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  • Thursday February 05th, 2015
    The Vir­ginia Sen­ate may vote this week on a bill that sup­port­ers say would be a step toward stop­ping the euth­a­niza­tion of ani­mals by an ani­mal rights orga­ni­za­tion in Nor­folk. Sen­ate Bill 1318 would amend a sec­tion of the Vir­ginia Code to define a pri­vate shel­ter as a “facil­ity oper­ated for the pur­pose of find­ing per­ma­nent adop­tive homes and facil­i­tat­ing other life­sav­ing out­comes for ani­mals.“ The bill ...
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  • Thursday February 05th, 2015
    The Measles out­break is get­ting the atten­tion of local schools. There are now 102 peo­ple in 14 states who have become infected with the extremely con­ta­gious virus. The CDC now warn­ing that a “large out­break” is antic­i­pated. With some par­ents opt­ing to exempt their kids from immu­niza­tions for med­ical or reli­gious rea­sons, and a grow­ing num­ber of measles cases in the U.S., local schools aren’t tak­ing any ...
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  • Wednesday February 04th, 2015
    Want to raise chick­ens? Well, if you live in Glouces­ter County, you may soon be allowed to do just that. A grow­ing trend in the area is the rais­ing of chick­ens on pri­vate prop­erty, but in many areas your legal right to do that is unclear. Now, in an attempt to clear it all up, the Glouces­ter County Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will hold a pub­lic hear­ing on Thurs­day ...
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  • Wednesday February 04th, 2015
    They’re back! The seals that is. Yes, seals. The Vir­ginia Aquar­ium Strand­ing Response Team is warn­ing peo­ple who see seals on the beaches, not to go near them. It’s not unusual to spot seals on Vir­ginia beaches, piers, and rock islands dur­ing the win­ter months. Ani­mal experts say that most of the seals we spot on our beaches this time of year are young and gain­ing ...
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  • Wednesday February 04th, 2015
    New trial dates were set Mon­day for the two men charged in a dou­ble shoot­ing in Mid­dle­sex County last sum­mer, that left a Glouces­ter County man dead and another man injured. The tri­als of 22 year old Demetrius Paige of Glouces­ter, and 22 year old Anthony Fra­zier of King and Queen, were sched­uled to begin Jan. 29th in Mid­dle­sex County Cir­cuit Court, but the cases were ...
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  • Wednesday February 04th, 2015
    Strong winds were the cause of a tractor-trailer flip­ping over on the Chesa­peake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Mon­day after­noon. The crash hap­pened at mile­post 14 just after 1pm, only seven min­utes after the bridge began oper­at­ing under Level 4 restric­tions, pro­hibit­ing tractor-trailers from cross­ing. Winds at the time were in excess of 60 miles per hour. The crash caused the south­bound lanes to be shut down for sev­eral ...
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  • Tuesday February 03rd, 2015
    In late January, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury president Stuart Bunting announced plans to construct a new Wellness Center. The 17,000 square foot building will be located near the Chesapeake Center and apartments on the RWC campus in Irvington. “We have known for a long time that we needed a larger facility to accommodate the many residents who enjoy participating in our wellness programs. Although we have excellent equipment, ...
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