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 2020-09-22 02:28 

WAVY.com

[ Norfolk ]

ODU's enrollment increases for fall semester amid pandemic...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — At a time when college enrollment is falling nationally, tentative early figures indicate Old Dominion University's enrollment has increased. According to President John R. Broderick, ODU has enrolled 24,233 students for th...

 2020-09-22 02:28 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Local experts weigh in on SCOTUS vacancy...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — President Trump has the opportunity to appoint his third Supreme Court Justice, but this appointment does not come without controversy. "It's a fraught time on both sides," said Virginia Tech Political Science Pr...

 2020-09-22 02:27 

WCYB

[ Tri-cities ]

Washington County VA Schools will remain virtual until Oct. 26...

Washington County VA School Board votes to remain on a remote schedule, until the end of the first nine weeks on Oct. 26. At the end of the first trimester the county will go on a hybrid schedule, Pre-K through 3rd grade will be in-person four days a week...

 2020-09-22 02:26 

WCYB

[ Tri-cities ]

Remembering Rusty Barnett: Family, friends & colleagues reflect on his legacy...

CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WCYB)— PREVIOUS | Carter County Mayor Rusty Barnett dies, commission chair will serve as interim mayorThose who worked with Rusty Barnett told News 5 he had a big personality and a passionate drive to help others. He spent near...

 2020-09-22 02:24 

NBC29.com

Charlottesville City Council extends Coronavirus ordinance...

The ordinance first enacted in July limits in-person gatherings to 50 people, requires face coverings in public places, and limits occupancy levels at food and drink establishments....

 2020-09-22 02:23 

13newsnow.com

[ WVEC-TV ]

What it takes to appoint a new Supreme Court Justice...

President Trump is looking to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacancy as quickly as possible. Here's a closer look at how the process could shape up....

 2020-09-22 02:19 

USA Today

Hollywood unions, studios agree on testing, 'zone system,' other rules to restart production...

Hollywood's unions have reached an agreement on pandemic protocols with major studios that will allow the resumption of film and TV production....

 2020-09-22 02:15 

WSET

Virginia Senators divided on newly implemented statewide gun law...

RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- Virginia State Police say that over three dozen people have been temporarily or permanently banned from having or buying guns. This comes after a new state law was put into effect in July. The law allows authorities to convince a j...

 2020-09-22 02:14 

8 News

[ WRIC ]

Richmond billboard honors 5-year-old NC boy shot dead on bike, community event planned...

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A 5-year-old boy pictured with angel wings on an Interstate-95 billboard in Richmond's south side is garnering the attention of motorists. The billboard honors the life......

 2020-09-22 02:11 

Axios

Louisville police declare state of emergency as Breonna Taylor decision looms...

The Louisville police chief declared in a mem o obtained by news outlets a "state of emergency" for the department on Monday to prepare for Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's expected announcement on the Breonna Taylor case. Of note: L...

 2020-09-22 02:07 

NBC29.com

Staunton school leaders lock in virtual learning for first semester...

The Staunton School Board met Monday night for an update from Superintendent Dr. Garett Smith on the plan to reopen Staunton Schools....

 2020-09-22 02:04 

WSET

Campbell Co. Public Schools report positive case of COVID at Rustburg High School...

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WSET) -- Campbell County Public Schools announced on Monday that an individual has tested positive for COVID-19 at Rustburg High School. The person who tested positive has been informed to isolate and all people who are deemed to hav...

 2020-09-22 01:55 

13newsnow.com

[ WVEC-TV ]

Chesapeake Public Schools' youngest students return to in-person instruction...

Some Chesapeake students returned to classrooms for face-to-face instruction. It's a different experience, but with health-safety precautions....

 2020-09-22 01:53 

USA Today

NFL fines three head coaches $100K each for not wearing masks on sidelines...

The NFL also fined three teams $250,000 each after their coaches did not wear masks on the sideline during Sunday's games....

 2020-09-22 01:50 

WSET

Warming shrinks Arctic Ocean ice to 2nd lowest on record...

Ice in the Arctic Ocean melted to its second lowest level on record this summer, triggered by global warming along with natural forces, U. S. scientists reported Monday. The extent of ice-covered ocean at the North Pole and extending further south to Alas...

 2020-09-22 01:49 

WSLS 10 News

[ Roanoke, VA ]

China uproots ethnic minority villages in anti-poverty fight...

