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  • Wednesday April 26th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine will address Virginia Commonwealth University graduates next month. The school announced this week that the former vice presidential candidate will be the speaker at the Richmond university’s commencement ceremony in May. Before serving as senator and becoming presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s running mate in 2016, Kaine served as Richmond mayor and Virginia governor. VCU’s graduation ceremony will be held May ...
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  • Tuesday April 25th, 2017
    Lancaster County Crime Solvers seeks information on the whereabouts of two people today. 36 year old Allen Conaway is wanted for failing to appear in Lancaster General District Court. Conaway has brown eyes and black hair. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 250 pounds. He has tattoos on his arms and is also known as Blue. His last known address is 3250 Folly Road, ...
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  • Tuesday April 25th, 2017
    BOSTON (AP) – Attorneys general from 20 states and the District of Columbia are faulting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rolling back Obama-era guidance they say is helping protect student loan borrowers. In a letter sent Monday, Democratic attorneys general Maura Healey of Massachusetts and Lisa Madigan of Illinois called on DeVos to restore the memos instituted by the federal Education Department last year under President ...
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  • Tuesday April 25th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has endorsed Tom Perriello in the Virginia governor’s race. Warren’s endorsement means Perriello now has two of the leading progressive voices in the Senate backing his campaign. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont endorsed Perriello earlier this month. Perriello is running an insurgent campaign against the state party’s establishment pick, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, and has sought support ...
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  • Tuesday April 25th, 2017
    TANGIER, Va. (AP) – Authorities are searching for a waterman who is missing after his crabbing boat began taking on water on the Chesapeake Bay. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement that the 40-foot vessel with two people aboard began taking on water off Tangier Island on Monday afternoon. Officials say another boat came to their aid and pulled one man from the water. ...
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  • Monday April 24th, 2017
    A severe storm with straight-line winds ripped through parts of Colonial Beach and Westmoreland on Friday night, leaving 30 people without a place to stay. Twelve homes were damaged in the storms. Pictures posted on Facebook show just how serious the situation was, as the heavy rain and wind caused flooding, hail and downed trees and power outages. The National Weather Service confirmed Saturday afternoon that the damage was from straight line ...
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  • Friday April 21st, 2017
    In Kilmarnock, property owners who rent their vacation rental property with services such as Airbnb and VRBO, will now have to cough up an 8% lodging tax. Town council has voted to allow short term vacation rentals with a conditional use permit in some districts. According to the Rappahannock Record, the Planning Commission also worked for more than four months on rules that define a ...
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