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West Virginia inmate killed in assault by another prisoner

MOUNT OLIVE, W.Va. (AP) – An inmate at a maximum-security prison in West Virginia has been killed in an assault by another prisoner, authorities said. Brian O’Neil Gifft, 40, died Friday after he was attacked in a Mount Olive Correctional Complex housing unit with a makeshift weapon that was later recovered, the West Virginia Department…

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Virginia Gov. Announces Support for Legalizing Marijuana

Most Popular Biden’s Foolish Immigration Priorities Joe Biden shouldn’t want to begin his administration with a renewed migrant crisis at the border, but that’s what his priorities risk creating. After many false starts — including the zero-tolerance policy that drove family separations — the Trump administration got a handle on the border thanks to its…

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Virginia Tech vs. Miami (FL): How to watch live stream, TV channel, NCAA Football start time

Through 1 QuarterThe Virginia Tech Hokies are giving their home crowd exactly what it was hoping to see. After one quarter neither squad has the matchup in the bag, but Virginia Tech leads 7-3 over the Miami (FL) Hurricanes. QB Hendon Hooker has led the way so far for the Hokies, as he has accumulated…

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How to watch West Virginia vs. TCU: Live stream, TV channel, start time for Saturday’s NCAA Football game

Through 1 QuarterThe West Virginia Mountaineers are ahead after one, as expected, but they’ll have to keep working the rest of the way. They have jumped out to a quick 7 to nothing lead against the TCU Horned Frogs. The Mountaineers have been led by QB Jarret Doege, who so far has accumulated 77 passing…

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West Virginia ramps up seat belt enforcement starting Monday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia highway enforcers are taking part in this year’s Click It or Ticket effort that begins Monday.Anyone caught traveling without a buckled seat belt or traveling with unrestrained children will be ticketed, transportation officials said in a news release.The two-week mobilization coincides with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s campaign…

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Virginia lawmakers approve $1 million to investigate VMI

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers on Monday approved budget changes proposed by Gov. Ralph Northam, including adding $1 million to pay for an independent investigation into allegations of racism at the Virginia Military Institute.Northam — a VMI graduate — and other top Democratic elected officials sent a letter to the public school’s board last…

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Louisville vs. Virginia Rescheduled Due to Cardinals’ Positive COVID-19 Tests

Timothy D. Easley/Associated PressSaturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference game between Louisville and Virginia has been pushed back by a week because of positive tests and quarantining within the Cardinals program, according to a statement from the ACC.The two teams are now scheduled to play Nov. 14.Louisville announced that 10 players and five staff members tested positive,…

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Virginia women, others leave workforce amid pandemic

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – When the pandemic hit, Richmonder Kari Altizer was a financial adviser about to give birth to her first child, a boy, at the end of March. “I wasn’t sure I was going to make enough money to afford day care. My clients were dropping off. And I wasn’t sure where I…

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Virginia Military Institute superintendent resigns amid call for racism probe

LEXINGTON, Va. — The superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute resigned Monday, a week after state officials ordered an investigation into what they characterized as a culture of “ongoing structural racism” at the college.The Board of Visitors accepted 80-year-old retired Army Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III’s resignation “with deep regret,” board President John William Boland…

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Police: Virginia officer shot while chasing robbery suspect

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police officer was hospitalized early Monday after being shot by a suspect in a robbery, according to authorities.Alexandria police were called to a report of shots fired at the scene of a robbery after midnight, the department said.While chasing a suspect, an officer was shot in the lower body,…