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  • Tuesday June 07th, 2016
    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
    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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  • Monday June 06th, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will review a districting plan for the Virginia House of Delegates that challengers say gives too little power to African-American voters in an effort to boost Republican strength. The justices on Monday added the Virginia case to their docket for the fall. The case concerns claims that black voters were illegally packed into a dozen legislative districts. The challengers say ...
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  • Monday June 06th, 2016
    A new report says violent crime in Virginia went up slightly, but property crime decreased in 2015. Virginia State Police released the report late last week, showing that violent crime increased by less than 1 percent from the previous year. Violent crime includes murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault.   Homicides alone increased from 337 to 382, an increase of 13.4 percent. The property crime category includes ...
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  • Monday June 06th, 2016
    The National Park Service Chesapeake Bay office and Chesapeake Conservancy report that they both were pleased with the events along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail on National Trails Day and Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week. Each year, on the first Saturday in June, the American Hiking Society celebrates trails in America and encourages people to experience the great outdoors on trails with friends ...
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  • Friday June 03rd, 2016
    Here in Virginia, you can fish without a license again this year, during the first weekend in June. Free fishing days this year begin today, June 3rd, and continue tomorrow and Sunday. This weekend, no fishing license of any kind will be required for recreational rod and reel fishing during free fishing days, except in designated stocked trout waters. All fishing regulations though, including size, ...
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  • Thursday June 02nd, 2016
    Organizations and businesses in Deltaville, have partnered with Bay Transit to provide easy transportation from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend. The Deltaville shuttle, aka “The Osprey,” will have 20 scheduled bus stops and additional “flag stops” as needed. The one-hour shuttle loop runs from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. each Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with additional holiday hours. All you need to do is stand ...
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