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School board in Virginia may end transgender restroom ban - Salt Lake Tribune

School board in Virginia may end transgender restroom ban  Salt Lake Tribune

Norfolk, Va. • For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys restrooms in high school.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 11:59 pm


Virginia Aquarium hosts adoption event for pets in need of new homes - WTKR News 3

Virginia Aquarium hosts adoption event for pets in need of new homes  WTKR News 3

Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center staff brought lovable pets in need of a new home to the Aquarium Saturday morning.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 10:08 pm


Virginia Tech gets another shot at Virginia - Roanoke Times

Virginia Tech gets another shot at Virginia  Roanoke Times

The Cavaliers squashed Virginia Tech 81-59 in Charlottesville last month.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 10:00 pm


Raccoon killed by dogs in West Virginia tests positive for rabies - WSLS 10

Raccoon killed by dogs in West Virginia tests positive for rabies  WSLS 10

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Health officials in West Virginia say a raccoon that was killed by two dogs in the Cheat Lake area has tested positive for rabies.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 9:46 pm


Virginia sheriff’s office debunks ‘scam’ of gift card-filled letters from ‘Jen’ - WHNT News 19

Virginia sheriff’s office debunks ‘scam’ of gift card-filled letters from ‘Jen’  WHNT News 19

SURRY CO., Va. – A Virginia sheriff's office put out a warning on Tuesday after learning of a suspected gift card scam that appeared to be targeting pregnant ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 9:37 pm


Q&A: Provost Cyril Clarke on Virginia Tech's future - Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

Q&A: Provost Cyril Clarke on Virginia Tech's future  Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

On Jan. 1, 2019, Cyril Clarke assumed his role as the executive vice president and provost at Virginia Tech. Previously, he served as dean of the ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:39 pm


Bruce Weber stays positive as K-State looks to bounce back at West Virginia - Wichita Eagle

Bruce Weber stays positive as K-State looks to bounce back at West Virginia  Wichita Eagle

The Kansas State Wildcats will play the West Virginia Mountaineers at 8 p.m. on Monday at WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, W.Va. K-State is in first place of the ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:15 pm


AAA Gives 2 Virginia, DC Restaurants 5-Diamond Rating - Patch.com

AAA Gives 2 Virginia, DC Restaurants 5-Diamond Rating  Patch.com

AAA Gives 2 VA, DC Restaurants 5-Diamond Rating - Falls Church, VA - About 2 percent of restaurants that AAA rates receive the four-diamond rating, including ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:08 pm


WV MetroNews West Virginia's First Lady tells state BOE Communities in Schools program needs to expand - West Virginia MetroNews

WV MetroNews West Virginia's First Lady tells state BOE Communities in Schools program needs to expand  West Virginia MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia First Lady Cathy Justice said another $5 million in state funding, as proposed in Governor Jim Justice's budget, would go ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:05 pm


Former Army Secretary John Marsh laid to rest in Virginia - ArmyTimes.com

Former Army Secretary John Marsh laid to rest in Virginia  ArmyTimes.com

Former Secretary of the Army John Marsh Jr. was laid to rest Friday at a Civil War battlefield in Virginia where he developed a love for history and the military.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 7:53 pm


DriveERT to hand out pre-loaded E-ZPasses to Virginia Beach TCC students - WTKR News 3

DriveERT to hand out pre-loaded E-ZPasses to Virginia Beach TCC students  WTKR News 3

Tidewater Community College students will be able to receive free, pre-loaded E-ZPasses at the school's Virginia Beach campus this Wednesday.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 7:03 pm


Virginia can be better than this | TheHill - The Hill

Virginia can be better than this | TheHill  The Hill

Virginia is better than this. As truly embarrassing as the blackface soap-opera now playing in Richmond may be, the commonwealth can avoid the damaging ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 7:00 pm


Pack Line Pledge #13: Virginia Survives Notre Dame Scare - Streaking The Lawn

Pack Line Pledge #13: Virginia Survives Notre Dame Scare  Streaking The Lawn

The Virginia Cavaliers notched their 13th Pack Line Pledge win of the season by holding off a frustrating Notre Dame Fighting Irish squad on Saturday at John ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 5:28 pm


McAuliffe says he's close to making a decision on 2020 presidential run - CBS News

