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  • Monday June 09th, 2014
    Travelers using the Twigg Bridge between Mathews and Middlesex counties this week had an easier trip, when both lanes of the span were once again opened to traffic. The bridge had been undergoing what turned into a two-year rehabilitation project, during which time traffic signals were in place on both the Mathews and Middlesex sides of the bridge, alternating traffic on one of the two lanes ...
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  • Monday June 09th, 2014
    It’s Primary day tomorrow. The current representative of the 1st Congressional District is Robert J. Wittman (R). The 1st Congressional District of Virginia is a congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia’s 1st Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Manassas City, Stafford, King George, Carolina, Westmoreland, Richmond, Northumberland, King William, Middlesex, Lancaster, Mathews, York and Williamsburg City counties. Incumbent First District ...
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  • Sunday June 08th, 2014
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The family of a man shot and killed by Norfolk police is questioning the officers’ handling of the incident. Relatives of 35-year-old David Latham tell media outlets that he was mentally ill. His mother and two aunts say police had been called to help him get psychiatric care several times in the past. Norfolk police officer Daniel Hudson says an officer shot Latham ...
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  • Friday June 06th, 2014
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – A Virginia Navy installation is on a partial lockdown after a stabbing, with officials searching for the suspect. The Navy says the stabbing occurred Friday during an argument between two service members outside the Navy Exchange at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Portsmouth Annex. The installation is home to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. The Navy identifies the suspect as Petty Officer 3rd Class ...
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  • Friday June 06th, 2014
    Come see Shawn Valdrighi’s Eagle Scout project of a meditation garden that features plaques from the donated trees that lined Main Street back in the 1980’s to 2005. It’s a beautiful spot.
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  • Friday June 06th, 2014
    June 14, 2014 Do you have old, worn flags that need a respectful retiring? Drop them off at Kilmarnock’s Town Hall at 1 North Main Street. There will be a retirement ceremony on the Town lot, across from the Post Office, on Saturday June 14th at 9:30 AM. Please come and honor Old Glory!
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  • Friday June 06th, 2014
    WASHINGTON – The free Ready Virginia mobile application that helps people prepare for emergencies and stay informed during disasters was demonstrated to President Barack Obama May 30 in preparation for hurricane season, which started yesterday and extends through Nov. 30. The president’s annual briefing was held at FEMA headquarters and included three presentations on innovative apps that reach people with critical emergency information. Virginia was ...
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