Virginia Newswire (Page 9)

Virginia Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Virginia. (Page 9)

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  1. Dawn Spirals Closer to CeresRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Space Ref

    ... Center in Huntsville, Alabama. UCLA is responsible for overall Dawn mission science. Orbital ATK Inc., in Dulles, Virginia, designed and built the spacecraft. The German Aerospace Center, Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Italian Space ...

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  2. Centreville, Robinson advance to Va. 6A North region girlsa lacrosse semisRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... put together another scintillating performance to lead Centreville to a 12-6 win over W.T. Woodson Thursday in the Virginia 6A North region girls' lacrosse quarterfinals in Fairfax. With the victory, the Wildcats (13-2) will face Oakton - a 14-6 ...

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  3. Virginia lawmakers cut tax holidays, so there will be fewer days to saveRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... previous hurricane holidays, but he's noticed greater demand for items such as chain saws. The first tax holiday in Virginia was for school supplies. The state began offering it over three days in August 2006, said Joel Davison, a spokesman for the ...

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  4. Retail Alliance names Virginia Beach florist retailer of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Virginia Beach florist "stood out from the other nominees on all criteria," Ray Mattes, the president and CEO of Retail Alliance, said in a statement. "Their love of what they do has been passed down through three generations and shows in their customer service, growth of their staff and support of local business."

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  5. LeBron-MJ talk seems inevitable now on airwavesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Hoops du jour: While waiting for the start of the NBA Finals, I'll tread lightly around the sports talk radio dial, lest I come across one more tiresome, played-out pseudo debate over whether - after five consecutive Finals appearances - LeBron James is fit to lick Michael Jordan's Nikes. Callers of a certain age always tout Jordan as the superior player, a winner and a closer who is a credit to the human race, citing as proof his six titles.

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  6. Jefferson Swim League Asking For HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WCAV

    ... to teach the importance of water safety. The three thousand member group ages 5 to 18 are spread all across Central Virginia have a place for the grant money. "Have free learning programs for kids; teaching kids how to swim," said President Marc ...

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  7. Seven apply for Albemarle's vacant school board seatRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... development," Barnett said. "I feel very passionate about the Albemarle County, Charlottesville and University of Virginia community and how they can work together," Joseph said. "I'm interested in what happens to our students as they transition out ...

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  8. Windsor citizens weigh in on Route 460 projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... the lawns of several houses across the street reading "No Northern 460 Bypass" greeted visiting officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation Thursday night. VDOT met with Windsor residents Thursday night about the new planned path for ...

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  9. Study: Virginia Requires 11th Highest Wage to Rent Two BedroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    A new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition says you need to earn at least $21.10 per hour to afford a two bedroom apartment in Virginia. In Rockingham County, the wage to afford a two-bedroom apartment is $16.60, $12.54 in Page County and $15.40 in Augusta County.

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  10. Gun Shop Opening in Arlington Has Neighbors DividedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Washington

    Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on a battle over a proposed gun shop in Arlington. A gun store is set to open in the Cherrydale neighborhood of Arlington and some neighbors are up in arms over whether the business belongs.

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  11. Railroad Museum of the Eastern Shore, Parksley, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Parksley, Virginia, a small town on the Delmarva Peninsula is known for its Victorian architecture. The town was built around the rail line that was extended south from Pocomoke City, Maryland to Cape Charles which sits at the southern tip of the peninsula.

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  12. Being married to MLB player complicates a mom's careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... step away from her career. The couple had met in Charlottesville, when Guyer was a star for the University of Virginia and Murphy a reporter for NBC29 . That was just a few weeks before Guyer was drafted by the Cubs, and so for virtually all of ...

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  13. Georgie Mackenzie heats up for HeritageRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Heritage junior Georgie Mackenzie heard her teammates, friends and family yelling for her to pull away. With three laps left in Thursday's 3,200-meter run at the Virginia 4A North region championship in Purcellville, those voices gave Mackenzie her cue to pick up the pace.

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  14. MnDOT Researching Quieter Rumble StripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSTP

    ... these can save lives, we have been working to make these more acceptable to the public," Johnson adds. "I've had Virginia contact me, Washington state contact me, a variety of states contact us because they want more information, they're very ...

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  15. Virginia task force shares ideas on sexual-assault preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

    Virginia's policymakers and college administrators now have 21 new ideas for preventing campus sexual violence and improving the response to attacks. Attorney General Mark Herring presented Gov. Terry McAuliffe with a 107-page report on Thursday following eight months of study by a task force that included government and higher education officials, students, law enforcement and health professionals.

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  16. Learn About the Demand for Mechatronics TechniciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... technician," said Tom Neilli, Cadence's vice president of manufacturing. "We're growing more than just in Virginia, but our other sites as well. As our technology and our equipment gets more and more precise and more and more automated, the demand ...

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  17. Expert calls 2015 - worst year' for copperhead snakes in Central Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVR Richmond

    Neighbors in Central Virginia are reporting a recent surge in copperhead snake sightings. In fact, viewers have contacted our newsroom saying the poisonous snakes are slithering near their homes.

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRVA-AM Richmond

    The National Parks Service has placed Meadow Farm in Caroline County -- the birthplace of legendary race horse Secretariat -- on the National Register of Historic Places. The designation comes shortly after the farm was placed on the Virginia Landmarks Register March 19th.

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  19. Virginia panel issues proposals to fight campus sex assaultsRead the original story

    Yesterday | My Mother Lode

    Late last year, the University of Virginia became the epicenter in the debate over campus sexual assaults, sparked by a sensational national magazine story -- later discredited -- that claimed to give an account of a gang rape at a fraternity there. Thursday, state leaders sought to put Virginia in the lead on combatting college campus sexual violence with the release of 21 recommendations to address it.

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  20. James River: Dominion steps up warning of blackouts on Skiffes Creek line needRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Dominion Virginia Power is warning of 80 days of blackouts a year beginning in 2017 if it doesn't win Army Corps of Engineers approval for its controversial James River power line - new data that it aired Thursday as it sought support for the line from the Peninsula Airport Commission. Opponents say the company's assumptions about regulatory demands to close two coal-burning generating units at Yorktown are mistaken, and that its forecasts about power demand on the Peninsula are overstated.

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