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  • Thursday August 28th, 2014
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – A Suffolk couple is on trial on charges of defrauding Medicaid. W. Wayne Perry Jr. and his wife, Angela Perry, are charged with health care fraud, aggravated identity theft and several other counts. W. Wayne Perry Jr. owns Community Personal Care Inc. in Norfolk and his wife worked for him. The Perrys are accused of submitting fraudulent claims to the Virginia Medicaid program ...
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  • Thursday August 28th, 2014
    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) – NASA is reviewing data from a rocket launch that tested a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rockets. NASA says a Black Brant IX suborbital rocket was launched at 5 a.m. Thursday from the agency’s Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The new deployment method uses small rocket motors to eject sub-payloads from a rocket’s main payload. Thursday’s test included ...
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  • Wednesday August 27th, 2014
    Each summer the Bay School Community Arts Center hosts a “Kids’ Art Show” featuring artwork made by children in Bay School classes and programs.  This year’s show took place from August 15-22 and highlighted art made in this year’s Free Week of Art, a week-long art camp for local children.  The Free Week actually encompassed three weeks this year, with a class for preschool children, ...
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  • Wednesday August 27th, 2014
    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Rappahannock General Hospital on Thursday, September 4, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The blood drive will take place in front of the Training Center located behind the hospital. Please visit www.redcross.org to schedule a donation time. Donors are encouraged to eat a good meal and drink plenty of water ahead of time.
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  • Wednesday August 27th, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering his agency heads to cut their budgets 5 percent this fiscal year and 7 percent next year to cope with an $880 million budget shortfall. McAuliffe’s chief of staff, Paul Reagan, sent to a memo to agency chiefs on Friday ordering them to come up with suggestions on what to cut. Reagan said suggested ...
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  • Wednesday August 27th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s public corruption trial is winding down in federal court in Richmond. McDonnell testified in his own defense for more than four days. He wrapped up his time on the witness stand Tuesday by acknowledging using bad judgment but firmly denying criminal wrongdoing. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in ...
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  • Tuesday August 26th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faces more questions from a prosecutor when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond. Tuesday will be the 22nd day of the trial and McDonnell’s fifth day on the witness stand. He and his wife, Maureen, are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from former Star Scientific ...
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