Port of Virginia seeks $350M to grow, prepare for big ships
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Port of Virginia seeks $350M to grow, prepare for big ships

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — After years of financial woes, the Port of Virginia is finally back in the black and wants the state to help it grow. When the General Assembly returns to Richmond this winter, port officials will lobby lawmakers for $350 million in upgrades to enable one of its terminals to handle more … Continue reading

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Obama signs 2-year budget, debt deal before default deadline
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Obama signs 2-year budget, debt deal before default deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law a bipartisan budget bill that avoids a catastrophic U.S. default and puts off the next round of fighting over federal spending and debt until after next year’s presidential and congressional elections. Obama praised the rare bipartisan cooperation behind the deal, saying that 2-year agreement … Continue reading