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  • Wednesday June 17th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Producers are holding open casting calls for a feature film about the Virginia case that struck down state laws against interracial marriage. They’re looking for residents of all ages and ethnicities for speaking and nonspeaking roles in “Loving.” Producers are also seeking experienced bricklayers, blue-collar workers, business people, teachers, drag race hobbyists and period car mechanics. The movie is based on the story ...
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  • Wednesday June 17th, 2015
    Gov­er­nor Terry McAu­li­ffe on Mon­day, signed Exec­u­tive Order 43 estab­lish­ing the Vir­ginia Unmanned Sys­tems Com­mis­sion to bring pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tor experts together to make rec­om­men­da­tions on how to make Vir­ginia the national leader in unmanned sys­tems. The Gov­er­nor said that cap­i­tal­iz­ing on Virginia’s advan­tages in the unmanned sys­tems indus­try is key to build­ing a new Vir­ginia econ­omy. He said his exec­u­tive order will lay ...
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  • Tuesday June 16th, 2015
    Rappahannock Community College’s library coordinator, Dan Ream, is pleased to announce the winners of the college’s Student Research Paper Awards. The purpose of this competition is to recognize excellent writing and research in student papers counting toward RCC credit courses during the Spring 2015 semester. All entries were carefully reviewed by a panel of three judges: Ream; RCC’s president, Dr. Elizabeth Crowther; and public information ...
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  • Tuesday June 16th, 2015
    Riverside Health System is hosting a Nursing Job Fair on Wednesday, June 24th from 2-6pm at The Orchard, 20 Delfae Drive, Warsaw, VA 22572. We are seeking Licensed Practical Nurses & Registered Nurses for Riverside Tappahannock Hospital, The Orchard & Riverside Convalescent Center- Saluda. Qualified candidates must be licensed or eligible to sit for boards in the State of VA. Pre-registration is preferred to attend the job fair and ...
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  • Tuesday June 16th, 2015
    A $3000 grant has been awarded to the Northumberland Public Library by the the Advisory Board of the River Counties Community Foundation to help pay for summer reading program initiatives. The granting organization, an an affiliate of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia, informed the library about the funds in a June 5 letter to NPL Director Alice Cooper. “This is an amazing honor ...
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  • Tuesday June 16th, 2015
    Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc. (GRASP), a non-profit, education organization, headquartered in Glen Allen, recently awarded 124 Last Dollar scholarships totaling $125,000 to Virginia high school students throughout the state graduating in 2015. “GRASP is delighted to be able to assist students in achieving their postsecondary education dreams, and our Last Dollars Scholarships often help cover the gap in costs between a school’s financial aid package ...
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  • Monday June 15th, 2015
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Fredericksburg police have identified two men who were fatally stabbed during a fight in a shopping center parking lot. Police spokeswoman Natatia Bledsoe says 29-year-old Anthony Carter of Albany, Georgia, and 30-year-old Mac Hughes of Hampton died at Mary Washington Hospital following the fight. Bledsoe says a third man who was stabbed is expected to survive. He remains hospitalized. His name hasn’t been ...
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