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  • Thursday August 27th, 2015
    FINCASTLE, Va. (AP) – A Charlottesville company has erected two test towers for a proposed wind farm in Botetourt County. Apex Clean Energy will use the towers on North Mountain to gather data about wind strength and frequency. The company has proposed constructing up to 25 wind turbines on a ridgeline about 5 miles east of Eagle Rock. Apex spokesman Kevin Chandler tells The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1KmJgLC ...
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  • Thursday August 27th, 2015
    MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) – Crews are searching for a 16-year-old boy who disappeared while fishing along the Potomac River near Mount Vernon. A Fairfax Fire and Rescue representative says the teen was fishing with a group of people Wednesday evening where Little Hunting Creek meets the river when they believe he went into the water. The teen was last seen around 8 p.m. near the George ...
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  • Wednesday August 26th, 2015
    MONETA, Va. (AP) — A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death during a live television interview Wednesday by a gunman who recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video on social media after fleeing the scene. Authorities identified the suspect as a journalist who had been fired from the station earlier this year. Hours later and hundreds of miles away, he ran ...
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  • Wednesday August 26th, 2015
    This is a SCAM ALERT from North­ern Neck Elec­tric Coop­er­a­tive. Elec­tric Co-ops in Vir­ginia are report­ing fraud­u­lent tele­phone calls demand­ing imme­di­ate pay­ment and threat­en­ing to dis­con­nect your elec­tric ser­vice. The caller then directs the home owner to pur­chase a pre­paid debit card and to call a toll-free num­ber to deliver the account num­bers on the card—stealing YOUR money. North­ern Neck Elec­tric Co-op will not call you ...
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  • Wednesday August 26th, 2015
    MONETA, Va. (AP) — A television reporter and cameraman were shot to death on the air during a live broadcast Wednesday morning from a shopping center in Virginia. Jeffrey A. Marks, general manager of WDBJ-TV, identified the two killed as Alison Parker and Adam Ward. Marks said state and county police “are working very diligently to track down both the motive and the person responsible for ...
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  • Wednesday August 26th, 2015
    Isabell and Edi­son Bunch, the people’s choice win­ners of “Danc­ing with the North­ern Neck Stars,” will be the fea­tured per­form­ers at Dance Extrav­a­ganza 2015 when it returns on Sep­tem­ber 19th. The show, which is spon­sored by the Kil­marnock Museum, will take place at 7PM on Sep­tem­ber 19th at the Lan­caster Mid­dle School The­ater in Kil­marnock, and will fea­ture vocal­ists Tommy Thomp­son, Ster­ling Dise, and Chris­t­ian ...
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  • Wednesday August 26th, 2015
    Advance tick­ets for the State Fair of Vir­ginia went on sale at all Wal­greens loca­tions begin­ning Mon­day. The fair says ride wrist­bands also are avail­able at Wal­greens loca­tions across Vir­ginia. Fair admis­sion doesn’t include rides. Sales of advance-price tick­ets will con­tinue at Wal­greens loca­tions through 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 24. The fair begins on Sept. 25 and runs through Oct. 4. Begin­ning Sept. 25, regular-price ...
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