RICHMOND, Va | The Latest: Staff members resign after Fairfax allegations

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on scandals involving Virginia’s Democratic leaders (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has lost several staff members after two women accused him of sexual assault and much of the state’s political establishment called for him to resign. Two of his three state staffers resigned … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va | The Latest: Staff members resign after Fairfax allegations

MCLEAN, Va | Gannett turns down $1.36B buyout offer

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — The publisher of USA Today and other newspapers is rejecting a $1.36 billion buyout from a hedge-fund backed media group with a history of taking over newspapers and slashing jobs. MNG Enterprises, better known as Digital First Media, made its unsolicited bid of $12 per share last month. Gannett Co. said … Continue reading MCLEAN, Va | Gannett turns down $1.36B buyout offer

RICHMOND, Va | Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — A person familiar with the plans says Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia. The online retailer is expected to make an official announcement later Tuesday. The person was not authorized to speak publicly ahead of that announcement and spoke … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va | Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

RICHMOND, Va | A look at what’s in Amazon’s new deal with Virginia

RICHMOND, Va.  — Virginia regularly awards grants, tax breaks and other goodies to businesses that move to the state or expand their operations, sometimes even for small projects that produce just a dozen or so jobs. But Amazon’s announcement Tuesday that it plans to put at least 25,000 highly paid new workers in a new … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va | A look at what’s in Amazon’s new deal with Virginia

MARTINSVILLE, Va. | NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson lands new sponsor in Ally Financial

MARTINSVILLE, Va.— Jimmie Johnson has landed just the second primary sponsor of his career as Ally Financial will partner with Hendrick Motorsports to back the seven-time NASCAR champion in 2019-2020. Lowe’s has been Johnson’s sponsor since his 2001 debut and has been represented in some part on the No. 48 Chevrolet in all 83 of … Continue reading MARTINSVILLE, Va. | NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson lands new sponsor in Ally Financial

NORFOLK, Va. | Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast

NORFOLK, Va. — A California-based startup has announced big plans to go small as it reaches into space, rocketing satellites the size of loaves of bread into orbit from Virginia. The endeavor reflects increasing demand from companies and governments alike to monitor ships, crops and the weather from space. Rocket Lab said Wednesday it will … Continue reading NORFOLK, Va. | Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast

Business News: Dominion Energy, Dominion Energy Midstream Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

Dominion Energy agrees to acquire Dominion Energy Midstream common units for 0.2492 Dominion Energy common shares per Dominion Energy Midstream unit RICHMOND, VA – Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE: D), and Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: DM), today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Dominion Energy will acquire all outstanding … Continue reading Business News: Dominion Energy, Dominion Energy Midstream Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

Business News: Dominion Energy Donates $1.6 Million to Charities Meeting Critical Community Needs

– Focus is housing/shelter, access to health care, and food security in communities served by Dominion Energy – Grants to be shared by 217 organizations in 12 states RICHMOND, VA – Jan. 31, 2019 – Dominion Energy is once again starting the year by awarding hundreds of critical community needs grants to help feed, shelter … Continue reading Business News: Dominion Energy Donates $1.6 Million to Charities Meeting Critical Community Needs