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  • Monday July 25th, 2016
    LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) – Oysters were once so abundant in American waters that boats would run aground on them, Indians would feast on them, and vacationers would grab handfuls to roast for dinner. But over the centuries, rampant development, pollution, over-harvesting and disease drastically reduced the number of oysters; many researchers and volunteer groups estimate oyster populations are down 85 percent from their levels ...
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  • Monday July 25th, 2016
    Keep People and Pets Safe in the Heat Never leave a living thing unattended in a motor vehicle!  Heat related motor vehicle emergencies are entirely preventable, see below for ways to keep your loved ones safe.   NEVER Leave Children or the Elderly Alone in a Car Never leave children or an elderly person unattended in the car, even to run a quick errand. A child’s body can heat up ...
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  • Friday July 22nd, 2016
    By KEN THOMAS and MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press STERLING, Virginia (AP) – Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has emerged as the leading contender to join the Democratic ticket as Hillary Clinton’s running mate. That’s according to two Democrats, who both cautioned that Clinton has not made a final decision and could yet change directions. The announcement of Clinton’s pick could come as early as Friday in Florida, a crucial ...
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  • Friday July 22nd, 2016
    By MARTHA WAGGONER Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Clues to what became of North Carolina’s fabled Lost Colony could lie in a waterfront tract where thousands of condos were once going to be built. Now, one of the would-be developers is seeking millions of dollars to preserve the property. Efforts to save the 1,000 acres in rural Bertie County are still in an early stage. Even the ...
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  • Friday July 22nd, 2016
    The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors has authorized the county ordinance committee and planning director to continue efforts toward developing a mixed use zoning district. The move comes after the county was asked to consider areas for mixed use that have already been identified as Middlesex County water service areas on the land use map in the county comprehensive plan. The exact types of mixed ...
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  • Thursday July 21st, 2016
    An illegal moonshine still that was being advertised on Craigslist in Gloucester recently, caught the attention of investigators with the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, who contacted the person trying to sell it. Agents from the Hampton Regional Office of the ABC, then arranged an undercover operation in which they would buy the still. When the sellers showed up with the moonshine still, it ...
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  • Thursday July 21st, 2016
    There’s a new Police Chief in Warsaw. She’s Joan Norris Kent, who previously served as the town of Warsaw’s Interim Police Chief. Chief Kent is a Lancaster County native, who began her career in law enforcement with the Lancaster County’s Sheriff’s Office in 1983. She attended Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy, where she graduated at the top of her class. Kent worked for Northern Neck Narcotics ...
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