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  • Monday September 15th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Potential solutions for distracted driving will be discussed at a conference in Richmond. The 2014 Virginia Distracted Driving Summit will be held Monday and Tuesday at the Westin Richmond. The conference organized by the nonprofit group Drive Smart Virginia will focus on enforcement, education, corporate policies and distracted driving research. Actor Charlie Bewley will speak at the event on Monday. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. ...
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  • Friday September 12th, 2014
    Friday afternoon, from 2-4 pm, the Kilmarnock Town Offices hosted an open house for the purpose of previewing the 3 options presented for the Kilmarnock Park – as envisioned by Cite Design, Inc., a land planning and design firm located in Richmond, with offices at 310 north Adams Street, Richmond, VA. Marshall A. Sebra, Planning/Zoning Administrator for the Town of Kilmarnock, unveiled the three options at the Town Hall. The design firm ...
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  • Friday September 12th, 2014
    Pet owners are invited to bring their pets to Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury on Friday, October 3 for the annual Blessing of the Animals. RWC Chaplain Davis Smith will conduct the ceremony, which will be held near the Chesapeake Center on the RWC Campus, 132 Lancaster Drive in Irvington. RWC residents and neighbors on the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula are encouraged to participate in this ecumenical ...
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  • Friday September 12th, 2014
    By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – If you happen to come across woven wool remnants in red, white or blue marked Fort McHenry in your attic, a group of curators would like to know. Two hundred years after a massive American flag was hoisted over Baltimore’s fort in victory over the British, Americans still may have fragments of the original Star-Spangled Banner. Shortly after the huge flag ...
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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014
    Rhythm in Blue is the jazz ensemble of the USAF Heritage of America Band, the group which has performed each of the last 24 years in Irvington the week of Fourth of July. This year they have offered to do a second concert with the smaller (20 members) jazz ensemble on Friday, September 26 at 7 pm on the Irvington Commons. All are welcome to this ...
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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House Visitor Center is reopening this weekend after extensive renovations over the past two years to create new interactive exhibits, a bookstore and other services. The National Park Service says the center will open Saturday on Pennsylvania Avenue after $12.6 million in renovations. The overhaul was funded in part by a $7.5 million contribution from the White House Historical Association. Park officials ...
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  • Thursday September 11th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has pronounced the state’s 2014 apple crop “very good.” The department says growers have been harvesting their fruits since August, when the earliest varieties started ripening. But prime apple season typically kicks in this month and continues through November. Commissioner Sandra J. Adams says Virginia is the nation’s No. 6 apple-growing state. The USDA reports that ...
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