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  • Tuesday June 03rd, 2014
    REEDVILLE, Va. (AP) – The company that operates the menhaden fishery in the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia says it has been able to reduce its fossil fuel use thanks to a new oil source. Omega Protein Inc. said a partnership with an Arizona-based company for a new fuel source has cut energy costs and decreased fossil fuel consumption by up to 80 percent at its Reedville ...
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  • Monday June 02nd, 2014
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – A Virginia Beach emergency official says a man has drowned at the Oceanfront. Virginia Beach EMS spokesman Ed Brazle tells media outlets that witnesses reported seeing a man floating face down in the water Sunday afternoon. A lifeguard and a bystander pulled the man out of the water. Brazle says the man wasn’t breathing. He was taken to a local hospital where ...
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  • Monday June 02nd, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Nearly 1,600 farms across Virginia will be surveyed by the federal government in June to determine this year’s crop production and supply levels. The surveys will be conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Growers will be asked to provide information on crop acreage, grain stocks, livestock inventory, cash rents, land values and value of sales. The information will be ...
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  • Sunday June 01st, 2014
    RICHMNOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia is letting anglers fish without a license for free next weekend. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission and the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries are allowing the fishing to occur June 6 through June 8. No fishing license of any kind will be required for recreational saltwater rod and reel fishing during free fishing days. All fishing regulations, including size, season, catch ...
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  • Sunday June 01st, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Hurricane season is approaching, and the state Bureau of Insurance is urging Virginians to check their coverage before a storm hits. The season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30 each year. Insurance Commissioner Jacqueline Cunningham says it’s wise to make sure your insurance provides adequate coverage before the first hurricane begins to brew. Once a hurricane develops it will be difficult ...
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  • Friday May 30th, 2014
    Sheriff Crockett reports another round of fraudulent telephone calls being received, once again involving computer viruses. The latest complainant, who recognized the call as being a scam, reported the following information: The caller told the local citizen that his/her computer was infected with a virus and was sending out fraudulent emails. In order to fix the problem, the local citizen needed to send money and the ...
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  • Friday May 30th, 2014
    Both 101-7 Bay FM and 104.9 WIGO Country are both now back on the air.
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