McAuliffe says he's close to making a decision on 2020 presidential run  CBS News

"I have made hundreds and hundreds of calls across the country, talked to potential staff," former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Sunday on "Face the Nation"

Published on 17 February 2019 | 5:20 pm


By the numbers: Virginia ranks 8th worst on unemployment insurances taxes - Watchdog.org

By the numbers: Virginia ranks 8th worst on unemployment insurances taxes  Watchdog.org

Virginia finished 43rd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 3:53 pm


Court mediation held between Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center and neighbors suing nonprofit - WSLS 10

Court mediation held between Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center and neighbors suing nonprofit  WSLS 10

A court mediation was held Friday between leaders at the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center and the neighbors suing the center, Stan and Jane Seymour, ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 3:40 pm


This week in West Virginia history: Feb. 17-23 - My Buckhannon

This week in West Virginia history: Feb. 17-23  My Buckhannon

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 10:45 am


Police looking for man accused of shooting Virginia police officer - WAVY-TV

Police looking for man accused of shooting Virginia police officer  WAVY-TV

A manhunt is underway for a suspect in the shooting of a Virginia police officer.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 9:52 am


Guy, Hunter lead No. 4 Virginia past Irish, 60-54 - WDBJ7

Guy, Hunter lead No. 4 Virginia past Irish, 60-54  WDBJ7

Notre Dame ultimately closed within 54-52 before Guy's free throws sealed it.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 6:12 am


Virginia R. Klus | Obituaries | journaltimes.com - Journal Times

Virginia R. Klus | Obituaries | journaltimes.com  Journal Times

February 16, 1925—February 14, 2019. RACINE—Virginia R. (nee: Buckoski) Klus, 93, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Ridgewood ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 6:00 am


Virginia falls to TCU in MLB4 Collegiate Tournament - The Daily Progress

Virginia falls to TCU in MLB4 Collegiate Tournament  The Daily Progress

The Virginia baseball team fell behind 7-0 on Saturday and never recovered in a 9-4 loss to No. 17 TCU in the MLB4 Collegiate Tournament at Salt River Fields ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 5:31 am


Southwest Virginia's population continues to drop, Weldon Cooper Center data shows - Bristol Herald Courier

Southwest Virginia's population continues to drop, Weldon Cooper Center data shows  Bristol Herald Courier

So far this decade, every city and county in far Southwest Virginia has shrunk in population while the rest of the state — thanks primarily to urban areas — has.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 4:27 am


Group from Virginia film company join the search for Cheryl Coker - WDTN.com

Group from Virginia film company join the search for Cheryl Coker  WDTN.com

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) - A team from Virginia is in the Miami Valley to help look for Cheryl Coker. They're part of a film production company. They just ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 3:28 am


Bill Self’s ‘Cats’ returned to Allen Fieldhouse. Why that was a big deal Saturday - Kansas City Star

Bill Self’s ‘Cats’ returned to Allen Fieldhouse. Why that was a big deal Saturday  Kansas City Star

Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball coach Bill Self loves former guard Frank Mason, so it was only natural to tease him a bit after KU's 78-53 NCAA college ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 3:08 am


WV MetroNews West Virginia recruit Miles McBride leaving a legacy at Moeller - West Virginia MetroNews

WV MetroNews West Virginia recruit Miles McBride leaving a legacy at Moeller  West Virginia MetroNews

While some schools were slow to offer a scholarship due to a football injury, Archbishop Moeller guard Miles McBride hopes to reward WVU for their loyalty.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 3:00 am


Proposed bills to address housing & eviction issues in Virginia - WTKR News 3

Proposed bills to address housing & eviction issues in Virginia  WTKR News 3

Democratic lawmakers have been pushing for solutions to the affordable housing crisis in Virginia since RVA Eviction Lab found that of the 10 cities with the ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 2:25 am


Amazon deal delivers ‘certainty’ for key transportation projects in Northern Virginia - Washington Post

Amazon deal delivers ‘certainty’ for key transportation projects in Northern Virginia  Washington Post

Five big projects are set to get needed funding boosts after the promised arrival of the retail company's headquarters in Crystal City.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 12:01 am


Virginia lawmakers continue to explore options for improving Interstate 81 - WDBJ7

Virginia lawmakers continue to explore options for improving Interstate 81  WDBJ7

