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  • Monday August 22nd, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia State Police are warning people of a new phone scam in which the caller claims to be from the IRS and demands payments. According to state police, the caller demands the payment by being “verbally threatening and intimidating the individual.” The caller ID number used in the scam is a legitimate Virginia State Police office phone number with an 804 area code. This ...
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  • Friday August 19th, 2016
    CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND, Va. (AP) – NASA says it lost the payload of a suborbital rocket carrying student experiments into the atmosphere. The agency said in a statement that the rocket launched Wednesday morning from the Wallops Flight Facility near Chincoteague Island carried instruments, including high definition cameras, about 95 miles above the earth. NASA spokesman Keith Koehler said by telephone that data was received from most of ...
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  • Friday August 19th, 2016
    Several members of Virginia’s congressional delegation are now asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch not to bring another case against former Governor Bob McDonnell. They say it would be “unwise and unfair” to retry McDonnell after the Supreme Court unanimously overturned his corruption conviction in June. The letter says McDonnell’s family has suffered financially and emotionally over the past three years. McDonnell was convicted for doing favors ...
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  • Friday August 19th, 2016
    Some email issues are plagueing the town of Irvington. It seems the email system hasn’t been properly housecleaned in a while. According to the Rappahannock Record, there were over 3,000 emails from the past two years found clogging the system. It all came to light, when vice mayor Kathleen Pollard said she would like members to have an official email address with the town rather ...
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  • Thursday August 18th, 2016
    A man was killed while walking in the road in Northumberland County. It happened Saturday at 9:23 p.m., on Route 200, 170 feet north of Route 607. Virginia State Police say a 2013 Chevrolet Traverse was traveling south on Route 200 when it struck a pedestrian that was walking in the roadway. The driver of the vehicle, whose name is not being released, was not ...
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  • Thursday August 18th, 2016
    The Wildlife Center of Virginia will release Bald Eagle #16-1474 at the Belle Isle State Park Visitor Center at 2:30 Saturday afternoon. The eagle was found in Richmond County in July after being hit by a car. The eagle’s release is open to the public. There will be no park-admission fee for release attendees. When you arrive at the entrance to Belle Isle, just let ...
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  • Tuesday August 16th, 2016
    Another poll shows Hillary Clinton pulling out to a double-digit lead in swing-state Virginia. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that among registered voters, Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, received 52 percent of the tally to 38 percent for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a head-to-head match-up. Among likely voters, Clinton led Trump by 51 percent to 43 percent head-to-head. In a four way contest, among registered voters, ...
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