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  • Tuesday July 15th, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The legal defense fund for former Gov. Bob McDonnell is reporting that it raised $93,000 during the second quarter of this year. The fund’s quarterly report to the IRS was made public Tuesday. The McDonnells spent Tuesday morning in federal court attending a pre-trial motion hearing. The fund, called the Restoration Fund, has raised more than $250,000 since it was ...
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  • Monday July 14th, 2014
    Local Man Named as Last Person With Claudine Jaquier Gifford. Despite extensive search efforts, supported by local businesses and volunteers, and state resources, Claudine J. Gifford, 43 of the Burgess area, has yet to be found. She was seen last in the early evening of July 6 in the area of the Windmill Point Marina in the company of Todd Kessler of Kilmarnock. On Saturday 53 volunteers ...
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  • Sunday July 13th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Opponents of high-rise transmission towers within sight of the shores of Jamestown are pressing their case with the Virginia Supreme Court. The court has granted a hearing by several groups opposed to the Dominion Virginia Power line over the James River. Justices will hear an appeal of state utility regulators’ approval of the transmission line. The Army Corps of Engineers has yet to ...
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  • Sunday July 13th, 2014
    By BROCK VERGAKIS Associated Press HAMPTON, Va. (AP) – A team of high school students from Virginia is helping NASA find a way to protect astronauts from radiation. Figuring out a way to protect astronauts from cosmic radiation is one of the primary challenges NASA has when it comes to sending humans into deep space. In April, a group of five students from the Governor’s School for Science and ...
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  • Saturday July 12th, 2014
    This is a Code Red message from Lancaster County Emergency Services. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management are conducting a search related to a missing person on Saturday, July 12th. Residents may see search teams, including search and rescue personnel and search dogs on the ground from Windmill Point to Kilmarnock. Additionally teams may be searching waterways in the same ...
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  • Saturday July 12th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A federal appeals court has upheld a judge’s ruling that a company illegally discharged a pollutant into a Wise County creek. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously rejected A&G Coal Corp.’s claim that it was not required to report it was discharging selenium when the company applied for a permit for its Kelly Branch mine. Studies ...
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  • Saturday July 12th, 2014
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – The National Weather Service says a weak tornado touched down in Virginia Beach on Thursday. Meteorologist Bill Sammler said Friday an examination of the damage caused by the storm revealed that a twister with winds of 70 to 75 mph lashed the tourist city’s oceanfront. About a dozen people required hospital treatment for injuries. The storm ripped the siding off homes, toppled ...
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