Archive for Tag Archives: ' virginia'

Renoir Painting Found by Virginia Woman in Flea Market

Renoir Painting Found by Virginia Woman in Flea Market

Posted On: September 13, 2012

According to The Washington Post, a Virginia woman found a painting by renowned impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir at a [...]

Advocacy and NAACP File Civil Rights Complaint Against Thomas Jefferson High School

Advocacy and NAACP File Civil Rights Complaint Against Thomas Jefferson High School

Posted On: August 30, 2012

According to The Washington Post, an advocacy group called the Coalition of The Silence filed a federal civil [...]

Virginia Math SOL Pass Rates Drop

Virginia Math SOL Pass Rates Drop

Posted On: August 30, 2012

Virginia Math SOL pass rates drastically decreased statewide after the adoption of harder standards last school year, according [...]

Virginia’s Economy Ranked Third Best in the Nation

Virginia’s Economy Ranked Third Best in the Nation

Posted On: April 24, 2012

According to the Virginia Gazette, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a fiscally conservative lobbying group, ranked Virginia’s [...]

Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell Makes Degrading Remark

Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell Makes Degrading Remark

Posted On: April 16, 2012

This past Thursday, House Speaker Bill Howell (R-Stafford) said “I guess I’m not speaking in little enough words [...]

Study to Examine Cigarette Smuggling in Virginia

Study to Examine Cigarette Smuggling in Virginia

Posted On: March 29, 2012

According to the Williamsburg Yorktown Daily, the Virginia legislature commissioned a study that would examine cigarette smuggling in [...]

Early polling shows slight Obama edge over Republican rivals in Virginia

Early polling shows slight Obama edge over Republican rivals in Virginia

Posted On: February 10, 2012

A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday showed President Barack Obama defeating former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in a [...]

Feds open 113,000 acres off Virginia Beach to wind farms.

Feds open 113,000 acres off Virginia Beach to wind farms.

Posted On: February 07, 2012

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced Thursday that wind farms off the Virginia coast posed [...]

Virginia ABC agents crack down on bootleggers in Roanoke County

Virginia ABC agents crack down on bootleggers in Roanoke County

Posted On: February 07, 2012

Agents of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control seized more than 200 gallons of illegal liquor as [...]

Public urination law cut off mid-stream

Public urination law cut off mid-stream

Posted On: January 30, 2012

State Senator J. Chapman Petersen (D-34) proposed a bill to the State Senate that would make public urination [...]