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  • Friday June 10th, 2016 trump
    The man on the verge of becoming the Republican presidential nominee is coming to Richmond to raise money and meet with supporters. The Donald Trump campaign announced Thursday that Trump will hold a rally this evening at the Richmond Coliseum. Trump’s campaign is also planning a private fundraiser in Richmond before the rally. According to the Associated Press, donations up to $25,000 per couple are being ...
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  • Thursday June 09th, 2016 dominion2
    Save the Rappahannock Coalition has filed a Notice of Participation as a Respondent with the Virginia State Corporation Commission, seeking to require Dominion Virginia Power to use an alternative to its proposed transmission towers crossing the Rappahannock River. According to Carl Smith, the President of the organization that is fighting the towers locally, it marks the latest efforts in their struggle to protect the scenic ...
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  • Thursday June 09th, 2016 dredging_for_blog_2_scale
    According to a report today in the Southside Sentinal… the Virginia Port Authority Board in Norfolk has awarded Middlesex County a $118,000 grant which will be used for dredging the mouth and channel leading into Jackson Creek in Deltaville. The work will mark the second phase of the Jackson Creek dredge project, following the first round of work, done back in 2013, at a cost ...
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  • Thursday June 09th, 2016 lee-2
    A 6-year-old Virginia boy is nearing the finish line of his goal of running more than 30 miles to help support the family of a state trooper who died in the line of duty. According to the Daily Press, Gloucester’s Braxton Lee set a goal last month, of running in seven 5K races and two 5-mile runs to raise money for the family of State ...
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  • Tuesday June 07th, 2016 Bay_Aging
    Summer heat and humidity can be physically stressful and dangerous to the eldlerly. That’s why Bay Aging announces its twenty-third year of Fan Care, an electric fan distribution program sponsored by Dominion Virginia Power in partnership with the Virginia Dept for the Aging. Each year, Bay Aging provides fans to senior adults in the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck areas. With a grant from Dominon ...
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  • Tuesday June 07th, 2016 McAuliffe
    Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced a new statewide initiative to better understand where Virginia has the largest gaps in broadband coverage. The Governor announced the initiative at a ceremony to sign House Bill 912, which clarifies and improves the process for installing communications infrastructure, benefiting rural communities. The new initiative, RUOnlineVA, provides a platform for Virginia residents and businesses to notify the Commonwealth whether or ...
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  • Monday June 06th, 2016 coleman_bridge
    Update: Monday 12:23 p.m. The Coleman Bridge has been reopened to traffic. At 10:35 a.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation was reporting the following traffic issues: Traffic is stopped in both directions on U.S. 17 at the Coleman Bridge because of electrical and mechanical issues during a lift. Use a different route. There is no word on when repairs are expected to be complete. The bridge also has a ...
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