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Wednesday Jul 23 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

New Eastern Shore hospital to be smaller, open later

The new Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital will be smaller and will open months later than originally planned, according to a letter sent by hospital officials to Eastern Shore residents and hospital employees.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Man charged in shooting near Keller in Accomack Co.

An Accomack County man has been arrested and charged with malicious wounding after police say he shot a woman at a residence on Keller Pond Road.

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Related Topix: Keller, VA, Onancock, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Local digest

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson has hired Robert Simmons, a professor of urban education whose work focuses on the experiences of African American boys, for a new senior-level position as the school system's chief of innovation and research.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Melfa, VA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Jury Finds Bundick Guilty of Arson

Bundick has been convicted on one count of arson, in the first of a possible total of 62 individual trials.

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Related Topix: Melfa, VA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Bundick faces 2nd trial for Eastern Shore arson

The jury trial will be held on one arson count out of 62 to which Bundick, 42, of Hopeton, pleaded not guilty in May. Referred to by law-enforcement agencies as "count 52," the March 3, 2013, fire, which destroyed a labor camp near Keller owned by Richard F. Hall III, was one of more than 70 arsons reported in Accomack County between November 2012 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Keller, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, Melfa, VA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Onlookers Gather To Watch The Launch of Antares

WALLOPS ISLAND , Va.- The Antares Rocket successfully lifted off Sunday afternoon from the Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Body Found in Accomack Creek

The body fo a 25-year-old Hispanic man was found floating in a creek near Parksley in Accomack County, Va.

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Related Topix: Parksley, VA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Letting voters elect the members of Norfolk's School Board is worth a shot

Proponents of an elected School Board in Norfolk say the switch from an appointed body would reverse the division's dismal decline in recent years.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Standardized Testing, Education

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia spaceport eyes human spaceflight

When Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced in Accomack County earlier this month that he'd like to launch into space one day from Wallops Island , County Administrator Steve Miner's jaw dropped.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Wallops Island, VA, NASA

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