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Police investigating after pro-Nazi fliers found at ODU

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police at Old Dominion University are investigating after fliers that appear to promote Nazism were found on campus. Media outlets report that the school’s newspaper, Mace & Crown, says the fliers were discovered over the weekend on monorail poles between the engineering and education buildings. That newspaper reported that one of … Continue reading

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Sexual oddities plague bass in Chesapeake Bay tributaries

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — In 2002, smallmouth bass began to sicken and die by the thousands in Chesapeake Bay tributaries. Alarmed, federal scientists began retrieving fish for study from big rivers such as the Potomac, the Susquehanna, the Shenandoah, the upper James. “They had bacterial infections, they had fungal infections, they had parasite infections,” … Continue reading

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U.Va. students increasingly seeking mental health aid

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Echoing a national trend, students at the University of Virginia are seeking out psychological help in record numbers, school health officials said. The number of U.Va. students seeking appointments at the university’s office of Counseling and Psychological Services rose 25 percent in the past year, Executive Director of Student Health Dr. … Continue reading

McAuliffe, Dominion announce new solar power project
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McAuliffe, Dominion announce new solar power project

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday plans for the state to buy electricity produced from a proposed Dominion Virginia Power 20-megawatt solar plant, with Microsoft offsetting the extra costs associated with the plan. McAuliffe said at a Capitol news conference that the project will serve as a symbol of Virginia’s embrace … Continue reading

Virginia Gov. McAuliffe signs gun compromise legislation
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Virginia Gov. McAuliffe signs gun compromise legislation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Friday signed into law a compromise gun policy hammered out between Democrats and Republicans who rarely see eye-to-eye on the hot-button issue. The measures will allow more out-of-state concealed-handgun permit holders to legally carry guns in Virginia, prohibit people subject to permanent protective orders from carrying … Continue reading