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  • Thursday June 04th, 2015
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – The victim in a 2005 sexual assault that authorities have linked to the death of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is expected to take the witness stand at a pretrial hearing. The victim is flying from India to testify at the trial next week of Jesse Matthew. Police have charged the 33-year-old Charlottesville man with attempted capital murder and sexual assault ...
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  • Thursday June 04th, 2015
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – A private group is offering a $20,000 reward for anyone with information about the killing of a dog that was found at the scene of a brush fire with its legs bound. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1HMhWAY) reports animal control officers found the dead dog at the scene of a brush fire May 29. Police said Monday the dog, believed to be a ...
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  • Thursday June 04th, 2015
    By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Supreme Court of Virginia is being asked to temporarily block the planned closure of Sweet Briar College. With arguments scheduled Thursday, the justices are considering the appeal of a Circuit Court ruling that refused to put the brakes on the August shuttering of the all-women’s college. The lawsuit brought by Amherst County Attorney Ellen Bowyer maintains the college is ...
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  • Thursday June 04th, 2015
    A man has been arrested in con­nec­tion with a vehi­cle theft in Rich­mond County. John T. Elliott III was a per­son of inter­est from in the theft from the New­land area of Rich­mond County. Some­time either May 25th or May 26th, a 2007 Chevro­let pickup was stolen from North­ern Neck Nurs­ery. The vehi­cle was recov­ere­d on May 28th and returned to the owner; how­ever, it did have ...
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  • Thursday June 04th, 2015
    Two men who were charged in Glouces­ter County in the theft of firearms from the Glouces­ter Pawn shop in Jan­uary pleaded guilty in fed­eral court on Mon­day. 20 year-old Patrick Cox, of Heathsville, and 20 year-old Avery Carter, of Chester­field, each pleaded guilty to theft of firearms. Now, each of the men face up to 10 years in prison. Both Cox and Carter will be ...
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  • Wednesday June 03rd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Tourism is a big business in Virginia, and Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to say just how big it is. He’s scheduled a news conference for Wednesday to outline tourism’s economic impact in the state. In 2013, tourism was a $21 billion business in Virginia. It ranks as one of the top private employers in the state, with more than 200,000 jobs supported ...
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  • Wednesday June 03rd, 2015
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – A deadline is looming for the annual Clean the Bay Day sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The annual shoreline litter cleanup is being held Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Wednesday is the final day to volunteer. The foundation is seeking thousands of volunteers on foot and in boats to help tidy up the shoreline of the Chesapeake Bay and its ...
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