Virginia lawmakers say they are committed to improving Interstate 81. The one question that lingers is how to pay for it all.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 11:16 pm


Virginia basketball fans get look at future frontcourt - The Daily Progress

Virginia basketball fans get look at future frontcourt  The Daily Progress

Virginia's Jay Huff got his hands on an offensive rebound well above the rim in the first half of Saturday's game against Notre Dame, but he couldn't bring it in ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 11:10 pm


A 19-point halftime deficit isn’t ideal, but it’s what TCU faced at West Virginia - Fort Worth Star-Telegram

A 19-point halftime deficit isn’t ideal, but it’s what TCU faced at West Virginia  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

TCU found itself down 19 points at halftime on the road at West Virginia and that simply proved to be too much of a deficit to ovecome in a 79-65 loss at WVU ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 10:45 pm


Barbershop: Virginia Gov. Northam Plans His 'Racial Reconciliation Tour' - NPR

Barbershop: Virginia Gov. Northam Plans His 'Racial Reconciliation Tour'  NPR

NPR's Michel Martin asks what reconciliation looks like. Her guests: Rich Harwood of The Harwood Institute, Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 10:07 pm


West Virginia basketball updates: Scores, results, highlights - 247Sports

West Virginia basketball updates: Scores, results, highlights  247Sports

Good afternoon. West Virginia is the only Big 12 team without a road win this season. The Mountaineers are 0-5 away from home in conference play and 0-6 ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 8:30 pm


UH head coach Dana Holgorsen's West Virginia mansion up for sale - KTRK-TV

UH head coach Dana Holgorsen's West Virginia mansion up for sale  KTRK-TV

Houston Cougars football head coach Dana Holgorsen lists mansion for sale in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 8:19 pm


West Virginia woman pleads guilty to child pornography charge - WTRF

West Virginia woman pleads guilty to child pornography charge  WTRF

A Monongalia County woman admitted to a child pornography charge in court on Friday, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 2:33 pm


Virginia's two dioceses release lists of clergy credibly accused of abuse - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Virginia's two dioceses release lists of clergy credibly accused of abuse  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Virginia's two Catholic bishops, Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge and Richmond Bishop Barry C. Knestout, released lists Feb. 13 of the clergy credibly ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 2:03 pm


Rahm Emanuel warns Dems not to 'mimic' Trump's politics, says Virginia's Northam shouldn't resign - Fox News

Rahm Emanuel warns Dems not to 'mimic' Trump's politics, says Virginia's Northam shouldn't resign  Fox News

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn't agree with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that if President Trump can declare a national emergency to bypass Congress ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 6:18 am


Torri Huske Breaks National High School Record in 100y Fly in Virginia - SwimSwam

Torri Huske Breaks National High School Record in 100y Fly in Virginia  SwimSwam

Yorktown sophomore Torri Huske broke a National High School Record on Friday in Virginia.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 4:03 am


Virginia woman arrested after hiding her mother's corpse for 44 days, police say - Staunton News Leader

Virginia woman arrested after hiding her mother's corpse for 44 days, police say  Staunton News Leader

A Virginia woman was charged with concealing a dead body after hiding her mother's corpse in their home for 44 days, authorities said Friday. Jo-Whitney ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 1:46 am


Virginia man charged with several child sex, drug crimes - WSLS 10

Virginia man charged with several child sex, drug crimes  WSLS 10

A Virginia man is in custody and is now facing child sex charges, according to the Greene County Sheriff's Office.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 1:12 am


Mueller: Guidelines call for Manafort to get up to 24.5 years in prison for Virginia convictions - POLITICO

Mueller: Guidelines call for Manafort to get up to 24.5 years in prison for Virginia convictions  POLITICO

Robert Mueller's team told a federal judge Friday that federal guidelines call for Paul Manafort to get as long as 24-and-a-half years in prison for his conviction ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 12:42 am


WV MetroNews West Virginia women look to solidify NCAA tourney status against TCU - West Virginia MetroNews

WV MetroNews West Virginia women look to solidify NCAA tourney status against TCU  West Virginia MetroNews

West Virginia's women's short-handed basketball team can strengthen its NCAA tournament resume with a win over TCU on Saturday.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 10:56 pm


Northern Virginia Is Keeping Amazon’s 25,000 Jobs, and Wants You to Know It - The New York Times

