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  • Wednesday September 10th, 2014
    A Gloucester man has been arrested after being indicted by a grand jury for a rape that happened nearly thirty years ago. Andrew S. Tarantole, 48, of Rangtang Road was charged with the crime September 5th. He is being held at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond. According to court documents, in April 1985, a man sitting on the Rudee Inlet Bridge asked a passing ...
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  • Wednesday September 10th, 2014
    The owners of a Gloucester store that sold synthetic marijuana and amphetamines were each sentenced September 8th to ten years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and were ordered to forfeit $425,000 as proceeds of their drug distribution activities. Daniel Bray, 34, and Rachel Webb-Harvey, 25, both of Gloucester, pleaded guilty in September 2013 to conspiracy to distribute, and possess with intent to ...
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  • Wednesday September 10th, 2014
    The Virginia Association of Museums announced today the 2014 honorees of Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts, a program designed to create awareness about the importance of preserving artifacts in the care of collecting institutions such as museums, historical societies, libraries and archives throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and District of Columbia. Below is the list of the Top 10 Honorees and their artifact names and locations. 2014 ...
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  • Tuesday September 09th, 2014
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries’app for iPhone®, iPod touch®, and the Android™ is useful for: • getting the latest news from VDGIF; • looking up hunting regulations, seasons, and bag limits while in the field; • viewing freshwater fishing regulations and state record fish; • identifying the fish you just caught; • getting sunrise and sunset times for your location; • recording your trophy harvests; • finding nearby boat ramps, ...
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  • Tuesday September 09th, 2014
    The fourth annual Jacob’s Lad­der Oys­ter Tast­ing will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sep­tem­ber 28 at Mer­rior, easy to find at 784 Lock­lies Creek Road, Top­ping. The tast­ing is the per­fect oppor­tu­nity to learn about native oys­ters. The sixty dol­lar entry fee includes oys­ters, beer, wine, chow­der, condi­ments and non­al­co­holic bev­er­ages. If you’d like tick­ets call 758‑0712 by Sep­tem­ber 24. Jacob’s Lad­der is a pro­gram ...
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  • Tuesday September 09th, 2014
    The num­ber of deaths from heroin is ris­ing and abuse of pre­scrip­tion drugs in Vir­ginia has resulted in the state com­ing up with a five-part ini­tia­tive to save lives. Mon­day, Attor­ney Gen­eral Mark Her­ring announced the pro­gram at the Vir­ginia Asso­ci­a­tion of Chiefs of Police meet­ing in Roanoke. Accord­ing to Her­ring, the sta­tis­tics from the state Med­ical Exam­iner show more than 800 Vir­gini­ans died from ...
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  • Monday September 08th, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to expand public health care to 20,000 mentally ill adult residents. But he will not try a large-scale unilateral expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. McAuliffe said Monday at a Capitol news conference that he wants to target his efforts to provide health care for the neediest of the state’s 1 million uninsured. The governor ...
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