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  • Tuesday March 24th, 2015
    The inves­ti­ga­tion con­tin­ues today into an inci­dent in which a human skull was found over this past week­end by a cou­ple of hik­ers in Glouces­ter County. It was reported Sat­ur­day morn­ing around 11 that the skull that was dis­cov­ered near Hayes, about a mile into the woods from the George Wash­ing­ton Memo­r­ial High­way. Inves­ti­ga­tors at the scene also dis­cov­ered addi­tional human bones and some cloth­ing. ...
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  • Tuesday March 24th, 2015
    Stew­ard­ship Vir­ginia, a statewide cam­paign to encour­age and rec­og­nize vol­un­tary activ­i­ties with a tan­gi­ble impact on Virginia’s nat­ural resources, con­tin­ues this year with events across the state. The spring por­tion runs from April 1 through May 31. Events will be held through­out Vir­ginia with many oppor­tu­ni­ties for vol­un­teerism in parks and nat­ural areas. DCR coor­di­nates the cam­paign with help from other nat­ural resource agen­cies. Last year, over ...
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  • Tuesday March 24th, 2015
    Math­ews County Schools approved its bud­get for the 2015–16 school year last week. The county will likely pro­vide less money for schools, though the school board pro­posal includes less than a third of the $96,000 reduc­tion sug­gested by Super­in­ten­dent Dr. David Holleran. The dif­fer­ence in bud­gets lies in salary increases for teach­ers and other school employ­ees, with the school board adding a 1.5 per­cent raise ...
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  • Monday March 23rd, 2015
    GLOUCESTER, Va. (AP) – Police are investigating human remains found in woods in Gloucester County. The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office tells media outlets that two people found a skull on Saturday morning about a mile into the woods in the Hayes area of Gloucester. Police found more bones and clothing near where the skull was found. The remains will be sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office for an ...
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  • Monday March 23rd, 2015
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, plan to release the findings of an investigation prompted by a Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape. The police department has scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m. Monday in Charlottesville. A notice posted on the police department’s website says the department won’t answer any questions prior to the news conference. The November 2014 article described an ...
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  • Monday March 23rd, 2015
    The Rich­mond County Sheriff’s office is warn­ing of a new scam mak­ing the rounds. They say some peo­ple are fil­ing taxes online, using the iden­tity of oth­ers, by access­ing other people’s pre­vi­ous tax records through Tur­b­o­Tax and Intuit. The scam­mers file fake tax returns under other people’s names, and then get a refund sent to them. Then, when the actual per­son goes to file their taxes, ...
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  • Monday March 23rd, 2015
    For­mer Vir­ginia Sen­a­tor Jim Webb says he’ll decide this Spring whether to chal­lenge Hillary Clin­ton for the Demo­c­ra­tic pres­i­den­tial nom­i­na­tion in 2016. That leaves lit­tle time for Webb actu­ally, as spring arrives later today. Webb is the for­mer Navy sec­re­tary under Pres­i­dent Ronald Rea­gan, and he says he wants to be a voice for working-class Amer­i­cans neglected in a polit­i­cal sys­tem that he says is far ...
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