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  • Thursday August 04th, 2016
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced a new solar energy project that will be built at Naval Air Station Oceana. McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Dominion Virginia Power will build and operate an 18-megawatt facility on the base, and state government will buy all of the energy produced. The project is part of McAuliffe’s bid to increase the amount of solar energy the ...
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  • Thursday August 04th, 2016
    BALTIMORE (AP) – The levels of dissolved oxygen within the Chesapeake Bay plummeted in July after a promising start to the summer. The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/2azA5cI ) reports that state environmental officials are blaming a recent heat wave for the decline since warm water holds less oxygen than cold water. The Department of Natural Resources wrote in a statement that a lack of winds also prevented surface ...
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  • Thursday August 04th, 2016
    NEW YORK (AP) – Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, are releasing a book two months before the election. Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the 256-page book being released Sept. 6 will be called “Stronger Together.” It will present a wide range of the policy proposals from the Democratic presidential nominee. Clinton and Kaine, a Virginia senator, contributed introductions, and ...
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  • Tuesday August 02nd, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for Virginia’s former first lady say her corruption convictions should be vacated after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned her husband’s convictions. News outlets report that Maureen McDonnell’s attorneys asked the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate her convictions in a motion filed Monday. Former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted of doing favors for a wealthy ...
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  • Tuesday August 02nd, 2016
    STAFFORD, VA – Searchers continued their search on Monday for a man missing after going into the Rappahannock River late Sunday afternoon and not returning to shore. The Stafford Sheriff’s Office was alerted about 5:30 p.m., and a search failed to locate the man, described as a 36-year-old Hispanic with a medium build and wearing dark shorts. The search team included a helicopter from the Fairfax County ...
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  • Tuesday August 02nd, 2016
    Virginia Department of Transportation says it will perform maintenance on the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge on Wednesday, August 3rd. Officials say the work will require a full directional traffic stop. The traffic stop is scheduled to occur  between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. in both the north and southbound directions of the bridge and is expected to last up to 20 minutes. Motorists can visit ...
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  • Tuesday August 02nd, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The AMC television series “TURN: Washington’s Spies” is getting ready to film its final season in Virginia. Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the fourth and final season of the Revolutionary War-era drama will be shot in the Richmond area. Most of the filming of the first three seasons took place in Richmond and Williamsburg. “TURN,” which is about the nation’s first spy ring, is ...
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