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Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Virginia News

McAuliffe announces state data site

Here’s delicious news for data connoisseurs: The state has launched a new site as a repository of data compiled by state agencies and available for public consumption.

Chris Brown trial set to start on Monday

Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge in Washington could start as soon as today.

Winchester meeting to focus on heroin use increase

Community leaders are coming together in Winchester to discuss what police call an alarming increase in heroin use.

Tug boats to try moving cargo ship grounded off Va. Beach

The Coast Guard says tug boats are set to try moving a 751-foot cargo ship that ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay.

Chesterfield teen found fatally injured under overpass died accidentally, police say

An 18-year-old Chesterfield County woman whose body was found under suspicious circumstances in a median strip under the Dundas Road overpass died accidentally of blunt force trauma to her torso, perhaps after falling, police have concluded.

McAuliffe to speed rights restoration

Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced he will shrink the time violent felons must wait to seek reinstatement of their voting rights.

VCU promotes Pamela Lepley to vice president

Virginia Commonwealth University has named longtime spokeswoman Pamela DiSalvo Lepley as vice president for university relations, a cabinet-level position in which she serves as chief communications officer.

McAuliffe replaces 5 on port panel

McAuliffe revamping comes three years after former Gov. Bob McDonnell replaced 10 of the 11 members of the board selected by the governor.

Va.’s largest rooftop solar array completed

Dominion Virginia Power has completed the installation of the state’s largest rooftop solar system.

Cantor challenger asks state GOP for probe

Party official's former consulting firm works with incumbent's campaign.

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