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  • Thursday July 20th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – If you don’t want to give diapers as a gift to that newly expectant mother, you now have another option in Virginia. Gift cards that can be added to a Virginia529 college savings account are now available at Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores across Virginia. The gift cards are available in amounts ranging from $25 to $500 through a partnership ...
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  • Thursday July 20th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is extending an invitation to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to visit a free health clinic for the state’s poor later this week. McAuliffe, a Democrat, said the Republican majority leader could hear firsthand stories from people who struggle to obtain adequate health care. The governor has been critical of Republican efforts to repeal the “Obamacare” health law. McAuliffe’s ...
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  • Wednesday July 19th, 2017
    At the most recent Warsaw Town Council Meeting, Council members voted to move ahead with the acquisition of the Gannon Property in downtown Warsaw. The property has long been viewed as nothing more than an eyesore, and it was recently identified in an engineering study as a potential location to alleviate flooding along Main Street during heavy rains. But it took months and months of ...
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  • Wednesday July 19th, 2017
    The death of Deltaville woman remains under investigation by the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office. 61 year old Margaret “Peggy” Lammers was discovered dead last week following a call from a family member who lives out of state, asking the sheriff’s office to check on a relative who lived alone on Stove Point Road in Deltaville. That family member told deputies that they had made numerous attempts ...
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  • Monday July 17th, 2017
      FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Authorities say a 60-year-old woman who leaped from a bridge in Virginia has survived. The Free Lance-Star reports the woman jumped from the Falmouth Bridge and landed in the Rappahannock River on Saturday. The woman was removed from the water by two citizens. Stafford County Sheriff’s Office spokesman 1st Lt. Eric Quinn says they received a call about the jump at 12:37 p.m. ...
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  • Monday July 17th, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) – A judge has thrown out a conviction for an activist who was arrested after laughing during Attorney General Jeff Session’s Senate confirmation hearing. Judge Robert Morin, the chief judge of the D.C. Superior Court, on Friday ordered a retrial for Desiree Fairooz. Fairooz, of Bluemont, Virginia, laughed when a senator said Sessions had a record of “treating all Americans equally under the law” during ...
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  • Monday July 17th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A monument honoring African-American civil rights advocate Maggie Walker has been unveiled in Richmond, Virginia. A ceremony was held Saturday morning on what would have been the Richmond entrepreneur’s 153rd birthday. Walker was the first African-American woman to charter a bank in the United States in 1903. The statue is in downtown Richmond at Broad and Adams streets. That’s the gateway to the ...
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