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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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  • Monday August 25th, 2014
    Chesa­peake Bay blue crab pop­u­la­tion fig­ures show crabs are among the low­est lev­els since 1990, and the num­ber of mature female crabs fell one mil­lion short of the “bare min­i­mum” sci­en­tists say is needed to sus­tain the pop­u­la­tion. as a result the Vir­ginia Marine Resources Com­mis­sion to cut the har­vest limit in June for com­mer­cial crab­bers by 10%.The bay’s blue crab fish­ery gen­er­ates nearly $30 ...
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  • Sunday August 24th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – After former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his corruption trial, a narrative worthy of a nighttime soap opera got even juicier. Jurors had already heard how his wife, Maureen, had turned the Executive Mansion into a house of workplace horrors with her incessant yelling at employees. Then Bob McDonnell laid bare the most intimate details of ...
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  • Sunday August 24th, 2014
    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) – A rocket for the Department of Defense has been launched from NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility. NASA says the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket was launched at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The launch had been postponed several times. NASA says in a news release that the next launch from Wallops is scheduled for Thursday. A NASA Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket will be launched ...
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  • Saturday August 23rd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The American Heroes Channel is filming a three-part series in Virginia about the Revolutionary War. Filming for the series’ biggest battle scene started on a farm outside of Richmond on Friday. The channel says the series chronicles the war that changed the course of history and defined the American character. The channel says the series is part of its effort to honor ...
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  • Friday August 22nd, 2014
    For eight weeks this summer, at least 120 youth arrived daily at the Boys & Girls Club for a hot breakfast to start the day in the most structured and diverse summer program in the Club’s history. The theme this summer was “Body, Mind and Soul,” explained Patrick Creed, Youth Director. Members were taught healthy lifestyles, participated in workshops for specialized skill building, and enjoyed a ...
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