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  • Monday September 22nd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Metro Richmond Zoo is celebrating the births of five cheetah cubs. Media outlets report that a 3-year-old cheetah named Milani gave birth to the cubs on Friday. Five other cubs were born at the zoo last October. One died in May from what was believed to be a bacterial infection. Zoo owner Jim Andelin says he hopes to restart the Richmond Cheetah Cam ...
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  • Monday September 22nd, 2014
    By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM AP Business Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginians bought more alcohol in the state’s beverage control stores and restaurants as the state agency again saw a record sales in the last fiscal year. The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says it has seen sales increase to record-breaking levels consecutively for the past 16 years. The agency that runs 350 shops saw a profit of $140 ...
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  • Monday September 22nd, 2014
    Call­ing all par­ents of chil­dren ages almost 3 through 6 , Story Hour resumes at 10 a.m. on Octo­ber 2 and con­tin­ues twice monthly on Thurs­days through May 2015 at the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library in Heathsville. Each Story Hour con­sists of songs, poems, sto­ries, a craft and a snack. A brief play­time will fol­low when pos­si­ble. To get email reminders about Story Hours and other ...
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  • Monday September 22nd, 2014
    The sher­iffs office got infor­ma­tion about a cur­rent scam in the area. Res­i­dents are get­ting calls from a some­one claim­ing to be Inves­ti­ga­tor Bai­ley with the Thomas Law Group of Atlanta, Geor­gia. He then tells them he’s col­lect­ing an unpaid debit and if they don’t pay, he will turn the case over to the dis­trict attor­ney for pros­e­cu­tion. The Thomas Law Group in At ­lanta GA is just a ...
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  • Sunday September 21st, 2014
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – A former College of William and Mary rector and his wife have donated $3 million to establish a law school scholarship fund at the school. Henry C. Wolf and Dixie Davis Wolf are creating the 1779 Scholars Fund. Henry C. Wolf received a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1964 from the university and in 1966 received his law degree from its law school. ...
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  • Sunday September 21st, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Hundreds of volunteers are searching for a University of Virginia student who has been missing for a week. Volunteers met at the university’s basketball arena Saturday morning before fanning out in search teams throughout Charlottesville. City police continue to investigate the disappearance of Hannah Graham, an 18-year-old from northern Virginia. Police said Friday that they have spoken with a man they ...
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  • Friday September 19th, 2014
    Lancaster and Northumberland County residents are reminded of the Fall County-sponsored Household Hazardous and Electronics Waste Collections scheduled for Saturday, September 20th. Collections will take place in Lancaster county from 7:30-11am at the Kilmarnock Refuse Center on Rt. 200. Northumberland County collections will take place from 1:30-5pm at the Northumberland Middle School bus parking lot in Heathsville.
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