Northern Virginia Is Keeping Amazon’s 25,000 Jobs, and Wants You to Know It  The New York Times

The region has its act together and knows what it is doing, officials said.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 7:35 pm


Arch Coal plans to open West Virginia mine, add nearly 600 jobs - WOWK

Arch Coal plans to open West Virginia mine, add nearly 600 jobs  WOWK

CHARLESTON, WV (AP) - Arch Coal Inc. says it plans to open a longwall mine in northcentral West Virginia and employ nearly 600 employees when it's fully ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 3:02 pm


West Virginia's Neal Brown ranks No. 1 among college football coaching hires - NewsOK.com

West Virginia's Neal Brown ranks No. 1 among college football coaching hires  NewsOK.com

Ranking the 27 head coaching hires in major college football shows West Virginia got the best fit.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 2:25 pm


2 people dead, 4 injured after Virginia Beach crash - WTKR News 3

2 people dead, 4 injured after Virginia Beach crash  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – An early-Friday morning crash left two people dead in Virginia Beach. Dispatch received the call for the crash at approximately 12:53 ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 9:05 am


Shelter: Recovery may not be option for Virginia dog set on fire - 10TV

Shelter: Recovery may not be option for Virginia dog set on fire  10TV

Officials at a Virginia animal shelter say "recovery may not be an option" for a dog found set on fire.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 3:02 am


Virginia budget changes could mean $1.8M less for Henrico Public Schools - Richmond.com

Virginia budget changes could mean $1.8M less for Henrico Public Schools  Richmond.com

Virginia budget amendments proposed by state lawmakers could leave Henrico County Public Schools patching its own budget proposal to cover a funding gap ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 2:25 am


With ACC heading to 20 conference games, Virginia's future league matchups revealed - The Daily Progress

With ACC heading to 20 conference games, Virginia's future league matchups revealed  The Daily Progress

As its new network launches later this year, the ACC will move from 18 conference basketball games to 20 for the 2019-20 season. On Thursday, the league ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 11:27 pm


Why the Northern Virginia Data Center Market Is Bigger Than Most Realize - Data Center Knowledge

Why the Northern Virginia Data Center Market Is Bigger Than Most Realize  Data Center Knowledge

The market has been smashing all records as the world's largest, and it's managed to do it based on numbers that don't include the largest tenant there.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 11:07 pm


Federal court orders Virginia to adopt redrawn House of Delegates map - Richmond.com

Federal court orders Virginia to adopt redrawn House of Delegates map  Richmond.com

A federal court gave final approval Thursday to the redrawn Virginia House of Delegates map that a court-appointed expert created to resolve the state's ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 10:00 pm


Suspicious vehicle stop leads to drug, gun charges in Washington County, Virginia - WCYB

Suspicious vehicle stop leads to drug, gun charges in Washington County, Virginia  WCYB

A suspicious vehicle observed by a Washington County, Virginia deputy has led to gun and drug charges against a Meadowview man. Johnny Edward Jobe, 43, ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 9:36 pm


Virginia general assembly passes speed camera bill - WJLA

Virginia general assembly passes speed camera bill  WJLA

Speed cameras could be coming to Virginia. The target, drivers going a little too fast in certain, dangerous situations. Still, some Virginians are skeptical. "It's for ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 9:31 pm


Virginia Police Department Reveals Why its Pension Fund is Betting on Bitcoin - CCN

Virginia Police Department Reveals Why its Pension Fund is Betting on Bitcoin  CCN

Virginia's Fairfax County Police Department invested part of its pension fund in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry. Now, they're explaining why.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 7:46 pm


7-year-old Virginia boy hospitalized after being hit by his school bus driver, police say - WSLS 10

7-year-old Virginia boy hospitalized after being hit by his school bus driver, police say  WSLS 10

SMYTH COUNTY, Va. - A 7-year-old boy is in serious condition after being hit by his school bus on Tuesday afternoon, according to Virginia State Police.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 6:55 pm


Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter is built to last, Jay Huff is shining for UVA and more - Streaking The Lawn

Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter is built to last, Jay Huff is shining for UVA and more  Streaking The Lawn

Happy Valentine's Day, love bugs! Something we love: reading about our beloved 'Hoos. Yesterday on STL we brought you a look at the postseason potential of ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 12:02 pm


