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  • Friday October 10th, 2014
    Join the Friends of the Rappahannock for a morning cleanup along the Rappahannock and local streams. Supplies, site maps, and lunch will be provided. Be prepared to drive to your site. Adult supervision of youth under 18 required. Pre-registration is also required. 9am-1pm. Bring a water bottle and reduce waste. Based out of Old Mill Park in Fredericksburg. Rain or shine. Old Mill Park is located at 2410 Caroline ...
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  • Friday October 10th, 2014
    In Kilmarnock: Put on your favorite costume and bring the entire family to downtown Kilmarnock for a fun and safe evening of “Trick or Treat”. The local merchants will bring out the ghost and goblins, games, and fill your bags with sweets and treats. Get into the Halloween spirit with a stroll down Main Street Kilmarnock. Make a evening of it with a visit to your ...
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  • Friday October 10th, 2014
    By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Public health experts say the Obama administration’s plan to screen certain airline passengers for Ebola exposure is based on long-established legal authority. They say any efforts to challenge the screening efforts in court would almost certainly fail. Airline passengers arriving from three West African countries will face temperature checks and other screening measures at five U.S. airports, starting with New York’s ...
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  • Thursday October 09th, 2014
    The Northern Neck Bar Association is holding a free “Senior Law Day” presentation this Saturday, from 9:30 until 2:00 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 435 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. It’s a presentation on legal matters of importance to senior citizens and their families. Lancaster Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert Cunningham says all family members can benefit from the information presented,  “This is a great opportunity for seniors to ...
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  • Thursday October 09th, 2014
    The Lan­caster High School Class of 1974 reunion is just around the cor­ner. mark your cal­en­ders for Oct 25th. The trip down mem­ory lane starts at 5 p.m. at The Bea­con in Top­ping. The Faron Lee Dawson’s band UBU will be play­ing. If you’d like to attend reser­va­tions are required. Call 436‑6175 for more information.The reunion com­mit­tee is still try­ing to find the fol­low­ing classmates,Sharon Abbott, Euge­nia Brit­ton, ...
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  • Thursday October 09th, 2014
    Wednesday,three researchers won the Nobel Prize for giv­ing micro­scopes a much sharper vision than was ever thought pos­si­ble. The new micro­scopes let sci­en­tists look into liv­ing cells with unprece­dented detail to seek the begin­nings of disease. The chem­istry prize was awarded to U.S. researchers Eric Bet­zig and William Moerner and Ger­man sci­en­tist Ste­fan Hell. They found ways to use mol­e­cules that glow on demand to over­come ...
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  • Thursday October 09th, 2014
    Attor­ney Gen­eral Mark Her­ring announced Vir­ginia will get just over $350,000 from a set­tle­ment with AT&T. The $105 mil­lion multi state set­tle­ment was announced Wednes­day after alle­ga­tions that the com­pany unlaw­fully billed wire­less cus­tomers for tens of mil­lions of dol­lars in bogus charges. The prac­tice is known as cram­ming. The FTC says AT&T billed mil­lions of cus­tomers for charges from third-party com­pa­nies. The charges were for ser­vices peo­ple wanted or ...
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