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  • Monday May 11th, 2015
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia woman who lied to investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group is due in court for sentencing. The hearing for Heather Elizabeth Coffman is set for Monday morning in U.S. District Court in Richmond. Coffman posted numerous messages on Facebook supporting the Islamic State and tried to help a man make arrangements to train and fight with ...
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  • Monday May 11th, 2015
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – In the eight months since former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was convicted of public corruption, a few developments have gone his way. The federal appeals court that will hear arguments Tuesday in McDonnell’s case allowed the ex-governor and his wife, Maureen, to remain free on bond while they challenge their convictions. Legal experts say that decision suggests the court ...
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  • Monday May 11th, 2015
    Tap­pa­han­nock Police are turn­ing to you for help in solv­ing three recent lar­ceny cases that have occurred over the past month at WAL-MART and Bare­ford Buick in Tap­pa­han­nock. On April 3, two peo­ple took elec­tronic items from the Wal-Mart, mak­ing off with them through the lawn and gar­den sec­tion of the store. They left the area in a black SUV. On May 5th, two peo­ple again stole elec­tronic ...
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  • Monday May 11th, 2015
    It wasn’t an easy deci­sion, but after a long dis­cus­sion, the Urbanna Town Coun­cil voted to spend another $8,300 for more major repairs at the town pool. Coun­cil also voted to hold off on some other repairs, which will save about $20,000. Right now, work is under way remov­ing the crum­bling con­crete sur­face on the walls of the town pool. New bond­ing sealer is needed ...
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  • Friday May 08th, 2015
    The Town of Kilmarnock announces “Celebrating Hometown Heroes”, a new walking tour that honors military veterans from WWI to Desert Storm with personalized banners throughout its downtown dining and shopping locations. Take this walking tour of 72 banners and learn the stories of these veterans as you stroll Main Street. On display from May 18-31, 2015 during the Memorial Day holiday and again from November 9-15, 2015 for Veterans Day ...
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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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