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Requirements loosened for Va. abortion facilities

RICHMOND, Va. (BP) — Virginia’s State Board of Health voted Sept. 17 to weaken abortion facility regulations instituted four years ago. The move sends the state on a trajectory opposite that of others that are responding to allegations of illegal activity in undercover videos from the Center for Medical Progress. 150 more words


Why Mark Herring plans to seek re-election as Attorney General of Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced he planned to run for re-election in 2017. Herring’s announcement, more than two years before the election, helps clear the way for Virginia Lt. 258 more words


Virginia revokes license plates featuring Confederate flag

DANVILLE, Va. (AP/WAVY) — Virginia has revoked specialty license plates featuring a Confederate battle flag after a federal judge dissolved an injunction allowing the image. 426 more words

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Amherst County Attorney Ellen Bowyer, Sweet Briar College, faculty and staff members and Saving Sweet Briar, Inc. have reached a settlement agreement for the college to remain open, in which… 121 more words



Campbell, et al. v. Sweet Briar College, et al. (student suit)

Sweet Briar College has appealed to the Supreme Court of Virginia on May 21st to overturn the six-month injunction barring it from selling or getting rid of the college’s assets. 155 more words


Six rapes reported in nine days in Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD, Va. — As Attorney General Mark Herring spoke at a conference in Chester aimed at reducing sexual violence, a growing number of rape cases have been reported in Chesterfield County. 286 more words


The link between animal abuse and domestic violence

SHORT PUMP, Va. — More than 100 victim advocates, police officers, and animal control professionals packed a hotel conference room near Short Pump to explore the link between domestic violence and animal abuse.  332 more words