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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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  • Wednesday December 02nd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia State Police say six people died in traffic accidents on Virginia highways over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The fatal crashes that occurred over the five-day period ending Sunday night occurred in Craig, King George and Loudoun counties, and in the cities of Hampton, Newport News and Norfolk. State Police say eight people were killed in Virginia accidents during the 2014 Thanksgiving period. This ...
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  • Monday November 30th, 2015
    Governor Terry McAuliffe has proclaimed Nov. 29 through Dec. 5 as Winter Preparedness Week in Virginia, which serves as a reminder to prepare now before severe weather arrives. Virginia could get a wetter-than-average and colder-than-average winter, according to the National Weather Service. On Nov. 19, the NWS predicted above-median precipitation amounts for December, January and February in Virginia due to a strong El Niño effect. NWS also predicted ...
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  • Monday November 30th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police spokeswoman says a private bus carrying several university students has overturned on a highway ramp in the Richmond area and that there are no confirmed fatalities. Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told The Associated Press the bus overturned Sunday evening on a ramp of the Powhite Parkway where it meets another parkway in Chesterfield County, Virginia. She says several ...
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  • Monday November 30th, 2015
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Virginia Marine Police say 12 commercial watermen have been charged with violating the state’s oyster laws in the Rappahannock River. Marine Police said Friday that the men face a total of 48 violations, including plundering an oyster sanctuary and oyster theft. The charges include both felonies and misdemeanors. Police say the violations occurred in October. Marine Resources Commissioner John M.R. Bull said if ...
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