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  • Tuesday February 28th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A bipartisan group of Virginia’s congressional delegation is asking President Donald Trump to support the regional partnership that has coordinated the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay for decades. Seven of the state’s U.S. representatives joined 10 others in signing a letter last week asking Trump to include $73 million for the Chesapeake Bay Program in his budget request for the next fiscal ...
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  • Tuesday February 28th, 2017
    Spay Day USA and World Spay Day are both being held today. In recognition of the day, the Animal Welfare League of the Northern Neck will offer a 50% spay/neuter rebate beginning tomorrow and running through March 22nd, open to all permanent residents of Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland counties. The program is up to $50 per animal, and it applies to both dogs and ...
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  • Friday February 24th, 2017
    In what some are calling a major game changer, attorneys for the State Corporation Commission have issued a report in which they now say an underwater route for electric cables across the Rappahannock River is a viable alternative to new towers and should be considered by Dominion. The report, according to the Rappahannock Record, now calls on Dominion to evaluate the cost, reliability and environmental ...
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  • Friday February 24th, 2017
    Federal regulators are seeking input from people in Virginia about the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which has the final say on interstate pipelines, held a public hearing Wednesday night in Nelson County. Another hearing is set for tonight in Staunton. The proposed 600-mile pipeline would carry natural gas and serve public utilities in Virginia and North Carolina, including Dominion and Duke ...
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  • Friday February 24th, 2017
    A man who spent more than three decades behind bars for a crime that it was eventually proven he didn’t commit, could soon see more than a million and a half dollars from Virginia. 60-year-old Keith Harward is awaiting Governor Terry McAuliffe’s signature on a paper that would guarantee him $1,550,000. Harward was released from prison last April after DNA evidence proved he’s innocent of the ...
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  • Friday February 24th, 2017
    A federal appeals court has upheld a Virginia law allowing only federal, statewide and General Assembly candidates to be identified by party affiliation on the ballot. The Virginia State board of Elections was sued over the law in 2015, over claims that it was unfair that candidates for local offices can’t be identified on the ballot as Republicans, Democrats or other parties. But a three-judge panel ...
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  • Thursday February 23rd, 2017
    The Rotarians have announced their 27th Annual Bay Seafood Festival will be held SATURDAY October 21st at Camp Kekoka in Kilmarnock. Make a note now, that the much anticipated annual event will be moved to Saturday this year. According to event chair Mat Terry, the hope is that by making the move to Saturday, even more boaters, locals, and visitors will have an opportunity to ...
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