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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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  • Tuesday March 14th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – More than 100,000 Virginia taxpayers who had state refunds loaded onto debit cards haven’t collected their money. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2mFdxQc ) that the taxpayers never activated their cards and $14 million is sitting at Virginia Department of the Treasury as unclaimed property. The state issued debit cards for tax refunds from 2012 to 2014. The program was ended amid complaints that ...
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  • Tuesday March 14th, 2017
    CLOSINGS AND DELAYS – MARCH 14, 2017 ESSEX SCHOOLS – CLOSED KING  AND QUEEN SCHOOLS – CLOSED KING WILLIAM SCHOOLS – CLOSED NORTHUMBERLAND  COUNTY SCHOOLS -CLOSED RICHMOND COUNTY SCHOOLS – 2 HOUR DELAY CHESAPEAKE BAY GOVERNORS SCHOOL – CLOSED RCC – KING GEORGE CAMPUS CLOSED – ALL OTHERS 2 HOUR DELAY
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  • Monday March 13th, 2017
    Northumberland County’s pre-kindergarten could be expanded from the current half day program to a full day, depending upon how talks go in preparation of the new school budget. The cutoff for enrolling 4-year olds for the fall term is next Wednesday, March 15. Last week, board members voted for a $17.7 million budget that includes expanding the pre-kindergarten classes to a full day, from 8 ...
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  • Monday March 13th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A lawsuit challenging several Virginia legislative boundaries is going to trial. The trial starts Monday and could last through Thursday in Richmond Circuit Court. The lawsuit was brought by OneVirginia2021, a redistricting advocacy group. The group says lawmakers during the 2011 redistricting process violated the requirement that election districts must be compact. The group is challenging 11 House and Senate districts, which are currently ...
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