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  • Thursday September 18th, 2014
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Police say they’ve reviewed additional surveillance videos from two businesses showing a missing University of Virginia student and others walking the night she disappeared. Charlottesville police Capt. Gary Pleasants said Wednesday night the videos of 18-year-old Hannah E. Graham taken early Saturday are from the Downtown Mall, a popular row of shops and restaurants. According to the Daily Progress (http://bit.ly/1uJMFuy), Pleasants says one ...
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  • Thursday September 18th, 2014
    An Appeals court in Va. heard argu­ments in two strip-search cases of peo­ple arrested and wait­ing for arraign­ment. The 4th U.S. Cir­cuit Court of Appeals con­ducted the hear­ings Wednes­day in Richmond. The Mary­land case chal­lenges the strip searches of peo­ple arrested on minor charges and detained in an area sep­a­rate from the gen­eral jail pop­u­la­tion. The sec­ond case involves two peo­ple arrested in West Vir­ginia chal­leng­ing ...
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  • Thursday September 18th, 2014
    Tues­day night, Glouces­ter County offi­cials decided not to act on the idea of a con­sol­i­dated trans­porta­tion facil­ity. Bill Lind­sey ‚Gloucester’s Pur­chas­ing Agent pre­sented both the school board and board of super­vi­sors with a “very dif­fer­ent path” while talk­ing about his rec­om­men­da­tions to con­sol­i­date both main­te­nance and stor­age of the county and school division’s fleet of vehicles. During the meet­ing Lind­sey said he rec­om­mends the county review ...
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  • Thursday September 18th, 2014
    Vir­ginia State Police responded to a sin­gle vehi­cle crash Tues­day at 10:27 A.M. The crash hap­pened in Lan­caster County at Route 646 , 500 feet west of Fig Lane. A 2005 BMW motor­cy­cle was trav­el­ing west on Ocran Road when it crossed the cen­ter line, ran off road and struck a cul­vert, Edward K. Andrews, 72, of Lan­caster County was thrown from the motor­cy­cle and pro­nounced dead ...
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  • Wednesday September 17th, 2014
    Gov. Terry McAu­li­ffe and Vir­ginia law­mak­ers agreed to cut $192 mil­lion to state agen­cies. The move was nec­es­sary because of a pro­jected bud­get gap. The elected offi­cials also said Mon­day they they’ll cut $90 mil­lion from higher edu­ca­tion as part of a plan to pre­serve Virginia’s AAA bond rating.
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  • Wednesday September 17th, 2014
    The Vir­ginia Hous­ing Devel­op­ment Author­ity (VHDA) and Northum­ber­land Depart­ment of Social Ser­vices (DSS) will open the online Hous­ing Choice Voucher Wait­ing List Octo­ber 1 for Northum­ber­land County. The pro­gram will take appli­ca­tions from 1 to 4 p.m. The online appli­ca­tion allows res­i­dents to apply at their con­ve­nience from any com­puter with inter­net access,starting Octo­ber 1. The appli­ca­tion is not com­pat­i­ble with smart phones, iPhones, Black­Ber­ries, tablets ...
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  • Tuesday September 16th, 2014
    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) – The state Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy has received a $79,000 grant to begin work on a digital geologic map for Petersburg National Battlefield. The mapping is made possible through a grant from the National Park Service. DMME geologists will collect data to create the maps for the western part of the Petersburg Battlefield, the Five Forks Battlefield and surrounding areas. The project ...
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