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Cheat Sheet: February 18, 2013

Alzheimer's patient accused in assault

Police are now investigating an incident of assault that occurred on Saturday at an Alzheimer’s ward at a Windsor nursing home. Chief Wic Reynolds has said a man allegedly accused of the assault has been removed from the facility and has been transferred to another where his needs can be met. According to reports, a man entered the victim’s room and closed the door. He then proceeded to assault the victim who was in bed. WAVY News’ Andy Fox will be speaking to the victim’s family at 5 p.m. this evening. (Source)

Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela after Cuba cancer care

Four operations later and a Dec. 11 surgery, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez  returned to Venezuela after receiving treatment in Havana, Cuba for  cancer. Although Chavez was elected for another  six-year term as president, his swearing-in was delayed due to his illness. Now that he  has returned, many wait to see if he will still actively take the duties of the position. Many of the specifics of his condition have been hidden, and few know of the level of his illness. (Source)

Pothole repairs on I-264 in Norfolk to resume tonight

The Virginia Department of Transportation and Curtis Contracting will continue repairs on I-264 East from Clairborne Avenue to  Broad Creek Bridge Monday night. The companies are under a $5 million contract, and VDOT reports that the repairs will be done weeknights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Highway officials suggest using alternative routes such as the High Rise and Jordan bridges to avoid backups in those areas. The emergency concrete pothole repairs were yielded  after the past weekend’s freezing temperatures. (Source)

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