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  • Tuesday November 18th, 2014
    A woman who faked Ebola is due in court today. Lisa Miller is sched­uled for an arraign­ment in Chesa­peake Gen­eral Dis­trict Court this morn­ing. Miller is charged with both felony and mis­de­meanor drug charges after her arrest last month, when she told the arrest­ing offi­cers that she had Ebola. Police stopped 48-year-old Lisa Miller on Octo­ber 27 for a traf­fic infrac­tion. She was then arrested for pos­ses­sion of ...
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  • Tuesday November 18th, 2014
    Artists Jackie Leav­itt and Anna Raff are shar­ing a month-long show at the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library in Heathsville. Anna’s works are oil on can­vas fea­tur­ing her large land­scapes, which are impres­sive in size and color. Jackie has a col­lec­tion of her pas­tels and water col­ors. Both artists are mem­bers of The Tap­pa­han­nock Artists Guild. The show con­sists of out­door scenes with a title of “It’s ...
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  • Tuesday November 18th, 2014
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – A Richmond woman has been sentenced for embezzling from a residential substance abuse facility in Fredericksburg. Marlene Kae McCary received a 40-year sentence with all but four years suspended on Monday in Fredericksburg Circuit Court. The Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/1u5fJZR ) reports that the 60-year-old McCary also must pay more than $90,000 in restitution. McCary was accused of embezzling money from Serenity Home of Fredericksburg ...
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  • Tuesday November 18th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia woman has been charged with lying to federal investigators about her support for the Islamic State that she promoted on Facebook. Documents show that Heather Elizabeth Coffman of Henrico County appeared in U.S. District Court on Monday. A judge ordered her held until a Wednesday afternoon detention hearing. According to an affidavit filed by an FBI agent, Coffman ...
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  • Tuesday November 18th, 2014
    By BROCK VERGAKIS Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Fracking will be allowed in parts of the largest national forest on the East Coast under a new federal management plan. The U.S. Forest Service originally planned to ban fracking in the 1.1-million-acre George Washington National Forest. But energy companies cried foul after a draft of the plan was released in 2011. It would have been the first outright ...
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  • Monday November 17th, 2014
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR… CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA… CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA… CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA… CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL… YORK RIVER… RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT… JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE ...
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  • Monday November 17th, 2014
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – A draft state report predicts taxis will be outnumbered by ride-sharing drivers after Virginia begins regulating the industry. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/14yihLi ) obtained a copy of the draft report by the Department of Motor Vehicles. The newspaper says the draft recommends regulations that appear to be slightly more stringent than temporary agreements allowing ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate in Virginia. The ...
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