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  • Wednesday May 28th, 2014
    Baltimore Ravens rookie Lorenzo Taliaferro was arrested in Williamsburg over the Memorial Day holiday weekend after police spotted a group cursing and yelling, then getting into a cab which lurched forward briefly, and the group got out. The cab driver flagged the officer to come over, and told the officer that Taliaferro, broke one of the cab windows. Taliaferro was placed under arrest, and taken to ...
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  • Wednesday May 28th, 2014
    The Gloucester County woman who was already convicted of severely abusing one child, is now accused of murdering a second child. It was about a year ago that Brian and Shannon Gore of Gloucester were sentenced to 30 years in prison for the abuse of their six-year-old daughter, Allison. At the time she was found by detectives, she was covered in her own feces, only weighted 15 ...
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  • Wednesday May 28th, 2014
    The Board of Supervisors of Middlesex County, in an attempt to conserve water across Virginia’s coastal plain, is considering a plan to reuse water to head off what some say is the inevitable imperiling of the region’s primary water source. The Daily Press reports that Peter Mansfield, a retired engineer living now on Urbanna Creek, is urging his four other Middlesex board members to pass a ...
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  • Tuesday May 27th, 2014
    A newly identified fish species has been named in memory of a Virginia scientist. The Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences says the honor was bestowed by two Smithsonian scientists who published a paper on a new species of sea bass. John Olney received the recognition posthumously this month. Olney died in 2010 at the age of 62, and those who worked with him say he ...
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  • Tuesday May 27th, 2014
    By JAKE PEARSON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – The nation is marking Memorial Day with somber ceremonies, flag planting at cemeteries and parades. The U.S. Marine Corps’ chaplain, speaking Sunday to a Manhattan congregation that has tied gold ribbons on the church’s fence in honor of fallen soldiers since the Iraq War began, lauded the sacrifice of veterans around the world. Rear Admiral Margaret Kibben says what ...
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  • Tuesday May 27th, 2014
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – A Virginia politician who serves in the state’s House of Delegates fell and broke a rib while campaigning for a seat in Congress. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1ojdyVf ) reports State Del. Patrick Hope, D-Arlington, was injured Sunday when he fell down some stairs while campaigning in Fairfax County. Hope, 42, is one of seven Democrats competing to win the June 10 primary ...
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  • Tuesday May 27th, 2014
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued three people after they got lost on Hog Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The Coast Guard said Monday that a woman, her daughter and another girl were on Hog Island on Sunday when they became disoriented. A helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City in North Carolina found the trio around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. The crew hoisted the ...
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