McLEAN, Va. (AP) — In a sweeping affirmation of presidential authority, a federal judge in Virginia ruled against a Muslim civil rights group that sought to block the Trump administration’s proposed travel ban. The ruling… The post Judge in Virginia...
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A Navy SEAL has been sentenced to 89 days confinement for assaulting a female sailor he used to date. The post Navy SEAL loses rank, gets jail time for assaulting ex appeared first on WTOP.
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A man who fatally stabbed a Richmond SunTrust executive has been found not guilty of first-degree murder by reason of insanity The post Insanity plea accepted in death of slain bank executive appeared first on WTOP.
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A top executive at a Chinese pulp and paper company planning a $2 billion manufacturing plant near Richmond has left the company. The post CEO of Chinese paper company departs appeared first on WTOP.
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A federal judge ruled Thursday that Virginia' biggest utility, Dominion Virginia Power, violated the Clean Water Act because arsenic is flowing from a coal ash storage site in Chesapeake, polluting ground and surface water but not at a level that...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed Republican-backed legislation that would bar the government from punishing anyone who refuses to participate in same-sex weddings because of their religious beliefs. McAuliffe, a...
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Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of. The post Coal...
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Virginia guard Darius Thompson is transferring, making him the third player to leave the Cavaliers men’s basketball program in two days. Coach Tony Bennett made the announcement Thursday, one day after announcing that guard Marial… The post Coach: Guard...
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A former government contracting officer and her husband have pleaded guilty to nepotism-related charges. The post Ex-contract officer, spouse plead to nepotism-related scheme appeared first on WTOP.
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Fairfax County, Virginia, has the fastest growing Nextdoor network in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. On Thursday, the network celebrated the anniversary of its partnership with Fairfax County police. The post Fairfax Co. police praise online...
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The legal battle over permitting for a proposed Culpeper County mosque appears to be heading for a settlement. The Justice Department alleges the county went out of its way to deny a sewer permit for the proposed Islamic center, bowing to public...
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WINCHESTER – Prosecutors want a judge to disqualify the public defender’s office from representing a Berryville resident accused of killing a woman in her care last June.
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Drivers paid about $12 million in tolls in January and more than $11 million in February. The total exceeds what was paid during the same months in 2015 or 2016. The post Dulles Toll Road windfall likely due to mild winter appeared first on WTOP.
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3/23/2017
WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County school officials argue that funding by the county has not kept pace with the division’s needs since at least fiscal 2009.
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STRASBURG – First Bank invited area high school seniors from Shenandoah, Warren and Frederick counties to learn about the banking industry, financial services and the role banks play in their communities as part of Virginia Bankers Association’s Bank Day...
3/22/2017
Anthony Duncan, 23, of Front Royal, sands the roof of his Honda Civic outside his home on Lee Street recently. Duncan was prepping his car for a new paint job. Rich Cooley/Daily
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