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Daily Press
Va. Supreme Court secretary responds to FOIA lawsuitThe administrators of the state court system say they're not the custodians of
Va. Supreme Court secretary responds to FOIA lawsuit
Daily Press / Posted 18 hours ago
The administrators of the state court system say they're not the custodians of a collection of case records contained in their computer system, so the state law guaranteeing the public access to government records doesn't apply to them. The records... Read more
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Daily Press
DP Buzz: Hurricane readinessEditor's note: DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Pag
DP Buzz: Hurricane readiness
Daily Press / Posted 20 hours ago
Editor's note: DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here... Read more
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Daily Press
Three kids set First Colony Marina boats on fireThree kids are accused of setting an Aug. 24 fire that destroyed two boats and
Three kids set First Colony Marina boats on fire
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Three kids are accused of setting an Aug. 24 fire that destroyed two boats and damaged three others, James City County fire officials said in a news release. The three are charged with arson of the boats docked at First Colony Marina. It was not... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Introduction to Medicare 101 CalendarIntroduction to Medicare 101Thu, August 27, 2015 @ 11:00AM The St. James City
Introduction to Medicare 101 Calendar
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
Introduction to Medicare 101Thu, August 27, 2015 @ 11:00AM The St. James City American Legion Post 136 will be holding its first Health Care educational seminar, "Introduction to Medicare 101," Thursday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Todd VanOygen,... Read more
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Daily Press
Mathews man sentenced for distributing heroinMATHEWS – A Mathews County man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday fo
Mathews man sentenced for distributing heroin
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
MATHEWS – A Mathews County man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday for distributing heroin. Damien Matthew Flowers, 33, of Dutton, will serve that time after his conviction on two charges of distribution of heroin, his second offense,... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
36 applicants in running for county administrator postThirty-six applicants have been chosen by a search firm to be interviewed for G
36 applicants in running for county administrator post
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Thirty-six applicants have been chosen by a search firm to be interviewed for Gloucester County’s next county administrator. The board will likely set dates to interview potential candidates in the coming weeks, according to Ashley Chriscoe, chairman... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Craven Co. official: Man found dead after fall at Green SpringsA man died after apparently falling from a structure at Green Springs, a popula
Craven Co. official: Man found dead after fall at Green Springs
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
A man died after apparently falling from a structure at Green Springs, a popular privately-owned water park in Craven County, according to Craven County EMS. The victim is identified as Jonathan Appell, 21. He was at Green Springs Tuesday when a... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Saltwater Smokehouse holds ‘open house’ for Pine Island Elementary teachers, staffMonday afternoon, Aug. 17, the Saltwater Smokehouse restaurant treated Pine Isl
Saltwater Smokehouse holds ‘open house’ for Pine Island Elementary teachers, staff
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
Monday afternoon, Aug. 17, the Saltwater Smokehouse restaurant treated Pine Island Elementary School's teachers and staff to lunch "on the house." "The children go back to school next Monday and this may be the last opportunity for them to sit down... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Boats destroyed by fire, others vandalized at James City County marinaJames City County, Va. – Two boats were destroyed by a fire early Monday at the
Boats destroyed by fire, others vandalized at James City County marina
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
James City County, Va. – Two boats were destroyed by a fire early Monday at the First Colony Marina in James City County, according to James City County Fire/EMS. James City County Fire units were dispatched to the marina at 5:42 a.m. They arrived... Read more
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Daily Press
At home, landscape designer grows vegetables, herbs spring, summer and fallPeggy Krapf has been a hobbyist gardener in many states and climate zones for m
At home, landscape designer grows vegetables, herbs spring, summer and fall
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Peggy Krapf has been a hobbyist gardener in many states and climate zones for more than 30 years. Married to a career Air Force officer, she lived and composted and gardened her way from the Mojave Desert in California to an apartment/farmhouse in... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Pony racing scheme comes to inner-city LondonAspiring jockeys from South London are preparing to have their first taste of r
Pony racing scheme comes to inner-city London
Horse and Hound / Posted 7 days ago
Aspiring jockeys from South London are preparing to have their first taste of racing. The Pony Racing Authority (PRA) has teamed up with Ebony Horse Club (EHC) in Brixton to give children a chance to learn to race-ride. EHC is an inner-city charity... Read more
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Daily Press
DP Buzz: License platesEditor's note: DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Pag
DP Buzz: License plates
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Editor's note: DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notables: Birthday shout-out to VIMS, kudos to Bon Secours free health programs, Ebony magazine chief makes HU proudWater works Water is a way of life in this area. Even the very name applied to
Notes and notables: Birthday shout-out to VIMS, kudos to Bon Secours free health programs, Ebony magazine chief makes HU proud
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Water works Water is a way of life in this area. Even the very name applied to our region — Hampton Roads — is taken from the confluence of the Elizabeth, James and Nansemond Rivers into the Chesapeake Bay on its way to the Atlantic. So it is only... Read more
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Daily Press
