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  • Monday March 16th, 2015
    4th annual event features films that inspire environmental activism FREDERICKSBURG – There aren’t many empty seats at Friends of the Rappahannock’s (FOR) annual environmental film festival, so this year the Fredericksburg-based environmental non-profit has expanded to two dates and two locations. The group’s 4th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival kicks off Saturday, March 21, at Paragon Village 12 Theaters off Route 3 in Fredericksburg. According to ...
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  • Monday March 16th, 2015
    Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury’s Viewpoints series continues on Monday, April 13. Television news correspondent Ann Compton will present “From Hollins to the White House: A Correspondent’s Journey,” highlighting her experiences in breaking into the industry during the 1970s and the variety of assignments that made her a nationally known reporter for ABC News.  Compton’s presentation begins at 11:00 a.m. in the auditorium at RWC at 132 Lancaster ...
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  • Monday March 16th, 2015
    The Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD) is offering two different summer camp sponsorships for Northern Neck students, and deadlines are nearing. Annually, the NNSWCD offers sponsorships to The Virginia Assocaition of Soil & Water Conservation Districts Youth Conservation Camp (YCC), held on the campus of Virginia Tech, this year July 18-24. Eligible students must be in grades 9-12 for the 2014-15 school year. ...
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  • Monday March 16th, 2015
    May is the month for DIY projects around the house, and Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity (LNHFH) wants to make the job a bit less costly. During the month LNHFH will be sponsoring a “Yard Sale” featuring items for use in home building, remodeling, or repair. “We want to offer homeowners everything for their homes but the yard,” says LNHFH Board President Nan Harvey Flynn. “At the moment ...
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  • Monday March 16th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A young woman at the center of two criminal cases involving a Virginia lawmaker has given birth to a baby. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1G9fXr3 ) reports that Del. Joseph Morrissey on Sunday confirmed the birth of a 7-pound, 8-ounce boy. Morrissey told the newspaper he wouldn’t make any further comment. The newspaper says no information has been released regarding the child’s father. Morrissey was ...
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  • Monday March 16th, 2015
    By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Opponents of the proposed Virginia route of a 550-mile natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina have launched a campaign to enlist more allies in their fight. The “All Pain, No Gain Campaign” delivered that message Sunday in paid media spots in central and western Virginia markets. The campaign says all Virginians have a stake in the ultimate ...
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  • Friday March 13th, 2015
    A man sav­agely attacked his estranged wife out­side a Mid­dle­sex County day­care cen­ter, and now police are actively try­ing to hunt him down and bring him in. 30 year old William Nel­son Jr. of Deltaville attacked his estranged wife last Thurs­day, March 5th in Mid­dle­sex County. The woman ended up with mul­ti­ple cuts on her face after she had sim­ply gone to the day care ...
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