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  • Thursday December 03rd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a Virginia death row inmate’s appeal of his murder-for-hire conviction. Ivan Teleguz was sentenced to death in 2006 for hiring a man to kill his former girlfriend, Stephanie Sipe, in Harrisonburg. After two key prosecution witnesses recanted, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2012 ordered a judge to conduct a hearing on Teleguz’s innocence ...
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  • Thursday December 03rd, 2015
    WEST POINT — Virginia State Police say a pilot was not injured when his single-engine airplane crashed in King and Queen County. Sgt. Stephan Vick says the crash occurred about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday about a quarter of a mile west of the West Point Regional Airport. Vick says pilot Christopher P. Strasser of Pennsylvania was the only occupant of the 1997 Grumman Tiger. He says the ...
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  • Thursday December 03rd, 2015
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe signaled today that he will propose a two-year budget in December that will seek substantial state investments in public education for kindergarten through 12th grade. “We have a great deal more work to do on the budget that I will release in December, but I intend to include significant forward-looking investments that will modernize out education system and prepare students to thrive in ...
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  • Thursday December 03rd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Federal officials say nearly 87,000 Virginians have chosen health plans in the insurance marketplace created by President Barack Obama’s health care law since an open enrollment period began on Nov. 1. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 2016 enrollment figures Wednesday. The enrollment period runs through Jan. 31. Individuals needing coverage starting on Jan. 1 must sign up by ...
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  • Thursday December 03rd, 2015
    Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that his two-year budget will include significant funding to boost Virginia’s cybersecurity industry through strategic educational investments. Governor McAuliffe made the announcement at the Commonwealth Conference on Cyber and Education at Northern Virginia Community College’s Woodbridge Campus, “I am committed to building the new Virginia economy, and cybersecurity education is a key component. I created the Cyber Commission to analyze how we ...
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  • Wednesday December 02nd, 2015
    Gloucester County, Va. – Virginia State Police are still looking for a man who went missing nearly three years ago. Benjamin L. Coffey is from Richmond but was living in Gloucester County at the time of his disappearance. Coffey was last seen by friends at a New Years Eve party in 2012. He left the party around 5:30 p.m. and was headed to his house in the Wareneck part of ...
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  • Wednesday December 02nd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Republican Del. Rob Bell is set to announce his candidacy for Virginia attorney general. Bell is scheduled to hold a news conference Thursday to make the announcement, which has been widely expected. Bell represents an area just outside Charlottesville and was first elected to the House of Delegates in 2001. A former prosecutor who now works in private practice, Bell unsuccessfully pursued the ...
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