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  • Tuesday July 11th, 2017
    The total area of local waters condemned to shellfish harvesting increased by 129 acres between July 1, 2016 and July 1st this year. Figures released last week, by the Virginia Department of Health, Division of Shoreline Sanitation, show 5,296.9 acres of waterways in Gloucester, Mathews, and those shared with neighboring counties, from which shellfish may not be harvested. Some prohibitions are permanent, some conditional, and ...
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  • Monday July 10th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Democratic Party of Virginia has a new executive director a few months out from nationally watched elections. The party announced Thursday that former deputy director Chris Bolling is returning to run the organization. Virginia is one of only two states electing new governors and other state-level offices this year, and the contests are being closely watched as potential referendums on President Donald ...
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  • Monday July 10th, 2017
    JARRATT, Va. (AP) – Virginia has executed a man who killed a hospital security guard and sheriff’s deputy after escaping from custody in 2006. Thirty-five-year-old William Morva was pronounced dead at 9:15 p.m. Thursday after an injection at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt. He had no last words. It was the first execution carried out in Virginia under a new protocol that makes more of the ...
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  • Thursday July 06th, 2017
    Kilmarnock, VA – The Town Centre Park Grand Opening and celebration festivities are scheduled for Saturday, July 8. Drive by 150 North Main Street and see sidewalks that meander through the nine acres of a thoughtfully-laid out grand plan. An abundance of native plants and trees have been planted to create inviting and lush green spaces. The Pavillion flanks the official entrance to the park ...
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  • Thursday July 06th, 2017
    Democratic attorneys general in 18 states and the District of Columbia are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuses by for-profit colleges. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in federal court in Washington and demands implementation of borrower defense to repayment rules. The rules aim to make schools financially responsible for fraud and forbid them from forcing students ...
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  • Thursday July 06th, 2017
    Thursday, July 6th 2017, 2:30 am EDTThursday, July 6th 2017, 2:30 am EDT RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – One of Virginia’s largest craft beer makers is now selling suds in the United Kingdom. Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office announced recently that Hardywood Park Craft Brewery has partnered with UK-based company American Craft Beer Company to sell beer. McAuliffe made the announcement while on a trade mission in London. The Virginia ...
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  • Thursday July 06th, 2017
    A man from Gloucester has been arrested in connection with a break-in and theft at Marshall’s Drug in Urbanna last month. 26 year old Thomas Newborg, is now facing 10 felony charges, and a misdemeanor. Newborg is charged with four counts of possession with intent to distribute a Schedule IV drug and three counts of possession with intent to distribute a Schedule II drug. He ...
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