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  • Friday March 20th, 2015
    SMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) – The body of a 75-year-old boater missing since late January has been found in Smithfield. According to media reports, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission says a medical examiner has identified the man as William Johnson. He was last seen alive on Jan. 26 in the James River. Johnson’s 18-foot boat was located after the U.S. Coast Guard responded to a distress call. His ...
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  • Thursday March 19th, 2015
    The White Dog Bistro in down­town Math­ews is one of the Final Four in the “Vir­ginia is For Lovers Culi­nary Chal­lenge” spon­sored by the state tourism divi­sion. The restau­rant earned 1380 votes from res­i­dents in the statewide online vot­ing con­test. Wal­ter Wilkes is the bistro’s exec­u­tive chef. His dish will now com­pete against other dishes cre­ated by Com­fort Inn Rich­mond, Horse­shoe Restau­rant in South Hill and ...
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  • Thursday March 19th, 2015
    A newly released court doc­u­ment describes what for­mer Vir­ginia first lady Mau­reen McDon­nell would have said had she tes­ti­fied in her husband’s pub­lic cor­rup­tion case. Accord­ing to the Asso­ci­ated Press, her lawyer now says the for­mer first lady would have tes­ti­fied that she hid vit­a­min exec­u­tive Jon­nie Williams’ gifts from her hus­band because she fig­ured McDon­nell would make her return them. The affi­davit made pub­lic Wednes­day. ...
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  • Thursday March 19th, 2015
    A Glouces­ter man is in some seri­ous trou­ble after author­i­ties inter­cepted a pack­age in the mail con­tain­ing over $20,000 worth of pot. Nar­cotics Inves­ti­ga­tors, along with agents from the Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force and United States Postal Inspec­tors Office, dis­cov­ered the pack­age back in Jan­u­ary. Accord­ing to the Glouces­ter County Sheriff’s Office, it con­tained more than 5 pounds of mar­i­juana, with street value of about ...
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  • Wednesday March 18th, 2015
    Mark your calendars for a special event on Sunday April 26: an English Tea sponsored by the Northumberland Public Library’s Board of Trustees. The special event, to be held at Westlawn, an elegant private residence, runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. If you’re a fan of the popular TV series “Downton Abbey,” you probably will feel right at home. Tickets are $20. Only 50 are ...
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  • Wednesday March 18th, 2015
    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) – A Virginia Beach woman gave birth alongside a Virginia interstate with the help of her husband. Media outlets report paramedics arrived shortly after Stephanie Stonis delivered a boy during morning rush hour Monday on the side of Interstate 64 in Chesapeake. Mark Stonis was rushing his wife to the hospital when her water broke as they crossed a bridge. He eventually pulled over ...
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  • Wednesday March 18th, 2015
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – A Williamsburg man faces more than 30 years in prison for a timeshare scheme that cost resorts more than $800,000. Fifty-six-year-old Keith D. Kosco pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity. Kosco owned and operated several entities involved in travel, tourism and timeshare ...
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