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Earthquake Hits Goochland, Virginia

Earthquake Hits Goochland, Virginia

On Thursday the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed a 2.5 magnitude earthquake in Goochland, Virginia, just outside the state capital of Richmond. The earthquake struck the Goochland County area around 2:50 a.m. Thursday morning. No injuries or building damaged has been reported yet. The epicenter of the quake was located to be around […]

Former Governor Rick Perry Boasts Conservatism in Virginia

Former Governor Rick Perry Boasts Conservatism in Virginia

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry came to Virginia to boast his policies to lawmakers as a politician who favors a low-tax, conservative approach to fiscal policy and a more aggressive attitude to international relations. On Tuesday, Perry came to Richmond, Virginia to speak to the Republican Party of Virginia, lecturing the attendees on his aforementioned views on legislation that helped […]

Virginia Accident Causing I-85 Delays

Virginia Accident Causing I-85 Delays

A traffic accident on I-85 in Dinwiddie, Virginia has caused lane blockages and delays in addition to multiple reported injuries. Traffic backups are expected to continue for some time. There have been two medflight helicopters dispatched to treat those who were hurt and take them to a local hospital. The accident happened by mile marker […]

University of Virginia Reinstates and Reinvents Greek Parties

University of Virginia Reinstates and Reinvents Greek Parties

The University of Virginia decided to reinstate social activity privileges to greek system members, ending early a ban instituted in response to a now discredited story about a gang rape, but has asked for a reinvention of the party safety procedures. University President Teresa Sullivan has met with heavy criticism for what many have deemed […]

Monticello Evening Tours Combine History and Christmas Holiday Traditions

Monticello Evening Tours Combine History and Christmas Holiday Traditions

Monticello, the Charlottesville, VA, home of Thomas Jefferson, is hosting evening tours beginning Dec. 12 and throughout the month that combine history and Christmas holiday traditions of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The first tour starts after dark at 5:30, followed by additional tours spaced 15 minutes apart at 5:45 and 6 p.m. […]

Colonial Williamsburg Christmas Season Begins With Grand Illumination

Colonial Williamsburg Christmas Season Begins With Grand Illumination

Colonial Williamsburg, the 18th-century living history museum in Virginia, officially prepares for the Christmas season beginning with the Grand Illumination, always held on the first Sunday of December. For 2014, a variety of events will be available throughout the day, Sunday, Dec. 7, ranging from guided tours through the homes and shops decorated for the […]

‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Regrets UVA Article

‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Regrets UVA Article

Rolling Stone magazine admitted fault Friday after publishing a story regarding a female student at the University of Virginia (UVA) who was allegedly gang-raped at a fraternity house. Rolling Stone indicated they regretted publishing their UVA article due to new details in the case and released an apology to their readers, the university and all parties […]

Jamestown Settlement Prepares Colonial Thanksgiving Feast

Jamestown Settlement Prepares Colonial Thanksgiving Feast

Beginning on Thanksgiving Day, the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center in Virginia will demonstrate food preparation in colonial times, from everyday fare to a Thanksgiving feast. Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia is a three-day museum program, Nov. 27-29, 2014, designed to show what the early colonists had to do to get a meal […]

Racial Tweet by Assistant Principal Upset Students and NAACP

Racial Tweet by Assistant Principal Upset Students and NAACP

Students were enraged by a racially influenced tweet sent by Amy Strickland, the assistant principal of Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virginia. On Monday the students abruptly departed class and began a protest in lieu of a tweet that alluded to young African-American men as a nightmare for Caucasian dads. The post, which has since […]

Illinois Congressman Dies of Lung Cancer

Illinois Congressman Dies of Lung Cancer

Reports coming from Senator Mark Kirk’s chief of staff indicate that Illinois U.S. Representative Phil Crane has died in Virginia. The Illinois Congressman was 84-years-old and the reports says that his death was from lung cancer. The Congressman died at his daughters home Saturday night, surrounded by his family. Chicago suburbs in the far northwest […]

Hannah Graham Remains Identified by Medical Examiner

Hannah Graham Remains Identified by Medical Examiner

The Albemarie County Police Department has just confirmed via Twitter that the medical examiner for the county has just confirmed that the remains found on October 18 are in fact those of 18-year-old Hannah Graham. A student at the University of Virginia, The 18-year-old has not been seen since September 13, and video surveillance of […]

UVA Student Hannah Graham: Who is Chief of Police Tim Longo?

UVA Student Hannah Graham: Who is Chief of Police Tim Longo?

Ever since UVA student Hannah Graham went missing on Sept. 13, Timothy Longo, chief of police in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been at the forefront in press conferences and in leading searches to find the 18-year-old college student. After the recent finding of human remains, Longo described the phone call to Graham’s parents as “difficult.” Across […]

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