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  • Thursday June 23rd, 2016 vdot
    A mobile work zone will close a single travel lane of Route 33 at the Lord Delaware Bridge on Monday, June 27 through Thursday, June 30. The bridge carries Route 33 traffic between King and Queen County and the Town of West Point. VDOT crews will be performing tests on the bridge associated with an ongoing maintenance project to remove and replace grout. A single ...
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  • Thursday June 23rd, 2016 broadband
    The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors has agreed to create the Middlesex Broadband Authority. The aim of the new authority… to bring high-speed data and internet broadband services to the county. It will operate as a separate legal entity from the board of supervisors, because Virginia localities are prohibited, with only a few limited exceptions, from providing internet broadband services. Authorities on the other hand, ...
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  • Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 peregrine
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – The first peregrine falcon chick known to have been born in Virginia Beach in decades has died after crashing into a window. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/28VvHFU ) reports that building maintenance staff at Virginia Beach Town Center found the female chick on a window ledge Tuesday. The falcon had hatched May 4 on the Armada Hoffler building and recently began flying. Reese Lukei, who ...
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  • Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 mcauliffe-2
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Three former Virginia attorneys general have filed a brief opposing Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s blanket restoration of voting and other rights for ex-felons. The brief recently filed with the Virginia Supreme Court said McAuliffe’s April restoration of rights for more than 200,000 ex-felons “undermines the rule of law.” The brief was filed by Ken Cuccinelli, who ran against McAuliffe in 2013; Jim Gilmore, ...
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  • Tuesday June 21st, 2016 BFOANV
    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Supreme Court has announced that it will not hear an appeal of a Danville judge’s decision allowing the Confederate flag to be removed from a monument at Sutherlin Mansion. Media outlets report the Heritage Preservation Association filed a lawsuit after the Danville City Council adopted an ordinance in August permitting only U.S., state and city flags to be flown on ...
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  • Tuesday June 21st, 2016 VA Outdoor
    The Virginia Outdoors Foundation and the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Planning and Recreation Resources Division have submitted comments to the State Corporation Commission stating that alternatives to Dominion’s proposed towers will have less visual impact on the Rappahannock River and protected open spaces. The Planning and Recreation Resources Division noted that it had changed its position on the project after receiving the more detailed ...
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  • Tuesday June 21st, 2016 library
    Normally housed at Rappahannock Community College’s Warsaw Campus, the Richmond County Public Library will relocate during the week of June 27 to the county’s recently closed intermediate school building. It will remain there through late August, while roof renovations at the college make its usual location inaccessible. The library will hold a “grand opening” event on Friday, July 1, at its temporary home. From noon ...
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