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Virginia Bigfoot Caught On Camera
Caught out in the open, a Bigfoot can be seen across the river. This photo was snapped before it left.
Virginia School Apologizes After Having Students Play Slavery 'Game' for Black History Month
The principal at a Virginia elementary school has apologized after officials had students act as slaves in the Underground Railroad as part of a Black History Month lesson. Madison’s Trust Elementary School Principal David Stewart sent an apology letter to parents earlier this month after drawing cr
What to Eat Across Northern Virginia’s Thriving Yemeni Restaurant Scene
When the phone rings at Marib Restaurant in Springfield, Virginia, co-owner Ahmed Alsheikh knows it’s probably one of his “pit-stop” customers. This time, the caller is a man driving south on I-95 from New York to North Carolina to visit family. He tells Alsheikh that he’ll be at the restaurant in f
Virginia Tech vs Notre Dame: Preview
Saturday the Hokies look to get back on track against Notre Dame in South Bend. Virginia Tech is coming off of a loss to UVA where they shot 11% from three and couldn’t buy a bucket. Hopefully, Tech can shake off their shooting slump and regain momentum.
Virginia just killed an amendment that would have helped women so much, and this is BS
It’s 2019, and despite the fact that some people continue to insist that women are entirely equal now, gender equality is still not protected by the U.S. Constitution. In fact, the Equal Rights Amendment, which would codify equal rights for all genders, still needs to pass in one more state before i
Virginia School Under Fire For Making Students Pretend To Be Enslaved During A Lesson About The Underground Railroad
A Virginia elementary school used a disturbing game to teach its students about slavery. Students at Madison's Trust Elementary School were instructed to pretend they were runaway slaves during a gym class lesson about the Underground Railroad, reports NBC Washington.
Virginia man uses a dating app to meet a woman, but ends up shot in the buttocks
PETERSBURG, Va. - Police in Petersburg, Virginia, are investigating an attempted robbery and shooting linked to a dating app. Sources told WTVR that the victim thought he was meeting a woman. However, when he arrived to a dark, narrow Petersburg street Wednesday morning, someone was waiting to rob h
Rep. Luria: Emergency declaration 'concerning,' Virginia bases will lose millions
NORFOLK, Va. — Virginia Second District Congresswoman Elaine Luria is concerned about what President Trump's national emergency declaration over a US-Mexico border wall could cost Virginia.
Virginia’s ‘Green New Deal’ exposes what Democrats really care about -- and it’s not the environment
The state of Virginia is pushing to enact its own Green New Deal which, if it goes forward, would not only be the largest solar energy project on the east coast, but one of the largest in the world.
Virginia Republicans invite Fairfax’s accusers to testify
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Republicans announced plans Friday to hold a public hearing where Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and the two women who have recently accused him of sexual assault can testify, a move that will likely inflame a partisan battle over the General Assembly’s role in investiga
11 MS-13 Members Indicted in Killings of 2 Virginia Teens, Prosecutors Say
Eleven alleged MS-13 gang members, including a leader, were indicted Thursday on charges that could carry the death penalty in the kidnapping and murder of two Virginia teens whose bodies were found in a Fairfax County park, prosecutors say.
Virginia Beach gym and non-profit team up to fight youth homelessness
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- There are hundreds of young people in Hampton Roads who don't have a home to go to at the end of the day. A gym in Virginia Beach wants to change that.
Highlights and Notes: No. 3 UVA vs. No. 20 Virginia Tech
The No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers completed the season sweep of the No. 20 Virginia Tech Hokies on Monday night to improve to 23-2 (11-2 ACC). UVA defeated the Hokies, 64-58, marking the Wahoos’ seventh team over a ranked team this season.
Two cameras found hidden in public bathrooms at Virginia Tech
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Two hidden cameras have been removed from two separate bathrooms on Virginia Tech's campus. Campus police recovered the two devices, which were found in public bathrooms.
Virginia police responding to report of active shooter at a school
(CNN) -- Police in Henrico County, Virginia, are responding to a report of an active shooter at a school, the department tweeted Wednesday afternoon. "At this time there are no reported injuries and no confirmed reports of gun fire. We are continuing to investigate," police tweeted.
Virginia Democrat running for state legislature under fire for past anti-Semitic remarks
A Democratic candidate who has apologized after once saying that giving money to Israel was worse than donating to the Ku Klux Klan is looking to win a seat in the Virginia state legislature on Tuesday.
Hokies Struggle From Deep, Fall to Virginia 58-64
Virginia Tech couldn't buy a bucket from behind the arc. The No. 20 Hokies entered Monday night averaging 41.8% from three, but against No. 3 Virginia, they shot 10.7%. That final score of 64-58, had the Hokies shot even 20% (still 20+ percentage points below their season average), it might have swu
Virginia police responding to report of active shooter in Henrico County
(CNN)Police in Henrico County, Virginia, are responding to a report of an active shooter at a school, the department tweeted Wednesday afternoon. "At this time there are no reported injuries and no confirmed reports of gun fire. We are continuing to investigate," police tweeted.
Virginia State Candidate’s Antisemitism Has a Long, Dangerous Past
A Virginia General Assembly candidate has apologized for past social media posts excoriating Jews and Israel. But Ibraheem Samirah continues to shade his involvement with groups that would like to see Israel eliminated, a sentiment that has been prominent in his life.
Focus on Virginia blackface scandal misses a bigger point
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