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"We've just barely broke the 25 percent mark for women represented in the State of Virginia, and obviously it's going to take another election cycle to get some of these men out who are unwilling to hear any issues, to even just pass them to the floor." In the Senate committee, Sen. Tommy Norment, R-James ...
The Virginia Film Office is part of the Virginia Tourism corporation, the state agency charged with marketing the State of Virginia. Tourism is an instant revenue generator in Virginia. In 2016, visitors spent $24 billion, supporting nearly 230,000 jobs and contributing $1.7 billion in state and local taxes.

Once again, the State of Virginia has allowed some to dishonor, or fail to acknowledge, the vast accomplishments and the very existence of a marginalized people or population as it proceeds toward the erection of another Confederate statue, that of Confederate Capt. Sally Tompkins on the Virginia ...
I met with the senator at his office -- lined with baseball memorabilia, tokens from his past missionary work, and nods to our mutual home State of Virginia -- to discuss a range of issues affecting young people today; from the still unresolved status of DACA to what the local Virginia elections might signify for ...
Mrs. Woods was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and after many years of service was retired from the State of Virginia. The family would like to express a special thanks to the staff of Augusta Health, The Hospice of the Shenandoah, Augusta Nursing and Rehab and Dr. Christopher Heck. In addition ...

In the early '60s, he and a bunch of his friends put on the "first psychedelic dance in the State of Virginia at Tantilla garden's ballroom . . . We rented a bunch of audio-visual equipment and we had a big light show which was projected slides, film on the wall." One of the fellow young promoters, Ron Courtney ...
While the University of Virginia's Rotunda might be Jefferson's most beautiful, iconic creation - we're admittedly biased - the third president left his architectural fingerprints all over the State of Virginia and the early United States of America. A new exhibition at The Fralin Museum of Art at UVA, "From the ...
Lawmakers around the world have already started taking a long look at how blockchain can benefit them. On Jan. 23rd, the State of Virginia announced its intent to put together a subcommittee to research blockchain, its applications, and see how it could be applied to the state government to increase ...
Gov. Ralph Northam's administration has opened the door for Virginia to contribute some state funds to repair the deteriorating Washington-area Metro system, but insists that most of the annual financial commitment will have to come from the Northern Virginia suburbs that would benefit most directly from ...
CHARLESTON -- The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Jan. 24, 1968: Mary Lou Retton was born in Fairmont. She made history at the 1984 Olympic games in Los Angeles when, ...
Correspondingly, the media had little faith in the Cavaliers to start the season. CBS sports didn't even name them as the best team in the State of Virginia, ranking rival Virginia Tech ahead of them. The national media weren't the only ones to insult Virginia either, as recruits seemed unreceptive to Bennett's ...
Lawmakers in the U.S. State of Virginia hope to form a study group that would research the impact of implementing blockchain technology across some government services. Introduced on Jan. 23, a new House Joint Resolution, if enacted, would establish a subcommittee to explore how blockchain could ...
Reston Is The Best Place To Live In Virginia: Magazine. A new report from money magazine has chosen Reston as the best place to live in the State of Virginia. The report -- which chooses the top localities for all 50 states based on criteria like education, the economy, and standard of living -- cited Reston's ...
A state senator in the U.S. State of Virginia has filed new legislation that would mandate an impact study on cryptocurrencies. A new bill introduced by Glen Sturtevant would launch a study, which, if approved, would seek to assess how the growth of cryptocurrencies and their use impacts everyday ...
I finished school and went to law school and graduated, and because of that change that was several years ago, I'm still in a jeopardy status as to whether I can practice in the State of Virginia," said Rouleau. Schrad says the organization is okay with reducing the penalties for possession, but it raises other ...
Pass along this information to your neighbors. If anyone in the neighborhood is feeding wildlife directly, or indirectly, it can cause trouble for everybody. Install coyote proof fencing to protect unsupervised pets. It is illegal in the State of Virginia to trap and relocate an animal to another area. Contact your local ...

