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  • Friday October 24th, 2014 lancaster_library
    Win with the Library! Grand Prize $10,000, 1 First Prize-$2000, 1 Second Prize-$1000, 3 Third Prizes-$500 Buy on or before December 19, pay $95 and qualify for Early Bird Drawing of $500! The Lancaster Community Library depends on gifts from our generous donors and raffle ticket proceeds for 60% of the operating budget. The Library gets approximately $43,000 from this raffle. Tickets will be sold from 9:00 a.m. on Monday, ...
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  • Friday October 24th, 2014 maureen_mcdonnell
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell’s sentencing on nine public corruption convictions has been set for Feb. 20. McDonnell had originally been scheduled for sentencing Jan. 6, but she asked for a postponement because one of her attorneys has a scheduling conflict that day. U.S. District Judge James Spencer approved her motion last week and set the new sentencing date Thursday. Former Gov. Bob ...
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  • Thursday October 23rd, 2014 aaa
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Motorists are being urged to stay focused and alert as deer mating season is creating deadly road hazards in Virginia. AAA Mid-Atlantic says thousands of deer-related crashes take place across the state each year, resulting in fatalities, injuries, and costly vehicle damage. According to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles more than half of all deer-related vehicle crashes happen between the months of ...
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  • Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 amainnews
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Employment Commission says the state’s jobless rate was unchanged at 5.5 percent in September. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September also was the same rate as a year ago. Officials say Virginia’s jobless rate has increased slightly for the past five months. Jobs decreases were seen in industries including private education and health services, professional and business services, construction, total ...
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  • Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 ebola
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Department of Health is helping answer questions from the public and provide the most up-to-date information regarding Ebola to Virginians. The agency says it has set up a hotline that’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The hotline can be reached at 877-275-8343. Officials say Virginia’s 211 Call Center will be handling these calls using frequently asked questions ...
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  • Tuesday October 21st, 2014 news_2_shutterstock
    The Interfaith Warehouse needs your help! They are in need of gently used sheets, blankets and bedspreads of all sizes as well as pots, pans, and other household items. All items donated go to people in the community that are in need, and are tax deductible. If you need items picked up, please call 435-6050. The Interfaith Warehouse is located at 10-86 Harris Road in ...
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  • Tuesday October 21st, 2014 boysgirls_winners
    Wardell Carter and Robbie Spiers will receive the Boys & Girls Club’s 2014 William H. Knull, Jr. God, Country, and Community Award at the Club’s third annual Steak & Burger dinner on November 13th. This award is presented to an individual or team of individuals in the Northern Neck who have distinguished themselves by unselfish service to God, Country and Community while also giving services ...
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