McAuliffe to host United Negro College Fund luncheon
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McAuliffe to host United Negro College Fund luncheon

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to host an event for the United Negro College Fund. The fund’s Washington-area office is holding the Virginia Governor’s Luncheon on Tuesday in Arlington for business, civil and education leaders. The goal of the luncheon is to increase diversity in the fields of science, technology, engineering … Continue reading

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Battle brewing over power line through Civil War site

DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) — Preservationists and historians are taking a stand against a utility cooperative’s plan to install transmission lines through a Civil War battlefield in Dinwiddie. The Progress-Index reports that Southside Electric Cooperative plans to install the large transmission lines through Bonneville Farm. The farm was at the center of the Battle of Dinwiddie … Continue reading