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  • Monday August 07th, 2017
    The Lancaster Sheriff’s Department, and the Lancaster Department of Emergency Services reported very strong storms in the area of Irvington, White Stone, and Weems in Lancaster County yesterday afternoon. Preliminary reports indicate straight line winds causing minor property damage in White Stone and Irvington. No serious structural damage was reported. Some power lines were down, and Dominion Virginia Power had reported 190 customers without power, ...
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  • Monday August 07th, 2017
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The Navy is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest in a series of bomb threats that have disrupted operations this week in Virginia. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/2v70pHA ) that the Naval Criminal Investigative Service is increasing the offered reward from $500 to $2,500. On Thursday, a bomb threat was written on a bathroom wall at Norfolk Naval ...
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  • Monday August 07th, 2017
    KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) – Atlee Little League’s Junior softball team has been disqualified from its World Series championship matchup over what officials say was an inappropriate social media posting. Little League officials announced the disqualification Saturday morning, just hours ahead of the championship game which was broadcast live on ESPN2. Little League described the offending post only as “an inappropriate social media post.” The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2wihxci ) ...
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  • Monday August 07th, 2017
    MONTROSS, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s groundwater supply is under increasing pressure in the Northern Neck and Tidewater regions, and some say the water table is dropping. The Free Lance-Star reports (http://bit.ly/2fjtzhg ) that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality is addressing the problem by getting its biggest users, which include the International Paper mill in Franklin, the city of Chesapeake and Colonial Williamsburg, to draw fewer ...
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  • Monday August 07th, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The price motorists are paying for a gallon of gas in Virginia is up six cents from a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Sunday that the average price of a gallon of regular, unleaded gas in Virginia was $2.15, up from $2.09 a week ago. The price of gas in the state is 20 cents below the national average of $2.35. The average price of ...
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  • Friday August 04th, 2017
    Through Sunday at 11:59PM, it’s the 3-day sales tax holiday here in Virginia, when you can buy qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products without paying any sales tax. So, exactly what’s eligible? School supplies, clothing, and footwear to start. Qualified school supplies count, at $20 or less per item. Qualified clothing and footwear must be ...
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  • Friday August 04th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal lawsuit over a transgender teen’s demand to use the boy’s bathroom at his high school is being sent back to a lower court. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had scheduled arguments for September in Gavin Grimm’s case against the Gloucester County School Board. But the 4th Circuit said Wednesday that it will delay next month’s arguments and send the case back to ...
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