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  • Tuesday June 21st, 2016
    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
    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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  • Monday June 20th, 2016
    Even though Dominion crews expected to have a “vast majority” of their customers back on by 11 p.m. Sunday, officials said the outage could extend into Monday for those who live in outlying areas with extensive damage. They will notify those customers directly. On Saturday afternoon, they said they restored the power to 70 percent of their customers and were hoping to have the power restored to 90 percent of their ...
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  • Monday June 20th, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) – A former University of Virginia law student disciplined for sexual misconduct is suing the Department of Education over the way colleges evaluate allegations of sexual assault on campus. The student is not named in the lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Washington. The lawsuit says he was allowed to graduate after being found responsible for a sexual misconduct claim against him, but ...
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  • Monday June 20th, 2016
    One person is dead after a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning when the car they were driving ran off the road and struck a tree. The crash occurred at approximately 12:05 a.m., at the intersection of Route 605 (Pinckardsville Road) and Route 615 (Carlson Road) in Lancaster County. Virginia State Police are continuing their investigation of the crash, but so far, they say a 1994 ...
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  • Friday June 17th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A severe thunderstorm with heavy rains downed trees and knocked out power to more than 160,000 customers in Virginia, including about 1,300 on the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck. For the latest outage information visit www.dom.com. The damage and outages prompted Richmond and Henrico County public schools to cancel classes Friday. National Weather Service Meteorologist Bryan Jackson says the weather service received ...
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  • Friday June 17th, 2016
    Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital’s 6th Annual Senior University event will be held on Wednesday, August 10th from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at White Stone Church of the Nazarene. Senior University is a daylong event for seniors and caregivers featuring educational seminars from medical professionals and vendor booths focused on senior health and well-being. The day also includes breakfast, courtesy of the Commonwealth Assisted Living ...
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