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  • Monday December 04th, 2017
      RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Hundreds of people from across Virginia have rallied in Richmond to protest two proposed natural gas pipelines that would cross the state. Landowners, activists, a state lawmaker and two newly elected delegates were among those gathered at Capitol Square on Saturday to oppose the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines. Speakers addressed the crowd before attendees marched peacefully to a theater for ...
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  • Monday December 04th, 2017
    STAFFORD, Va. (AP) – A third Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates has filed for a recount. The House Democratic caucus said in a statement that Joshua Cole made his request in Stafford Circuit Court. Cole lost to Republican Bob Thomas by 82 votes in the Fredericksburg-area 28th District race, where election officials say some voters were given the wrong ballots. The party says it’s ...
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  • Monday December 04th, 2017
      WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – A sorority at the College of William & Mary has been suspended after officials say the group violated the university’s hazing policy. William & Mary officials said in a statement that Sigma Iota Alpha engaged in hazing that included limiting or prohibiting contact with nonmembers, social isolation and the forced eating of food. The statement says the hazing “resulted in a physical and ...
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  • Thursday November 30th, 2017
      RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Democrats have filed recount requests in two House of Delegates districts, and the challenges could determine partisan control of the chamber following elections that sharply reduced the GOP majority. Democrats announced Wednesday they have asked for recounts in districts where Republicans hold razor-thin leads. One is in Northern Virginia and the other in Newport News. A Democratic tidal wave earlier this month ...
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  • Thursday November 30th, 2017
      A new campaign is about to get underway in Virginia schools to promote safe driving by teens during the holiday season. “Steer Into The New Year, Drive Responsibly” is an effort to reduce teen fatalities during what has become a high-risk period for young drivers. Last year in Virginia, drivers aged 15 to 20 were involved in 16 fatal crashes during December, a sharp increase over ...
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  • Thursday November 30th, 2017
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A man who organized a white nationalist rally that ended in deadly violence in Charlottesville is seeking a permit for a similar event in the summer of 2018. Local media report that Jason Kessler published an image of an application on his website. The image indicates Kessler applied Monday for a rally in Emancipation Park on Aug. 12. The application to the ...
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  • Wednesday November 29th, 2017
    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A group of Chinese investors is suing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his past work for troubled electric car maker GreenTech Automotive. The investors filed a lawsuit in Fairfax County last week accusing McAuliffe and Hillary Clinton’s brother Anthony Rodham of milking their political connections to perpetuate a $120 million scam. Several investors said they made be forced to ...
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