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Graffiti punished by reading - 'It worked!' says prosecutor. Graffiti punished by reading - 'It worked!' says prosecutor.
In September 2016, an old school house in Virginia, used for teaching black students during the era of segregation, was sprayed with offensive graffiti. The culprits were given an unusual sentence - reading. Two-and-a-half years later, the BBC's Emma Jane Kirby asks whether the punishment worked. From the moment Prosecutor and Deputy Commonwealth Attorney Alejandra Rueda heard about the racist ...
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Attempted abduction charge dismissed against Egyptian man after ‘cultural misunderstanding’ at West Virginia mall. Attempted abduction charge dismissed against Egyptian man after ‘cultural misunderstanding’ at West Virginia mall.
An attempted abduction charge has been dropped against an Egyptian man after a mom says she pulled a gun on him at a West Virginia mall in what she calls a "cultural misunderstanding." Mohamed Fathy Hussein Zayan was arrested Monday at the Huntington Mall after a woman told cops that he tried to grab her 5-year-old daughter. She later said that he may have been patting the girl on the head and ...
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Massive solar power plant possibly coming to Northern Virginia. Massive solar power plant possibly coming to Northern Virginia.
WASHINGTON — Northern Virginia could become home to one of the largest solar power plants in the country, and a public hearing on the plan is set for Tuesday afternoon. Solar energy company sPower wants to build the 500-megawatt project on about 3,500 acres, or nearly 5 1/2 square miles, of land in western Spotsylvania County. The total area of the site is 6,350 acres. At least 2,000 acres will...
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Va. House, Senate endorse first speed cameras in Virginia. Va. House, Senate endorse first speed cameras in Virginia.
WASHINGTON — Speed cameras are set to launch in Virginia for the first time — if only in limited form — under legislation approved by both chambers of the state General Assembly. The final version of the legislation headed for Gov. Ralph Northam‘s desk only allows for handheld speed cameras used by police officers while in highway work zones. The officer’s vehicle must have its blue flashing li...
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Local, national figures react to racist photo featuring Northam. Local, national figures react to racist photo featuring Northam.
WASHINGTON — The future of Ralph Northam’s governorship is in limbo Saturday, with pressure mounting for the governor to resign after admitting his appearance in a racist yearbook photo. “I have spent the past year as your governor, fighting for a Virginia that works better for all people,” Northam said in a video statement Friday evening. “I am committed to continuing that fight through the re...
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From Barron to Casserole, First Lady Opens up on White House. From Barron to Casserole, First Lady Opens up on White House.
First lady Melania Trump is sharing some details about life in the Trump White House, saying that son Barron is more interested in sports than social media and that she has no inclination to make casseroles. WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump opened up a bit Wednesday about life in the Trump White House, where 12-year-old Barron is more interested in sports than social media, she has no...
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Farmers' Almanac Releases Winter 2018 Forecast For Virginia, DC. Farmers' Almanac Releases Winter 2018 Forecast For Virginia, DC.
The Farmers' Almanac has released its long-range prediction for winter 2018. The news won't be good for Virginia, Washington, DC and other Mid-Atlantic states, unless you like to go sledding or love to bundle up in wool socks and layers. The publication predicts this winter will be a bit more "normal" as far as the temperatures are concerned, but that isn't necessarily a good thing. The iconic ...
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From Barron to Casserole, First Lady Opens up on White House. From Barron to Casserole, First Lady Opens up on White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump opened up a bit Wednesday about life in the Trump White House, where 12-year-old Barron is more interested in sports than social media, she has no inclination to make casseroles and she thinks the red topiary trees work just fine as part of her holiday decor. Mrs. Trump spoke at a forum at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, to raise awareness a...
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Ultralight aircraft crashes near Shannon Airport on Friday morning. Ultralight aircraft crashes near Shannon Airport on Friday morning.
FREDERICKSBURG — Virginia State Police responded to a plane crash Friday morning just outside Shannon Airport. A private, ultralight craft crashed on federal land just outside the airport, near Slaughter Pen Farm Historic Site, at about 7:45 a.m. One person, the pilot, received treatment at the scene and was taken to Mary Washington Hospital with serious injuries, state police said. There wa...
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Virginia files lawsuit against Mountain Valley Pipeline, alleging environmental violations. Virginia files lawsuit against Mountain Valley Pipeline, alleging environmental violations.
The company building a natural gas pipeline through Southwest Virginia violated environmental regulations more than 300 times, a lawsuit filed Friday by Virginia’s top lawyer alleges. Mountain Valley Pipeline is facing “the maximum allowable civil penalties and a court order to force MVP to comply with environmental laws and regulations,” according to a statement from Attorney General Mark Herr...
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