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  • Tuesday September 20th, 2016
    BRISTOW, Va. (AP) – Posing for pictures is part of every governor’s job. Posing with a can of marijuana – not so much. But Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe did just that, inadvertently, when he went to greet country music legend Willie Nelson this weekend. A picture posted on Twitter shows McAuliffe and Nelson, who was performing in Virginia. On the table between them is a can of ...
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  • Monday September 19th, 2016
    Area schools were awarded a total of $183,846 in school safety grant funds by the Virginia Department of Criminal Services for school security infrastructure iprovements at six schools in Caroline, Northumberland, Richmond County and the Town of Colonial Beach. The grants are from the School Security Infrastructure Improvement created by the General Assembly during the 2013 session. The 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 budgets appropriated ...
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  • Monday September 19th, 2016
    A fatal stabbing in Mathews County. It happened on Friday night at a home in the Cardinal area of the county shortly after 9 p.m. 58 year old Gary Flowers was stabbed at least once. His wife, 48 year old Monique Flowers, has been arrested and charged with Murder. She is currently being held on the felony charge, in the Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center ...
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  • Monday September 19th, 2016
    Many in our area want to put a stop to the rising number of toll roads. Now comes word that the Gloucester board of supervisors want to cut the toll for the Coleman Bridge, calling the toll an “unfair tax.” VDOT says between July 2015 and June 2016, more than 15,000 drivers crossed the Coleman Bridge daily to get into Gloucester. The Gloucester Board of ...
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  • Thursday September 15th, 2016
    Virginia gun rights activists have filed a $12 million defamation lawsuit against Katie Couric and others involved in a documentary, over an edit they say misrepresented the activists’ response to a question. The segment in the documentary “Under the Gun” shows nearly 10 seconds of silence after Couric asks members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League how felons or terrorists could be prevented from purchasing ...
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  • Thursday September 15th, 2016
    A lightning strike shut down the Middlesex Sheriff’s communications system last week. It happened when lighting appears to have hit a tower, which then caused damage to computers, and created smoke inside their office. The lightning strike disabled the Emergency 911 dispatch, but folks were still covered, as calls were immediately routed to Gloucester dispatch, which continued to handle all the Middlesex calls until their ...
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  • Thursday September 15th, 2016
    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the NCAA’s lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law limiting protections for LGBT people. The ACC Council of Presidents voted Wednesday to relocate the league’s championships until North Carolina repeals the law. The decision includes 10 neutral-site championships this academic year, which means relocating the ACC football title ...
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