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  • Wednesday November 18th, 2015
    Four Virginia delegates are calling on Gov. Terry McAuliffe to refuse Syrian refugee resettlements in Virginia. The request comes in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris. Virginia House of Delegates Majority Caucus Chairman Tim Hugo (R), Deputy Majority Leader Todd Gilbert (R), Delegate Greg Habeeb (R), and Delegate Manoli Loupassi (R) said they planned to officially introduce the legislation in the 2016 General ...
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  • Wednesday November 18th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- About 2,000 former students in Virginia won’t have to pay $2.3 million in outstanding loans for online courses of a Pittsburgh firm that runs for-profit trade schools and colleges. Attorney General Mark Herring announced Virginia’s portion of the agreement Monday with Education Management Corporation. The U.S. Justice Department announced a $95.5 million settlement to resolve allegations that the corporation used enrollment incentives to ...
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  • Wednesday November 18th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- About 2,000 former students in Virginia won’t have to pay $2.3 million in outstanding loans for online courses of a Pittsburgh firm that runs for-profit trade schools and colleges. Attorney General Mark Herring announced Virginia’s portion of the agreement Monday with Education Management Corporation. The U.S. Justice Department announced a $95.5 million settlement to resolve allegations that the corporation used enrollment incentives to ...
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  • Wednesday November 18th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An 80-megawatt solar energy project in Accomack County has been acquired by Dominion Energy. Dominion Energy says the Amazon Solar Farm U.S. East will provide power to Amazon Web Services. The project also has secured interconnection agreements with Delmarva Power. The subsidiary of Richmond-based Dominion announced its acquisition of the project from Community Energy Inc. on Monday in a news release. Terms of ...
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  • Wednesday November 18th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam has officially announced his run for the Democratic nomination for governor. Northam’s announcement Tuesday was expected. This past summer, he opened a campaign account dedicated to that end. A practicing physician, Northam said in a statement that he’s worked to expand health care, create jobs and make early education accessible to thousands of children. His biggest potential ...
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  • Tuesday November 17th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A spokesman for Virginia’s governor says his public safety team is in communications with federal authorities about refugee resettlements, including relocations involving Syrians in Virginia Brian Coy issued the statement Monday on behalf of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe as several of his Republican counterparts have threatened to stop accepting Syrian refugees following last week’s deadly attacks in Paris. Coy said the governor ...
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  • Tuesday November 17th, 2015
    The Rappahannock Coalition is asking for financial support from local governments and citizens to help pay legal fees incurred in their battle with Dominion Virginia Power. The Coalition is opposing the utility’s plan to construct electric transmission lines across the Rappahannock River next to the the Robert O. Norris Bridge. At a public forum attended by over one hundred residents Monday night, a Coalition spokesman ...
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