Aug. 21 Letters: Confederate battle flagPut the flag away The Army of Northern Virginia commanded by Gen. Robert E. Le
Aug. 21 Letters: Confederate battle flag
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Put the flag away The Army of Northern Virginia commanded by Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to the Army of the Potomac commanded by Gen. Ulyssess S. Grant on April 9, 1865, at Appomattox Court House, ending the Civil War. After the surrender, Gen.... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
On the Water: Good snapper fishing continues in areaFishing without much competition was what most anglers that hit the water exper
On the Water: Good snapper fishing continues in area
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 10 days ago
Fishing without much competition was what most anglers that hit the water experienced over the past week. Plus, with the exception of a day or two, the sun returned and the recent deluge of rain subsided. Inshore, snapper, redfish and trout were the... Read more
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Daily Press
14-old took vehicle for joy ride with kids in James City CountyWhen a James City County officer found the vehicle he'd been following crashed
14-old took vehicle for joy ride with kids in James City County
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
When a James City County officer found the vehicle he'd been following crashed after it was driving erractically shortly after 2 a.m, he probably expected to find a tired or drunk driver. What he found were two kids who'd been riding with another... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Beacon holds open house in new buildingThe Beacon of H.O.P.E. held an open house Tuesday, Aug. 11, in its new building
Beacon holds open house in new building
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
The Beacon of H.O.P.E. held an open house Tuesday, Aug. 11, in its new building at 5090 Doug Taylor Circle in St. James City. "This is the first open house of our new plan to have open houses quarterly," Betsy Haesemeyer, executive director, said.... Read more
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Washington Post
Virginia House and Senate spar over adjournment, Supreme Court judgeRICHMOND — A day after a bitter standoff over a judicial appointment between Go
Virginia House and Senate spar over adjournment, Supreme Court judge
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
RICHMOND — A day after a bitter standoff over a judicial appointment between Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and the Republicans who control the Virginia General Assembly, both sides continued to disagree about the outcome. The House of Delegates stood by... Read more
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Daily Press
Isle of Wight assistant superintendent to helm West Point schoolsIsle of Wight County Schools' second in command is leaving to take over as head
Isle of Wight assistant superintendent to helm West Point schools
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Isle of Wight County Schools' second in command is leaving to take over as head of West Point Public Schools, the districts announced Tuesday. Laura Abel, the district's assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and administration since... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VA Special Session Ends Abruptly, Redistricting & Judgeship Open-endedLawmakers met Monday in Richmond for a special session of the General Assembly.
VA Special Session Ends Abruptly, Redistricting & Judgeship Open-ended
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 11 days ago
Lawmakers met Monday in Richmond for a special session of the General Assembly. The main purpose of the session was to come to a solution for congressional redistricting, but officials instead engaged in a politically-charged debate over electing a... Read more
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Daily Press
Dems turn tables on GOP majority, end redistricting session, block Supreme Court electionSenate Democrats pulled a surprise procedural move Monday afternoon, voting to
Dems turn tables on GOP majority, end redistricting session, block Supreme Court election
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
Senate Democrats pulled a surprise procedural move Monday afternoon, voting to adjourn their special session and throwing an already rancorous, partisan fight into new territory. Republicans immediately decried the move as unconstitutional, though... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VA Lawmakers Fail to Appoint Judge, Solve Redistricting IssuesLawmakers met Monday in Richmond for a special session of the General Assembly.
VA Lawmakers Fail to Appoint Judge, Solve Redistricting Issues
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 11 days ago
Lawmakers met Monday in Richmond for a special session of the General Assembly. The main purpose of the session was to come to a solution for congressional redistricting, but officials instead engaged in a politically-charged debate over electing a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Virginia Senate adjourns, after rejecting GOP's court pickgallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6448844|article-gallery-6448844|0 gall
Virginia Senate adjourns, after rejecting GOP's court pick
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
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Connecticut Post
Virginia Senate adjourns, after rejecting GOP's court pickJudge Rossie D. Alston, from Manassas, Va, smiles as he leaves the General Asse
Virginia Senate adjourns, after rejecting GOP's court pick
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
Judge Rossie D. Alston, from Manassas, Va, smiles as he leaves the General Assembly Building in Richmond, Va., Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, after appearing before the Joint Judicial Panel where he was interviewed for the Virginia Supreme Court. (Bob... Read more
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Washington Post
Va. Senate falls short in effort to oust McAuliffe’s Supreme Court pickVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had appointed Jane Marum Roush, a former Circuit
Va. Senate falls short in effort to oust McAuliffe’s Supreme Court pick
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had appointed Jane Marum Roush, a former Circuit Court judge in Fairfax County, to the state Supreme Court last month. (Nikki Fox/Associated Press) RICHMOND — Republican lawmakers in Virginia fell short Monday in their... Read more
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Daily Press
Update: General Assembly special session adjourned in surprise move ... or did it?RICHMOND - Senate Democrats executed a surprise procedural move Monday afternoo
Update: General Assembly special session adjourned in surprise move ... or did it?