Tobacco giant Altria is asking its home State of Virginia to take a fresh look at the way it taxes tobacco products, especially those based on new technology that federal regulators find would pose less health risk than cigarettes. Sen. Emmett W. Hanger Jr., R-Augusta, who is co-chairman of the powerful ...
They might be amused to learn that in the only full-length book Thomas Jefferson wrote, "Notes on the State of Virginia," he worried that too many immigrants might be coming from Europe with monarchical principles "imbibed in their early youth," ideas that might turn America into "a heterogeneous, ...
Courtesy of the West Virginia Humanities Council Francis Harrison Pierpont was born Jan. 25, 1814, near Morgantown. On June 20, 1861, Pierpont was unanimously elected as governor of the unionist Reorganized State of Virginia, which sat at Wheeling until West Virginia entered the Union two years ...
Altria Seeks Review of taxes for 'Modified Risk' Products. Altria is asking its home State of Virginia to rethink the way it taxes tobacco products, especially those that federal regulators say would pose fewer health risks than cigarettes. Jan. 21, 2018, at 12:17 p.m.. Altria Seeks Review of Taxes for 'Modified Risk' Products.
Tobacco giant Altria is asking its home State of Virginia to take a fresh look at the way it taxes tobacco products, especially those based on new technology that federal regulators find would pose less health risk than cigarettes. Sen. Emmett W. Hanger Jr., R-Augusta, who is co-chairman of the powerful ...
"Anybody that understands the State of Virginia and the D.C. marketplace understands just how incredible Loudoun County and Fairfax County is not only to do business in but to live," Masinter said. "We've been very active in speaking to many, many very prominent corporate users to relocate or locate on ...
The case began in 1990, when the Department of Justice filed suit against both the State of Virginia and VMI on the grounds that the school's refusal to admit women ran afoul of the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause. In 1997 the Supreme Court, in a decision penned by Ginsburg, determined ...
On October 7, 2003, she was honored by the Virginia Retired teachers Association for the Lifetime Service Award as the "the most active member" in the State of Virginia. Locally, she was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, Hillsville Lions Club and District Governor for District 24-F, Eye Clinic of ...
Tidewater Community College economy Expert Peter Shaw said while Hampton Roads won't benefit directly if Northern Virginia is picked, there's still an upside. "It would be a nice boost to the State of Virginia for jobs and job salaries to help elevate the standard of living and help bring revenue into the state ...
The busy I-95 Intertstate highway in the US State of Virginia is to benefit from more express lanes. The existing 50km of express lanes will be extended to 66km. This stretch of highway is reputed to be one of the most congested in the US and tackling the driver delays has been deemed critical.
"This is the flagship public university in the State of Virginia, so we have an obligation and commitment to Virginians to provide an education to students that reside here. Some of our very best students from the applicant pool each year are from the State of Virginia," said Greg Roberts, undergraduate dean of ...
Today, we begin a series from a book by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs. The book is called "A Princess of Mars." It is the first book in a series that Burroughs wrote about a man who travels to Mars during the last years of the 1800s. There, the man meets strange beings and sees strange sights.
New protocol is in place in hopes of making it easier for University of Virginia students to report sexual assaults. On Thursday, January 11, members of the University of Virginia, the county and city police departments, and the State of Virginia came together to make their work from this past year official.
Madison's own State of Virginia was one in which approval was uncertain. Patrick Henry was governor, and he was opposed to approval. In the debates that led to Virginia's approval, Madison and Henry became political enemies. Although Virginia approved the Constitution at about the same time as New ...
virginia There is never a shortage of holiday activities to try in Virginia, especially if you live in Augusta County. Some of the most popular destinations in the state are within reach from the county. The Shenandoah National Park alone has so many things to explore. A recent report suggests that more people ...
Delays also resulted from the tribes' unique place in history: They made peace with England before the country was established and never signed formal treaties with the U.S. government. "I just feel like we've been overlooked as Indian people living in the State of Virginia," Branham said. "It's about time" ...
With the appointment of Esther Lee, a Fairfax economic development official and former Obama administration official, as Secretary of Commerce, Northam will have a majority female cabinet - a first for the State of Virginia. - Nineteen new delegates, 16 Democrats and four Republicans, were sworn in ...