Bad crash causes delays along I-66 east in Northern Virginia - Washington Post

Bad crash causes delays along I-66 east in Northern Virginia  Washington Post

A crash along the eastbound side of Interstate 66 near Sudley Road in Northern Virginia is causing Thursday morning delays for drivers. It was not immediately ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 11:21 am


State says Virginia police officer justified in shooting man - WTOP

State says Virginia police officer justified in shooting man  WTOP

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a Virginia police officer was justified in shooting a man after police responded to a call of shots fired last December.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 9:49 am


Virginia Democratic Candidate Apologizes to Jewish Community for Past Statements - Tablet Magazine

Virginia Democratic Candidate Apologizes to Jewish Community for Past Statements  Tablet Magazine

Coming on the heels of Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D-Minn.) anti-Semitic statements and subsequent apology, another Democratic politician was forced to apologize for ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 5:00 am


Woman who accused Virginia lt. gov. of sexual assault to meet with DA - CNN

Woman who accused Virginia lt. gov. of sexual assault to meet with DA  CNN

The woman alleging that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted her uring the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston will discuss her ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 2:16 am


West Virginia lawmaker called to resign after comparing LGBTQ people to the Ku Klux Klan - USA TODAY

West Virginia lawmaker called to resign after comparing LGBTQ people to the Ku Klux Klan  USA TODAY

A West Virginia Republican lawmaker is facing bipartisan backlash after comparing LGBTQ people to the Ku Klux Klan and saying he would “see if (his kids) can ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 2:10 am


Parents, Virginia Beach schools battle over special needs student's education - WAVY-TV

Parents, Virginia Beach schools battle over special needs student's education  WAVY-TV

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- The Virginia Beach school district is taking legal action against a family to get their daughter back into the public school system.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 1:14 am


House committee endorses bill to put Bible class in Virginia schools - Richmond.com

House committee endorses bill to put Bible class in Virginia schools  Richmond.com

A Southwest Virginia senator's effort to have students learn more about the Bible has cleared another hurdle.

Published on 13 February 2019 | 11:40 pm


2019 Virginia Baseball Preview: Hitting and Defense - Streaking The Lawn

2019 Virginia Baseball Preview: Hitting and Defense  Streaking The Lawn

If Virginia is going to return to the NCAA Regionals and begin a new streak of consecutive tournament appearances, they'll have to be improved at the plate.

Published on 13 February 2019 | 4:56 pm


In Northern Virginia, there’s no restaurant like Clarity - The Washington Post

In Northern Virginia, there’s no restaurant like Clarity  The Washington Post

(Good/Excellent). There are people pleasers, and there's Jon Krinn, the chef-owner at Clarity in Vienna. With no more prodding from a guest than “What about ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 3:05 pm


Large Natural Gas Producer to Pay West Virginia Plaintiffs $53.5 Million to Settle Royalty Dispute - ProPublica

Large Natural Gas Producer to Pay West Virginia Plaintiffs $53.5 Million to Settle Royalty Dispute  ProPublica

As our investigation detailed, EQT Corp. had been accused of deducting a variety of unacceptable charges from natural gas royalty checks. The company says it ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 2:00 pm


Music therapy remains an uncertified medical practice in Virginia - WWBT NBC12 News

Music therapy remains an uncertified medical practice in Virginia  WWBT NBC12 News

By Kathleen Shaw. Capital News *Service*. RICHMOND — Patients who rely on music therapy to overcome trauma may remain susceptible to receiving ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 4:04 am


Virginia one step closer to allowing schools to open before Labor Day - WTKR News 3

Virginia one step closer to allowing schools to open before Labor Day  WTKR News 3

Both the House of Delegates and the Senate have passed bills that would let each school district decide if classes start up to two weeks before Labor Day.

