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  • Cyprus-based firm fined for dumping oily water in Atlantic

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Cyprus-based company was ordered to pay a $2 million fine Thursday after pleading guilty to charges that one of its ships dumped oily water into the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced. The crew of a ship operated by Diana Wilhelmsen Management Limited

  • Virginia Tech looks to start homestand with win vs Richmond

    Virginia Tech is looking to begin a four-game homestand looking with a win when the Hokies play Richmond for the first time since 1986. The Hokies are coming off a 27-21 loss at West Virginia that knocked them out of the Top 25, The Spiders (2-1) of the Colonial Athletic Association are also looking for a win

  • Virginia supreme court rejects redistricting challenge

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Supreme Court of Virginia has rejected a legal challenge to a state law that changes how prison inmates are counted for purposes of redistricting. The challenge came from individuals, including southwest Virginia state Sen. Travis Hackworth, who argued that inmates should be counted as residents of the prisons where they

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