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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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  • Thursday May 07th, 2015
    Gov­er­nor Terry McAu­li­ffe and lead­ers of Virginia’s law enforce­ment com­mu­nity will pay trib­ute to City of Nor­folk Police Offi­cer Brian W. Jones and Spot­syl­va­nia County Deputy Sher­iff Bryan M. Berger, both of whom died in the line of duty in Vir­ginia in 2014. The annual Vir­ginia Law Enforce­ment Offi­cers’ Memo­r­ial Ser­vice will be held this evening at the Vir­ginia Pub­lic Safety Memo­r­ial in down­town Rich­mond. ...
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  • Thursday May 07th, 2015
    If the brand new Page Mid­dle School will be fully-operational for the 2015–2016 school year, more money is needed quickly. It was four years ago when a tor­nado ripped through Glouces­ter County, and destroyed school buses and lev­eled­Page Mid­dle School. Now, the new build­ing, which will acco­mo­date about 620 stu­dents, is about 3/4 com­plete, with a fin­ish date set for July 21st. The new school ...
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