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  • Tuesday June 24th, 2014
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – Marine officials in Virginia are weighing plans to reduce the harvest of female blue crabs. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission will take public comment Tuesday on a proposal to reduce the harvest of female blue crabs by 10 percent over the next year beginning July 5. Officials say the move would help increase spawning potential and help reverse the depleted condition of ...
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  • Monday June 23rd, 2014
    Both 101-7 BAY FM and 104.9 WIGO Country Stations are both back on the air and up to full power – thank you for listening!
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  • Monday June 23rd, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The National Zoo is adding three new Asian elephants to its herd, and they will make their public debut this week. The female elephants arrived in May from the Calgary Zoo in Canada. They have been in quarantine for 30 days and will join the zoo’s herd of four existing elephants on Monday. The new elephants include 39-year-old Kamala, 39-year-old Swarna and 23-year-old Maharani, ...
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  • Monday June 23rd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia gasoline prices have inched up by an average of 3 cents per gallon in the last week. AAA Mid-Atlantic reports that the average price for a gallon of unleaded gas in the state was $3.48 Sunday. That’s up from $3.45 a week ago and 7 cents higher than the $3.41 Virginia motorists were paying a year ago. The good news for Virginians ...
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  • Sunday June 22nd, 2014
    Starting on Monday, June 23rd, drivers can expect brief overnight delays on Route 360 at the Downing Bridge. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane from 8pm to 4am on the bridge, where Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and contractor crews will patch the bridge deck for routine maintenance. Work is scheduled for June 23–26, 2014, weather permitting. The Downing Bridge is located on Route ...
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  • Sunday June 22nd, 2014
    Missing The search was suspended late last night for a person who authorities say may have fallen from a boat which was found adrift in the Rappahannock River on Thursday. Search crews from both the Coast Guard and the Navy combed the waters for the missing boater after someone called just before 10 Thursday morning to report an unmanned, partially submerged ten foot aluminum skiff that was ...
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  • Sunday June 22nd, 2014
    It’s been hot lately! But we will be getting a little bit of a break from the heat this weekend, with temperatures dropping a bit later today and Saturday. A series of thunderstorms blew through much of the region Thursday afternoon. Last night, about 1,000 customers on the Peninsula and surrounding areas were without power following Thursday evening storms, according to Dominion Virginia Power. That was down ...
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