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  • Friday October 10th, 2014
    By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Public health experts say the Obama administration’s plan to screen certain airline passengers for Ebola exposure is based on long-established legal authority. They say any efforts to challenge the screening efforts in court would almost certainly fail. Airline passengers arriving from three West African countries will face temperature checks and other screening measures at five U.S. airports, starting with New York’s ...
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  • Thursday October 09th, 2014
    The Northern Neck Bar Association is holding a free “Senior Law Day” presentation this Saturday, from 9:30 until 2:00 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 435 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. It’s a presentation on legal matters of importance to senior citizens and their families. Lancaster Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert Cunningham says all family members can benefit from the information presented,  “This is a great opportunity for seniors to ...
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  • Thursday October 09th, 2014
    The Lan­caster High School Class of 1974 reunion is just around the cor­ner. mark your cal­en­ders for Oct 25th. The trip down mem­ory lane starts at 5 p.m. at The Bea­con in Top­ping. The Faron Lee Dawson’s band UBU will be play­ing. If you’d like to attend reser­va­tions are required. Call 436‑6175 for more information.The reunion com­mit­tee is still try­ing to find the fol­low­ing classmates,Sharon Abbott, Euge­nia Brit­ton, ...
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  • Thursday October 09th, 2014
    Wednesday,three researchers won the Nobel Prize for giv­ing micro­scopes a much sharper vision than was ever thought pos­si­ble. The new micro­scopes let sci­en­tists look into liv­ing cells with unprece­dented detail to seek the begin­nings of disease. The chem­istry prize was awarded to U.S. researchers Eric Bet­zig and William Moerner and Ger­man sci­en­tist Ste­fan Hell. They found ways to use mol­e­cules that glow on demand to over­come ...
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  • Thursday October 09th, 2014
    Attor­ney Gen­eral Mark Her­ring announced Vir­ginia will get just over $350,000 from a set­tle­ment with AT&T. The $105 mil­lion multi state set­tle­ment was announced Wednes­day after alle­ga­tions that the com­pany unlaw­fully billed wire­less cus­tomers for tens of mil­lions of dol­lars in bogus charges. The prac­tice is known as cram­ming. The FTC says AT&T billed mil­lions of cus­tomers for charges from third-party com­pa­nies. The charges were for ser­vices peo­ple wanted or ...
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  • Wednesday October 08th, 2014
    The Northumberland County Sheriff’s office reports that the missing person, Sandra Rose has been located. She was found alive near Callao, and is receiving medical treatment. The Sheriff’s office is grateful for tips from the public.   Previous post: The Northumberland County Sheriff’s office asks residents to be on the look out for Sandra Jean Rose. She is a mid 50’s white female, 5 ft 7in, about 160 ...
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  • Wednesday October 08th, 2014
    Mon­day Charlottesville’s police chief said it’s impor­tant not to rush the case against the man thats been accused in the dis­ap­pear­ance of a Uni­ver­sity of Vir­ginia stu­dent, even though he’s been crit­i­cized for how he’s han­dling the inves­ti­ga­tion. At a news con­fer­ence Mon­day, inves­ti­ga­tors asked peo­ple who knew Matthew to come for­ward if they have any infor­ma­tion so that they can put together a bet­ter pro­file ...
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