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Why Herring established first-ever Attorney General unit for animal law

RICHMOND, Va. — Attorney General Mark Herring announced Thursday that his office is creating a unit to train and guide local law enforcement and state agencies on how to pursue cases involving animal welfare or abuse. 357 more words

Politics

Gun Control Increases Public Safety

By: Wessede Barrett

It’s in the news everyday, people are dying or getting injured due to use of firearms. The importance of gun control has become a serious topic all across the nation country since many advocates realized how easy access to guns are putting the public’s safety at risk. 1,282 more words

Virginia’s top lawmaker maps out plan to combat human sex trafficking

RICHMOND, Va. — Police in Virginia are cracking down on prostitution. One local county’s campaign to cut down on the crime has yielded some positive results. 379 more words

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Virginia T-Mobile customers to be repaid in $90M settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — T-Mobile US will pay at least $90 million, mostly in refunds, for billing customers for cellphone text services they didn’t order, under a settlement with federal regulators. 551 more words

Virginia

Virginia sues highway guardrails manufacturer

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WAVY) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is suing a Texas company for selling the state what he calls “unapproved highway safety equipment.” 479 more words

National

UVA should not be distracted from addressing sexual assault issues in wake of Rolling Stone article discrepancies

By Ziyanah Ladak

One in five women experience sexual assault during their time at college. This oft-repeated statistic certainly includes students at the University of Virginia, a university that exalts itself for being a community of trust and a community of honor. 895 more words

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