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  • Friday April 07th, 2017
    IRVINGTON, Va. — The National Weather Service confirmed Thursday night that an EF-1 tornado touched down about 12:09 p.m. near Irvington in Lancaster County. “The tornado touched down near the boundary of Lancaster County and the Rappahannock River,” NWS officials said. “The tornado then proceeded across West Irvington and Irvington where it reached its maximum intensity of up to 90 mph. Damage included loss of roofing ...
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  • Thursday April 06th, 2017
      WASHINGTON (AP) – , has resigned after acknowledging improper discussions with a financial analyst. In a statement Tuesday, Lacker said that in October 2012 he spoke to an analyst at Medley Global Advisers who possessed “highly confidential” information about interest-rate decisions the Fed had considered at its September meeting. Lacker called his conduct “inconsistent” with the Fed’s confidentiality policies. “I deeply regret the role that I may have ...
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  • Thursday April 06th, 2017
      RICHMOND, Va. –  AAA wants motorists to use caution as storms move through Virginia Today(Thursday). A tornado watch is effect for all counties of the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck until 1 p.m. EDT. AAA has these dos and don’t for severe weather and tornado warnings: A “tornado warning” means a twister is developing or is actually on the ground. It is more severe than a “tornado ...
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  • Thursday April 06th, 2017
    RUTHER GLEN, Va. (AP) – Authorities say a black woman accused of using a hammer to smash a white man’s car and boat at a gas station before attacking him has been arrested. The Caroline County, Virginia, sheriff’s office says 26-year-old Angela Jones was arrested Wednesday in New Jersey. The sheriff’s office says witnesses saw Jones use a hammer to hit the car and boat it was ...
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  • Wednesday April 05th, 2017
    Someone spray-painted the words “RESIST” in red on a Virginia golf course owned by President Donald Trump. Sheriff’s deputies received a call on Saturday about the vandalism at the Trump National golf course. Trump played golf with Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul at the course on Sunday. The Secret Service is now the lead investigator on the case. Aerial photos taken by a Washington TV station, ...
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  • Wednesday April 05th, 2017
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Experts plan to discuss the impact of climate change on the Chesapeake Bay region. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says it’s sponsoring an April 25 forum in Norfolk along with Old Dominion University. The discussion will focus on the environmental impact as well as lessons learned from flooding and sea level rise. Speakers will include the foundation’s director and the Royal Netherlands Embassy Senior Economist ...
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  • Wednesday April 05th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia state lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol to consider Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s vetoes and amendments to legislation they passed earlier this year. Lawmakers will also consider the governor’s tweaks to the state budget at the so-called “veto session” on Wednesday. The governor, a Democrat, vetoed 40 pieces of legislation on hot-button social issues like guns, abortion and immigration. The Republicans ...
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