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  • Wednesday October 08th, 2014
    A fed­eral court rejected and attempt to change the bound­aries of Virginia’s black-majority 3rd con­gres­sional district.Tuesday,the 2–1 rul­ing by a panel of judges leaves the dis­trict intact for November’s elec­tions but they did order the Gen­eral Assem­bly to draw new bound­aries by April 1st of next year. The court ruled in favor of two Vir­ginia vot­ers who accused the Gen­eral Assem­bly of “racial ger­ry­man­der­ing” by improp­erly ...
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  • Tuesday October 07th, 2014
    For the week ending October 7th. Sept. 29 (Report begins @ 1:00 p.m.) Kyle L. George, 30, formerly of Dawson Lane, was arrested for one count of misdemeanor sale/distribution of marijuana, four felony counts of manufacturing/sale/possession of illegal narcotics, and one misdemeanor count of manufacturing/sale/possession of controlled substances, all on March 22, 2014. Staff responded to an assault by threat complaint on Tavern Road; responded with ...
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  • Tuesday October 07th, 2014
    The Boys & Girls Club’s third annual art show begins at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 15 in the Club’s Education and Recreation Center at 517 N. Main St., Kilmarnock. Phillip Mumford, Executive Director, hopes that many will attend and enjoy over 100 works of art created by the boys and girls. There is a wide range of subject matter – from cupcakes to shoes. This ...
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  • Tuesday October 07th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Potential Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul is set to attend a rally for Virginia candidates Dave Brat and Ed Gillespie next week. Brat’s campaign announced Monday that Paul will attend a rally at the Hanover Arts and Activities Center on Oct 15. The Kentucky senator is one of several Republicans considering running for president in 2016. Brat is running to be the congressman ...
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  • Tuesday October 07th, 2014
    Same-sex cou­ples can now start to marry in Vir­ginia. Just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way by turn­ing away sev­eral appeals, gay cou­ples started get­ting licenses from the Rich­mond Cir­cuit Court Clerk’s office shortly after 1 p.m. Mon­day. Thirty-year-old Lind­sey Oliver and 42-year-old Nicole Pries got the first same-sex mar­riage license and said shortly after their wed­ding that she believes gay mar­riage will ...
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  • Tuesday October 07th, 2014
    The 2014 water­ways cleanup for this fall is set for Octo­ber 19th. The event is orga­nized by the North­ern Neck Soil and Water Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict, in part­ner­ship with Friends of Rap­pa­han­nock. This year’s event is set for Sun­day, October 19th, from 1-3 pm. Orga­niz­ers say it’s a great way for fam­ily and friends to spend a few hours together and be a part of the stew­ard­ship of ...
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  • Tuesday October 07th, 2014
    Octo­ber is national breast can­cer aware­ness month and river­side tap­pa­han­nock hos­pi­tal is offer­ing mam­mo­gram screen­ing appointments,Saturday’s in Octo­ber. Direc­tor of radi­ol­ogy Debra Acors said offer­ing the appoint­ments on Sat­ur­day is a way to help busy women fit in health appoint­ments. The screenings are avail­able from 8:40 am-11:40 am and are by appoint­ment. For more infor­ma­tion call River­side Sched­ul­ing at 1-800-675-6368 and press option 2.
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