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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015
    POWHATAN, Va. (AP) – Police have arrested two men they say stole 30 handguns from a federally licensed firearms dealer in Virginia. Multiple news outlets report the break-in occurred early Monday morning at American Family Pawn & Guns in Powhatan. Authorities said at least three people forced their way into the shop and smashed open display cases to steal a variety of handguns, including a number ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015 vdot
    Some brief delays accord­ing to VDOT, could affect dri­vers on the Eltham and Lord Delaware bridges near the Town of West Point on Mon­day, June 1 and Tues­day, June 2. That’s because, VDOT crews will be inspect­ing the light poles on the bridges, and per­form­ing rou­tine main­te­nance. The loca­tion of this mobile work zone will change as crews move from one light pole to the next. Traf­fic on the ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015 crash_shutterstock
    A sin­gle vehi­cle crash on Mon­day after­noon in Lan­caster County leaves a Lan­caster woman dead. It hap­pened just before 3 on Mon­day after­noon on Route 3 and Cour­t­house Road. A 1999 Toy­ota Camry, dri­ven by 60 year old Betty Ann Cuf­fee, was west­bound when it ran off the left side of the road and slammed into a tree. Cuf­fee, who was not wear­ing a seat­belt accord­ing ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015 news
    Dou­glas Owsley, a foren­sic anthro­pol­o­gist from the Smith­son­ian Insti­tu­tion, tes­ti­fied this week in the trial of Brian and Shan­non Gore, that their 7-month-old baby, which was found dead four years ago, suf­fered from the worst case of chronic mal­nu­tri­tion he had ever seen. The Gores’ are on trial on charges of mur­der and child-neglect in the death of their infant son. Owsley tes­ti­fied that the child’s ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015 news_2_shutterstock
    Gov­er­nor Terry McAu­li­ffe and the State Board of Edu­ca­tion announced on Wednes­day, that 252 schools and four school divi­sions in the state, earned 2015 Vir­ginia Index of Per­for­mance awards for advanced learn­ing and achieve­ment. The VIP incen­tive pro­gram rec­og­nizes schols and divi­sions that exceed state and fed­eral account­abil­ity stan­dards and achieve excel­lence goals estab­lished by the gov­er­nor and the board. Some of the area schools listed: West ...
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  • Thursday May 21st, 2015 williamsburg
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – Starting Friday, Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to active military and veterans and their immediate dependents through the Memorial Day weekend. The free admission runs through Memorial Day, and also applies to reservists and retired military. Called the “Honoring Service to America” ticket, it provides admission to 30 historic trade sites, the Capitol and Governor’s Palace, art museums and more. The tickets ...
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  • Thursday May 21st, 2015 amainnews
    WASHINGTON (AP) – A Florida man who piloted a gyrocopter through some of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is due back in court. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia announced Wednesday that a grand jury has indicted Douglas Hughes on six charges. He now faces charges that carry up to 9½ years in prison. He’s scheduled to appear ...
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