Published on 13 February 2019 | 3:52 am


Behavioral Health Worker Charged With Second Rape At Center in Virginia - NBC4 Washington

Behavioral Health Worker Charged With Second Rape At Center in Virginia  NBC4 Washington

A man who worked at a Northern Virginia community center for people living with disabilities has been accused of raping a second mentally incapacitated ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 3:37 am


Is the University of Virginia yearbook name, ‘Corks and Curls,’ about to become history as the school grapples with racist imagery? - Washington Post

Is the University of Virginia yearbook name, ‘Corks and Curls,’ about to become history as the school grapples with racist imagery?  Washington Post

The University of Virginia is documenting racially offensive references in its yearbooks as part of an ongoing effort to give a more honest, less laudatory account ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 11:41 pm


These 7 Virginia restaurants named ‘most romantic’ in U.S. - WTVR CBS 6 News

These 7 Virginia restaurants named ‘most romantic’ in U.S.  WTVR CBS 6 News

RICHMOND, Va. — Let's go out to dinner and see a movie! Dinner is the base on which many couple's first dates are built. The good news for Virginians in love ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 4:09 pm


Weekly News Quiz for Students: Congressional Investigations, Virginia Turmoil, Jeff Bezos - New York Times

Weekly News Quiz for Students: Congressional Investigations, Virginia Turmoil, Jeff Bezos  New York Times

Above is an image related to one of the news stories we followed this past week. Do you know what it shows? At the bottom of this quiz, you'll find the answer.

Published on 12 February 2019 | 1:34 pm


Jerome, Diakite play through pain to lift Virginia past North Carolina - The Daily Progress

Jerome, Diakite play through pain to lift Virginia past North Carolina  The Daily Progress

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — After colliding with teammate Braxton Key while in pursuit of a rebound early in the first half Monday at North Carolina, Virginia's Mamadi ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 3:37 am


What Trump’s tweet about African Americans in Virginia misses - The Washington Post

What Trump’s tweet about African Americans in Virginia misses  The Washington Post

Ever since news broke that a college yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) featured a photo of someone in blackface and another in a KKK ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 10:35 pm


Virginia shelter looking for person who tied dog to pole and set it on fire - WHSV

Virginia shelter looking for person who tied dog to pole and set it on fire  WHSV

A Richmond animal shelter says a dog was intentionally set on fire and is now being treated for burns to over 40 percent of his body.

Published on 11 February 2019 | 9:23 pm


Scandals over Virginia politicians have come to involve academics and institutions beyond the state - Inside Higher Ed

Scandals over Virginia politicians have come to involve academics and institutions beyond the state  Inside Higher Ed

Hundreds of political scientists back colleague who accused lieutenant governor; Duke removes him from an advisory board; new accusation made about Duke ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 8:00 am


UNC vs. Virginia Preview - 247Sports

UNC vs. Virginia Preview  247Sports

No. 8 North Carolina (19-4, 9-1 ACC) vs. No. 3 Virginia (20-2, 8-2 ACC) Chapel Hill, N.C. - Dean E. Smith Center Monday, 7 p.m. ET ESPN (Sean McDonough ...

Published on 10 February 2019 | 9:15 pm


Blackface in Virginia, other incidents show how deeply rooted anti-black racism is in America - USA TODAY

Blackface in Virginia, other incidents show how deeply rooted anti-black racism is in America  USA TODAY

Revelations about politicians' past racist behavior have touched a raw nerve, but social critics say racial discussions rarely go beyond the surface.

Published on 10 February 2019 | 5:00 pm


Icy weather possible for parts of Virginia - WTVR CBS 6 News

Icy weather possible for parts of Virginia  WTVR CBS 6 News

Much of the CBS 6 viewing area will just see rain, but some locations north and west of Richmond could experience some sleet and freezing rain.

Published on 10 February 2019 | 2:51 pm


SNL guides Virginia state officials through all the ways blackface was 'never funny or cool' - The Week Magazine

SNL guides Virginia state officials through all the ways blackface was 'never funny or cool'  The Week Magazine

Saturday Night Live took on Virginia's mushrooming blackface scandal — now involving Gov. Ralph Northam (D), Attorney General Mark Herring (D), and state ...

Published on 10 February 2019 | 1:40 pm


Virginia wants more action on climate change. Here's where residents stand on policies. - Virginian-Pilot

Virginia wants more action on climate change. Here's where residents stand on policies.  Virginian-Pilot

From in-school education to legislation by Congressional members, people want to see more action on climate change.

Published on 9 February 2019 | 9:26 pm


Virginia football notebook: Bronco Mendenhall addresses Cavaliers' recent departures - The Daily Progress

Virginia football notebook: Bronco Mendenhall addresses Cavaliers' recent departures  The Daily Progress

Speaking about it at length on Wednesday for the first time since the regular season ended, Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall discussed the recent ...

