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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted three Virginia men accused of plotting to shoot up or bomb synagogues and black churches. The Richmond-area men were originally charged last month. A federal magistrate found probable cause to send the case to a grand jury, which returned a three-count indictment Tuesday. Court records … Continue reading

Lifelong friends still going strong at 87
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Lifelong friends still going strong at 87

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Five Northampton County natives who graduated from high school together 70 years ago have remained friends throughout the decades. The women vacationed together on Chincoteague last month, enjoying shopping, dining out and visiting the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. But mainly they just enjoyed catching up with news of each other’s lives … Continue reading

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Battle brewing over power line through Civil War site

DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) — Preservationists and historians are taking a stand against a utility cooperative’s plan to install transmission lines through a Civil War battlefield in Dinwiddie. The Progress-Index reports that Southside Electric Cooperative plans to install the large transmission lines through Bonneville Farm. The farm was at the center of the Battle of Dinwiddie … Continue reading