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  • Thursday July 06th, 2017
    Thursday, July 6th 2017, 2:30 am EDTThursday, July 6th 2017, 2:30 am EDT RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – One of Virginia’s largest craft beer makers is now selling suds in the United Kingdom. Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office announced recently that Hardywood Park Craft Brewery has partnered with UK-based company American Craft Beer Company to sell beer. McAuliffe made the announcement while on a trade mission in London. The Virginia ...
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  • Thursday July 06th, 2017
    A man from Gloucester has been arrested in connection with a break-in and theft at Marshall’s Drug in Urbanna last month. 26 year old Thomas Newborg, is now facing 10 felony charges, and a misdemeanor. Newborg is charged with four counts of possession with intent to distribute a Schedule IV drug and three counts of possession with intent to distribute a Schedule II drug. He ...
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  • Wednesday July 05th, 2017
    LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says a woman was arrested after officers found a loaded handgun in her purse at a security checkpoint at a Maryland airport. The TSA said in a statement that the woman had a .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun loaded with five bullets in her purse at BWI Airport. One bullet was in the chamber. TSA officers detected the gun Thursday ...
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  • Wednesday July 05th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Shoppers will have the chance next week to scoop up furniture, electronics and other odds and ends from a soon-to-be-demolished state office building next to the Virginia Capitol. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2tCg7Le ) surplus items from the General Assembly Building will be available at a moving sale of sorts on July 11. Doors will open at 9 a.m. for state agencies, local ...
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  • Wednesday July 05th, 2017
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – Colonial Williamsburg is asking its surrounding communities for tax relief as part of an effort to deal with long-running financial challenges. President and CEO Mitchell Reiss sent letters last week to officials with Williamsburg and James City and York counties. He’s asking that they waive the collection of real estate and personal property taxes for three years, as well as service and business ...
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  • Wednesday July 05th, 2017
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Virginia has a new plan for dealing with hurricane evacuations that uses a zoned approach to prioritize getting the most vulnerable residents away from major flooding and reducing unnecessary travel. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday it’s the most significant change in decades to the state’s evacuation system, which computer simulations showed was unrealistic. The new plan breaks down coastal Virginia into four zones designated ...
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  • Friday June 30th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Advocacy groups are urging Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to halt the execution of an inmate who killed two men during an escape in 2006. Groups including Amnesty International delivered more than 30,000 petitions to McAuliffe on Thursday asking him to call off William Morva’s July 6 execution. Other groups involved in the petition effort include the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the ...
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