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Virginia News: AG Herring Warns of Scammers Posting as Disaster Officials During Hurricane Florence

Scammers in Hampton Roads are seeking personal information under the guise of reimbursement for evacuation expenses RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring today is warning Virginians, particularly those who live in the Hampton Roads region, of scammers who are posing as disaster relief officials calling for personal information under the guise of … Continue reading Virginia News: AG Herring Warns of Scammers Posting as Disaster Officials During Hurricane Florence

Florence forces 3 games with ranked teams off weekend slate

Hurricane Florence has forced the cancellation of several Top 25 games this weekend, including No. 13 Virginia Tech’s home game against East Carolina, No. 14 West Virginia’s trip to North Carolina State and No. 18 UCF’s game at North Carolina. The Category 4 storm’s approach led to a series of schedule adjustments Tuesday for teams … Continue reading Florence forces 3 games with ranked teams off weekend slate

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. | The Latest: Florence forces adjustments in Virginia, SC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— The Latest on Hurricane Florence‘s impact on college football (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Several schools in Virginia and South Carolina aren’t waiting to adjust their schedules with Hurricane Florence looming. In South Carolina, Charleston Southern’s game at The Citadel on Saturday in Charleston has been postponed to Nov. 29 — as … Continue reading CHAPEL HILL, N.C. | The Latest: Florence forces adjustments in Virginia, SC

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | The Latest: Virginia, Louisiana win Miss America prelims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Latest on the second night of preliminary competition in the Miss America pageant (all times local): 9 p.m. Contestants from Virginia and Louisiana have won titles in the second night of preliminary competition in the Miss America competition. Miss Virginia Emili McPhail won the onstage interview portion. Miss Louisiana Holli’ … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | The Latest: Virginia, Louisiana win Miss America prelims

WASHINGTON | Manafort foreign agent trial to remain in DC, judge rules

WASHINGTON  — Paul Manafort’s second trial will remain in the District of Columbia, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that the former Trump campaign chairman’s attorneys had failed to show that thorough jury questioning and careful instructions couldn’t ensure that both sides could pick an impartial jury in Washington. Manafort’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort foreign agent trial to remain in DC, judge rules

Virginia News: Unredacted Complaint Sheds Light on Sheer Volume of Prescription Opioids Purdue Pharma Pushed into Virginia

Between 2008 and 2017, Purdue pushed nearly 150 million prescription opioid pills and patches into Virginia communities RICHMOND, VA – Newly unsealed data shows that Purdue Pharma pushed nearly 150 million opioid pills and patches into the Commonwealth of Virginia between 2008 and 2017, through their rigorous marketing and sales programs, filling nearly 2.2 million … Continue reading Virginia News: Unredacted Complaint Sheds Light on Sheer Volume of Prescription Opioids Purdue Pharma Pushed into Virginia

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Watchdog buys Google ads posing as Russian troll

WASHINGTON — The Latest on congressional hearings on social media issues (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia is blasting Google for a response to lawmakers’ inquiries about its reported plans to launch a search engine in China that would comply with censorship laws. Warner says he is “truly disappointed” with a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Watchdog buys Google ads posing as Russian troll

VIRGINIA | Horse farm owners are invited to enroll in conservation short course

RICHMOND, VA — A day-long course is being offered this fall to give Virginia horse-farm owners the opportunity to learn about conservation practices that can benefit farming operations and local water quality. Healthy Land for Healthy Horses:  A Short Course on Pasture and Manure Management will be held in four locations across Virginia. The course … Continue reading VIRGINIA | Horse farm owners are invited to enroll in conservation short course