Tag: Virginia

Rhoades, VCU agree to contract extension

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RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Commonwealth University men's basketball coach Mike Rhoades has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him on the Rams'...

Gang member gets 30 years in prison for boy’s stabbing death

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GREENBELT, Md. — A gang member was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison for his role in the killing of a...

NIL era brings cautious optimism to college-town businesses

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Bret Oliverio says he wants college athletes to endorse his Sup Dogs restaurant along the main Franklin Street drag steps...

US to evacuate Afghan visa seekers to Army base in Virginia

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Monday it would evacuate about 2,500 Afghans who worked for the U.S. government and their families to a...

New chief selected for Capitol Police after 1/6 insurrection

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WASHINGTON — A police official who has run large departments in Maryland and Virginia has been selected as chief of the U.S. Capitol Police...

Nabisco factory in New Jersey closing after 63 years

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FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Friday was the last day for residents of a New Jersey town to smell the sweet aroma of freshly baked...

Nursing school operators charged with selling bogus diplomas

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The owners and operators of nursing schools in Virginia and Florida have been charged with plotting to sell bogus transcripts...

$3 million in grants going to Black history sites, groups

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A fund formed in response to the deadly racial violence four years ago in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Thursday it will award...

Deputy indicted in shooting of man who called 911 for help

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SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. — A Virginia sheriff's deputy was indicted Thursday on a felony charge related to the shooting of a Black man at...

UAW factory workers ratify deal, will end Volvo truck strike

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NORFOLK, Va. — Striking blue-collar workers at a Volvo heavy truck plant in southwestern Virginia have narrowly ratified what the company said was its...