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  • Wednesday October 29th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be the keynote speaker at the 58th Annual Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony. The ceremony will be held Nov. 11 at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond. The ceremony is co-hosted by the American Legion 11th District and the Virginia War Memorial Educational Foundation. The program will be presented in the E. Bruce Heilman Amphitheater and the Shrine of ...
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  • Wednesday October 29th, 2014
    BY BROCK VERGAKIS AND MARCIA DUNN ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) — The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble across from the craft, which was carrying hazardous materials. Crews planned to hit the ground at daybreak Wednesday ...
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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia motorists are continuing to enjoy a drop in gasoline prices. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price for a gallon of gasoline was $2.81 on Tuesday. That’s 1 cent less per gallon compared to the previous week and 33 cents less compared with the same week a year ago. Average prices range from $2.70 per gallon in Richmond to $2.88 in Charlottesville. Motorists ...
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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    Carol Kenefick has been appointed as the manager of Northumberland Public Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe in Heathsville effective Oct 30, 2014. The Book Shoppe opened April 19 and was staffed entirely by volunteers since it began operations. Kenefick is the Book Shoppe’s only salaried employee. Volunteers will continue to be the backbone of the Book Shoppe’s operations. Her appointment as Book Shoppe Manager was approved ...
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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    The Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck’s board of directors has announced that Lancaster County Public Schools Superintendent Steven D. Parker has joined the board. “Steve brings a unique, intimate, and working knowledge about children, their needs, and their behavior, says board President Ed Fuehrer. “His awareness, perspective, and experience will allow us to better adapt our programs and more positively influence the lives ...
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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    Children from Middlesex and the surrounding counties are invited to come and build their family’s own manger on November 25th starting at 10 a.m. The Middlesex Manger Project will kick off at Harmony Grove Baptist Church at the intersection of Routes 3 & 33 in Topping. The children will construct and stain a Manger for their family to display during the Christmas season. The building materials are ...
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  • Tuesday October 28th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Supreme Court will consider a carpet cleaner’s attempt to obtain the names of people who anonymously criticized the business on the Internet. Arguments in the battle between Hadeed Carpet Cleaner and the online review site Yelp are set for Wednesday. A decision is likely in January. Yelp is appealing a lower court’s ruling that it must disclose identifying ...
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