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Virginia Horse Owners Urged to get Animals Vaccinated
RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Virginia agriculture officials are concerned that horse owners might not have their animals vaccinated because of a lack of disease activity last year. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says there …
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Golf triumph gives Virginia trophy again
RADFORD, Va. — The Virginia team rolled to a 60.5-23.5 win over its West Virginia counterparts in the 31st Virginia-West Virginia Team Matches held Friday and Saturday at The Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech. In singles Sunday, Phillip Reale of …
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Virginia agency preserves land at four state prisons

Virginia agency preserves land at four state prisons
Virginia Department of Corrections Director Harold Clarke says the agency is limiting industrial and commercial development on 428 acres at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, 570 acres at Deep Meadow Correctional Center in Goochland County, …
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Virginia Tech coach Stacy Searels makes mark as hero
Virginia Tech offensive line coach Stacy Searels (center) received the NCAA Award of Valor, an honor that has been handed out only 15 times since 1974, for his efforts to save the lives of Appalachian State football support staff trapped in a car wreck.
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Virginia State Police: trooper strikes Va. woman with patrol car after she

Virginia State Police: trooper strikes Va. woman with patrol car after she
ANNANDALE, Virginia — Virginia State Police say a woman is recovering after being struck by a trooper driving a patrol car. Virginia State Police say it happened around 2:45 a.m. Saturday when a trooper was taking the exit ramp from I-495 north to …
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Growth in loans and deposits boosts Virginia Heritage Bank results
Tysons Corner-based Virginia Heritage Bank, which has grown to six branches with a seventh on the way, reports higher loans and deposits and improved quarterly earnings. Virginia Heritage had first quarter net income of $ 2.2 million, or 35 cents per …
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Virginia boy with rare form of dwarfism impacts world

Virginia boy with rare form of dwarfism impacts world
Jacob Walker is four-years-old and stands just over two-and-a-half feet tall. He's the only known boy in the world living with a rare form of dwarfism. Even though Jacob might seem tiny, he's making a huge impact on everyone who follows his journey …
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NFL mock draft: Todd McShay picks Virginia OT Morgan Moses for Giants with
Of all the names that have been linked to the Giants early in the NFL Draft, Virginia offensive tackle Morgan Moses isn't one that has been mentioned often, at least not in the first round. But ESPN's Todd McShay did a mock draft as if he were the …
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Virginia Beach lawyer pleads guilty to stealing $2 million from escrow funds

Virginia Beach lawyer pleads guilty to stealing million from escrow funds
According to a statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, 44-year-old David R. Flynn, who is the owner of Assured Title of Virginia, LLC in Virginia Beach, stole over $ 2 million from real estate trust accounts in order to cover up problems with …
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ICAT Day Offers Cutting-edge Arts and Technology Research
Virginia Tech research that merges the arts and technology, blurs traditional discipline boundaries, and offers new ways to express and create will be showcased during “ICAT Day” on Monday, May 5. This free annual event spotlights the innovative …
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Virginia Tech to test VT Alerts system on all campuses April 24
Virginia Tech will send three messages as part of a special full-scale test of its VT Alerts system Thursday, April 24, to the Blacksburg campus, as well as university facilities located in six regions across Virginia. The three messages will allow …
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Why Virginia Republicans are smiling

Why Virginia Republicans are smiling
Virginia voters know that they have an opportunity not only to replace a Senator who's voted 97 percent of the time with President Obama, but to replace Harry Reid as Senate Majority Leader. Our first quarter report shows strong support from across the …
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Deal watch: Three nights in Virginia Beach for 9
Soak up the sun while spending three nights near the bustling boardwalk in Virginia Beach for just $ 159. This offer from Endless Vacation Rentals includes three nights at the upscale Ocean Key Resort, two rounds of golf at the Virginia Beach National …
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Crews still working to contain wildfires in Southwest Virginia
Southwest Virginia was a hotbed of wildfire activity over the Easter weekend, with forestry firefighters responding to multiple significant blazes in a four-county area. According to the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF), at least six significant …
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Russian choir visiting southwest Virginia

Russian choir visiting southwest Virginia
From Russia with friendship might be an alternate theme for this year's Festival of the Arts at Southwest Virginia Community College. Phillip Imel, a former instructor at Southwest Virginia Community College, who now teaches at NOVA Community College …
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Northern Virginia lurches to the right
NORTHERN VIRGINIA'S 10th Congressional District is a swing district, won by Barack Obama in 2008 and Mitt Romney in 2012, each time by a narrow margin. Taking in McLean and other wealthy precincts of Fairfax County, all of Loudoun County and other …
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Virginia Intermont loses final home games
Earlier this week, Virginia Intermont announced that the athletic department would be going away at the end of the current school year. The Cobras baseball team won a marathon 19-inning game on Friday night. However, on Saturday the Cobras were …
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Virginia mens tennis team concludes unbeaten ACC season
BLACKSBURG – The fourth-ranked Virginia men's tennis team closed out its regular season schedule Saturday with a 7-0 victory over Virginia Tech at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center. With the victory, the Cavaliers went undefeated through the ACC …
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Virginia Drive resident attacked with beer bottle; suspect, witness injured

Virginia Drive resident attacked with beer bottle; suspect, witness injured
A Virginia Drive resident stabbed a woman who attacked her with a beer bottle and refused to leave her house Thursday night, Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit commander Sgt. Dale Phillips said Friday.
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Virginia Plaintiffs Respond to Defendants' Marriage Appeal
Supporters of marriage equality seeking to overturn Virginia's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, along with the office of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, filed appellate briefs April 11 in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer urging …
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Bruce Springsteen opens with rare cover, plays summer set at hot Virginia

Bruce Springsteen opens with rare cover, plays summer set at hot Virginia
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band liked the outdoor feel of summer Saturday night, playing a bunch of summer songs at their show at the Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach amphitheater. Overall an excellent, 28-song, three-hour-and-10-minute show …
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Storms knock out power in Central Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — More than 3,000 customers were without power Tuesday afternoon in Central Virginia as a powerful cold front swept through the area. According to Dominion Power's outage tracker, 1,616 customers in Richmond were without …

Spring Frost Threatens Central Virginia Crops
We're familiar with this type of thing in Virginia. Last year, we had a similar frost event about the same time. In 2007, we had a pretty serious one Easter weekend,” Pelton said. Nearby at Critzer Family Farm, strawberry picking season begins in about …
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