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  • Thursday March 16th, 2017
    By The Associated Press March 16, 2017 3:05 am   RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Douglas Wilder is accusing former Del. Joseph Morrissey of filing a bogus lawsuit against him to gain publicity. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Wilder has filed a motion to dismiss Morrissey’s lawsuit and asked for a hearing to be scheduled. Morrissey is seeking $1.45 million in damages from Wilder and ...
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  • Thursday March 16th, 2017
     SCHUYLER, Va. (AP) – Fifteen former cast members of the hit TV show “The Waltons” are returning to Virginia for a reunion weekend. The Nelson County Times reports (http://bit.ly/2nbxPlc ) the Walton’s Mountain Museum in Schuyler will host the 45th anniversary reunion later this month. The events are also planned to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the death of the show’s creator, Earl Hamner Jr. Hamner, ...
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  • Wednesday March 15th, 2017
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – Strawberry farmers are rushing to protect their crop from the cold temperatures. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/2nkSaoF) that buds have sprouted in Hampton Roads after the second-hottest February on record. The plants are now vulnerable to this week’s sub-freezing temperatures. Strawberry grower Barbara Henley in Virginia Beach said strawberry plants are normally dormant this time of year. Local farmers are using a variety of ...
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  • Wednesday March 15th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s attorney general is supporting Hawaii’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. Attorney General Mark Herring said in a statement Tuesday that he joined 13 other attorneys general in filing an amicus brief Monday in the District Court for Hawaii. Hawaii has asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the enforcement of the revised travel ban. A hearing in the ...
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  • Wednesday March 15th, 2017
    Grocery store chain ALDI will host a series of hiring events to fill positions. The jobs are at stores in Newport News, Hampton, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, and in Gloucester. The position of Store Associate pays $11.50 per hour. Shift Managers receive $16 per hour. Job Requirements • Must be 18 years or older to apply • High school diploma or GED preferred • Must be available to work ...
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  • Tuesday March 14th, 2017
    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) – A pro-Confederate group in Virginia has taken down a large rebel flag, but says it intends to raise the banner again once the proper permits are obtained. The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/2mnKey1 ) reports Rockbridge County officials said the 82-foot-tall flagpole had to be removed last week because it’s too close to a public highway. The Virginia Flaggers initially said they wouldn’t take the ...
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  • Tuesday March 14th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging a Virginia law automatically suspending the driver’s licenses of people who can’t pay court costs and fines. Judge Norman K. Moon said Monday that his court does not have jurisdiction over the matter. He did not make a judgment on the merits of the case. The Legal Aid Justice Center filed the lawsuit against the ...
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