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  • Wednesday May 17th, 2017
    Construction is now underway at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point, for the new Consolidated Scientific Research Facility. Construction of the 62,000-square-foot structure is expected to be completed by the end of the year and it is expected to be in use by early 2018. It’s about 40 percent complete right now. The new building is being built off Spencer Road near the ...
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  • Tuesday May 16th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie is blasting Democratic rivals over labor laws with the help of two neighboring GOP governors. Gillespie hosted a conference call for reporters Monday with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin to praise Virginia’s longstanding prohibition on mandatory union fees and dues. Gillespie, who is competing in three-way race for the Republican nomination, criticized Democrats Tom ...
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  • Tuesday May 16th, 2017
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Milford Haven rescued four people after their boat started to sink. News outlets report the Coast Guard said in a news release that a 21-foot boat with three adults and one child was taking on water when crews helped trailer the boat. A 29-foot boat crew assisted the vessel, and took it to the Gloucester ...
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  • Tuesday May 16th, 2017
    One person has died from a two vehicle crash that happened last Tuesday afternoon on I-64 at the 204 mile marker in Henrico County. Virginia State Police say a 2002 Jeep was eastbound on the interstate, when it ran off the road, then crossed the median into the west bound lanes and ran into a 2002 Toyota, driven by 49 year old Sharyn Robbins of ...
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  • Monday May 15th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia is encouraging parents to bring their kids to one of the 37 state parks later this month. The 7th annual “Kids to Parks Day” is being held at Virginia State Parks on May 20. The parks are offering kid-friendly programs , including hay wagon rides, fishing and guided hikes. The event is aimed at encouraging kids to lead active lifestyles and ...
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  • Monday May 15th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia is getting nearly $10 million in federal money to help in its fight against the opioid epidemic. Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office announced Friday that the state has received a $9.76 million grant. It will be used to purchase medication, support the medical staff necessary to prescribe and oversee clinical treatment, and remove barriers to access, such as transportation. In 2016, more than ...
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  • Monday May 15th, 2017
    Traffic crossing the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge will be reduced to a single lane 24 hours a day through Saturday, May 20 to improve the bridge’s travel surface, according to VDOT communications director Kelly Hannon. Officails say crews will remove areas of concrete deterioration on the bridge’s travel surface and replace it with fresh concrete for a smoother ride. The bridge will be reduced ...
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