However, it shouldn't be forgotten that Clark was fighting as much for his home State of Virginia as he was for the newly-minted confederacy of upstart English colonies that were claiming the dignity of sovereign states - states that each had hopes and plans for their own westward expansion in the Indian ...
"There are many other things in the State of Virginia that could use attention, other than this foolishness," one Richmonder lamented. "When they have like a month and a half in session, that's a pretty big waste of time," said another. "I think a lot more attention should be put on what's going on with Virginia's ...
Black, a case from 2003, the Supreme Court decided that the State of Virginia can criminalize speech that is intended to intimidate or threaten, added that cross burning is not covered by free speech. While the court hears, that, a civil case has been filed in Franklin County Circuit Court. In that case, 4 of Turner's neighbors ...
Virginia Main Street which is an organization that's been around for over 30 years is part of the National Trust Main Street organization, which is a group run through the State of Virginia through the Department of Housing and Community Development. It's all about revitalization and economic development ...
On day three of this year's General Assembly session, legislators will be among the few people drawing a State of Virginia paycheck who will actually be at work. The Friday before Martin Luther King Day is the day Virginia sets aside to commemorate Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, giving state ...
The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket, the lottery says. Supp's ticket was one of three nationwide to match the first five numbers in the December 9 drawing, according to lottery officials, and the only one in the State of Virginia. He told the Virginia Lottery that he plans to save his winnings and put ...
The last time the State of Virginia drew a name out of a bowl was 1971. "An "irreparably tainted" election" in one House district and an insidious effort to reverse a Democratic victory in another. There was a recount, and there were legal challenges. Kilgore now ranks fifth in seniority in the Virginia house.
But Democrats organized really hard all over the State of Virginia, came close to erasing that. And Robert, to recap what happened with this race, House District 94 in southeast Virginia, the initial election result in November was really close, so there was a recount. The Democrat, Shelly Simonds, won that ...
In a statement, these leaders said, "Our initial apprehensions about the report greatly mimic the broad-based concerns of others to include lack of preparation by city, county and State of Virginia law enforcement departments and officials, lack of ability to ensure the safety of citizens and gross lack of timely ...
Accomack officials praised the Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority's performance, after its acting director on Wednesday updated the Accomack County Board of Supervisors on recent initiatives. The authority "is considered the model in the State of Virginia," said outgoing Chairman Robert ...
(CNN) A single ballot has put the control of the Virginia House chamber back in limbo for the second time in one week, and next Wednesday morning, the balance of power will be settled in a random drawing. In the latest twist in the state's 94th House District race, a three-judge panel in charge of certifying ...
A victory by a single vote for a Democratic candidate has tipped the balance of power in the US State of Virginia's legislature, US media say. Shelly Simonds reportedly beat incumbent Republican David Yancey with 11,608 votes to 11,607 following a recount in the town of Newport News. The result, which ...
"I think in his mind's eye he has an incredibly accurate eye [on the State of Virginia's economy]; however, I do know a very good optometrist that might help him focus a little bit," Norment said. The budget proposal sets up the General Assembly to remove some additional money from a long-desired increase ...
Cursing in public has been banned in the State of Virginia since before the civil war. Even today, public profanity in Old Dominion is a misdemeanor that can cost you $250. If you think that's some bullshirt, you're not alone, The Washington Post reports: Virginia House Delegate Michael Webert (R) wants to ...
Lulu Miller, former Radiolab producer and co-founder and co-host of Invisibilia on NPR, is currently a fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities to write her book: Why fish Don't Exist, looking at how we categorize the world. Virginia performed the second-highest number of forced sterilizations in ...
Some of Northam's plans include addressing gun violence and expanding Medicaid to 400,000 Virginians. "He's a very inclusive governor and I think he will do great things to bring us unity to the entire State of Virginia," says Randall. The governor is planning to use his message of hope and unity to work ...


 

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