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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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  • Monday June 08th, 2015
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – Jesse Matthew, who could eventually face a death penalty in the slaying of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, is going on trial in a separate prosecution that could send him to prison for life. Trial begins Monday for the 33-year-old Matthew in Fairfax, where he is charged with attempted capital murder, abduction and sexual assault in connection with a 2005 attack ...
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  • Monday June 08th, 2015
    Virginia’s offi­cial and only com­pre­hen­sive report on local and statewide crime fig­ures for 2014 is now avail­able online at the Vir­ginia State Police Web site at http://www.vsp.virginia.gov, under “Forms & Pub­li­ca­tions.” The detailed doc­u­ment, titled Crime in Vir­ginia, pro­vides pre­cise rates and occur­rences of crimes com­mit­ted in towns, cities and coun­ties across the Com­mon­wealth. The report breaks down crim­i­nal offenses by the report­ing agency as well as arrests ...
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  • Monday June 08th, 2015
    Route 629 (Walk­er­ton Road) in King and Queen County will be closed to traf­fic at the bridge over Walk­er­ton Creek dur­ing day­time hours on June 15–18 between 8:30am and 4pm each day. The clo­sure is nec­es­sary to allow VDOT crews to replace the tim­ber bridge deck on the bridge span­ning Walk­er­ton Creet. Detours will be in place. Accord­ing to VDOT, about 720 vehi­cles use the bridge daily.
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