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  • Monday June 22nd, 2015
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – Newport News Shipbuilding is preparing to break ground for a new production facility. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled Monday for the Joint Manufacturing and Assembly Facility. The company says the facility will support construction of the Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier and submarine construction. The facility is scheduled to open in 2017. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not ...
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  • Monday June 22nd, 2015
    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) – NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility is holding an open house for the public to celebrate its 70th anniversary, free and open to the public, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 27. The event will be held on Saturday. Wallops launched its first rocket on June 27, 1945. Wallops director Bill Wrobel says in a news release that the facility wants to ...
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  • Monday June 22nd, 2015
    In Mid­dle­sex County Court, a plea agree­ment was rejected on Wednes­day in the case of a Mid­dle­sex High School stu­dent who faces felony charges after four loaded firearms, sev­eral knives and more than 600 rounds of ammu­ni­tion were found in his vehi­cle at the school in Decem­ber. The plea deal called for a deferred deci­sion in the case against the stu­dent, 18 year-old Austin Mar­tin, of ...
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  • Friday June 19th, 2015
    Twenty community college faculty members in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) specializations were recently selected by NASA for a three-day program of workshops at Wallops Launch Facility near Chincoteague. Among these were Rappahannock Community College’s Dr. Thomas Mosca III, a professor of mathematics, and engineering instructor Johnny Cornett. The workshops consisted of simulations using data collected during actual missions at Wallops. Their purpose was to ...
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  • Friday June 19th, 2015
    The judge presiding over the trial of a Lancaster County man accused of killing and hiding the body of Claudine Gifford last July has agreed to move the trial to Spotsylvania County after a change of venue request by defense attorneys. Lawyers for 54-year-old James T, Kessler argued that coverage of the case by the local newspaper as well as posters of Gifford placed throughout Lancaster ...
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  • Friday June 19th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Someone who bought a Mega Millions ticket in Warrenton is about to claim a $5 million prize. The Virginia Lottery says the winner’s identity will be revealed Friday afternoon at a ceremonial check presentation at the Sheetz store where the ticket for the June 12 drawing was sold. The winning numbers were 1-40-42-56-62 and the Mega Ball number was 2. The Warrenton winner matched ...
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  • Friday June 19th, 2015
    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) – Virginia State Police says human remains found in a vehicle stopped on Interstate 64 in Hampton earlier this month were the driver’s biological son. The driver, 44-year-old Tonya M. Slaton of Richmond, was arrested and charged with concealment of a dead body on June 6. Police said Friday the remains belonged to a juvenile. No other details were immediately available. A news conference was ...
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