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  • Monday May 11th, 2015
    It wasn’t an easy deci­sion, but after a long dis­cus­sion, the Urbanna Town Coun­cil voted to spend another $8,300 for more major repairs at the town pool. Coun­cil also voted to hold off on some other repairs, which will save about $20,000. Right now, work is under way remov­ing the crum­bling con­crete sur­face on the walls of the town pool. New bond­ing sealer is needed ...
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  • Friday May 08th, 2015
    The Town of Kilmarnock announces “Celebrating Hometown Heroes”, a new walking tour that honors military veterans from WWI to Desert Storm with personalized banners throughout its downtown dining and shopping locations. Take this walking tour of 72 banners and learn the stories of these veterans as you stroll Main Street. On display from May 18-31, 2015 during the Memorial Day holiday and again from November 9-15, 2015 for Veterans Day ...
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  • Friday May 08th, 2015
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is heading to Virginia next week. The U.S. senator from Vermont has scheduled what he calls a budget town hall in Charlottesville on Monday. Sanders is the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee. Sanders said the Charlottesville session will focus on Republican budget cuts and their impact on families, health care and older Americans. Sanders is casting himself ...
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  • Friday May 08th, 2015
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – A Royal Caribbean cruise has docked in Norfolk for the first time. Multiple news outlets report Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas came into port at Nauticus, a maritime-themed science center and museum on the Norfolk waterfront, around 11:30 a.m. Thursday for a short stop. Nearly 3,000 passengers came ashore, some spending the day touring the city and others visiting nearby Colonial ...
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  • Friday May 08th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Richmond police say two people are dead and three others are in the hospital after three separate shootings. WWBT-TV (http://bit.ly/1zQeS9F ) reports nearly a dozen police cars swarmed a housing community in the city’s East End late Thursday after officers heard shots fired. Officers pronounced one person dead at the scene while two others were taken to VCU Medical Center for treatment. All ...
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  • Thursday May 07th, 2015
    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) – A Virginia woman has sued Verizon Wireless for $2.35 million claiming the company caused her to have a heart attack during a customer service call. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1Ihbs2l ) reports 53-year-old Angela Hawkins filed a lawsuit in Chesapeake on Wednesday. Hawkins told the newspaper she called Verizon last year to straighten out a billing problem. Representatives accused her of saying she was ...
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  • Thursday May 07th, 2015
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – A man accused of robbing a Virginia Beach bank posted two videos and a photo of the incident to his Instagram account. Police tell WAVY-TV (http://bit.ly/1EQDCNB) 23-year-old Dominyk Antonio Alfonseca walked into a TowneBank on Monday and handed the teller a note asking for $150,000 in bonds. Before he left, he recorded the incident on his cellphone and posted the videos ...
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