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  1. News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. ESTRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | NBC29

    The next governors of Virginia and New Jersey say their victories are a repudiation of Trump administration positions and policies. Democrat Ralph Northam says "the Virginia Way" promotes compromise, not division.

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  2. News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 5:50 p.m. ESTRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | NBC29

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's tell-it-like-it-is style has annoyed many residents in his state, but he has made sure to give it to at least one more voter in his final Election Day before leaving office. The term-limited Republican got into a parking lot dispute with a resident after voting near his home on Tuesday.

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  3. News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 3:50 a.m. ESTRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2017 | NBC29

    Marine science researchers in Virginia recently spotted a manatee that had made a rare Chesapeake Bay appearance. The Daily Press reports the animal showed up earlier this week at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science's boat basin along the York River.

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  4. AAA Mid-Atlantic: Clock Change Equals a Different Commute Come MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | NBC29

    AAA Mid-Atlantic and the Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education warn motorists to be prepared for sun glare during their Monday morning commute and for reduced visibility on the road during their Monday evening commute. The time change can cause disturbed sleep patterns, and when combined with the earlier dusk and darkness during the evening commute, become a formula for drowsy driving and fatigue-related crashes conditions many drivers may be unaware of during the time change.

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  5. Virginia Tech endowment surpasses $1 billionRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2017 | NBC29

    Virginia Tech Foundation CEO John Dooley credited the generosity of donors for reaching the milestone. A thriving stock market also helped.

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  6. Staunton Police Identify Suspect in Family Dollar Attempted RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | NBC29

    The Staunton Police Department has identified the suspect from the Family Dollar attempted robbery as Alex Jevon Bagby, of Richmond, VA.

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  7. The Latest: Obama rallies supporters of Democratic candidateRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | NBC29

    The Latest on former President Barack Obama campaigning for Democrats running for governor in New Jersey and Virginia : Former President Barack Obama is rallying supporters of New Jersey's Democratic gubernatorial candidate, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Germany during Obama's presidency. He walked onto stage and hugged Murphy as the crowd chanted, "Four more years!" Obama says he would refer those people "to the Constitution, as well as to Michelle Obama."

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  8. Obama returns to campaign trail for Dems in governor's racesRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | NBC29

    Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for next month's elections. Obama will first drop in on campaign workers in Newark, New Jersey, on Thursday for a private "canvass kickoff" for Democratic candidate Phil Murphy.

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  9. Virginia Spirits Month 2017 Boosts Sales of Virginia Distilled Spirits by 70%Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NBC29

    According to Virginia ABC, September 2017 sales at distilleries increased by 70.2 percent and in-store sales were up 53.5 percent over September last year. "Virginia Spirits Month was a tremendous success, yielding tangible results for our distilling industry, consumers, and the many partners in between, from restaurants to state government," said Gareth H. Moore, VDA president and CEO of Virginia Distillery Company.

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  10. Five Area Schools Granted 'Partially Accredited Reconstituted School' Status for SOL ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | NBC29

    They are Beverly Manor Middle School in Augusta County, Shelburne Middle School in Staunton, Skyline Middle School in Harrisonburg, and in Madison County - Waverly Yowell Elementary and Madison Primary schools. The Virginia Board of Education says these schools, and 29 others across the commonwealth, are making progress to meet standards for full accreditation.

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  11. Cigarette Makers to Publish New Statements on Health RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | NBC29

    Starting next month, major U.S. cigarette companies will publish a series of statements about the health risks of smoking. The court-ordered "corrective statements" will run on television and in newspapers as part of an agreement in a 1999 lawsuit brought by the federal government that accused cigarette makers of deceiving the public.

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  12. Virginia Students Outperform National Peers on SATRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | NBC29

    RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia's 2017 public high school seniors outperformed their national peers in reading, writing and mathematics on the revamped SAT.

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  13. Police: Woman shot trooper in the arm after high-speed chaseRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | NBC29

    Virginia State Police said in a statement Wednesday that the trooper is recovering at a hospital. The unidentified woman is in custody with charges pending.

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  14. Convicted church killer wants to fire Jewish, Indian lawyersRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | NBC29

    A white supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine black worshippers has told a federal appeals court he wants to fire his appellate attorneys because one of them is Jewish and the other is Indian. In a handwritten request filed Monday with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, Dylann Roof wrote that his attorneys' backgrounds are "a barrier to effective communication."

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  15. Virginia Department of Education Releases 2016-2017 School Accreditation ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | NBC29

    The Virginia Department of Education says every school in five central Virginia localities are accredited for 2017 - 2018 school year. Those public schools systems are: Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Orange Virginia Department of Education News Release: Eighty-Six Percent of Schools Fully Accredited: All schools fully accredited in 65 divisions RICHMOND, Va.

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  16. McAuliffe's Task Force on Public Safety & Response to Civil Unrest to Hold First MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | NBC29

    The Task Force on Public Safety Preparedness and Response to Civil Unrest will hold its first meeting this afternoon, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 2-4pm in the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Virginia. The Task Force will be chaired by Brian Moran, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security.

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  17. Virginia First Ladies Gather for Education DiscussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | NBC29

    First ladies of Virginia both past and present gathered for a round table on Friday, September 8, in Charlottesville to discuss education. "As a community effort, I just think that it's a really powerful way for us to come together and honor the difficult experiences that we have all been through, and to look and see how each of us has found a way through that difficult experience," said Amanda Korman, the communications and outreach coordinator of the Women's Initiative.

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  18. Report: Suspect in 1975 sisters' slaying to plead guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | NBC29

    A published report says Welch... A California geophysicist says the sheer weight of the torrential rains brought by Harvey has caused Houston to sink by two centimeters. Documents obtained by The Associated Press say Nevada wants to back out of an agreement to designate a toxic mine a priority U.S. Superfund site _ a move critics warn could leave state taxpayers on the hook for... Documents obtained by The Associated Press say Nevada wants to back out of an agreement to designate a toxic mine a priority U.S. Superfund site _ a move critics warn could leave state taxpayers on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars.

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  19. Virginia Dept. of Social Services Launches Campaign to Promote Safer Sleep for InfantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | NBC29

    Release from the Virginia Department of Social Services: Richmond, VA - As part of its ongoing effort to reduce sleep-related infant fatalities throughout the Commonwealth, the Virginia Department of Social Services has kicked off a statewide safe sleep campaign and call-to-action pledge, Safe Sleep 365 . The campaign, which coincides with National Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month in September and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month in October, is designed to educate parents, families and caregivers regarding the steps they can take to prevent sleep-related death in infants.

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  20. AP Explains: Ex-Confederate capital eyes statues' removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | NBC29

    Some of the oldest and largest Confederate statues in the U.S. tower over Monument ... . This Tuesday Aug. 22, 2017, photo shows a view of part of the Confederate President Jefferson Davis on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.

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