Publication: Petersburg Progress-Index

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Today in History, April 24, 2014

Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 24, 1916, some 1,600 Irish nationalists launched the Easter Rising by seizing several key sites in Dublin.On this date:In 1800, ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
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Dinwiddie mails property tax bills

DINWIDDIE - County Treasurer Jennifer C. Perkins is mailing tax bills for the first half of 2014 this week.The deadline for paying taxes without penalty is June 5.A 10 percent penalty will be added to each tax bill paid after this date. Information on ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Taxes, Deadline
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Unique watercraft to capture 360-degree view of the James River

RICHMOND - This summer, the James River Association and Richmond-based Outside Ventures, LLC will embark on a groundbreaking project to capture the scenery of the James River in a completely new way.For the first time, online viewers will be able to explore ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
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Gov. returns DeBoer to DPOR

DINWIDDIE - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has appointed Jay W. DeBoer the director of the Department of Professional and Occupational RegulationDeBoer previously served as a legal consultant for the Virginia Association of Realtors, Virginia's largest trade association, ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
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Plans under way for Prince George Community Day

PRINCE GEORGE - Plans for the third annual Prince George Community Day on May 3 are well under way.The Woman's Club of Prince George County announced that this event will take place at Scott Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3, rain or shine.The public ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
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Council and school board discuss budget

PETERSBURG - The school division presented its proposed $48,189,795 budget for 2014-2015 - which includes an additional $800,00 in local funding - during a joint meeting of City Council and the School Board.A major initiative covered in the budget includes ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
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Expanding Medicaid shouldn't be an emotional issue

To the Editor:These people who write in begging and pleading for Medicaid expansion in Virginia just blow my mind. Hopefully you noticed they are trying to work on your emotional and spiritual side to get you to support it.Well guess what? There's some ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
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Vetoes give insight to governor's views

To the Editor:This week we are back in Richmond, not to work on the budget, but rather to consider the bills the governor has chosen to veto or amend from the 2014 regular session. While most of these are minor technical changes that were caught in the ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

FREEMAN, WILLIAM A.

Mr. William A. Freeman (Billy), 76, of 1102 E. Booker Circle, Petersburg, Va., passed on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his residence.Mr. Freeman was born on April 30, 1937, to the late Alexander H. Freeman Sr. and the late Alice Freeman Howard. He was ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
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THOMAS, LULA M.G.

Mrs. Lula Mae Garrett Thomas, 97, departed this life on Monday, April 21, 2014, at her residence.She was born March 1, 1917, to the late Percy and Ethel GarrettShe was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Thomas; and a loving daughter, Ethel M. Bolling; ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
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SCHEID, GRACE E.

Grace Elizabeth Scheid, 93, of Syracuse, N.Y., passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014.Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Grace Seebach Rausch. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, William Lester Scheid. ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Reward offered for Petersburg man sought in connection to deaths of four people

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of Alexander Hill Jr., a person of interest in the deaths of a Petersburg family.Hill, 47, is wanted by Petersburg authorities for violating a protective ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 16 hours ago]

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"It will bring our teacher salaries up to a competitive level when compared to our region" Melvin said
...tax bills and report any suspected errors immediately in order to ensure that payments may be processed accurately and on time," Perkins said. "I also highly recommend that citizens pay early and take advantage of the online, phone and local bank branch payment options to avoid standing in long lines in our office."
..." And another very smart man named Alexis de Tocqueville that warned of the following, "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money."
"Pocahontas actually died and was buried in the little town of Gravesend" said Chris Ruth, a member of the Chesterfield County Twinning Association...

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Council and school board discuss budget [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
Today in History, April 24, 2014 [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
Plans under way for Prince George Community Day [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
Gov. returns DeBoer to DPOR [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
Unique watercraft to capture 360-degree view of... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
Dinwiddie mails property tax bills [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
Vetoes give insight to governor's views [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
Expanding Medicaid shouldn't be an emotional issue [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 1 hour ago]
FREEMAN, WILLIAM A. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
program, British visitors tour Tri-Cities durin... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
HAYES, HENRY [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
RYDER, JOYCE E. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
SCHEID, GRACE E. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
THOMAS, LULA M.G. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 3 hours ago]
Chesterfield Crime for April 23 [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 4 hours ago]
Reward offered for Petersburg man sought in con... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 16 hours ago]
Did Va. House members misrepresent conference c... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 23 hours ago]
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Today in History, April 23, 2014 [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 23 2014]
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Fort Lee Earth and Safety Day open to public [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 23 2014]
Battlefield to give artillery demonstrations [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 23 2014]
CHSV offering Girl Scouts merit badge workshop [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 23 2014]
HELPING THE GIRL SCOUTS [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 23 2014]
Plant sale and clinic is May 17 in Prince George [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 23 2014]
Rebuilding Together to mark 20th anniversary [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 23 2014]
Kaine is commencement speaker [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 23 2014]
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