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  • Tuesday January 20th, 2015
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Drivers who get caught going 11 miles an hour over the speed limit on Virginia’s interstate highways may no longer be facing criminal charges if a proposed bill passes. A House of Delegates panel approved legislation 14-5 Tuesday that would raise the threshold of reckless driving from 80 miles an hour to 85 miles an hour. Republican Del. Jeffrey L. ...
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  • Monday January 19th, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University are honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a free concert featuring Natalie Cole. Cole’s career in pop music spans more than four decades. The daughter of music legend Nat King Cole has won nine Grammy Awards during that time. Her biggest hits include “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love),” ”Unforgettable” and “When I ...
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  • Monday January 19th, 2015
    For­mer Gov. Bob McDon­nell, now fac­ing prison time, has a new job. McDon­nell was hired as a con­sul­tant for a mechan­i­cal con­trac­tor fol­low­ing his con­vic­tion on fed­eral cor­rup­tion charges. The Vir­gin­ian Pilot reports that Bay Mechan­i­cal Inc. CEO Rod Rodriguez offered McDon­nell the job in Sep­tem­ber, about one week after the for­mer gov­er­nor and his wife, Mau­reen, were found guilty of tak­ing gifts and loans from a vit­a­min exec­u­tive ...
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  • Monday January 19th, 2015
    At least one Vir­ginia law­maker thinks you should be sub­jected to a saliva test when you are pulled over by police. Del­e­gate Glenn Davis of Vir­ginia Beach, says that as the law stands right now, police have no way of doing an on-site test for a dri­ver sus­pected of dri­ving under the influ­ence of a con­trolled sub­stance, such as mar­i­juana or cocaine. But Davis says, the prob­lem ...
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  • Friday January 16th, 2015
    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) – Metro says an electrical malfunction caused some smoke on the orange and silver lines at the Ballston station, and trains are single-tracking through the area while repairs are made. Metro spokeswoman Caroline Laurin says there was an electrical arcing incident involving an insulator on the tracks Friday morning. Firefighters were called to the scene as a precaution but have cleared the scene. Laurin ...
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  • Thursday January 15th, 2015
    Mark Grenoble and Rober Jérôme, along with Gordon Slatford, General Manager of the Tides Inn presented plans for the future of the Tides Inn to a standing-room only crowd in the Irvington Baptist Church in Irvington Thursday evening beginning at 6:30 PM. Mark Grenoble is President & CEO, Operations / Hospitality, of the 360 Real Estate Corporation and President of  Enchantment Group, which is based in ...
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  • Thursday January 15th, 2015
    Roger Mudd, the former news correspondent, will speak at the Sundays at Two lecture on January 18 at 2 pm. The Honorable Linwood Holton will introduce Mr. Mudd who will deliver a lecture entitled, “Why Did Walter Cronkite Have to Die: Television News Then and Now.”  This lecture will be held at the new library building at 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock, formerly the site ...
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