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  • Friday March 27th, 2015 Conway
    The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office reports that the state medical examiner’s office has identified the human remains found in Gloucester County on Saturday. The remains are those of Michael Craig Conway of Hayes¬† who was reported missing by his family in January 2011. He was 26 when he disappeared. Officials say the Medical Examiner was able to make a positive identification through the¬†collection of dental records ...
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  • Friday March 27th, 2015 kids_school
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – State education officials are developing regulations to limit the use of restraint and seclusion to discipline unruly students. Signed into law by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia legislation requires the state Board of Education to develop the statewide regulations governing the use of those disciplinary practices. Critics say such techniques are almost always unnecessary to keep order in the classroom. The law was passed ...
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  • Friday March 27th, 2015 dominion2
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Customers of Dominion Virginia Power will see their monthly electric bills decline April 1 as a result of state regulatory actions involving five cases. The State Corporation Commission said Thursday the combined impact of the orders will lower by $6.47 the average monthly bill of a residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours. That translates to a monthly electric bill of $109.48. Dominion is the ...
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  • Friday March 27th, 2015 Bob McDonnell,  Bobby McDonnell,
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say there is plenty of evidence to support former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s public corruption convictions. In court filings Thursday, prosecutors told the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it’s clear McDonnell took steps to benefit a wealthy vitamin executive who lavished the former governor and his wife with low-interest loans and expensive gifts. The brief filed ...
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  • Friday March 27th, 2015 jesse_matthew
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – One charge filed against the suspect in the slaying of a University of Virginia student has been dropped in Charlottesville because the same charge is being pursued in Albemarle County, where the woman’s body was found. Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. appeared by way of video feed into Charlottesville General District Court on Thursday as a charge of abduction with intent to defile ...
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  • Thursday March 26th, 2015 oysters2
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – A Poquoson man has lost his commercial fisherman’s license for a year for illegally taking oysters. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission announced the revocation of Robert K. Topping Jr.’s license on Wednesday. Topping also lost his fishing privileges within Virginia’s tidal waters for a year. The commission says Topping was convicted in January of taking oysters from a condemned area and removing ...
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  • Thursday March 26th, 2015 latestNews
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – Two men face capital murder charges stemming from the fatal shooting of another man in James City County. James City County Police arrested 20-year-old Terrance Andretti Martin Jr. of Williamsburg and 18-year-old Jaiquan Keonta Smith of James City County this week. A grand jury indicted both men last week on capital murder and robbery charges. Police say in a news release that the ...
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