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West Virginia closes all public schools amid teacher strike -- even as governor signs pay bill

Added: 22.02.2018 10:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

All public schools in West Virginia were shuttered Thursday as teachers geared up to strike for better wages and health insurance options -- even as Gov. Jim Justice signed a bill to raise teacher pay.


Kirby appointed marketing manger at Virgin Holidays

Added: 22.02.2018 3:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Kirby has previously held senior marketing roles at P&G, including senior brand portfolio leader for Oral-B, and has been hired directly from Walgreens Boots Alliance where she was global brand and marketing director, leading the launch of new global skincare brands.


Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes back

Added: 21.02.2018 20:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral in Virginia have blasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan.

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Gina Rodriguez Opens Up About Love, Living With Hashimoto's Disease, and More

Added: 21.02.2018 15:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

Gina Rodriguez is opening up to Self about everything from love to being a Hashimoto's disease warrior. The Jane the Virgin star has been living with Hashimoto's which she calls,...


Truck was on tracks despite gates when struck by Amtrak train: U.S. report

Added: 21.02.2018 13:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

A garbage truck was on the tracks despite lowered safety gates when it was struck by a train carrying Republican lawmakers in a fatal crash last month in rural Virginia, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday.


North Carolina father, daughter charged with incest arraigned in Virginia court

Added: 20.02.2018 22:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

A North Carolina father and daughter accused of incest that led to a baby boy – and a marriage – were arraigned Tuesday on felony charges of incest and misdemeanor charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.


Abandoned dog found tied to tree with note from owner gets adopted

Added: 20.02.2018 19:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

An abandoned dog tied to a tree in the woods of Virginia has finally found a “forever family.”

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VW bid to delay first U.S. diesel emissions trial rejected

Added: 20.02.2018 16:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Virginia judge rejected a request by VW to delay several of the company's trials over excess emissions because of "inflammatory" comments made by a lawyer representing car owners.

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Virginia judge rejects Volkswagen bid to delay first U.S. diesel emissions trial

Added: 20.02.2018 14:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Virginia state court judge on Tuesday rejected a request by the U.S. unit of Volkswagen AG to delay several of the company's trials over excess emissions because it fears "inflammatory" comments made by a lawyer representing car owners in a TV documentary will prejudice the jury.


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