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  • Wednesday June 25th, 2014
    The Daily Press reports that Fancy Flip Flops are coming to the Gloucester library. You will be able to create a masterpiece using ordinary flip flops and plastic ribbons, by turning them into a one of a kind creation by choosing from some showy adornments. Library officials say that in the past this has been a teen activity, but this year they wanted to let the ...
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  • Wednesday June 25th, 2014
    Virginia’s Methodists decided Saturday to postpone a vote on a resolution advocating for change toward openness in the denomination’s stance on homosexuality in favor of discussing the issue throughout the year before taking an official stance on it. About 4,000 attendees of the weekend’s annual gathering of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church in Hampton were scheduled to vote on the resolution. However, it ...
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  • Tuesday June 24th, 2014
    After six years of service to the Boys & Girls Club, Operations Director Wardell Carter has decided to resign in favor of seeking new challenges and spending more time with his grandchildren.  His resignation was effective June 20, 2014.  The position that Mr. Carter held will be shared by Patrick Creed who will serve as Youth Director and Ulysess Turner who presently serves as Teen ...
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  • Tuesday June 24th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Three Virginia state lawmakers are forming a “Redskins Pride Caucus” to defend the Washington, D.C.-based football team that’s come under pressure to change its name. Fairfax Democratic Sen. Chap Petersen, Manassas Republican Del. Jackson Miller and Loudon Republican Del. David Ramadan scheduled a news conference Monday at the Capitol to announce the caucus’ formation. In a news release, the lawmakers said their caucus ...
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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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