Stories tagged: "virginia"

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‘Coups Don’t Always Happen the First Time’: Why the Next Version of Jan. 6 Could Succeed

To better understand the events of Jan. 6 and the threats facing the US, we spoke to Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington.

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Hampton University Marching Force to Dazzle at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Hampton University Marching Force will be bringing their spirited style to New York City in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Director of University Bands, Dr. Thomas L. Jones, Jr., has taken Hampton’s students across the globe to showcase their talents and experience new cultures over the years.  “My mind is that we can...

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Check This Out: Your Favorite Local Library Could Soon Get an Upgrade

Soon, libraries across the country will receive a financial boost geared toward continuing their vast efforts to support their local communities, all thanks to the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.

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Want to Go to College for Free? There’s a Program in Virginia for That.

“These are all high-demand, for the most part high-wage, fields and career pathways. And so [students are] going to come out, no debt, be able to go into a great career, start making really good money right away."

The governor announced restrictions on gatherings and businesses are lessening Wednesday
Gov. Northam Tells Virginians to Be Cautious as State Enters Phase 3

Virginia is set to enter Phase 3 on Wednesday. Here’s what to expect.

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Virginia’s Unemployment Filing System Hasn’t Been Updated Since 1985

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a roundup of today’s Virginia news coming right up.  But First… For student loan borrowers not eligible for COVID-19 relief under the CARES Act, help will soon be available. A new initiative will help over 200,000 Virginians struggling with student loan payments during the pandemic by...

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Most of Virginia Started Reopening Today. Here’s What to Expect.

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a roundup of today’s Virginia news coming right up.  But First… As most of Virginia begins to reopen, some non-essential businesses are opening their doors to Virginians, with some restrictions still in place. Here’s what to expect from restaurants, gyms and other non-essential businesses as they...