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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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  • Friday August 22nd, 2014
    Continuing a tradition that has become a hit with adults and children alike, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury is hosting its third annual “Run For Your Life” 5K race and “Trick and Trot” Monster Mile on Saturday, October 11. The race and fun walk will take place on the RWC campus at 132 Lancaster Drive in Irvington. Events begin at 9:00 a.m. The 5K course winds through the ...
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  • Friday August 22nd, 2014
    The 24th annual Bay Seafood Festival is September 5th. This annual event, held at Belle Isle State Park, features food, drink, dancing and FUN! Hurry – just a few tickets remain, and this event is always sold out! This year’s band is Trademark. Tickets are $57 each and can be ordered by phone at (800) 777-9717, from the KIWS website or from any Rotarian. The menu: ...
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  • Friday August 22nd, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL, ALAN SUDERMAN and MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – After an emotional day of testimony, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be back on the stand in his public corruption trial. McDonnell testified Thursday about his strained marriage before answering questions about thousands of dollars in gifts and loans he and his family received from a wealthy vitamin entrepreneur. He’ll answer more questions from ...
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  • Friday August 22nd, 2014
    Across Vir­ginia com­mu­ni­ties are get­ting money to help offer tutor­ing and other edu­ca­tional ser­vices to stu­dents and fam­i­lies. The Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion has awarded 47 new grants rang­ing from $50,000 to $200,000. The money comes from the 21st-Century Com­mu­nity Learn­ing Cen­ters pro­gram. Fifty-two pro­grams that received grants in 2012 and 2013 will con­tinue to be funded. Offi­cials say the money will allow school divi­sions, faith-based orga­ni­za­tions ...
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  • Thursday August 21st, 2014
    BY MATTHEW BARAKAT, LARRY O’DELL AND ALAN SUDERMAN ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jurors saw a forlorn email former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage, telling her she was his “soulmate.” McDonnell testified extensively about his troubled marriage Thursday at his corruption trial in Richmond. He and his wife, Maureen, are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in ...
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  • Thursday August 21st, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools. Officials say the Virginia Community College System is getting funding through the National Space Grant and Fellowship Program. Thirty-five awards were granted after a solicitation to members of the national Space Grant Consortia. Each award has ...
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