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  • Thursday June 30th, 2016 Dept of HLS
    WASHINGTON (AP) – Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says there is an “unfolding situation” at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland but is providing no further details. The base tweeted Thursday it is on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter. Joint Base Andrews is home to Air Force One. The tweet instructs all personnel at the base in Washington’s Maryland suburbs to shelter in place ...
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  • Thursday June 30th, 2016 Gavin Grimm
    GLOUCESTER, Va. (AP) – A Virginia school board is asking a federal judge not to force it to allow a transgender teen to use the boys bathroom when school resumes this fall. U.S. District Court Judge Robert G. Doumar ordered last week that the Gloucester County School Board must let Gavin Grimm use the bathroom that corresponds to his gender identity while the court examines the ...
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  • Wednesday June 29th, 2016 virginialogo
    NEW YORK (AP) – A New York judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine over the magazine’s debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape. Federal Judge P. Kevin Castel said Tuesday the lawsuit brought by three former fraternity members cited comments that were offered as speculation and hypothesis rather than fact. The former Phi Kappa Psi members brought the lawsuit last ...
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  • Wednesday June 29th, 2016 norris_bridge
    The White Stone Town Council last week, adopted a resolution in support of building a new bridge across the Rappahannock River from White Stone to Topping. The vote was unanimous… 5 to 0, to support the replacement of the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge. According to Whitestone Mayor Randy Reeves, who spoke with the Rappahannock Record, the process for replacement of the bridge “is ...
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  • Wednesday June 29th, 2016 mathews
    Mathews supervisors today, will hold a public hearing on leasing the Seabreeze Restaurant. The hearing is set for tonight at 7 in the historic courthouse. It comes following a request for proposals from prospective tenants for the Gwynn’s Island property was put out by the board in May. That came about because the current tenant of the property… Gary Galluzzi of Mathews and of New ...
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  • Tuesday June 28th, 2016 Mark-Herring
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has filed a response in a lawsuit filed by GOP leaders attempting to block more than 200,000 ex-felons from voting this fall. Herring, a Democrat, asked the Virginia Supreme Court to throw out the Republican-led lawsuit on Monday. The attorney general said Gov. Terry McAuliffe had clear legal authority to issue a blanket restoration of rights orders starting ...
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  • Tuesday June 28th, 2016 terry_mcauliffe
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe is telling state agencies to come up with specific ways Virginia can act to decrease carbon emissions from the state’s power plants. The governor signed an executive order Tuesday, saying Virginia’s coastal areas are particularly vulnerable to climate change due to rising sea levels. Republican lawmakers and McAuliffe have been at odds over who should have the authority to implement ...
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