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  • Tuesday July 01st, 2014
    The United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band from Joint Base Langley-Eustis will perform tonight at 7 pm at the Irvington Commons, Irvington, VA. The concert will include marches, light classics and patriotic pieces. The free concert is sponsored by the Town of Irvington and the Village Improvement Association. Folks are urged to bring blankets or chairs and picnic baskets.
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  • Tuesday July 01st, 2014
    Busch Gardens was the scene of a bomb threat Sunday. James City County authorities say a note was found around 3:30 yesterday afternoon, indicating that there was a bomb either in the England section of the theme park or in the England parking lot. Busch Gardens issued a statement saying that the park was shut down out of caution, but was re-opened about ten minutes later, however ...
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  • Tuesday July 01st, 2014
    Gas prices across the nation are increasng, and prices at the pump this Fourth of July weekend will be the costliest for drivers since 2008. Nationwide, prices will average about $3.68 a gallon for regular grade gas, up 17 cents from last year but well below the all-time $4.11 record set just after July 4, 2008. AAA says rising crude oil prices are based on continued fears ...
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  • Tuesday July 01st, 2014
    It rained cats and dogs last Thursday evening but that did not keep boat and marina owners away from Lancaster county’s public hearings on next year’s budget and tax rates. About 50 boaters turned out to protest the county’s high personal property tax on boats while only one resident objected to a portion of the proposed budget increase that could result in up to a ...
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  • Monday June 30th, 2014
    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) – A rocket launch from Virginia’s Eastern Shore has been scrubbed again. NASA says it postponed the scheduled launch of the SubTec-6 on Monday morning because of boats in the hazard area and poor science conditions. The launch from NASA’s Wallops Island Facility also was scrubbed over the weekend. It has been rescheduled for 4:35 a.m. Tuesday. NASA plans to test a deployment system ...
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  • Monday June 30th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Preserves, confections, salsas and other Virginia specialty foods are on display this week at a trade show in New York City. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says at least 31 companies that participate in the Virginia’s Finest trademark program will exhibit at the Summer Fancy Food Show. The trade show began Sunday and runs through Tuesday. The department says about ...
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  • Sunday June 29th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – AAA Mid-Atlantic is predicting a record number of Virginians will travel this Fourth of July weekend, despite higher gas prices. The auto club estimates 1.16 million Virginians will travel between Wednesday and Sunday, July 6. That would be a 1.9 percent increase over last Fourth of July weekend and the first increase since 2011. More than 1 million of those travelers are expected ...
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