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  • Tuesday March 10th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – More than 100,000 Virginia birth certificates have been purchased at the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles since the option became available one year ago. All 75 DMV customer service centers and five mobile DMV offices now provide Virginia birth certificates. The process for obtaining a birth certificate at DMV is the same as doing so directly through the Division of Vital Records. Customers ...
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  • Monday March 09th, 2015
    WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) – The Wildlife Center of Virginia is asking hunters for help in preventing wildlife lead poisoning. Director of outreach Amanda Nicholson tells The News-Virginian (http://bit.ly/1AV7JOA ) that the Waynesboro center has received eight wildlife patients suffering from lead poisoning this year. All were raptors. Only one, a red-tailed hawk, survived. Nicholson says the birds either ate pellets from shotgun shells left in the woods ...
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  • Monday March 09th, 2015
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – Virginia officials plan to close lanes of northbound Interstate 495 just north of the Dulles Access Road during nighttime hours Monday so they can install an overhead sign structure as part of a project to allow the shoulder of the road to be used for rush hour traffic. The Virginia Department of Transportation says weather permitting it will start single-lane closures at ...
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  • Monday March 09th, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is preparing a new exhibition all about money, money, money. The museum has announced it will open its new Gallery of Numismatics and the first exhibition, “The Value of Money” on July 1. The Smithsonian’s coin and money collection is one of the oldest collections on the National Mall. The museum says the new exhibit will include ...
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  • Friday March 06th, 2015
    The Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in its fourth annual “Parade of Homes by the Bay” on May 29-30th. 2015.   The “Parade of Homes by the Bay” will feature unique properties in various categories including stick built, modular, remodels, and interior/exterior designs. “The goal of the “Parade of Homes by the Bay” event is to showcase the high quality of ...
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  • Thursday March 05th, 2015
    On Saturday, April 11 the Mary Ball Washington Museum will turn back the clock to colonial times when it sponsors Lancaster Court Day on the grounds of the Museum. Festivities will kick off at 10:00 a.m. and extend to 4:00 p.m. The public is invited to see performances by several historical re-enactors, including former Colonial Williamsburg performers Sheila Arnold Jones and Darci Tucker. In addition, ...
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  • Wednesday March 04th, 2015
    The Northumberland Public Library has moved Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration, originally scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday March 5, to Wednesday March 11 at 10 a.m. Forecasted ice and snow for Wednesday and Thursday (March 4 and 5) caused the change. The Listening Lambs at the Library event is for children ages almost 3 through 6. It will feature a visit by the Cat in the Hat ...
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