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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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  • 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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