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  • Tuesday April 07th, 2015
    On Thursday, April 16, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury will host its annual Voyages program. The popular one-day seminar addresses the medical, legal, administrative, and spiritual dimensions of aging. The event will take place on the RWC campus at 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, and run from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. A continental breakfast and lunch are provided as part of the program. RWC Coordinator for Resident Life Services ...
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  • Tuesday April 07th, 2015
    KINSALE—Delegate Margaret Bevans Ransone (R-99th) completed requirements to run for re-election in the 2015 Virginia House of Delegates Election to be held on November 3, 2015.  Delegate Ransone turned in required paperwork to the 99th District Chairman on March 9th and was officially declared the Republican Candidate by the Virginia Department of Elections on March 27th. Ransone turned in over 800 voter signatures which is nearly ...
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  • Tuesday April 07th, 2015
    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) – Hollins University officials are expecting an influx of students from Sweet Briar College. Hollins says it received applications from 236 Sweet Briar students by April 1. More applications are expected. Vice president for enrollment Stefanie Niles tells The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1HHMVQ0 ) that Hollis officials don’t expect all of the students who applied to transfer to Hollins. But she says plans are ...
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  • Tuesday April 07th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A sewage spill has prompted the Virginia Department of Health to close a portion of the York River to shellfish harvesting. The emergency closure is scheduled to be lifted on April 28. The department says water quality and shellfish will be monitored to determine whether the affected area can be reopened sooner. The department says raw sewage spilled onto the ground and into ...
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  • Tuesday April 07th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the government’s bid to end a judge’s roadblock of the Obama administration’s immigration plan. Virginia joins 14 other states and the District of Columbia with the amicus brief filed Monday by Herring’s office. Herring said the administration’s immigration proposals could protect from deportation up to 92,000 undocumented immigrants in ...
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  • Monday April 06th, 2015
    If you have an inter­est in see­ing Urbanna Creek restored, you are invited to attend an infor­ma­tional meet­ing on Tues­day, April 14, in the Urbanna Town Hall. Sev­eral groups have united for the Restore Urbanna Creek project and are work­ing together to build two oys­ter reefs in the creek with the goal of restor­ing an oys­ter pop­u­la­tion and its asso­ci­ated habitat/ecosystem to the area. Any­one who ...
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  • Monday April 06th, 2015
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Rolling Stone magazine is promising to improve its editorial practices following a top journalism school’s scathing review of a widely discredited story about an alleged college rape. But it is not firing any of the people responsible for the mistakes. The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism issued a report Sunday night calling the November 2014 story “A Rape ...
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