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  • Thursday July 31st, 2014 books
    Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library patrons are get­ting more time to check out books and take advan­tage of the many ser­vices the library offers. The Library will add two hours to its oper­at­ing sched­ule on Friday’s and Saturday’s start­ing august 8th.The per­ma­nent oper­at­ing hours mean the library closes an hour later on Fri­days and Sat­ur­days effec­tive August 8. Clos­ing times on Fri­days have been changed to 5:30 ...
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  • Thursday July 31st, 2014 virginia_seal
    Wednes­day an appeals court decided to strike down Virginia’s same-sex mar­riage ban. many say this hot-button issue that will most likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court..Virginia Attor­ney Gen­eral Mark Her­ring said “I am proud that the Com­mon­wealth of Vir­ginia is lead­ing on one of the most impor­tant civil rights issues of our day. We are fight­ing for the right of lov­ing, ...
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  • Thursday July 31st, 2014 lancaster_sheriff_logo
    July 21  (Report begins @ 12 noon)  Staff received a larceny report from the renter of a storage unit in White Stone (DeWalt miter saw, Senco nail gun; $1,000 loss). July 22  A White Stone woman was arrested for shoot/throw missile into an occupied motor vehicle (felony), and assault and battery, both on April 6.  Staff notified a licensed wildlife rehabilitator of a report of an injured ...
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  • Thursday July 31st, 2014 mcdonnell
    By ALAN SUDERMAN and LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – It was strictly business. That’s what the former CEO of a dietary supplements company is saying about his relationship with former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, who are on trial on corruption charges. The McDonnells are accused of taking more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie Williams in exchange for promoting ...
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  • Thursday July 31st, 2014 amainnews
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s attorney general says a $212,500 settlement has been reached with a University of Virginia student who was arrested after her purchase of water was mistaken for beer. Mark R. Herring announced the settlement Wednesday night with Elizabeth Daly. She had filed a $40 million lawsuit against agents with the state Alcoholic Beverage Control. Herring says the settlement was reached after careful consideration ...
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  • Thursday July 31st, 2014 boys_girls
    Kilmarnock Club Celebrates First Graduates  The Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck today announced the launch of a national Great Futures Campaign focused on mobilizing communities in support of kids and empowering today’s youth to achieve great futures. The Kilmarnock Clubis joining Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide toredefine the opportunity equation for kids by elevating the critical role out-of-school time plays in a child’s ...
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  • Wednesday July 30th, 2014 mcdonnell_and_wife
    By ALAN SUDERMAN and LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Lawyers defending former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife against corruption charges say the couple couldn’t have been scheming together to accept bribes from a businessman because their marriage was falling apart. The attorneys said the couple had a long-broken marriage and that Maureen McDonnell had developed a crush on a businessman who is the ...
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