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  • Tuesday July 26th, 2016
    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – A grand jury is preparing to meet to determine whether two former Virginia Tech students should be indicted in the killing of a 13-year-old girl. A grand jury in Christiansburg is expected to hear evidence in the case against David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers on Tuesday. Eisenhauer is charged with kidnapping and first-degree murder in the death of Nicole Lovell last January. Keepers ...
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  • Monday July 25th, 2016
    The Gloucester County School Board has appointed two new middle school principals. Dr. Patricia McMahon of Yorktown was named the new principal at Page Middle School. Craig Reed of Virginia Beach is now the new principal of Peasley Middle School. They each begin in their new positions on Aug. 1st. The school board also picked Petsworth Elementary assistant principal Anna Harwood to serve as the new ...
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  • Monday July 25th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe says Virginia’s unemployment rate was 3.7 percent last month. The governor’s office said in a statement Friday that May’s jobless rate was revised downward from 3.8 percent to 3.7 percent. It’s the lowest the state’s unemployment rate has been since April 2008. Virginia’s unemployment rate is the lowest among the states in the Southeast. McAuliffe’s office says the state’s total employment ...
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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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