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  • Friday August 12th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Republicans say Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine displayed poor judgment during his final hours as governor when he pushed for a convicted killer to be returned to Germany. On a conference call with reporters Thursday, state GOP lawmakers said Kaine improperly gave special treatment to Jens Soering, who has maintained his innocence in the 1985 killing of his ex-girlfriend’s parents. ...
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  • Friday August 12th, 2016
    State Police are continuing to search for a man wanted in connection with a double hit and run incident in Matthews County. Now, police are asking for your help in locating 46 year old Jerry Fisher of Warsaw, who is wanted for two counts of felony hit and run, two counts of felony malicious wounding, felony destruction of property, and two counts of reckless driving ...
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  • Thursday August 11th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia is seeking applications for scholarships for students studying cybersecurity. Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office says the Virginia Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program will hand out $20,000 a year to certain students enrolled in cybersecurity programs at Virginia colleges and universities. A total of $1 million for the scholarships was included in the governor’s most recent two-year budget. The governor’s office says students awarded the ...
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  • Thursday August 11th, 2016
      NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Scientists say they will soon help Chesapeake Bay fisherman by mapping the water’s low-oxygen dead zones in real time. Poor oxygen levels often force fish out of the bay’s cool bottom waters. William and Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science says it will show anglers where the fish may have gone. The university says it’s using experimental computer models to map and forecast ...
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  • Wednesday August 10th, 2016
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Alaska State Troopers say the boy who died in a weekend rafting accident was from Virginia. Troopers on Monday identified the boy as 14-year-old Joseph Cantler. His hometown was not immediately available. The boy and his brother, 30-year-old Seth Cantler of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, at about 7 p.m. Sunday were rafting on Eagle River when their raft capsized. Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Fire ...
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  • Wednesday August 10th, 2016
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Officials say the Virginia Port Authority failed to meet its financial goals for most of the fiscal year but still achieved financial stability. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/2aKnCUG) that lower-than-anticipated shipment volumes are to blame for the drop in revenues. The authority had faced a $5.5 million deficit earlier in the year. But it was able to break even through some cost-cutting measures. Authority CEO ...
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  • Wednesday August 10th, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): 8:05 a.m. Hillary Clinton’s campaign is launching an effort to win over Republicans and independents. Called Together for America, the group aims to use a wave of nearly 50 recent endorsements by high-profile Republicans and independents to convince voters to cross party lines. Clinton’s campaign is also releasing new endorsements from several retired Republican officials, including ...
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