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June 29, 2018 - 2:06 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia has been halted to address some soil erosion problems. Officials said Friday that the suspension is expected to be temporary for the natural gas pipeline's installation. Construction will resume with approval from...
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June 28, 2018 - 12:47 pm
BRUSH MOUNTAIN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Tech professor has climbed atop a piece of construction equipment involved in work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline and locked herself to it. The Roanoke Times reports Emily Satterwhite took up her position on an excavator early Thursday on Brush Mountain in...
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June 27, 2018 - 1:49 pm
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — The co-owner of the Virginia restaurant that refused to serve White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has resigned from a local business group. Stephanie Wilkinson, co-owner of the Red Hen, reportedly resigned Tuesday as executive director of Main Street Lexington...
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June 22, 2018 - 2:41 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has issued a stay that halts some Mountain Valley Pipeline construction in West Virginia. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the stay Thursday in a case brought by conservation groups that challenged a water-crossings permit. The Roanoke Times...
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Associated Press
June 18, 2018 - 8:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure. Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy "cruel" and "immoral" while GOP Sen. Susan Collins expressed concern about it...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:31 pm
By TIM REYNOLDS , AP Basketball Writer Eds: Clarifies headline. With AP Photos. AP Video. CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry and LeBron James spoke their minds last year. They have not changed their minds this year. No matter whose team wins the NBA championship, neither superstar will be at the White...
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May 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — After 57 days and a food blockade orchestrated by law enforcement, the Mountain Valley Pipeline protester known as Nutty has descended from her perch atop a pole in Virginia. The Roanoke Times reports Nutty left the platform suspended from a 50-foot pole blocking a construction...
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dreamstime
May 17, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal magistrate has ordered former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke to turn over his emails, social media messages and other communications about the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly last summer. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Wilkinson's...
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May 16, 2018 - 3:12 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Most of the protesters killed this week by Israeli fire along the border with the Gaza Strip were members of Hamas, the militant group said Wednesday, an admission that deepens the starkly different narratives on both sides over the deaths. Israel, which has faced blistering...
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May 14, 2018 - 9:42 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli fire killed at least 41 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday, marking the deadliest day of violence there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and casting a pall over Israel's festive inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in...
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