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Out of a dozen entries from across the country, a local high-tech company recently landed one of the top honors in a "serious-gaming" contest tied to the Defense Users' GameTech Conference, an industry trade show held earlier this month in Orlando....
Tags: Public Finance, Armed Forces, U.S. Army, Entertainment, Politics
A tornado touched down in the Largo area of Prince George's County during storms that passed through the region Friday, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday. Meteorologists had previously confirmed another tornado in Northern Virginia. The...
Betty Tressler Fish, 87, of Spotsylvania County, Va., peacefully passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at home. She was born in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Mrs. Fish was a registered nurse with an ophthalmologist's practice. She was very active in her...
email@example.comEditor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of stories about findings and recommendations in the Hagerstown and Washington County Economic Development Strategic Plan. “Location, location, location” is an old real estate adage...
Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing 2 percent pay raises for public school teachers conditioned on more strenuous teacher assessment standards and a longer probationary period for new hires. McDonnell is asking the General Assembly to budget nearly $59...
Tags: Bob McDonnell, Teachers, Government, Occupations, PTA
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
New Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose recently inked a four-year, $250,000 deal that includes a provision that allows her to be reimbursed for up to $25,000 in relocation costs. Foose will be moving from the neighboring Frederick County to...
Twenty people across Virginia have been arrested in an undercover sting targeting online child predators. One of the arrests was in Bedford. The arrests were all part of an investigation called Operation Phalanx. They were announced Thursday by...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The family of a man who investigators say gunned down a Virginia Tech police officer offers its condolences and prayers to the family of the slain law enforcement officer. In an unsigned statement sent Sunday to The Associated...
Tags: Shootings, Blacksburg
Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday. Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
Berkeley County Authorities looking for Martinsburg woman accused of attemped robbery in The CommonsAuthorities are looking for a Martinsburg woman accused of attempting to rob another woman Monday outside a store in The Commons shopping center, police said Friday. Deborah Ann Phipps, 33, was identified after another robbery occurred on Tuesday in...
The City of Salem is receiving a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation to acquire nine acres to complete the Roanoke River Greenway project between Rotary Park and the city line. Another grant was awarded to the city for the trail...
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