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  • Wednesday May 27th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia House of Delegates Minority Leader Franklin P. Hall has died. House Speaker William J. Howell issued a statement Tuesday praising Hall as easy going and friendly. Hall, a family law attorney and banker, served as House minority leader from 2001 to 2007. The Democrat retired in 2009 to take a spot on the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. Hall got his start in ...
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  • Tuesday May 26th, 2015
    It was an over­whelm­ing suc­cess! An esti­mated 300 peo­ple gath­ered in Kil­marnock Sat­ur­day May 16th for a “Cel­e­brat­ing Home­town Heroes” pre­view part out­side the town hall. The town invited fam­i­lies of vet­er­ans to come and see the ban­ners they pur­chased before the ban­ners are hung around Kil­marnock. Deputy town man­ager Susan Cock­rell said the town had orig­i­nally planned to sell 25 and ended up sell­ing ...
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  • Tuesday May 26th, 2015
    After going for ten years with­out a marina, now folks in West Point are tak­ing steps to restore recre­ational access to the water, with the goal being to bring boaters into town. Wooden pil­ings and other rem­nants of what had been the town’s marina are still vis­i­ble at the end of Sev­enth Street, after Hur­ri­cane Isabel destroyed the piers and slips back in 2003. Today the ...
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  • Monday May 25th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be the keynote speaker for the 59th Annual Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony in Richmond. The ceremony also will include recognition of four Virginians who have been killed in action since Memorial Day 2014. The free event will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Virginia War Memorial. Also Monday, the 3rd Annual Never Forget Memorial Silent Run will begin ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015
    GLOUCESTER, Va. (AP) – A judge has dismissed homicide charges against a Gloucester County couple on trial in the death of their infant son. Media outlets report that Gloucester Circuit Judge William Hamblen determined Friday that there was insufficient evidence for the charges against Brian Gore and his wife, Shannon Gore. The trial will continue on child neglect charges. Authorities found the 7-month-old boy’s remains under a shed ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) – An ex-convict who once worked for a wealthy D.C. businessman has been arrested in the deaths of the family and their housekeeper. Authorities arrested 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint about 11 p.m. Thursday. He is charged with first-degree murder while armed and is expected to appear in D.C. Superior Court Friday afternoon. Police have not detailed why Wint would want to kill 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos; ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015
    POWHATAN, Va. (AP) – Police have arrested two men they say stole 30 handguns from a federally licensed firearms dealer in Virginia. Multiple news outlets report the break-in occurred early Monday morning at American Family Pawn & Guns in Powhatan. Authorities said at least three people forced their way into the shop and smashed open display cases to steal a variety of handguns, including a number ...
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