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  1. The Atlantic is the most ambitious raw seafood spot in Hampton Roads - " with great fried chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Crab Toast with brioche, avocado, sprouts, tomato and radish at The Atlantic in Virginia Beach, Va., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A raw bar plate featuring snow crab, shrimp and lobster tail at The Atlantic in Virginia Beach, Va., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.

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  2. Water utility's settlement would lower customer ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hastings Tribune

    A settlement submitted to utility regulators calls for a reduction in the rates that West Virginia American Water charges its customers.

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  3. In the bomb business, surviving the suit is a challenge all its ownRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Left to right, FBI Special Agent Mike Freeman, Officer R.J. Hryniewich of the Norfolk Bomb Squad and Special Agent Mark Guyer of the Virginia State Police Bomb Squad gather in their bomb suits for a weekly training exercise at the Norfolk FBI office in Chesapeake on Monday, Aug. 15, 2018. Bomb squad personnel train in their 80 to 90-pound suits, including hikes of up to two miles in the summer heat, so they're acclimated to their gear when dealing with real-life situations.

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  4. Mark Warner wants to block Trump from 'arbitrarily revoking security clearances'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | WAAY

    The Senate Intelligence Committee's top Democrat, Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, plans to introduce a resolution that would prevent the President from arbitrarily revoking security clearances, days after President Donald Trump revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan. "I will be introducing an amendment next week to block the President from punishing and intimidating his critics by arbitrarily revoking security clearances.

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  5. Corey Stewart Shows Just How Far the GOP Has FallenRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Monthly

    When historians chronicle the precipitous moral and intellectual decline of the Republican Party, Republican Senate candidate Corey Stewart will have a special place in the narrative. For 30 years Virginia was represented in the Senate by Republican John Warner, a man who cast many votes with which a liberal would disagree vehemently but who genuinely sought to serve his country honorably and often sought bipartisan agreement.

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  6. Sen. Bill Nelson stands by Russia claims as Florida officials want answersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Florida's Sen. Bill Nelson said in an interview he stands by his declaration that Russians have "already penetrated" the state's voting systems -- even as local officials await his response to their demand for more information. After issuing a tersely worded letter Thursday asking Nelson to explain by Friday his statements about a hack of Florida's election system, election officials in the state say they still have not heard from him.

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  7. VDOT Seeks More Input On InterstateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled a second round of public meetings about ongoing traffic concerns on Interstate 81. The meetings, slated for later this month at four locations along the interstate, are part of an I-81 corridor improvement study mandated by legislation sponsored by state Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Rockingham, and signed into law by Gov. Ralph Northam. After the study is completed in the fall, the agencies will make recommendations to the Commonwealth Transportation Board, according to a press release.

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  8. Officials Find Rabies In Pet GroundhogRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    The Virginia Department of Health announced the test results Friday and said in a statement that the animal was seen frequently in northeast Harrisonburg near Jefferson and East Johnson streets between Aug. 8 and 11. Officials urge anyone who had contact with the animal or its saliva to seek immediate medical attention, especially if they've been bitten, scratched or licked by the groundhog in an open wound or mucous membrane, the statement says. Rabies is a disease that attacks the nervous system.

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  9. Board of Education approves personnel items -Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Point Pleasant Register

    The school board members in attendance were Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, and Rhonda Tennant, along with Superintendent Jack Cullen. The Memorandum of Understanding between Mason County Board of Education and Mountain State Healthy Families to provide services for students in Mason County Schools.

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  10. Editorial: If you like Oregon, thank a VirginianRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    Portland has given us Nike, Matt Groening and enough hipsters to inspire the TV series "Portlandia" and the slogan "Keep Portland Weird." For all these things, you can thank a 19th century congressman from Southwest Virginia.

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  11. Virginia officials flush with policy choices on taxpayer relief after federal reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    Gov. Ralph Northam discussed state revenue and tax policy Friday in an address to the General Assembly's money committees at the Pocahontas Building. Gov. Ralph Northam discussed state revenue and tax policy Friday in an address to the General Assembly's money committees at the Pocahontas Building.

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  12. Va. Gov. wants earned-income tax credit to be refundable, Republicans don't back the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia's Governor is proposing a tax code change to put more money in the pockets of low-income families, but Republican leadership says it could come at the expense of middle-class taxpayers. For the first time as Governor, Ralph Northam addressed the House Appropriations, House Finance and Senate Finance Committees on the status of the Commonwealth's financial health at the end of the budget year.

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  13. Route 1 widening, 'FredEx' all topics at planned transportation forum at Woodbridge NOVARead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Potomac Local

    The meeting will take place at the Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College on just off Neabsco Mills Road in Woodbridge. Senator Scott Surovell will host a mega-town hall with transportation agencies from around Prince William County at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 10, 2018, at the Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge Campus Workforce Development Center.

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  14. Higher ed task force still wants to involve community collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The group studying the shape of higher education in West Virginia still wants to take a look at community colleges, too. "If we are not able to include the community colleges in this Blue Ribbon Commission we are not really meeting the governor's charge in delivering him options on the delivery of higher education in West Virginia," said Mirta Martin, president of Fairmont State University.

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  15. Elderly Moyock, N.C., man with West Nile virus struggling to survive, says granddaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Marvin Moore, 87, has suffered from the disease, which is transmitted by mosquitos, since late July, said his granddaughter Sheryl Pope of Barco. Chesapeake Regional Medical Center confirmed the West Nile virus diagnoses to her, she said.

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  16. Mark Warner to reveal amendment to 'block' Trump from...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Fox News

    Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner on Friday said he plans to present an amendment preventing President Trump from "arbitrarily revoking security clearances." Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner on Friday said he plans to present an amendment preventing President Trump from "arbitrarily revoking security clearances."

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  17. Burr says Russia investigation can be 'frustrating as hell,' but he's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, talks with the panel's top Democrat, Mark Warner of Virginia, during a hearing in October, 2017. The two have so far managed to keep the committee's Russia investigation free from the acrimony that has plagued work on the House side of the Capitol.

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  18. Hampton recommends changing zoning law to allow medical cannabis oil productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Cannabis plants growing at Arizona Organix, a medical marijuana dispensary in Phoenix, Ariz. The company is owned and operated by Ben Myer, who is a partner with Rx Native Pharmaceutical, a Hampton start-up seeking to be the first of its kind licensed in Virginia.

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  19. FERC announces public comment period, meetings for Mountain Valley Pipeline projectRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, has announced its intent to develop an environmental impact statement and the opening of a public comment period for the Mountain Valley Pipeline Southgate project. These actions are part of the federally mandated scoping process which will help the agency determine whether the project is in the public convenience and a necessity, and what the environmental impacts would be along the pipeline route.

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  20. VDOT adjusts traffic lights after complaints of Route 17 congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    As the Newport News shipyard is released from work, a steady stream of traffic heads into Isle of Wight County over the James River Bridge Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Area residents are concerned about the growing volume of traffic and the back-ups it creates.

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