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  • Thursday September 04th, 2014
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – A retired Navy officer has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges of making threats against the president and Hillary Clinton. David Gil Wilkinson of Suffolk entered the plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Norfolk. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1CqXtlv) that the 44-year-old will be hospitalized until doctors determine that he will not pose a serious threat to anyone. A hearing also ...
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  • Thursday September 04th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Jurors have deliberated about 13 hours over two days without reaching a verdict in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. They’ll return to federal court in Richmond on Thursday to continue examining a massive amount of testimony and other evidence from a trial that’s now in its sixth week. The McDonnells are ...
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  • Wednesday September 03rd, 2014
    The Tappahannock Artists’ Guild is pleased to announce that Ellen Worthy Stokes and David Henderson have volunteered to present “Garden as Art, II” on September 26, 2014. This year’s presentation will feature gardens in a different season (Fall vs. Spring), introducing vastly different colors and textures, and an opportunity to explore the art principles of design, with a special focus on composition. “Garden as Art, II” ...
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  • Wednesday September 03rd, 2014
    The Bay School Community Arts Center is excited to participate in this year’s Mathews Market Days, Friday and Saturday, September 5 and 6. The Bay School will extend its open hours from 9:00am to 5:00pm both days to align with the festival. Local artists will host display booths both in and outside the Art Speaks gallery, with a variety of artwork including jewelry, pottery, painting, ...
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  • Wednesday September 03rd, 2014
    Loading donations for needy animals marked the finale to the Northumberland Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, PAWS to Read, during the library’s All-Ages Story Hour August 27. The donated items, including food, toys, blankets and towels, were loaded aboard a van from the Northumberland County Animal Shelter by about a dozen parents and kids who attended the library’s Summer Reading Program finale. On hand to accept ...
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  • Wednesday September 03rd, 2014
    Rappahannock Community College is offering “Adult Basic Education,” “English as a Second Language,” and GED test review classes at its Warsaw Campus, Kilmarnock Center, and at community buildings in Montross, Colonial Beach, and Northumberland County. Classes start September 15, please call 804-333-6829 for more information.
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  • Wednesday September 03rd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Jurors in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife will resume their deliberations Wednesday morning after breaking for the day. They deliberated for more than five hours Tuesday after getting instructions from U.S. District Judge James S. Spencer. Jurors must decide whether the couple sold the influence of the office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy ...
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