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  • Tuesday November 15th, 2016
    A worker at a Virginia trucking company was killed when another employee drove a tractor-trailer over him. 54-year-old John Patterson of Spotsylvania was pronounced dead at the scene, after police say the driver of the rig went into the business and left the truck running. So far, reports say the driver and Patterson had discussed a mechanical problem with the truck. Patterson went to work on ...
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  • Monday November 14th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia is trying to help veterans get jobs in the cybersecurity industry. That’s the goal of a new initiative in Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration called “Cyber Vets Virginia.” Veterans interested in working in the cyber field in the state will have the opportunity to participate in a free cyber training program. The administration says the 12-to-15-week training will be done mostly online but have ...
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  • Monday November 14th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is preparing to lead a more than week-long trade and marketing mission to the Pacific Rim. The Democratic governor will leave Sunday for the trip that will take him to Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia. He is expected to return Nov. 22. He will be joined by First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore, ...
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  • Monday November 14th, 2016
    The Warsaw Planning Commission has approved the expansion of the Enterprise Zone by 22.9 acres. The new property lines will now include the Time Square Shopping Center. The decision was made in order to provide an incentive for that property to be used or developed. The newly expanded property is already zoned General Commercial, but according to town leaders adding it to the town Enterprise Zone ...
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  • Friday November 11th, 2016
    We told you a few days ago about a boat that was reportedly stolen in Mathews. Turns out now, that is was simply a case of mistaken identity. Last week, witnesses reported seeing a boat taken from a home on Buckley Hall Road. The Mathews County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release requesting information, saying surveillance video showed a white pickup truck towing the trailered ...
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  • Friday November 11th, 2016
    Just before midnight on Wednesday, Virginia State Police encountered approximately 100-150 protesters walking onto Interstate 195/Downtown Expressway. The protesters then sat down in the travel lanes of I-195. Despite the attempts by state police to communicate with the protesters about their need to disperse and leave the interstate, the large group refused. At about midnight, 10 protesters were taken into custody, and each are now charged ...
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  • Thursday November 10th, 2016
    by Audrey Thomasson – Rappahannock Record CLARAVILLE—The Northumberland school board on Wednesday terminated the contract of school superintendent Dr. Rebecca Gates. No reason was given. District 1 member Dana O’Bier made the motion in a special session to discuss personnel matters on Wednesday November 9. District 5 member Gayle Sterrett seconded the motion, with vice chairman Betty Christopher providing the third vote. District 3 member Gerald Howard attended ...
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