No word yet on how long a portion of a major downtown thoroughfare will closed.
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Nightmare on Water Street

Utilities relocation for Market Plaza had already closed the eastbound lane on Water Street and detoured traffic to South Street and Second Street SE, and when Second Street was also closed last week, many who park in the Water Street Garage were trapped in an extraordinarily long exit line March 3. “Staff met with [contractors] […]

Virginia bets on fantasy sports websites with new law.

Just in time for March Madness

Virginia became the first state to legalize fantasy sports websites when Governor Terry McAuliffe signed the Fantasy Contests Act into law March 7, according to CNET. While other states are outlawing websites such as DraftKings and FanDuel, saying they violate state gambling regulations, Virginia embraces what advocates call a game of skill. “Today, Virginia became […]

State Senator Bryce Reeves say Virginia deserves "strong conservative leadership," and that's why he's running for lieutenant guv.
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Reeves announces run for lieutenant governor

State Senator Bryce Reeves, R-17th, becomes Albemarle’s second legislator to announce a run for statewide office in 2017. Delegate Rob Bell, R-58th, said in December he’d make a second run for attorney general. At a March 7 kickoff, Reeves said, “Public service is in my blood.” The owner of an insurance company in Spotsylvania, Reeves […]