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Virginia Lottery looking for Super Teachers

    RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Super Teachers across Virginia have a chance to win $4,000 in cash and supplies through a Virginia Lottery contest. The nomination phase of the Super Teacher Awards is open now through Feb. 13.  “The Super Teacher Awards are a great way for the Lottery to reaffirm our commitment to [...]

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Book inspired by Va. woman who writes to service members

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Everlene Brewer didn’t know the sailor and never expected to get to know him. The 76-year-old polio survivor explained that she had read in her hometown newspaper about a Navy officer deployed on the aircraft carrier George Washington. She thought he might like to receive a letter. “I just told [...]

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Va. man sentenced, fined for keeping dead dogs on property

    LOVINGSTON, Va. (AP) — A Nelson County man must pay more than $3,000 in fines following his guilty plea to keeping dead dogs and canine body parts on his property. Animal control officers discovered the dead dogs and body parts at 60-year-old Bruce Pfeifer’s home in Afton in February 2011. The News & [...]

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Va.Beach residents use blue lights to support police.

  VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Have you seen the blue? It glows off front porches, where some residents have been replacing their usual light bulbs with blue ones. They’re doing it to show support for police officers – a reminder that their work and the risks they take are appreciated. “There’s definitely a lot of [...]

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Va. State Bar suspends McDonnell’s law license

  RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s law license has been suspended as a result of his conviction on 11 federal corruption charges, the Virginia State Bar announced Friday. The State Bar’s disciplinary board made the decision Jan. 23. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, McDonnell is ordered to appear before the board on Feb. [...]

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Ex-tax franchise store owner in Va. sentenced for ID theft

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Eastern Shore tax franchise store owner will spend two years in prison for aggravated identity theft.  U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente says 41-year-old Sherry R. Kelley of Exmore used about 20 clients’ identity information to obtain 30 lines of credit from H&R Block Bank. She made thousands of dollars’ [...]

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Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker who was just re-elected despite being jailed for a sex scandal with a teenager has been indicted on four new felony charges. The forgery and perjury indictment of Del. Joseph D. Morrissey was returned the day before that election and unsealed Wednesday in Henrico County Circuit Court. [...]

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Va. governor to spend a second night in the hospital

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will spend a second night in a Richmond hospital as he recovers from injuries he suffered in a horse-riding accident in Africa, a spokesman said Tuesday,January 20. Doctors have drained approximately 1 liter of blood and other fluids from his chest cavity since he checked into [...]

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Ex-tax franchise store owner in Va. sentenced for ID theft

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Eastern Shore tax franchise store owner will spend two years in prison for aggravated identity theft. U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente says 41-year-old Sherry R. Kelley of Exmore used about 20 clients’ identity information to obtain 30 lines of credit from H&R Block Bank. She made thousands of [...]

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Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gets 2 years for corruption

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once on the short list to be Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate, was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison for taking bribes to promote a dietary supplement. A jury in September found McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, guilty of public corruption. The [...]

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Board to look anew at Va. abortion clinic rules

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The State Board of Health has voted to revisit Virginia’s hotly debated abortion clinic regulations. The board voted 13-2 at a Thursday meeting attended by hundreds of opponents and proponents of the regulations established under the McDonnell administration. Dr. Marissa Levine, the new state health commissioner appointed by Democratic Gov. [...]

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