Published on 9 February 2019 | 2:00 pm


They were 12 when they made Virginia history. On the day that should have been celebrated, the focus turned to blackface. - Washington Post

They were 12 when they made Virginia history. On the day that should have been celebrated, the focus turned to blackface.  Washington Post

Michael Jones doesn't remember where he got the coat, or even whether he was nervous the day he slipped it on and made history. In a photo taken 60 years ...

Published on 9 February 2019 | 12:33 pm


Duke pokes holes in Virginia’s vaunted defense, rolls to 81-71 win - The Washington Post

Duke pokes holes in Virginia’s vaunted defense, rolls to 81-71 win  The Washington Post

No. 2 Blue Devils shoot 58 percent from the field to complete sweep of regular season series, send third-ranked Cavaliers into third place in ACC.

Published on 9 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Shields and Brooks on Va. turmoil, Supreme Court ruling - PBS NewsHour

Shields and Brooks on Va. turmoil, Supreme Court ruling  PBS NewsHour

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks analyze the week in politics, including chaos at the highest levels of Virginia ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 11:25 pm


Virginia’s Racist History Clashes With New South Image - The New York Times

Virginia’s Racist History Clashes With New South Image  The New York Times

RICHMOND, Va. — L. Douglas Wilder, a grandson of slaves, became America's first elected black governor 30 years ago, winning in Virginia in part by finessing ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 9:56 pm


Virginia high school students pose with Confederate flags during ‘spirit week’ - Fox News

Virginia high school students pose with Confederate flags during ‘spirit week’  Fox News

A rural Virginia school faced backlash this week after pictures emerged showing students posing on school grounds with Confederate battle flags during “Spirit ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


When Is Sorry Not Enough? Virginia Scandals Test the Limits of Forgiveness - The New York Times

When Is Sorry Not Enough? Virginia Scandals Test the Limits of Forgiveness  The New York Times

The racial and sexual assault scandals that have roiled Virginia's leaders are testing Americans' views on failure, apology and when an act is unforgivable.

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Another Virginia Official Has a Yearbook With Blackface Photos - The Wall Street Journal

Another Virginia Official Has a Yearbook With Blackface Photos  The Wall Street Journal

A top Republican Virginia lawmaker was forced to defend his role editing a college yearbook with photographs of students in blackface, as the state's political ...

Published on 7 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Mother and 2-week-old infant missing and endangered in Virginia - WSET

Mother and 2-week-old infant missing and endangered in Virginia  WSET

WASHINGTON (WJLA) — The office of the Stafford County Sheriff is asking for the public's help locating 27-year-old Tabitha Schmohl and her two-week-old son, ...

Published on 6 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Virginia Police Sergeant Suspended After Antifa Group Identifies White Nationalist Ties - The New York Times

Virginia Police Sergeant Suspended After Antifa Group Identifies White Nationalist Ties  The New York Times

A police sergeant in Virginia who was assigned to monitor the protests related to Gov. Ralph Northam was suspended Wednesday after being identified by an ...

Published on 6 February 2019 | 8:00 am


No to Online Voting in Virginia - EFF

No to Online Voting in Virginia  EFF

UPDATE February 9 2019: Victory! These bills did not make it out of committee.Experts agree: Internet voting would be an information security disaster.

Published on 4 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Gov. Northam Is Finding Himself Increasingly Alone In Once-Supportive Virginia - NPR

Gov. Northam Is Finding Himself Increasingly Alone In Once-Supportive Virginia  NPR

As calls continue for Gov. Ralph Northam to resign over a racist photo on his page in a 1984 yearbook, Virginians who have supported him are wrestling with ...

Published on 4 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Virginia abortion bill: controversy around Ralph Northam comments - Vox.com

Virginia abortion bill: controversy around Ralph Northam comments  Vox.com

A bill to remove abortion restrictions in Virginia was always going to be controversial. But a contentious committee hearing, and some confusing comments by ...

Published on 1 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Virginia governor under fire for comments on late-term abortion bill - CBS News

Virginia governor under fire for comments on late-term abortion bill  CBS News

A new bill proposed in the Virginia legislature would loosen restrictions on abortions during the third trimester of pregnancy, and allow abortions during the ...

Published on 31 January 2019 | 8:00 am








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