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  • Thursday April 20th, 2017
    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) – The Culpeper County Board of Supervisors has voted to accept a settlement that allows the Islamic Center of Culpeper to obtain a permit to build a small prayer house. The Free Lance-Star reports (http://bit.ly/2oXDmN3)the body voted 4-3 Tuesday to accept the settlement that lets the ICC obtain a pump-and-haul sewage permit after denying the group about a year ago. The county will ...
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  • Thursday April 20th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The top attorneys from 16 states and the District of Columbia say President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban would hurt their higher education and medical institutions and have a chilling effect on tourism. The attorneys general urged the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a brief Wednesday to uphold a ruling that blocked the travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries. ...
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  • Tuesday April 18th, 2017
    Riverside Tappahannock Hospital received an “A” grade for its commitment to safety and how well the hospital protects patients from accidents, error, infections and accidents. It was one of 828 hospitals nationwide to receive a top score. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30 measures of safety data to grade hospitals twice a year. Riverside Tappahannock Hospital is a 67 bed hospital in Tappahannock that primarily ...
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  • Tuesday April 18th, 2017
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – The Charlottesville City Council has decided to sell the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in its downtown park. Media outlets report that the council voted 3-2 Monday to sell the statue. If it doesn’t sell, the council will consider donating it. The council voted 3-2 earlier this year for its removal. Councilor Wes Bellamy called for the removal of the statue ...
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  • Monday April 17th, 2017
    Virginia Conservation Police Senior Officer Kenneth Williams has been named The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Boating Officer of the Year. Williams is assigned to Northumberland County. He was honored for engaging in many boater education opportunities in and around the Northern Neck, and for using his expertise to provide instruction and education to the public. Senior Officer Williams has served the boating community ...
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  • Monday April 17th, 2017
    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ten years after a mentally ill student fatally shot 32 people at Virginia Tech, survivors and families of the slain returned Sunday to the campus to honor the lives that were lost that day. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, widely known as Virginia Tech, held a series of events to mark the anniversary of the deadly campus shooting on April 16, ...
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  • Monday April 17th, 2017
    Replacing Lancaster’s schools could cost almost $71 million… that according to an ad hoc school facilities committee that has been addressing the issue for 18-months according to the Rappahannock Record. It has been recommended that the county build a new high school and middle school, and also renovate the existing middle school facility for elementary classes. To accomplish the project the county would have to ...
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