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  • Wednesday August 24th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Officials say Virginia’s Medicaid program has begun covering the cost of mosquito repellent to prevent people from being infected by the Zika virus. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/2bhug37 ) reports that the program began covering repellent on Monday. The state health department says prescriptions are required for people to obtain the payment. One refill is allowed per month. Zika causes a mild illness in most ...
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  • Wednesday August 24th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Authorities are investigating a suspicious substance found in a letter sent to the Attorney General’s Office. Capitol Police tell the Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2bfKLlb ) an employee in the office opened an envelope about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and found a black-brown substance inside. Virginia State Police sent a hazmat team to the office to take the substance to a lab for analysis. Capitol Police say ...
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  • Wednesday August 24th, 2016
     DILLWYN, Va. (AP) – A German diplomat’s son convicted of murder is petitioning Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for an “absolute pardon” and parole based largely on blood analysis. Jens Soering is serving two life terms for the 1985 slayings of his ex-girlfriend’s parents. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/2bMPfMB ) reports that Soering’s petition submitted to McAuliffe this week says a blood analysis concludes that Soering, who has ...
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  • Tuesday August 23rd, 2016
    By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated PressRICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons after his previous attempt was blocked by the state’s Supreme Court. McAuliffe’s announcement Monday came nearly a month after the court ruled that governors cannot restore rights en masse, but must handle them on a case-by-case basis. That ruling invalidated a previous executive order ...
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  • Tuesday August 23rd, 2016
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The longtime owner of a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is once again trying to sell. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper (http://bit.ly/2bvfSFk) reports that the house in Virginia Beach is on the market for $2.75 million. The asking price was $4.4 million in 2008 and $3.75 million five years ago. The 90-year-old owner says “it’s just come time to really sell it.” The 3,000-square-foot house ...
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  • Tuesday August 23rd, 2016
    Kilmarnock, VA- Construction is slated to start soon on N. Main Street for the Town Centre Park. “We are excited to enter this new phase of creating the park” stated Mae Umphlett, Kilmarnock’s Mayor. Construction bids were opened on August 18, 2016 with three qualified bidders represented. The low bidder, at $2,763,000, was David A. Nice Builders of Williamsburg. Nice Builders was the general contractor ...
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  • Monday August 22nd, 2016
    By JILL COLVIN Associated Press FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says the party of Lincoln must improve its efforts to bring black voters back to the fold and that he wants an inclusive GOP. Trump has been working in recent days to boost his appeal among African-American voters. On Saturday, he assured supporters at a rally in Fredericksburg,Virginia, that he and the GOP are ...
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