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Cargo Ship Grounded In Virginia Due To Weather

Cargo Ship Grounded In Virginia Due To Weather

By Toni Matthews-El April 17, 2014

A 751 ft barge was tossed about in the Chesapeake Bay like a bath toy, a testament to the ferocious power of Mother Nature. The cargo ship, known as the Ornak, had been anchored to the east of the Chesapeake …

Mother Defends Her 7-Year-Old's Ku Klux Klan Costume Mother Defends Her 7-Year-Old's Ku Klux Klan Costume
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Well, it’s that time again, Halloween is over, and we’re slowly seeing the after effects of post-holiday uploads like the 6:30AM Pizza Man walk of shame, and a Trayvon Martin costume. Usually, such costumes don’t have much reason tied behind …

Woman Rides Horse to Virginia DMV in Protest Woman Rides Horse to Virginia DMV in Protest

Richmond, Virginia area resident Ashlee Owens rode her horse, “Sassy,” to the Richmond, Virginia DMV on Wednesday, in protest of having her driver’s license suspended. Owens claimed she had sent her insurance information via email and snail mail, though the …

Norfolk Bomb Threat Gets FBI Involved On 9/11 Norfolk Bomb Threat Gets FBI Involved On 9/11

A bomb threat called in to Virginia State Police this morning had Norfolk residents on edge and Homeland Security and members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force on guard. The threat involved the Hampton Road Bridge area, prompting law …

Plane Crashes Into Apartment Building Plane Crashes Into Apartment Building
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A small, two-seater plane crashed into a Virginia apartment building early this morning after the engine died, authorities say. 61-year old William Larson of Vienna and Tache L. Alejandro of Orlando were reportedly taking infrared photos when the plane began …

Powerball Jackpot Back To $40 Million Powerball Jackpot Back To $40 Million
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The Powerball jackpot is currently back at $40 million as a ticket in Virginia won the $217 prize in Wednesday’s drawing. The winning ticket was sold in Richmond, and represented the biggest single prize won since the record $588 million …

Wikipedia Moves To Ashburn, Virginia Wikipedia Moves To Ashburn, Virginia

The Wikimedia Foundation announced today that it is transitioning its main technical operations from a data center in Tampa to one in Ashburn, Virginia, in move it says will improve the technical performance and reliability for all its sites, including …

Yelp Reviews Are Free Speech Until Proven Defamatory Yelp Reviews Are Free Speech Until Proven Defamatory
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Last month, in a case of free speech vs. business reputation, a Virginia judge ordered Yelp (and Angie’s List) user Jane Perez to change negative reviews on the sites, which cast a contractor as a thief. The contractor, Christopher Dietz …

Metallica Helps FBI Search for Virginia Killer Metallica Helps FBI Search for Virginia Killer

Metallica helps the FBI in their quest to locate a Virginia killer, according to the Associated Press. The band recently released a public service announcement, asking their legion of fans to come forward with any information they may have regarding …

White House Crasher Running For Governor Of VA White House Crasher Running For Governor Of VA

Tareq Salahi is known for a lot of things; crashing the White House, for instance, with his wife Michaele. The two were also featured on one season of “The Real Housewives Of D.C.”, no doubt because of the state dinner …

Virginia Trailer Features a Sassy Jennifer Connelly Virginia Trailer Features a Sassy Jennifer Connelly

For the past few years, Jennifer Connelly has become very boring. Her movie choices are boring, her performances are boring — the lady’s career just hasn’t been that interesting. With writer/director Dustin Lance Black’s 2010 drama/comedy “Virginia”, the “Dark City” …

Virginia Schools To Teach Internet Safety
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In an effort to prepare children and teens for the potential stranger danger on the Internet, Virginia is the first state to make Internet safety classes for all grade levels.

It’s hard being first and one might imagine all 49 pairs of eyes (assuming one set of eyes per state, of course) will be on Virginia to see how educators implement the program, the messages used, and the methods by which the program is evaluated.

Virginia May Ban Texting While Driving
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State legislators in Virginia want to ban driving while texting (DWT) on a cell phone.

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Virginia’s General Assembly is proposing legislation that would prohibit texting while driving an electric wheelchair, riding a bicycle, motorcycle and a moped.