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  • Friday July 31st, 2015 20150731_124858
    By Travers Eubank The streets of Kilmarnock were gridlocked.  People strolled the sidewalks, shoulder to shoulder, breaking the traditional small town visage that normally permeates the quaint Steptoes district.  Cars queued at lights for a quarter mile in either direction.  It was apparent that Food Truck Friday had given the town a taste of excitement.  As I meandered up Main St., I first encountered Barbara’s Hot ...
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  • Friday July 31st, 2015 Kessler
    The mur­der trial of 54 year old James Todd Kessler con­tin­ues in Spot­syl­va­nia County, before a female-majority jury that could end with a life behind bars sen­tence. Kessler has been held, since his arrest, in the Lan­caster County Jail. The trial was moved from Lan­caster County to Spot­syl­va­nia County; after a change of venue request, filed by Kessler’s attor­neys, was hon­ored by a judge who ...
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  • Friday July 31st, 2015 BHM9F7
    Vir­ginia State Police are inves­ti­gat­ing a hit-and-run that occurred on Route 258 in front of the Southamp­ton Mobile Home Park early last Sun­day morn­ing; State Police informed members of the media this morn­ing. They say a large crowd gath­ered for a party at a home just off of Route 258. While patrolling the area, an offi­cer was told that a female pedes­trian was struck by ...
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  • Friday July 31st, 2015 amainnews
    A tragic bicy­cle acci­dent has claimed the life of a Kin­sale man. 56-year-old Dr. Paul C. Reber, who was the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of Strat­ford Hall since 2006 and an avid bicy­clist died at VCU Med­ical Cen­ter in Rich­mond fol­low­ing an acci­dent that hap­pened last week while he was while rid­ing his bicy­cle near his home in West­more­land County. A Peter­built tractor-trailer hit Reber as he ...
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  • Friday July 31st, 2015 license Plate
    The Chesa­peake Bay Restora­tion Advi­sory Com­mit­tee is accept­ing grant appli­ca­tions to con­duct Chesa­peake Bay-related edu­ca­tion and restora­tion activ­i­ties. The grants are funded with monies from the sale of the spe­cial Chesa­peake Bay license plate “Friends of the Chesa­peake”. This year $357,223 in grant monies will be awarded. That’s an increase over the $264,462 in grant funds released last year. Since 1996, over $7 mil­lion has ...
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  • Thursday July 30th, 2015 dominion
    If you’re a Smart Cooling Rewards customer with Dominion Power, today the compressors in your air conditioning units will automatically cycle their usage between 3pm and 6pm.  I sought some clarity on what all this actually means to Dominion customers.  During times of peak energy usage, primarily during the hottest times of summer, individuals who signed up to be a Smart Cooling Rewards member will ...
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  • Thursday July 30th, 2015 Iowa Freedom Summit Features GOP Presidential  Hopefuls
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential contest has grown to 17 candidates with Wednesday’s entry of Jim Gilmore. The former Virginia governor told The Associated Press earlier this month that he would announce his candidacy in early August. On Wednesday, he filed the necessary paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. Gilmore, a former Army intelligence officer, completed one term as governor in 2002. He joins a robust ...
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