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  • Thursday June 11th, 2015
    Dr. Edgar Chase of Kilmarnock will be the inaugural presenter in Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury’s fourth annual Mind & Muscle series. Dr. Chase’s presentation, “Acupuncture and Health Tune-Ups,” will be held on Monday, July 6 at 11:00 a.m. in the auditorium in the Chesapeake Center on RWC’s campus, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. Chase, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, has been a natural therapeutic specialist for more than twenty-five ...
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  • Thursday June 11th, 2015
    By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – Jesse Matthew’s surprise plea on charges including attempted murder has shifted focus to what now looms: a capital murder trial for the abduction and death last year of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Also unresolved: whether Matthew will be charged in the death of student Morgan Harrington. Her case is linked to the others by DNA evidence but ...
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  • Thursday June 11th, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) – Washington’s first “cat cafe” will open its doors this month. WUSA-TV (http://on.wusa9.com/1JM0PUj ) reports Crumbs & Whiskers will open on O Street in Georgetown June 20. The new cafe, which came to fruition through a Kickstarter campaign that more than doubled the original goal, will be populated with cats provided by the Washington Humane Society. The owners hope the cafe will be a source ...
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  • Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    Lancaster High School reports that the Red Devils Varsity baseball was crowned Region A East Champion at DreamFields on June 8th after their come-from-behind victory over William Campbell 6-5. The game went into extra innings after the Devils tied it up 5-5 in the bottom of the 7th. In the bottom of the 9th, Jordan Hodges had the walk-off RBI when he hit a hard line ...
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  • Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    Vir­ginia con­ser­va­tion groups say a new fed­eral rule that clar­i­fies pro­tec­tions for upland streams and wet­lands across the coun­try, is a good thing, and it will encom­pass more than half the streams in Vir­ginia. The Clean Water Rule was for­mal­ized last week by the US Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency and the US Arym Corps of Engi­neers. The mea­sure clar­i­fies Clean Water Act safe­guards for smaller water bod­ies that feed into ...
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  • Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    Two men died early Sun­day morn­ing in a sin­gle vehi­cle crash in West­more­land County. The crash occurred at 12:19 a.m., on Route 203 (Kin­sale Road), ½ mile east of Route 202. Accord­ing to Vir­ginia State Police, a 1994 Dodge Viper was west­bound on Route 203 when it ran off the road and struck a tree. The dri­ver, 43 year old Christo­pher Stew­art of Kin­sale was taken ...
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  • Wednesday June 10th, 2015
    Begin­ning on July 1st, trav­el­ers to Glouces­ter will have to set aside a lit­tle more money if they want to stay in the county. The Glouces­ter County Board of Super­vi­sors voted unan­i­mously last week, to increase the lodg­ing tax from 4 per­cent to 5 per­cent. The goal is to bring more money into the county to ben­e­fit the county tourism indus­try. The deci­sion came after it was learned ...
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