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  • Friday October 07th, 2016
    You could see more restaurants, stores and apartments at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science if a planned development gets off the ground. The Daily Press reports the school is proposing a mixed-use development in the area around its Gloucester Point campus bordering the graduate school. The school doesn’t currently have dormitory space or food services, so students rent housing near VIMS. School officials say creating the mixed ...
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  • Friday October 07th, 2016
    Mathews County residents have until next Friday to apply for FEMA hazard mitigation grants. Once awarded grant money is usable to elevate structures that currently sit in flood prone areas. The Gazette Journal reports structures awarded funding will be elevated to one foot above the base flood elevation as determined by mapping. The grants cover 75 percent of the work with the state contributing 20 percent and the ...
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  • Thursday October 06th, 2016
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – A well-heeled political donor has been charged with using his health-technology company to run a $30 million investment fraud scheme. of Potomac, Maryland, has given to Democrats and Republicans, but it is his large contributions to the Democratic National Committee that put him in the spotlight. A series of hacked emails released by WikiLeaks show DNC officials debating whether he deserved ...
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  • Thursday October 06th, 2016
    The Tappahannock Police Department says 32 year-old Curtis L. Jeffries, Jr., of Mechanicsville has been arrested on charges of abduction and malicious wounding of his wife. Police say additional charges may also be pending. According to Police, officers responded Sunday, September 25th to the Millers Tavern area to find a woman bleeding heavily from a stab wound. The initial investigation determined that she was the wife of  ...
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  • Wednesday October 05th, 2016
    The Northern Neck is now mostly out of the path of Hurricane Matthew, however it remains worth watching. The forecast track took a dramatic turn this morning taking the storm farther off shore and away from Virginia.According to the latest storm track from the National Hurricane Center, North Carolina could still see some impact, as the storm is expected to brush across portions of the ...
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  • Wednesday October 05th, 2016
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – Authorities in a Virginia city are investigating dozens of reports that involve a jury duty scam. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/2d0RcaU) that scam artists have called several people in Virginia Beach and demanded a fee for missing jury duty. The most recent spate of calls involved fraudsters who claimed to work for the Civil Process Division of the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office, which ...
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  • Wednesday October 05th, 2016
    By Alex Sosnowski, AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist October 5, 2016; 6:05 AM ET Dangerous Hurricane Matthew will set its sights on the Bahamas after forcing thousands to evacuate in the Caribbean. After weaving through the Windward Passage between Haiti and Cuba on Tuesday and Tuesday night, Matthew will turn northwestward across the Bahamas through Thursday. “Some fluctuation in strength will occur with Matthew as the hurricane is influenced by the ...
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