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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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  • Tuesday October 21st, 2014 ebola
    BY MIKE STOBBE AND EMILY SCHMALL ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers had pushed hard for after two Dallas nurses became infected while caring for the first person diagnosed with the virus in the United States. Centers for Disease Control ...
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  • Tuesday October 21st, 2014 amainnews
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Gov. Jim Gilmore’s super PAC is paying for new ads in support of Senate candidate Ed Gillespie and other Republicans. Gilmore announced Monday that his political action committee will air radio and TV ads in support of Gillespie, who is facing Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Warner. The super PAC is also paying for radio ads in support of GOP Senate candidates Joni ...
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