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  • Monday October 05th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the state may have difficulty in the future obtaining lethal injection drugs if the manufacturers can’t be shielded from the public. McAuliffe made the comments Friday on WTOP radio, a day after Virginia executed convicted serial killer Alfredo Prieto by lethal injection. Prieto’s execution faced a potential delay because of his legal team’s concerns about the safety of ...
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  • Monday October 05th, 2015
    Glouces­ter County emer­gency man­age­ment offi­cials con­tinue to closely mon­i­tor storm and weather con­di­tions in our area. While Hur­ri­cane Joaquin appears to no longer pose a direct threat, flood­ing con­tinues to be a con­cern. Tidal flood­ing is expected to remain a con­cern. Spe­cific areas include: Achilles, Sev­ern, Rose Haven, Maryus, Jenk­ins Neck and Maundy’s Creek, Guinea Neck, Carmines Island, Horse Point, Lit­tle Eng­land and Mark Pine, ...
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  • Monday October 05th, 2015
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court is due to decide whether it will hear the case of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend. The Daily Progress of Charlottesville reports (http://bit.ly/1LdlZMz ) that the Supreme Court on Monday will review a petition that defense attorneys for 27-year-old George Huguely V filed in June. Huguely, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, is serving ...
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  • Monday October 05th, 2015
    CLOSINGS & DELAYS – 10/5 6:00 AM *MATHEWS COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED – MONDAY *LANCASTER SCHOOLS OPEN – NO BUS SERVICE TO EVACUATED AREAS; FAMILES NOTIFIED WHERE TO MEET SCHOOL BUS SHELTERS *GLOUCESTER COUNTY OFFICIALS WILL OPEN A TEMPORARY SAFE HAVEN AT THE GLOUCESTER MOOSE LODGE FROM 9AM SUNDAY TO 9AM MONDAY. THIS IS A SAFE HAVEN ONLY AND NOT AN EMERGENCY SHELTER. NO MEALS OR COTS WILL BE PROVIDED ...
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  • Sunday October 04th, 2015
    CLOSINGS & DELAYS – 10/3 10AM SHELTERS *GLOUCESTER COUNTY OFFICIALS WILL OPEN A TEMPORARY SAFE HAVEN AT THE GLOUCESTER MOOSE LODGE FROM 9AM SUNDAY TO 9AM MONDAY. THIS IS A SAFE HAVEN ONLY AND NOT AN EMERGENCY SHELTER. NO MEALS OR COTS WILL BE PROVIDED AND NO PETS ARE ALLOWED SCHOOLS GOVERNMENT *SERVICE ON THE MERRY POINT FERRY IN LANCASTER COUNTY AND THE SUNNY BANK FERRY IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY HAS ...
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  • Friday October 02nd, 2015
    CLOSINGS & DELAYS – FRIDAY 10/2   SCHOOLS *LANCASTER COUNTY- CLOSED *RCC’S CELEBRATE NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE EVENT CANCELED *MATHEWS COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSING AT 11AM   GOVERNMENT *HAYNESVILLE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY VISITITATION CANCELED FOR 10/3 AND 10/4   MEDICAL     CHURCHES *WHITE STONE BAPTIST CHURCH’S ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY OCTOBER 4TH HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 18TH   MISCELLANEOUS *IRVINGTON FARMERS MARKET SATURDAY IS CANCELLED *AMERICAN LEGION POST 117 IN REEDVILLE HAS POSTPONED THEIR CHICKEN DINNER FROM MONDAY OCTOBER 5TH TO OCTOBER ...
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  • Friday October 02nd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The latest on drenching rains in Virginia. All times are local: 8:50 a.m.: The emergency management coordinator in Chincoteague is urging residents to be wary of tidal flooding. Brian Rush says that’s the main concern Friday and Friday night, with steady rainfall expected to become heavier throughout the day. High tides are forecast around noon and shortly after midnight. The National Weather Service says up ...
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