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  • Wednesday November 05th, 2014
    Recently, the first fire depart­ment muster was held in the North­ern Neck. Offi­cials say they started plan­ning for it last winter. On Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 25th, more than 30 fire trucks came in from as far away as Pocomoke City, Md. for vis­i­tors to the Callao Res­cue Squad grounds to view the appa­ra­tus. There were a lot of oldies, but Callao’s own “Old Num­ber 1″, made in 1921 ...
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  • Tuesday November 04th, 2014
    For the week ending November 3, 2014 Oct. 28 (Report begins @ 12:15 p.m.) Staff received a report of vandalism to a vehicle parked at the Hickory Hollow Nature Trail on Regina Road (window, purse and wallet; $180 loss); received a destruction of property report from a Poplar Neck Road resident (commercial mower, $200 damages); responded to a loitering complaint at a Mollusk convenience store; responded with ...
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  • Tuesday November 04th, 2014
    According to a posting on their facebook page, on Wednesday Oct. 29, the Lancaster Sheriff’s Department and the Virginia Marine Police conducted a six hour search of part of the Rappahannock River using a side/bottom scan sonar system for evidence in connection to the disappearance of Claudine Gifford. Sheriff’s officials say  that approximately 20 square miles of river bottom was searched with nothing being found ...
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  • Tuesday November 04th, 2014
    Families are cordially invited to join us for our Fall Open House on Monday, November 10 from 10a.m. until 1:00p.m. Those who are interested can also schedule an afternoon interview. During your visit, you will tour campus, eat lunch, visit with faculty and students, learn about the school, and meet with an admission counselor who can answer any questions you might have. Please register in advance by ...
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  • Tuesday November 04th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia voters are going to the polls to decide races for U.S. Senate and the state’s 11 congressional seats. Polls are open Tuesday from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. In the Senate race, Democratic incumbent Mark Warner faces a challenge from Republican Ed Gillespie. Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust are battling to succeed retiring Rep. Frank Wolf in a hotly contested ...
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  • Monday November 03rd, 2014
    BY STEVE PEOPLES ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of an election that will decide the Senate majority, it’s time for closing arguments and an all-out effort to motivate people to vote. Republicans have claimed new momentum in midterm campaigns that have centered on President Barack Obama, who is not on Tuesday’s ballot. Under the weight of the unpopular president, Democrats are fighting to distance themselves ...
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  • Monday November 03rd, 2014
    A Nor­folk Man died Fri­day night in a sin­gle vehi­cle crash in Essex County. The crash occurred at 9:33 p.m. on Route 17 south, 1/10 mile south of Route 670 in Essex County. Vir­ginia State Police say a 2003 Toy­ota was trav­el­ing south on Route 17, when it ran off the left side of the road, over-cor­rected, strik­ing a cul­vert on the right side of the road, ...
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