The ruling Communist Party says its initiatives have helped to lift millions of people out of poverty....

 2020-09-22 01:49 

USA Today

Savanna's Act, a bipartisan bill to address 'tragic issue' of missing and murdered Native Americans, passes US House...

Savanna's Act is named for Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, a 22-year-old pregnant Spirit Lake tribal member from North Dakota who was killed in 2017....

 2020-09-22 01:43 

NBC29.com

UVA Football begins 'Game Week' for first time this season...

The Virginia football team is beginning its 'Game Week' preparations for the first time this season, as the Cavaliers will take on Duke (0-2) on Saturday at Scott Stadium....

 2020-09-22 01:42 

USA Today

Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin form new NASCAR team, hire Bubba Wallace as driver...

NBA legend Michael Jordan becomes first Black majority owner of a full-time NASCAR Cup Series team since Hall of Famer Wendell Scott in the 1970s....

 2020-09-22 01:41 

WSET

Bubba Wallace to drive for new NASCAR team owned by Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin...

CHARLOTTE, NC (WSET) - In a stunning move Monday night, NBA legend Michael Jordan announced he's entering the world of NASCAR, as a team owner. Jordan, along with current Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin, are partnering together to own a team, with Jord...

 2020-09-22 01:35 

WSET

Virginia and North Carolina reach settlement over 2014 Dan River spill...

RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- Virginia and North Carolina have reached a settlement over the Duke Energy Spill that dumped tens of thousands of tons of coal ash into the Dan River in 2014. On February 4, 2014, a stormwater pipe underneath the primary coal ash b...

 2020-09-22 01:35 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Staff member at Central Elementary School tests positive for COVID-19 in Rockbridge County...

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) On Monday, Rockbridge County Schools released a letter saying that a staff member at Central Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. Rockbridge County Public Schools (RCPS) says they have worked closely with the H...

 2020-09-22 01:34 

WAVY.com

[ Norfolk ]

Dolphin rescued from pond after being trapped by Hurricane Sally storm surge...

Following a physical exam, the dolphin was deemed releasable and transported back to the Gulf of Mexico....

 2020-09-22 01:31 

USA Today

Raiders coach Jon Gruden, Saints coach Sean Payton shown not wearing masks on sideline...

Despite a warning from the NFL last week, Jon Gruden and Sean Payton were shown not wearing masks in Monday night's matchup....

 2020-09-22 01:28 

NBC29.com

Despite residence hall cases, UVA says fall semester progressing as planned...

Over the weekend three more residence halls at the University of Virginia were notified of potential COVID-19 exposure in the dorms due to students that were asymptomatic and didn't even know they'd been exposed....

 2020-09-22 01:24 

WSET

Family of BBQ cook shot by National Guard during Louisville protest files civil suit...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The family of a barbecue cook who was shot to death by a National Guard member during tense Louisville protests has filed a wrongful death suit against Louisville police officers and guard members. The suit, filed Monday, alle...

 2020-09-22 01:23 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Engineers are using lasers to test new Outer Banks bridge...

NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — Engineers are shooting trillions of laser beams at a new bridge on North Carolina's Outer Banks. They want to make sure it will withstand the harsh elements of the Atlantic coast. The Virginian-Pilot reported Sunday that t...

 2020-09-22 01:20 

USA Today

Fact check: Sen. Chuck Schumer’s statements about Supreme Court vacancies, 2016 vs. 2020...

Senator Chuck Schumer's view on Supreme Court vacancies has, like that of many in his party, evolved in since 2016. A claim online about this is true....

 2020-09-22 01:20 

WSLS 10 News

[ Roanoke, VA ]

Yemen gets new virus hospital after other facilities close...

The Red Cross has announced the opening of a new field hospital in southern Yemen specifically to treat coronavirus patients....

 2020-09-22 01:19 

WSLS 10 News

[ Roanoke, VA ]

Hamlin, Michael Jordan partner on NASCAR team for Wallace...

Denny Hamlin is starting his own race car team in partnership with Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan and Bubba Wallace as the driver....

 2020-09-22 01:19 

WAVY.com

[ Norfolk ]

Protesters call on Sen. Lindsey Graham to stop confirmation of SCOTUS nominee...

The vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court is fueling new protests in Washington....

 2020-09-22 01:19 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Protesters call on Sen. Lindsey Graham to stop confirmation of SCOTUS nominee...

The vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court is fueling new protests in Washington....

 2020-09-22 01:18 

8 News

[ WRIC ]

Protesters call on Sen. Lindsey Graham to stop confirmation of SCOTUS nominee...

The vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court is fueling new protests in Washington....

 2020-09-22 01:16 

13newsnow.com

[ WVEC-TV ]

'Big Milestone' | Watch DC's National Zoo give first examination to giant panda cub...

It's been one month since the giant panda cub was born, and the examination was an opportunity for them to check how the little one was doing....

 2020-09-22 01:16 

USA Today

'I want them to do it': Trump says he welcomes second impeachment over Supreme Court seat...

Trump said he wants Democrats to launch a second impeachment probe if he tries to push through his Supreme Court pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg....

 2020-09-22 01:15 

RedState

Foreign Matters Podcast: The NoRK Strikes Back...
 2020-09-22 01:14 

LifeSite

Bishop apologizes for invalid baptisms in his diocese, warns of more cases...

The invalid baptism of one 'priest' had 'horrible effects on the lives of those who thought that they were validly receiving sacraments.'...

 2020-09-22 01:14 

LifeSite

Ruth Bader Ginsburg zealously defended partial-birth abortion multiple times...

Two Supreme Court decisions in particular show how dedicated Ginsburg was to preserving the practice....

 2020-09-22 01:13 

8 News

[ WRIC ]

Denny Hamlin, Michael Jordan to field NASCAR Cup Series team in 2021, Bubba Wallace to drive...

Chesterfield native Denny Hamlin is starting his own NASCAR team. And he's bringing Michael Jordan and Bubba Wallace with him....

 2020-09-22 01:11 

NBC29.com

22 more UVA student athletes test positive for COVID-19...

UVA athletics has seen a total of 42 cases out of 3,805 tests administered since July....

 2020-09-22 01:11 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Sens. Warner, Kaine announce over $13.6M in funding for rail infrastructure improvement on rail line between Clifton Forge, Charlottesville...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WFXR) On Monday, Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced federal funding totaling $13,670,000 through the U.S. Department of Transportation's FY20 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Grants Program to instal...

 2020-09-22 01:11 

NBC29.com

ACPS using inquiry-based model to help teach students about current calls for racial justice...

As protests against racial injustice continue, Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) is left deciding how best to teach it....

 2020-09-22 01:08 

NBC29.com

CDC changes, then retracts, web posting on how virus spreads...

The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person through the air....

 2020-09-22 01:05 

WSET

JMU announces plans to resume in-person learning Oct. 5, adding additional precautions...

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WSET) -- James Madison University announced that they plan to return to in-person learning for students on October 5. The school chose to transition to virtual learning temporarily at the beginning of September due to a spike in positiv...

 2020-09-22 01:05 

fredericksburg.com

EDITORIAL: Legislators abdicated power during pandemic...

WHEN there's an emergency—defined in the dictionary as a "serious, unexpected and often dangerous situation"—it's time for immediate action, not thoughtful reflection. But when does an emergency stop being an...

 2020-09-22 01:05 

fredericksburg.com

COMMENTARY: Trump is reaching out to Hispanic community...

HISPANIC Heritage Month is being celebrated locally, COVID-19 virus or not. By statute it lasts from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, and honors the contributions, history and culture of proud...

 2020-09-22 01:01 

WAVY.com

[ Norfolk ]

Alumni continue to fight against William and Mary's decision to discontinue seven sports...

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — Athletes and alumni of the College of William and Mary are not giving up and are still fighting to save seven sports the College plans to discontinue at the end of the academic year. Immediately after the decision was anno...

 2020-09-22 01:00 

fredericksburg.com

LETTER: Local Democrats say 'No' to Amendment 1...

Racism is still a powerful force in our nation, infusing institutions like police departments with white supremacy 157 years after the Emancipation Proclamation....

 2020-09-22 01:00 

fredericksburg.com

LETTER: Honest obituary was an impressive tribute...

I read the recent obituary for Dr. Paul F. Krause and want to express my regard for the writer. In addition to sincere appreciation for the life, accomplishments and gifts...

 2020-09-22 01:00 

fredericksburg.com

LETTER: Dunce caps for unmasked School Board members...

I reviewed the recent proceedings of the Spotsylvania County School Board regarding its plans for a hybrid continuation of the school year with more than a little dismay....

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