Virginia News

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  • Lobbying effort fails to pay off for Charlottesville

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Charlottesville officials who paid a lobbying firm $50,000 in taxpayer money to push for legislation they wanted have come away largely disappointed.... Read More

  • Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving journalism

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia - an image he snapped on the final day of his newspaper job before leaving to work at a brewery.... Read More

  • Virginia student rally against gun violence draws 300

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia students had expected 10,000 people to march to the State Capitol Friday as part of a nationwide protest against school violence. The event ended up drawing only about 300, but students said they weren't discouraged.... Read More

  • In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    Once again, they filed out of class. In a new wave of school walkouts, they raised their voices against gun violence. But this time, they were looking to turn outrage into action.... Read More

  • Black ministers disappointed by mayor's response to texts

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- A group of black ministers say they're disappointed in the response from a Virginia city's mayor to text messages the city manager's deputy sent about protesters, referring to them as "5 percenters."... Read More

Top U.S. News

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  • Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    HOUSTON (AP) -- Barbara Bush was the "first lady of the greatest generation."... Read More

  • The Latest: Barbara Bush's casket wheeled out of church

    HOUSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):... Read More

  • After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again

    Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to brace for impact. The plane hurtling toward the unforgiving ground.... Read More

  • Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

    PHOENIX (AP) -- U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.... Read More

  • Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) -- Mitt Romney may have one of the best-known names in national politics, but he's still going to have to face down nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.... Read More