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
RICHMOND - Senate Democrats executed a surprise procedural move Monday afternoon, voting to adjourn their session sine die. The move is a bid to give Gov. Terry McAuliffe a chance to reappoint interim Supreme Court Justice Jane Marum Roush, whom... Read more
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Washington Post
Va. Senate falls short in effort to oust McAuliffe’s Supreme Court pickVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had appointed Jane Marum Roush, a former Circuit
Va. Senate falls short in effort to oust McAuliffe’s Supreme Court pick
Washington Post / Posted 12 days ago
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had appointed Jane Marum Roush, a former Circuit Court judge in Fairfax County, to the state Supreme Court last month. (Nikki Fox/Associated Press) RICHMOND — Republican lawmakers in Virginia fell short Monday in their... Read more
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Daily Press
Court clerks and electronic records: An old office with a new challengeThe office dates back to 1619. Its holders were the power brokers who held the
Court clerks and electronic records: An old office with a new challenge
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
The office dates back to 1619. Its holders were the power brokers who held the Byrd machine together until the 1960s. But now that computers have replaced dusty old deed indices and Order Books, circuit court clerks are battling over who can look at... Read more
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Washington Post
Fighting McAuliffe’s pick for court likely will push redistricting task asideRepublicans want to replace Virginia Supreme Justice Jane Marum Roush, whom Gov
Fighting McAuliffe’s pick for court likely will push redistricting task aside
Washington Post / Posted 13 days ago
Republicans want to replace Virginia Supreme Justice Jane Marum Roush, whom Gov. McAuliffe put on the bench without consulting GOP leaders. (Bill O’Leary/Washington Post) RICHMOND — Most of the legislators ordered back to the Capitol to revamp... Read more
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Daily Press
37 apply to be Gloucester County's next top administratorGLOUCESTER – Gloucester County has received 37 applications for its vacant coun
37 apply to be Gloucester County's next top administrator
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County has received 37 applications for its vacant county administrator position. In May, the county hired the Richmond-based professional recruitment firm Springsted and the deadline for applicants closed on Monday. Ashley... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula home sales gain steam in JulyHome sales across the Peninsula showed no signs of slowing last month. Virgini
Peninsula home sales gain steam in July
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
Home sales across the Peninsula showed no signs of slowing last month. Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information Network Inc., which tracks and researches housing trends across Hampton Roads, reported 684 new and existing home sales across the... Read more
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Daily Press
2002 AG ruling says Virginia court databases are publicCircuit court clerks, most of whom are resisting a state agency request that th
2002 AG ruling says Virginia court databases are public
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Circuit court clerks, most of whom are resisting a state agency request that they release databases of case records, should take a look at a state attorney general's opinion that says the public is entitled to those records, one southwest Virginia... Read more
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Daily Press
Exciting calls for Virginia map-making transparencyIt didn't take long for Republican General Assembly leaders to reject Gov. Terr
Exciting calls for Virginia map-making transparency
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
It didn't take long for Republican General Assembly leaders to reject Gov. Terry McAuliffe's invitation to Kumbaya together over a new congressional map. McAuliffe's wrote them Tuesday, asking to meet next week and "forge compromise" ahead of a... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvestsNeighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on t
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvests
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 16 days ago
Neighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on the lookout for people illegally harvesting saw palmetto berries from the preserves. If you see what you believe are illegal berry harvests, call the Lee County Sheriff's... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvestsNeighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on t
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvests
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Neighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on the lookout for people illegally harvesting saw palmetto berries from the preserves. If you see what you believe are illegal berry harvests, call the Lee County Sheriff's... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvestsNeighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on t
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvests
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
Neighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on the lookout for people illegally harvesting saw palmetto berries from the preserves. If you see what you believe are illegal berry harvests, call the Lee County Sheriff's... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvestsNeighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on t
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvests
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 16 days ago
Neighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on the lookout for people illegally harvesting saw palmetto berries from the preserves. If you see what you believe are illegal berry harvests, call the Lee County Sheriff's... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvestsNeighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on t
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvests
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 16 days ago
Neighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on the lookout for people illegally harvesting saw palmetto berries from the preserves. If you see what you believe are illegal berry harvests, call the Lee County Sheriff's... Read more
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Daily Press
