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  • Monday September 19th, 2016
    A fatal stabbing in Mathews County. It happened on Friday night at a home in the Cardinal area of the county shortly after 9 p.m. 58 year old Gary Flowers was stabbed at least once. His wife, 48 year old Monique Flowers, has been arrested and charged with Murder. She is currently being held on the felony charge, in the Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center ...
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  • Monday September 19th, 2016
    Many in our area want to put a stop to the rising number of toll roads. Now comes word that the Gloucester board of supervisors want to cut the toll for the Coleman Bridge, calling the toll an “unfair tax.” VDOT says between July 2015 and June 2016, more than 15,000 drivers crossed the Coleman Bridge daily to get into Gloucester. The Gloucester Board of ...
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  • Thursday September 15th, 2016
    Virginia gun rights activists have filed a $12 million defamation lawsuit against Katie Couric and others involved in a documentary, over an edit they say misrepresented the activists’ response to a question. The segment in the documentary “Under the Gun” shows nearly 10 seconds of silence after Couric asks members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League how felons or terrorists could be prevented from purchasing ...
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  • Thursday September 15th, 2016
    A lightning strike shut down the Middlesex Sheriff’s communications system last week. It happened when lighting appears to have hit a tower, which then caused damage to computers, and created smoke inside their office. The lightning strike disabled the Emergency 911 dispatch, but folks were still covered, as calls were immediately routed to Gloucester dispatch, which continued to handle all the Middlesex calls until their ...
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  • Thursday September 15th, 2016
    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the NCAA’s lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law limiting protections for LGBT people. The ACC Council of Presidents voted Wednesday to relocate the league’s championships until North Carolina repeals the law. The decision includes 10 neutral-site championships this academic year, which means relocating the ACC football title ...
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  • Thursday September 15th, 2016
    Arlington National Cemetery is increasing security measures, including requiring a government-issued photo ID for people arriving in cars and screening pedestrian visitors. According to those at the cemetery, the new stricter measures will be phased in beginning in November. At that time, all vehicle access will require presenting ID such as a driver’s license or passport when entering the cemetery, and all incoming vehicles will ...
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  • Wednesday September 14th, 2016
     By WILL WEISSERT Associated PressANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) – Tim Kaine is downplaying the fact that he’d be one heartbeat away from the presidency if he and Hillary Clinton win the election in November. The subject is a little awkward now that Clinton is recovering from a health scare. Video emerged of her slumping as she was helped into her motorcade Sunday. Clinton’s campaign later revealed that ...
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