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  • Tuesday August 12th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s onetime attorney general will be back on the witness stand when the public corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court in Richmond. Jerry Kilgore began testifying Monday and was still being questioned by a prosecutor when the judge called it quits for the day. Kilgore faces more questions Tuesday. The McDonnells ...
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  • Tuesday August 12th, 2014
    In Heathsville, Northum­ber­land County staff and two super­vi­sors met with Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion offi­cials August 4 to make their case for a traf­fic light at the inter­sec­tion of Aca­d­e­mic Lane and Northum­ber­land High­way. VDOT North­ern Neck res­i­dency admin­is­tra­tor David Brown said “I know it sounds coun­ter­in­tu­itive, but some­times sig­nals in and of them­selves at inter­sec­tions where they’re not fully war­ranted can cause acci­dents as well.” The ...
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  • Monday August 11th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, is entering its third week. The McDonnells are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the former CEO of a nutritional supplements company in exchange for promoting his products. They could face decades in prison if convicted. So ...
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  • Monday August 11th, 2014
    Lancaster High School back to school registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be held two days, Wednesday, August 13 from 7 am to 12 noon and Thursday, August 14 from 12 noon to 7 pm. Freshman/New Student Orientation for Monday, August 18, 2014. There will be a cookout from 5 – 6 pm on the front lawn of the school. Then everyone will go inside for student ...
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  • Monday August 11th, 2014
    Clau­dine Gifford’s fam­ily has gone 32 days with­out know­ing what hap­pened to her, but they refuse to give up hope that she may still be safe and sound. Mon­day, August 4, the sheriff’s depart­ment named James Todd Kessler, 53, of Cox’s Farm Road in Weems “a per­son of inter­est” in Claudine’s dis­ap­pear­ance. Last week­end, Richard Gifford, daugh­ter Gabrielle and Claudine’s sis­ter, Julianne , drove from Orlando ...
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  • Monday August 11th, 2014
    A new report from com­mu­ni­ca­tions and cloud ser­vices provider Broad­view Net­works Vir­ginia is home to the fastest broad­band con­nec­tions in the US, fol­lowed by Delaware, Mass­a­chu­setts, Rhode Island and Wash­ing­ton DC.During the first quar­ter of 2014, Vir­ginia had an aver­age data trans­fer speed of 13.7 megabits per sec­ond (Mbps), the Broad­view Net­works report said. Alaska had the slow­est Inter­net con­nec­tions with an aver­age data trans­fer speed 7 Mbps ...
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  • Monday August 11th, 2014
    A state of Vir­ginia med­ical exam­iner ruled the death of for­mer White House press sec­re­tary James Brady a homi­cide after deter­min­ing that his 1981 gun­shot wound led to his death ear­lier this week.Brady was shot and suf­fered a dev­as­tat­ing head wound in the assas­si­na­tion attempt on then-U.S. pres­i­dent Ronald Reagan.Friday’s deter­mi­na­tion means that more charges could be filed against John Hinck­ley, Jr., who has been ...
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