Opinion: Voters should oust anyone who opposes Virginians access to public informationThe Daily Press' lawsuit against an office of the state Supreme Court has stirr
Opinion: Voters should oust anyone who opposes Virginians access to public information
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
The Daily Press' lawsuit against an office of the state Supreme Court has stirred a surprising hornet's nest of opposition from an unlikely group: the court clerks themselves. Surprising, because court records are required by law to be public, and... Read more
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Daily Press
Most clerks oppose releasing Virginia court records databaseMost court clerks oppose releasing an expanded set of the records that have sho
Most clerks oppose releasing Virginia court records database
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Most court clerks oppose releasing an expanded set of the records that have shown sentencing disparity based on race and low rates of prosecution of sexual assaults in Virginia. At least 51 of the elected clerks said they opposed releasing the... Read more
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Washington Post
Doug Wilder blasts McAuliffe on handling of Supreme Court pickFormer Virginia governor L. Douglas Wilder blasted Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s handl
Doug Wilder blasts McAuliffe on handling of Supreme Court pick
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
Former Virginia governor L. Douglas Wilder blasted Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s handling of a state Supreme Court nomination. (Bob Brown/AP) RICHMOND — Former Virginia governor L. Douglas Wilder on Wednesday blasted Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s handling of an... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Three construction workers overcome by carbon monoxide in James City CountyJames City County, Va. – Three construction workers were hospitalized after bei
Three construction workers overcome by carbon monoxide in James City County
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 16 days ago
James City County, Va. – Three construction workers were hospitalized after being overcome by carbon monoxide while working at a private residence on Wednesday. James City County Fire units were dispatched to the report of an unconscious person in a... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvestsNeighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on t
Lee County residents asked to keep an eye out for illegal saw palmetto berry harvests
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 17 days ago
Neighbors of Conservation 20/20 preserves and others are being asked to be on the lookout for people illegally harvesting saw palmetto berries from the preserves. If you see what you believe are illegal berry harvests, call the Lee County Sheriff's... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
We should all look to the future and move onTo the editor: The recent letter entitled "Love that portrait" extolls the mem
We should all look to the future and move on
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 17 days ago
To the editor: The recent letter entitled "Love that portrait" extolls the memory of C.S.A. Gen. Robert E. Lee and implores Lee County Commissioners to retain Lee's courthouse portrait in full Confederate regalia. Of course, following the surrender,... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Good snapper fishing continues in areaFishing without much competition was what most anglers that hit the water exper
Good snapper fishing continues in area
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 17 days ago
Fishing without much competition was what most anglers that hit the water experienced over the past week. Plus, with the exception of a day or two, the sun returned and the recent deluge of rain subsided. Inshore, snapper, redfish and trout were the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
LIVE UPDATES: Severe weather, tornado warnings in Central Va.Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Gloucester, King William, King and Queen, Lanca
LIVE UPDATES: Severe weather, tornado warnings in Central Va.
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 17 days ago
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Gloucester, King William, King and Queen, Lancaster, Middlesex, New Kent until 6:15pm. Strong thunderstorms will Affect Northwestern Northampton, City Of Emporia, Southwestern Southampton, Southern Brunswick,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Tornado warning issued for parts of Craven, Jones countiesA tornado warning has been put into effect until 5:30 p.m. for parts of Craven
Tornado warning issued for parts of Craven, Jones counties
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
A tornado warning has been put into effect until 5:30 p.m. for parts of Craven and Jones counties. The National Weather Service in Newport issued the warning. At 5:06 p.m., dollar radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Elizabeth A. Barrett of North Arlington dies at age 106NORTH ARLINGTON - Elizabeth A. (nee Williams) Barrett, 106, died Aug. 10, 2015,
Elizabeth A. Barrett of North Arlington dies at age 106
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
NORTH ARLINGTON - Elizabeth A. (nee Williams) Barrett, 106, died Aug. 10, 2015, at her home in North Arlington. Born in James City County, Va., Mrs. Barrett lived in Norfolk, Va., before moving to North Arlington six years ago. Mrs. Barrett worked... Read more
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Crosscut
Cars vs. bikes debate enters new phase in SeattleCredit: Nina Selipsky Billy Duss, a volunteer at Seattle Neighborhood Greenway
Cars vs. bikes debate enters new phase in Seattle
Crosscut / Posted 18 days ago
Credit: Nina Selipsky Billy Duss, a volunteer at Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, bikes from Hillman City to Belltown every day. The most direct route would be down Rainier Avenue, but fast drivers weaving in and out of traffic and the lack of marked... Read more
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Daily Press
Heroin use rising across region, stateVirginia continues to see a spike in abuse of and fatalities caused by heroin,
Heroin use rising across region, state
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
Virginia continues to see a spike in abuse of and fatalities caused by heroin, according to Attorney General Mark R. Herring's office. The Attorney General's Office reported that every region of the state has experienced an increase in heroin... Read more
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