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Va. Attorney General Announces Police Minority Recruitment Plan

RICHMOND, Va. — Attorney General Mark Herring has announced an initiative to increase the number of minority police officers in Virginia.

Herring said Wednesday that a $50,000 grant from his office will launch the project in Danville and Martinsville. 112 more words


Virginia's attorney general wants to hear your unlicensed contractor complaints

RICHMOND, Va. — More than a dozen people from around Central Virginia have contacted CBS 6 following a Problem Solvers report on a contractor accused of never finishing a job he was paid to do. 444 more words


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