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  • Monday March 13th, 2017
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Investigators could not retrieve any data from a waterlogged black box pulled from the water weeks after a tractor-trailer plunged over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. The Virginian-Pilot reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/2mxeTwo ) that water damage to the black box made it impossible to recover any information. The box was not recovered until two weeks after the February 9 accident, which ...
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  • Friday March 10th, 2017
    Lancaster High School was closed early on Thursday after a bomb scare at the school. Lancaster school superintendent Steven Parker issued the following statement to parents at 11:15 a.m. regarding an alleged bomb threat this morning at the high school: “Lancaster High School has received a bomb threat, and all students and staff have been safely evacuated. Out of an abundance of caution, we are dismissing ...
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  • Friday March 10th, 2017
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Free training in cyber security is being offered to qualified veterans in Hampton Roads. The office of Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the eight to 12 week program is being offered by the SANS Institute. The deadline to apply is March 17. Courses begin April 24. Those interested can visit www.sans.org . Graduates are provided opportunities to gain access to cybersecurity employers. The program is ...
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  • Friday March 10th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Three advocacy groups in Virginia want federal regulators to rescind or revise an environmental assessment of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline because they say it was released prematurely and lacks meaningful analysis. The groups made their arguments in a filing this week with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which has the final say on interstate pipelines. The groups say the pipeline company has filed ...
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  • Wednesday March 08th, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The youngest son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, who was Hillary Clinton’s running mate last year, was one of six people arrested during a counterprotest of a Minnesota rally in support of President Donald Trump. The protesters clashed with hundreds of Trump supporters who gathered at the state Capitol rotunda in St. Paul last Saturday for one of several pro-Trump rallies ...
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  • Wednesday March 08th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia death row inmate convicted of hiring a man to kill his ex-girlfriend is asking a federal appeals court to put his April execution on hold. Attorneys for Ivan Teleguz filed a motion Tuesday with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. They want the court to stay his execution so the U.S. Supreme Court can review their argument that he ...
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  • Tuesday March 07th, 2017
    CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND, Va. (AP) – A plan to build a waterpark on Chincoteague Island is moving forward, despite some residents’ fears that the project would change the town’s landscape. The Daily Times of Salisbury (http://delmarvane.ws/2n1StBH ) reports the Chincoteague Town Council voted 5-1 Monday to approve a conditional use permit for the waterpark at the 2.5-acre former Maddox Family Campground. During the public hearing portion of the ...
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