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  • Thursday May 26th, 2016
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia State Police and their families are preparing to gather to remember law enforcement officials who have died. State Police are holding their annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service on Thursday. This year’s ceremony will honor the lives of Troopers Nathan-Michael W. Smith and Chad P. Dermyer. Smith died in 2015 after his car crashed in Prince George County when he was responding to a ...
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  • Thursday May 26th, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) – Gun rights activists featured in a new documentary on the issue hosted by Katie Couric say it utilizes deceptive editing to misrepresent their response to a question from the news anchor. Members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League took part in a roundtable discussion in the film, “Under the Gun.” A clip appears to show nearly 10 seconds of silence after Couric asks ...
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  • Thursday May 26th, 2016
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – A Newport News shipbuilding company is bringing back hundreds of workers it laid off. Local news outlets report that Newport News Shipbuilding announced Wednesday that it’s recalling 210 employees after the company let them go in February. Company president Matt Mulherin says the recalls are a result of “updated workload manning plans and growth work on several programs.” The recalled employees include sheet-metal ...
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  • Wednesday May 25th, 2016
    The FBI is investigating whether Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s 2013 campaign accepted illegal contributions, law enforcement officials confirmed to NBC News. Federal officials say for the past several months, the FBI has been looking at whether McAuliffe’s 2013 campaign for governor of Virginia accepted political contributions that were forbidden by federal law. McAuliffe is a one-time board member of the Clinton Global Initiative, the foundation set up ...
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  • Wednesday May 25th, 2016
    Many different types of weather events can affect us here in Virginia. At the top of the list… hurricanes. Historical storms like Camille, Fran, Floyd, Isabel, Gaston and Irene are a reminder to both inland and coastal residents, that significant flooding, damages, and loss of life can occur anywhere in Virginia. To emphasize the importance of preparing for hurricane season, Governor Terry McAuliffe has designated ...
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  • Wednesday May 25th, 2016
    The Lancaster School Board is taking another look at the student dress code. Now, a committee is said to be in the process of being formed to address the issue. It all comes about after a parent expressed concerns last month, over the school’s uniform policy. There appears to be a mix of both parents and school officials, who are opposed to the uniform policy… ...
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  • Wednesday May 25th, 2016
    Governor McAuliffe has signed Executive Directive 7 to leverage the use of shared data and data analytics among state agencies to improve services and outcomes, maximize the use of resources, and increase the return on investment of citizens’ tax dollars in state government. The directive requires a review of all Commonwealth systems, practices, processes, policies, applicable laws and regulations governing the sharing of data across ...
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