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  • Tuesday July 12th, 2016 VDH
    The State Health Department says that as of the beginning of this month, more than 5,000 acres of local bodies of water are so polluted that shellfish cannot be harvested safely from them. The polluted water includes everything from tiny inlets in big rivers, to the rivers themselves. Many are now condemned for having high counts of coliform in monthly sampling by the Virginia Division ...
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  • Tuesday July 12th, 2016 police_handcuff
    Kilmarnock Police issued arrest warrants for Taylor Honaker, who is from Hague, and Melanie Meline of Montross . Honaker has since been taken into custody and posted bail, but Meline is reportedly still at large. Both are former employees of the restaurant on Irvington Road in Kilmarnock, and both are allegedly involved in a burglary that took place on June 25 there, where profits, employee ...
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  • Tuesday July 12th, 2016 gop
    By BY ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A federal judge has struck down a Virginia law that binds the states’ national political party delegates to a winner-take-all format, a ruling one GOP delegate hopes will embolden Republicans to vote for someone other than Donald Trump as their presidential nominee. Judge Robert E. Payne ruled Monday that a law requiring the state to award all its ...
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  • Tuesday July 12th, 2016 Coal_ash
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Energy companies and environmentalists are closely watching an upcoming federal court ruling from Virginia that could have far-reaching effects on how utilities dispose of the potentially toxic waste created by decades of burning coal. Judge James A. Gibney Jr. heard four days of testimony recently about what should be done with coal ash along the Elizabeth River. Environmental groups ...
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  • Monday July 11th, 2016 rcc
    A new education initiative is on the horizon, and it seeks to benefit those who are interested in fulfilling their higher education despite their confined circumstances. According to The Washington Post, the Obama administration gave the green light to distribute federal Pell grants to close to 12,000 inmates across the country, as a means of affording college classes beginning in July. Inmates must have a release ...
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  • Monday July 11th, 2016 gun_show
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – For the first time since a state law took effect earlier this month, Virginia State Police were providing voluntary background checks for gun sales between private parties at a gun show in Richmond. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/29GZh1X ) State Police say three private background checks were conducted during the Richmond Gun Show on Saturday at the Richmond Raceway Complex. The new law ...
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  • Friday July 08th, 2016 Rebecca Tebbs Nunn
    Hometown Kilmarnock resident Rebecca Tebbs Nunn will compete for the Ms. Virginia Senior America title in the 2016 Ms. Virginia Senior America Pageant July 14th (1PM) at the James Lee Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, Virginia.  The winner of this event will represent Virginia at the Ms. Senior America Pageant in Atlantic City NJ later this year. Ms. Nunn, currently serving as Vice-Mayor of Kilmarnock, is a honors graduate of ...
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