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  • Monday November 17th, 2014
    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia Tech is seeking state approval of two new degree programs. The university’s Board of Visitors approved the programs earlier this month. One is a bachelor of science degree program in systems biology. The other is a master of arts degree in women’s and gender studies. Virginia Tech says in a news release that the new programs would begin in the fall of ...
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  • Monday November 17th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The latest Virginia crop report forecasts gains in soybean, cotton and peanut production. But corn production is expected to be down compared to 2013. The report says 49.7 million bushels of corn are expected to be produced this year. That’s down 10 percent from 2013. Corn producers are expected to harvest 350,000 acres, a decline of 10,000 acres from last year. Peanut production is expected ...
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  • Saturday November 15th, 2014
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – A memorial service is planned in honor of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, whose disappearance two months ago prompted a massive monthlong search that ended in tragedy and criminal charges. A service scheduled Saturday at Graham’s old school in Fairfax County, West Potomac, is being billed as a celebration of Graham’s life. She was an active member of the school community, earning ...
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  • Friday November 14th, 2014
    Delegate Margaret Ransone (R-Westmoreland) visited local schools this month as part of the Virginia School Board Association’s “Take Your Legislator to School Month.” Delegate Ransone and her staff made visits to Northumberland and Richmond County Elementary Schools, where she spoke with 4th and 5th grade students about her role as a state legislator. At Montross Middle School in Westmoreland County, she was also greeted by an ...
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  • Friday November 14th, 2014
    Water line repairs will be undertaken today, Friday, November 14, from 10 am – 2 pm in the area of Southport and Wiggins Avenue in Kilmarnock. There is a possibility that the water system will have to be shut off to complete the repair.
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  • Friday November 14th, 2014
    By JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The Smithsonian has unveiled plans to give museums and gardens along the south side of Washington’s National Mall a $2 billion face-lift, creating more welcoming entrances, improving connections between museums and refurbishing the iconic Smithsonian Castle. The master plan unveiled Thursday would be paid for with a mix of federal and private money and implemented over 10 to 20 years. ...
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  • Thursday November 13th, 2014
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – The man charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student who was found dead has been transferred to a jail in Fairfax to await a hearing in an unrelated rape case. Albemarle County Sheriff  Lt. Billy Boggs said Wednesday that 32-year-old Jesse Matthew was moved out of Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail late Tuesday night. Matthew was booked into the Fairfax County ...
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