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  • Wednesday August 27th, 2014
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering his agency heads to cut their budgets 5 percent this fiscal year and 7 percent next year to cope with an $880 million budget shortfall. McAuliffe’s chief of staff, Paul Reagan, sent to a memo to agency chiefs on Friday ordering them to come up with suggestions on what to cut. Reagan said suggested ...
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  • Wednesday August 27th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s public corruption trial is winding down in federal court in Richmond. McDonnell testified in his own defense for more than four days. He wrapped up his time on the witness stand Tuesday by acknowledging using bad judgment but firmly denying criminal wrongdoing. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in ...
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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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