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  • Wednesday February 01st, 2017
    Route 3 will be reduced to one lane on the Robert O. Norris Bridge between Lancaster and Middlesex counties during daytime hours, beginning tomorrow through Friday, Feb. 3. Work is beginning on a $12.8 million maintenance project to paint the three center bridge spans. The project contractor has installed netting on the bridge that will encourage Peregrine falcons to nest outside of ...
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  • Tuesday January 31st, 2017
    By BEN NUCKOLS Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) – Virginia’s attorney general says he’s concerned that Customs and Border Patrol agents have violated a court order that guarantees access to attorneys for people detained at Dulles International Airport. The court order was issued late Saturday by a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia. Attorney General Mark Herring said Monday on WAMU-FM that his office is looking into reports that CPB ...
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  • Tuesday January 31st, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – President Donald Trump’s immigration order is playing well among those who propelled him to the White House. Supporters say Trump is doing what he said he would do during the campaign: Putting America first. Protests have been held at multiple airports, and at least one state has sued over the order. But the president’s backers say Trump’s action proves he means what he ...
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  • Tuesday January 31st, 2017
    A Lancaster man who is currently serving a sentence of life in prison for the murder of a young mother back in 1985, now is claiming that evidence was concealed which would exonerate him. Emerson Stevens was convicted of the murder of Mary Harding in 1986. He now has the support now of The Innocence Project of the University of Virginia School of Law, which ...
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  • Monday January 30th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s attorney general is requesting information on any detentions in Virginia resulting from President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. Attorney General Mark Herring said in a statement Sunday that his request includes anyone with lawful permanent resident status or work or student visas. The Democrat’s also requesting information about whether U.S. Customs and Border Protection is complying with an order giving ...
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  • Monday January 30th, 2017
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – A federal judge in Virginia issued a temporary restraining order that for one week will block green card holders arriving at Dulles International Airport from being removed from the country. The order, issued Saturday by U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema, also says that anyone detained at the airport should have access to a lawyer. The motion was filed by the Legal Aid Justice ...
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  • Monday January 30th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Scores of protesters have gathered at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond to voice their opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order barring refugees from entering the United States. Demonstrators convened at the Compass Plaza on VCU’s Monroe Park campus on Sunday for a protest organized by the group Resist RVA. Photos posted to the group’s Facebook page show a large crowd with demonstrators ...
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