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Volvo Trucks to lay off 734 workers at its Virginia plant

DUBLIN, Va. (AP) — Volvo Trucks will lay off 734 production workers at its plant in southwest Virginia due to a slowdown in demand, the company disclosed Tuesday. Layoffs at the New River Valley Assembly Plant in Dublin will take place over three weeks starting in early February, company spokesman John Mies said. He added … Continue reading

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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