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  • Wednesday October 19th, 2016
    Tappahannock Police responded to shots fired over this past weekend. It happened on Saturday at 1:15 am on Prince Street near the Pueblo Azteca restaurant. Shortly after the restaurant closed a large crowd spilled out onto the street and several fights broke out. Two people reportedly suffered gunshot wounds. The shooters ran from the scene. The 2 victims were flown to VCU medical center where they ...
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  • Wednesday October 19th, 2016
    Hillary Clinton is pulling ahead in Virginia, but in three other critical battleground states, the race for president is tightening, according to the latest CNN/ORC polls. Those states are Nevada, North Carolina and in Ohio. The latest polls find Hillary Clinton inches barely ahead of Donald Trump in North Carolina and Nevada, but Clinton continues to trail the Republican Party’s presidential nominee in Ohio, one ...
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  • Tuesday October 18th, 2016
    An issue may affect funding for the downtown revitalization project in White Stone, but the housing rehabilitation and public sewer project there is moving forward. The Rappahanock Record reports that council learned at last week’s meeting, that Governor Terry McAuliffe announced more than $9.5 million was made available in Department of Housing and Community Development block grant funding last month but White Stone’s downtown revitalization ...
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  • Tuesday October 18th, 2016
    Following a recent meeting of the Mathews County Planning Commission and Mathews County Board of Supervisors held last month, in which proposed zoning ordinance changes governing vacation rental homes were discussed, another meeting is now on the table. Planners will consider the matter beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the historic courthouse on Court Street to consider a request from Robert E. and Gail C. ...
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  • Monday October 17th, 2016
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Jury selection is set to begin in a University of Virginia administrator’s defamation case against Rolling Stone magazine over its now discredited story about a rape on campus. The trial is scheduled to begin Monday at the federal court in Charlottesville. The November 2014 story told the harrowing story of a woman identified only as “Jackie,” who claimed she was gang raped by ...
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  • Monday October 17th, 2016
    By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – A bad cable has delayed a rocket launch from Virginia by a NASA shipper eager to make a strong comeback. Orbital ATK was poised to fly its Antares rocket Sunday night with a load of supplies for the International Space Station, after being grounded for two years. But seven hours before the planned liftoff, NASA announced the ...
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  • Monday October 17th, 2016
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – Police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old student at The College of William & Mary. Williamsburg police spokesman Maj. Greg Riley tells local news outlets that officers received a call about an unconscious person early Saturday morning. University officials said in a statement that the emergency call was about a student, identified as Tiancheng “Austin” Zheng, in cardiac arrest at an off-campus ...
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