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Business News: Digital Realty Expands Internet Exchange Platform into Chicago, Northern Virginia

Colocation leader now providing internet exchange services in six metro locations nationwide SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Jan. 21, 2019 – Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today the expansion of the Digital Realty Internet Exchange Platform, or “DRIX,” to Digital Realty data centers in Ashburn, … Continue reading Business News: Digital Realty Expands Internet Exchange Platform into Chicago, Northern Virginia

United States | U.S. Commitment to Religious Freedom

United States – Today the United States honors National Religious Freedom Day. On this day in 1786, the Virginia General Assembly adopted Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. It begins with a groundbreaking statement: “Almighty God hath created the mind free.” This Statute goes on to guarantee freedom of religion to people of all … Continue reading United States | U.S. Commitment to Religious Freedom

Virginia News: December 2018 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 5.7% From Previous Year and Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections Up 1.5%

Two sources mostly tied to the economy—payroll withholding and sales tax—posted strong gains, while nonwithholding declined due to timing issues related to federal tax policy changes RICHMOND, VA – Jan. 13, 2019 – Virginia Governor Northam announced Friday that December General Fund revenue decreased 5.7 percent from the previous year, mainly due to a significant … Continue reading Virginia News: December 2018 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 5.7% From Previous Year and Fiscal-Year-To-Date Collections Up 1.5%

Virginia News: Governor Ralph Northam Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Expected Winter Storm

RICHMOND, VA – Jan. 13, 2019 – Virginia Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency today in advance of the anticipated effects of winter weather expected this weekend including snow, ice, and high winds throughout much of the Commonwealth.  This will likely result in downed trees, power outages, and transportation impacts.  The executive order … Continue reading Virginia News: Governor Ralph Northam Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Expected Winter Storm

NEW YORK | Impressive wins push Michigan to No. 5 in new AP Top 25 poll

NEW YORK — Michigan has climbed to No. 5 in the latest AP Top 25 poll after impressive wins against ranked opponents. The top four remain unchanged in the poll released Monday with Gonzaga at the top, followed by Kansas, Duke and Virginia. Gonzaga earned 43 of 64 first-place votes, while Kansas had 19. Duke … Continue reading NEW YORK | Impressive wins push Michigan to No. 5 in new AP Top 25 poll

WASHINGTON | Comey resists closed-door Congress interview on FBI actions

WASHINGTON  — A congressional committee has subpoenaed former FBI chief James Comey to make himself available for an interview, but he only wants to do it if the event is public. Comey says he’ll resist appearing behind closed doors Dec. 3. He says of House Republicans: “I’ve seen enough of their selective leaking and distortion. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Comey resists closed-door Congress interview on FBI actions

DETROIT | Police: Suspect in Detroit senior complex slayings arrested

DETROIT — A registered sex offender charged in the fatal shooting of two people and an attempted rape inside a low-income senior complex in Detroit has been arrested in Virginia. Detroit police said Monday that 69-year-old James Fleming surrendered to authorities in Richmond around midnight. No other information about the arrest has been released. Fleming … Continue reading DETROIT | Police: Suspect in Detroit senior complex slayings arrested