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  • Tuesday August 26th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faces more questions from a prosecutor when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond. Tuesday will be the 22nd day of the trial and McDonnell’s fifth day on the witness stand. He and his wife, Maureen, are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from former Star Scientific ...
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  • Monday August 25th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL and MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is facing sharp questions from prosecutors about details of his personal finances at his public corruption trial. As the trial entered its fifth week, prosecutors began their cross-examination of McDonnell. He and his wife, Maureen, are charged with providing special favors to a wealthy businessman in exchange for more than $165,000 ...
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  • Monday August 25th, 2014
    FORT LEE, Va. (AP) – A commanding general at a Virginia Army base says an enraged soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office, then shot herself in the head as officials tried to negotiate with her. Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons says the soldier went on a rampage, throwing objects. Fort Lee temporarily went on lockdown while she was barricaded on the third floor ...
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  • Monday August 25th, 2014
    RICHMOND– Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail, a major tourism development project connecting travelers to Virginia oyster purveyors, raw bars and restaurants, and the watermen culture throughout Coastal Virginia, the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula and Virginia’s Eastern Shore. “Virginia produces the best oysters in the world and as the oyster industry continues to grow, we want to let it be known ...
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  • Monday August 25th, 2014
    For ages 55 and older. See it all and leave the driving to us! September trips include: Deltaville Maritime Museum, Becoming Dr. Ruth (Hanover Tavern). October Trips: Spamalot (Riverside Dinner Theater), MacArthur Memorial. November Trips: Mariner`s Museum, The Mouse Trap (Williamsburg Players). Visit us on the web www.gloucesterva.info/pr Online Registration https://rec.gloucesterva.info. DELTAVILLE MARITIME MUSEUM & HOLLY POINT NATURE PARK Preserving and promoting the art of Chesapeake boat building ...
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  • Monday August 25th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Charitable gaming in Virginia will be the focus of a series of public meetings hosted by the state Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs. Possible topics could include current regulatory practices and possible regulatory and legislative changes. The first meeting is scheduled Tuesday at the Virginia State Capitol Building in Richmond. Other meetings will be held Sept. 3 in Virginia Beach and Sept. 5 ...
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  • Monday August 25th, 2014
    The pub­lic is invited to Christ Church in Weems at 10 a.m. Sep­tem­ber 6 to com­mem­o­rate Robert Carter III’s 1791 Deed of Eman­ci­pa­tion and honor the lives of those fam­i­lies and their descen­dants set free by the act. Accord­ing to Foun­da­tion for His­toric Christ Church edu­ca­tion direc­tor and cura­tor Robert Tea­gle, back in Sep­tem­ber of 1791 Robert Carter III of West­more­land County issued a deed of eman­ci­pa­tion to free ...
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