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  • Governor, lawmakers announce Va. budget cuts

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican lawmakers are planning to fill a $882 million budget shortfall by tapping the state government's rainy day fund and making cuts to various agencies, universities, and local governments. The plan won't affect K-12 school spending...

  • Va. president: 'deep concern' for missing student

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says the university community is deeply concerned about a student who has been missing since early Saturday. Sullivan issued the statement Monday as police continued to search for Hannah Elizabeth Graham. Police say...

  • Va. AG's office to assist local inmates' re-entry

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia attorney general's office is creating the position of a statewide coordinator to prepare local inmates for their return to society. Attorney General Mark R. Herring also announced Monday the creation of a re-entry portal to assist in that effort. While the...

  • Virginia income tax dependence cited in report

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is among the states whose coffers depend most on a state income tax, and a recent report links a decline in the growth rate of state income tax revenues to the rising concentration of income for the richest households. A report by the credit ratings agency Standard...

  • Dominion to buy 2 solar projects in Calif.

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Resources is planning to buy two solar projects in California. The Richmond -based energy company announced the agreement with EDF Renewable Energy on Monday. The deal is expected to close next year. The projects in Kings, Kern and Marin counties in California...

  • Dominion installing solar project in central Va.

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Virginia Power is planning to install nearly 2,500 solar panels at a Capital One facility in Chester. The Richmond-based energy provider says it will be the first ground-mounted solar energy system in central Virginia. Officials say the system will be capable of...

  • Va. department wins national procurement award

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Department of General Services has received a national award for the state's electronic procurement system. The department says it received the George Cronin Award for Procurement Excellence from the National Association of State Procurement Officials last week...

  • SCHEV hits the road for annual presidents meeting

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia is taking a road trip. The council will hold its annual joint meeting with the Council of Presidents on Monday and Tuesday at James Madison University. The meeting comes at a critical time for higher education in...

  • Distracted driving conference set in Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Potential solutions for distracted driving will be discussed at a conference in Richmond. The 2014 Virginia Distracted Driving Summit will be held Monday and Tuesday at the Westin Richmond. The conference organized by the nonprofit group Drive Smart Virginia will focus on...

  • 1 killed, 3 hurt in Norfolk shooting

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police in Norfolk are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and three others injured. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1tUtXCj) reports officers responded to reports of gunshots early Sunday in a residential area near a high school. Police say in a news release...

  • Va. gov to release details on budget cut agreement

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to release details on budget cuts for the next two years. McAuliffe and leaders of the General Assembly are scheduled to attend a news conference on the agreement Monday. McAuliffe announced the agreement Saturday after appearing at the...

  • Secretariat's birthplace to host mustang event

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — The birthplace of Triple Crown great Secretariat will welcome a wild horse training competition next spring. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1qUQGut) reports The Meadow Event Park in Doswell will host an Extreme Mustang Makeover. It will be held in conjunction with the...

  • Va. gov: Agreement on budget cuts reached

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said an agreement has been reached on budget cuts for the next two years. McAuliffe and leaders of the General Assembly plan to release details at a news conference on Monday. McAuliffe has said officials are projecting a revenue shortfall of...

  • Lynchburg dedication to honor 2 Va. historic sites

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Two state historical markers are being christened this weekend in Lynchburg. The Virginia Department of Historic Resources markers each will be dedicated on Sunday. One will recognize a home for formerly enslaved women, while the other will recognize the site of...

  • Gardner-Webb defeats Lynchburg 34-0

    BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Lucas Beatty threw for two touchdowns and Gardner-Webb beat Virginia Lynchburg 34-0 in a game called at the end of the third quarter because of lightning on Saturday night. Beatty was 10 of 19 for 138 yards. His touchdown passes went to J.J. Hubbard for 24 yards in...



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