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  • Monday February 09th, 2015
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – State employees and public school teachers would get a small pay increase under new budget proposals. Both chambers of the GOP-controlled General Assembly unveiled proposed budgets Sunday that include varying levels of raises for state workers between 1.5 percent and 3 percent. The Senate is proposing slightly higher pay increases for state employees than the House. Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe did ...
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  • Monday February 09th, 2015
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Zoo is asking the public to help it name a baby siamang. A list of names provided by zookeepers and staff is posted on the zoo’s website, virginiazoo.org. Members of the public can vote online for their favorite name on the list through Feb. 16. The zoo says in a news release that the winning name will be announced Feb. 18. The ...
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  • Monday February 09th, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) – Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are bringing their jazz collaboration to Washington this summer with a two-night engagement at the Kennedy Center. The center announced that Bennett and Gaga will perform July 31 and Aug. 1. The performances are part of a series of concerts celebrating their jazz album “Cheek To Cheek.” Bennett and Gaga have upcoming sold-out appearances at Radio City Music Hall ...
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  • Friday February 06th, 2015
    Jan. 26 (Report begins @ 1 p.m.) Wallace E. Rice, 49 of Lumberlost Trail, was arrested for obtaining money by false pretenses on Sept. 13, 2014; Ronald O. Baker, 54 of Arbor Lane, was arrested for contempt of a New Kent County court on Jan. 13; Rodney L. Coleman, Jr., 22 of the 10,600 block of River Road, was arrested for failure to appear in ...
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  • Friday February 06th, 2015
    Three peo­ple have been arrested in con­nec­tion with the bur­glary last month at the Glouces­ter Pawn Shop on Route 17 in White Marsh. 20 year old Patrick O’Neil Cox of Heathsville; 20 year old Dono­van Car­los of Dunnsville; and 20 year old Avery McKin­ley of Rich­mond are accused of the Jan­u­ary 21st break-in. Cox and Car­los were taken to Glouces­ter County Jail, where Cox is still being ...
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  • Friday February 06th, 2015
    It’s all for a good cause, and it will likely pro­vide a lot of peo­ple with a good time too! Glouces­ter County’s Employee Plus Com­mit­tee is spon­sor­ing a Spirit Night fundraiser. It’s planned for Wednes­day, Feb­ru­ary 11th from 5 till 8pm at Chick-fil-A in Glouces­ter, and it’s all going to ben­e­fit the Alzheimer’s Asso­ci­a­tion. If you stop by and men­tion the Employee Plus group or ...
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  • Friday February 06th, 2015
    Make-A-Wish of Greater Vir­ginia has already granted over 4,000 wishes to chil­dren with life-threatening ill­nesses. Now a Tappahannock girl has been added to that list. Dynasty Kelly was four years old when she was first diag­nosed with a type of can­cer that devel­ops from imma­ture nerve cells found in sev­eral areas of the body. She has endured many med­ical treat­ments and lengthy hos­pi­tal stays. Dynasty is now six ...
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