuesday June 09th, 2015
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – A Virginia Beach woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 100 packages from front porches around the city. Media outlets report that 50-year-old Leigh Ann Larson pleaded guilty on Monday in Virginia Beach Circuit Court to seven counts of grand larceny and one petit larceny count. Larson is scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 26. The thefts occurred in December 2014. ...
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