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  • Tuesday May 13th, 2014
    The 13th Annual “Just Gardens Tour” to benefit The Haven Shelter & Services Inc. is set for Friday and Saturday, May 16-17.
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  • Tuesday May 13th, 2014
    Potential fracking in the Taylorsville Basin has local officials trying to better understand the issue through a workshop.
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  • Tuesday May 13th, 2014
    Two peregrine falcon chicks have been relocated from their nesting box on the Robert O. Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River from Topping to White Stone. The chicks are about a month old. If they had been left on the bridge and failed to fly on their first attempt, they would have fallen more than 100 feet into the river, where they might have drowned or ...
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  • Tuesday May 13th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press DOSWELL, Va. (AP) – The University of Richmond community prepares for graduation with heavy hearts after two athletic staff members were aboard a hot air balloon in a fiery crash in Virginia. Undergraduate commencement was scheduled for the afternoon. Meanwhile, investigators were planning to resume their efforts to scour the woods and fields surrounding the site of Friday’s balloon crash for the remains ...
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  • Tuesday May 13th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe is creating a new rail safety task force in the wake of a train derailment in Lynchburg. McAuliffe surveyed the site of the derailment Friday and announced the formation of the new task force. He says Virginia needs to be a national leader in preventing and preparing for train derailments. Federal investigators are trying to determine what caused the 17-car ...
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  • Tuesday May 13th, 2014
    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) – University of Richmond administrators say that two members of its women’s basketball staff were aboard a hot-air balloon that went down in a fiery crash. A university news release says that assistant coach Ginny Doyle and director of basketball operations Natalie Lewis were aboard the balloon that crashed Friday. President Edward L. Ayers says the two women were beloved by the community. They were ...
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  • Tuesday May 13th, 2014
    Dominion Virginia Power will get up to another $47 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to help build off-shore wind turbines. The demonstration project is one of three the DOE is funding as it looks for ways to cut the cost of offshore wind projects. Dominion will use the money to help build turbines about 24 miles off the coast. This is the second big federal ...
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