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  • Friday August 21st, 2015
    Courtesy of the WJLA Staff: The Virginia State Police Department and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse have issued an endangered missing child alert on behalf of the Suffolk Police Department. 14-year-old Sanise Diamonique Hall was last seen at 2024 Barclay Place in Suffolk, Va. Police believe that Hall is in danger. She is approximately 5-feet-2-inches, weighs about 94 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair with red streaks. She ...
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  • Friday August 21st, 2015
    Lice have grown resistant to over the counter treatments in 25 states, including Virginia, according to NBC Today.  Lice are not alone in this troubling trend, other parasitic insects are learning to out-smart our current treatments.  Kyong Yoon, an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, he and his colleagues decided to investigate how prevalent these drug resistant knits really are. “We collected 109 lice ...
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  • Friday August 21st, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — His legal options running out, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Thursday turned to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking that he be allowed to stay out of prison while he makes his final appeal on public corruption convictions. Earlier Thursday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond refused to grant McDonnell’s request to remain free while appealing to the high ...
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  • Friday August 21st, 2015
    Domin­ion Vir­ginia Power has begun a pro­gram in which it uses remote con­trolled drones equipped with cam­eras to inspect ener­gized high-voltage lines. Domin­ion launched the project near White Stone on August 12th, in the company’s first offi­cial patrol of a power line using an unmanned aer­ial vehi­cle. The eight-rotor drone lifted a video cam­era within 20 feet of power lines and a pole, pro­vid­ing close ...
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  • Thursday August 20th, 2015
    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) – A state historical marker is being rededicated at Fort Monroe to recognize the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam will join Hampton Mayor George Wallace for the ceremony Friday. The marker will recognize the first Africans to arrive in Virginia on an English privateer. The 20 or so Africans had been captured from a Portuguese slave ship. The ...
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  • Thursday August 20th, 2015
    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) – Washington and Lee University says the Sons of Confederate Veterans no longer can use the campus chapel for an annual ceremony. Multiple media outlets report that the university has denied the group’s request to rent the chapel for a celebration of Lee-Jackson Day in 2016. The group’s Stonewall Brigade had held the ceremony at Lee Chapel for more than a decade. Washington and Lee ...
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  • Thursday August 20th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell says a recent appeals court decision rejecting her husband’s request to overturn his corruption convictions shouldn’t mean her own appeal suffers the same fate. McDonnell’s lawyers filed a brief late Wednesday with the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asking for her convictions on corruption charges to be vacated, or at least that she get ...
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