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  1. Police program teaches Virginia teens about traffic stops newRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Virginian-Pilot reports the Portsmouth department's program is believed to be the first of its kind in the state. The first sessions were held Monday at Churchland High School, and the hope is to expand the program to the rest of the district.

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  2. New execution date set for Tennessee death row inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTVC

    This undated photo released by the Tennessee Department of Corrections, shows death row inmate Edmund Zagorski in Tenn. An attorney for Zagorski says his choice of death by electrocution over lethal injection is not a ploy to buy time.

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  3. Dayton Woman Accused Of Welfare FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    Rockingham County sheriff's deputies arrested a Dayton woman accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $12,000 in welfare benefits. Michele Sampson, 53, is charged with seven felony counts of filing a false application with the Virginia Department of Social Services.

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  4. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The Auditor Professional Connect is a two-sided solution that meets the internal needs of OSIG with a cost-effective, user-friendly interface. OSIG was previously utilizing a SharePoint-based solution for internal file storage and blog hosting, but was experiencing low adoption rates due to what they believe was a costly, inadequate interface.

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  5. At geology symposium, women rockRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Flat Hat

    Six distinguished female alumnae from the College of William and Mary's geology department presented Thursday Oct. 18 at a symposium in conjunction with the celebration of 100 years of women . The event was organized by College's Association of Women Geoscientists chapter and by geology professors at the College.

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  6. Paper and the Case for Going Low-Tech in the Voting BoothRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wired

    The crisis at hand? Touchscreen voting machines. They'd been bought back in the early aughts, when districts across the country, desperate to avoid a repeat of the 2000 "hanging chads" fiasco, decided to go digital.

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  7. Here's How Russia Runs Its Disinformation Effort Against The 2018 MidtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The Justice Department has revealed more than ever about the inner workings of Russia's disinformation war against the United States and the West - including how it continues to this day. A criminal complaint unsealed Friday in the Eastern District of Virginia served both to level charges at a woman accused of serving as the money boss for the operation but also to document, in ample detail, how it works.

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  8. Jamie O. Bosket, 35Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Style Weekly

    For decades, Virginians may have been fanatics about history but could be highly selective about which versions they believed. Arbiters of what was deemed proper resided in the Virginia Historical Society's imposing headquarters on the Boulevard in the Museum District.

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  9. RemovalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Suspended West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry - convicted earlier this month on 11 federal criminal charges - thinks the state Legislature should not be allowed to remove him from office.

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  10. W.Va. AG, SOS Kickoff International Charity Fraud Awareness WeekRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Huntington News

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Secretary of State Mac Warner joined state, federal and global charity regulators Monday in kicking off International Charity Fraud Awareness Week with important reminders for those giving after a natural disaster. Hurricanes, severe floods and other natural disasters pull at the heartstrings of West Virginians, however those inclined to give must remember a few tips to ensure their gift helps those in need.

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  11. W.Va. AG Protects Social Security, Nets $12.9M in Disability Fraud SavingsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Huntington News

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's disability fraud unit has generated nearly $13 million in projected savings, a significant achievement in the unit's mission of protecting Social Security for West Virginians who depend upon it now and into the future. The federal-state partnership generated more than $1.73 million in savings for both governments during the third quarter, exceeding its quarterly average by more than a half million dollars en route to a total projected savings of $12.9 million since the unit's inception in West Virginia.

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  12. Important information to know ahead of Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    If you didn't register to vote, you'll have to wait until the next election. The deadline was Oct. 15. If you are registered -- Oct. 30 is the last day to request an absentee ballot application by mail.

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  13. AG Herring calls for cash bond system reform before Virginia Crime Commission study releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia's top prosecutor is calling for changes in the cash bail system, saying it's unfairly hurting people who can't afford to post bond. Attorney General Mark Herring sent a letter to the Virginia State Crime Commission , which is currently working on a study about the pretrial process.

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  14. New River Gorge Bridge celebrates 41 years since dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WOAY

    On this day 41 years ago in West Virginia, the New River Gorge Bridge opened to traffic, hailed by Senator Jennings Randolph and Governor Jay Rockefeller as a link to the state's past and future. Video from state archives shows Rockefeller announcing that the opening of the bridge would bring West Virginians from the south and north closer together than ever before.

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  15. Nancy Saylor CraftRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Coalfield.com

    Nancy Saylor Craft, 87, of Wise/Bristol, Va., passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Heritage Hall Health Care in Big Stone Gap, Va.

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  16. Concern raised about passing stopped school busesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Coalfield.com

    Town police, the Wise County Sheriff's Office and Wise County Public Schools are teaming up to tackle a safety problem that could put children's lives at risk - passing school buses that are unloading students.

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  17. A tech investor brought cell phone voting to West Virginia, igniting debate about access and securityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A few hundred West Virginians are poised to cast a federal election vote on their cell phones this November. And depending on the outcome, they'll have Bradley Tusk to thank - or to blame.

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  18. Rehab center apologizes for not immediately notifying families about nurse's rape chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

    An administrator at Lexington Rehabilitation and Healthcare apologized after failing to immediately notify families about a nurse's rape charge tied to the facility. Thomas Kamau Nganga, 44, was charged with rape after a staff member reported him having sexual contact with a resident at the West End center, according to Henrico Police.

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  19. VDOT replacing stormwater pipes in NokesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Potomac Local

    Hazelwood Drive between Carriage Ford Road and Fleetwood Drive will be closed to through traffic from 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 to replace several stormwater pipes, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Residents and businesses within the closure area, emergency vehicles and school buses will have access to the closed portion of Hazelwood Drive; however, they will not be able to go beyond the points of pipe replacement in either direction .

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  20. New group promoting cannabis industry in VirginiaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Virginia Business

    As the medical cannabis industry sprouts to life in Virginia, a new trade association aims to promote the budding industry across the state. A group called CannabisVA hosted a panel discussion Monday night about the current legislation and regulatory process for cannabidiol oils for medical and pharmaceutical purposes.

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