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Route 615 in Page County closed June 26-July 6 for culvert installation

- Part of Route 615 (Egypt Bend Road) in Page County will be closed for installation of a box culvert from Tuesday, June 26, to Friday, July 6.

Free veterans legal clinic to be held in Petersburg

- The next pro bono Veterans Legal Services Clinic will take place July 10 in Petersburg at the Petersburg Freedom Support Center.
Charlottesville Reading Series

Charlottesville Reading Series announces authors, poets for July event

- The Charlottesville Reading Series will host a poetry and prose reading on Friday, July 20, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Dominion Bookshop in Charlottesville.
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TV star Alley Mills to be sawed in half at Danville’s North Theater

- The Historic North Theatre in Danville presents Magic of the Masters: The World's Most Famous Illusions with TV's Alley Mills as guest star celebrity magician's assistant.
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32 roads still closed in Central Virginia

- Roads are reopening across Central Virginia as floodwaters recede, and VDOT crews continue making repairs to roads damaged by the second round of torrential rain and high water.
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Part of Route 624 in Warren County closed June 25-27 for flood repairs

- A portion of Route 624 (Morgan Ford Road) in Warren County is scheduled to be closed from 7 a.m. Monday, June 25, through 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 27.

Researcher wins award to build brain-inspired 3D integrated circuits

- The human brain is among the most efficient, sophisticated systems in the known universe, deftly handling pattern and speech recognition, information processing, and even power consumption.

Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: June 25-29

- The following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones.
Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance

Harrisonburg’s Valley Fourth offers day of activities

- Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance has big plans for this year’s Valley Fourth in downtown Harrisonburg, including a variety of family-friendly activities for all interests and ages.
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AAA: Multi-week gas price drop continues

- Drivers in the Mid-Atlantic region continue to see lower gas prices as the summer driving season accelerates ahead of the Independence Day holiday.
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VDOT to resurface 9,000 lane miles in 2018

- With consistently warm temperatures here to stay across the commonwealth, VDOT prime paving season in now underway, which will include resurfacing nearly 9,000 lane miles of roadways for smoother, safer travel.
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33rd Children’s Literature Conference rocks Shenandoah University

- Shenandoah University kicks off its weeklong 33rd annual Children’s Literature Conference (CLC) on Monday, June 25, with a day of presentations, workshops and discussions at the university.
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Staunton District Traffic Alert: June 25-29

- The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. The Staunton District consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley
Virginia Department of Health

Virginia Department of Health closes portion of Rappahannock River to shellfish harvesting

- The Virginia Department of Health has closed a portion of the Rappahannock River to shellfish harvesting due to flooding.
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Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: June 25-29

- Highway work in the Lynchburg District requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.
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Days Inn shooting suspect charged

- Charlottesville Police have charged 23-year-old Xavier Grant Murphy with second-degree murder of 21-year-old Tatiana Wells, the shooting victim at the Days Inn Hotel on Friday evening.
Giant Hogweed

Expert warns homeowners to heed invasive Giant Hogweed

- A patch of giant hogweed has been found in Clarke and Frederick counties. Statewide alerts have warned people to watch for this noxious, invasive plant that can cause painful blisters and even lead to severe eye injuries including blindness.
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Growing conditions mixed for sweet corn crop

- Like bicolor corn, this year’s sweet corn season is a mix.  In Virginia Beach, Mike Cullipher said his sweet corn crop “looks really good overall.”
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Mid-Atlantic milking show will be part of 2018 State Fair

- The State Fair of Virginia has been chosen to host the American Milking Devon Mid-Atlantic Regional Show in conjunction with its Dairy Cattle Show Sept. 28-30.
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Virginia State Police warn of law enforcement scams

- The Virginia State Police has recently been alerted to an alarming increase in phone scams targeting seniors and, especially, convicted sex offenders.

Researcher awarded to diagnose today’s power grid with potentially transformative technique

- The U.S. power grid, after faithfully delivering electricity to our neighborhoods for generations, is facing significant change to how it operates — thanks to solar-panel installations, wind farms, new energy storage systems, and even electric cars.
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Project would transform Virginia Beach Oceanfront site

- The video begins with a black screen, framing the words of pop megastar Pharrell Williams: “The people I needed to make my dream a reality … I found in Virginia Beach.”