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  • Thursday February 02nd, 2017
    Virginia State Police are calling it the Trooper Bowl. Police say they will be on the lookout for drunken drivers this coming Super Bowl weekend. The Trooper Bowl will begin on Sunday and last through Monday morning. State Police have said that they will be stepping up patrols across the entire commonwealth to guard against impaired and reckless driving that often comes around the time ...
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  • Thursday February 02nd, 2017
    The buzzards of Urbanna may soon be gone. According to Mayor Steve Hollberg, there are some 85 buzzards living in Urbanna. Buzzards are a protected species, but they are still a problem when there are that many in a concentrated area, so the mayor contacted the U.S. Department of Agriculture, after learning that they successfully dealt with a similar buzzard problem in Leesburg. The scavenger ...
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  • Wednesday February 01st, 2017
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated PressRICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Donald Trump’s path to the presidency included the unusual step of attacking individual major companies, like retailers Macy’s and Amazon. Now insurgent candidates in Virginia’s gubernatorial race – one of the most closely watched contests of 2017 – are employing the same technique. Their target: energy giant Dominion Resources, who critics says uses its political leverage to abuse property rights ...
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  • Wednesday February 01st, 2017
    A Gloucester lodge has been the target of five burglaries recently. According to the sheriff’s office, someone forced their way into the Gloucester Moose Lodge once in December, and four times In January. The crimes happened during the early morning hours of December 13, January 9, 13, 14 and 17. In each of the break-ins damage was caused to the building, and money was stolen. Investigators ...
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  • Wednesday February 01st, 2017
    Route 3 will be reduced to one lane on the Robert O. Norris Bridge between Lancaster and Middlesex counties during daytime hours, beginning tomorrow through Friday, Feb. 3. Work is beginning on a $12.8 million maintenance project to paint the three center bridge spans. The project contractor has installed netting on the bridge that will encourage Peregrine falcons to nest outside of ...
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  • Tuesday January 31st, 2017
    By BEN NUCKOLS Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) – Virginia’s attorney general says he’s concerned that Customs and Border Patrol agents have violated a court order that guarantees access to attorneys for people detained at Dulles International Airport. The court order was issued late Saturday by a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia. Attorney General Mark Herring said Monday on WAMU-FM that his office is looking into reports that CPB ...
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  • Tuesday January 31st, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – President Donald Trump’s immigration order is playing well among those who propelled him to the White House. Supporters say Trump is doing what he said he would do during the campaign: Putting America first. Protests have been held at multiple airports, and at least one state has sued over the order. But the president’s backers say Trump’s action proves he means what he ...
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