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Pedulla's 22 points lift Virginia Tech past No. 6 Virginia

Feb. 04, 2023 15:39 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Sean Pedulla scored 22 points and Virginia Tech beat No. 6 Virginia 74-68 on Saturday, snapping the Cavaliers' seven-game winning streak. Pedulla made 6 of 13 from the floor as the Hokies (14-10, 4-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) posted their biggest win of the...

The big, beautiful mess of a room at the heart of Norfolk

Feb. 04, 2023 09:07 AM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A gleaming, hand-painted bronze sign reading “Veni Vidi Vici” hangs above a wall of stained paint cans, dividing a vast work floor from a second-story mezzanine. The work floor is 100 feet by 100 and contains band saws, table saws and steel saws, and piles...

Virginia Scenic Railway showcases Blue Ridge's beauty

Feb. 04, 2023 09:07 AM EST

STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — Blue Ridge, a mountainous area in Central Virginia with rugged ridges and rounded, weathered peaks, may not always get the attention it deserves. Still, a recent tourist attraction has many climbing on board. The Valley’s newest leisure activity, Virginia...

3 Virginia college students killed in West Virginia crash

Feb. 03, 2023 18:33 PM EST

MATHIAS, W.Va. (AP) — Three Virginia college students were killed when their vehicle left a road and struck a tree in West Virginia, authorities said Friday. The single-vehicle accident occurred Thursday night along West Virginia Route 259 near the Virginia border, the Hardy County...

Dominion-backed rates bill whittled down in House committee

Feb. 03, 2023 15:49 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy's ongoing push for yet another year of legislative tinkering with the way its rates are regulated took a surprise turn this week, when a Virginia House committee whittled down a company-backed bill ratepayer advocates have fiercely opposed. The...

Senate Democrats kill Youngkin-backed bill on school awards

Feb. 03, 2023 14:51 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Senate Democrats this week voted down a priority measure for Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin that would have required student and parental notification about certain scholastic awards. Youngkin sought the legislation in response to concerns about how...

Molson scores 18, James Madison downs Old Dominion 78-73

Feb. 02, 2023 21:58 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Takal Molson had 18 points in James Madison's 78-73 win against Old Dominion on Thursday night. Molson added nine assists for the Dukes (16-8, 7-4 Sun Belt Conference). Julien Wooden scored 17 points, shooting 6 for 10, including 5 for 7 from beyond the arc....

Kitley leads No. 13 Virginia Tech women past Syracuse 78-64

Feb. 02, 2023 21:26 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Elizabeth Kitley had 20 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks, Cayla King scored 19 points with five 3-pointers and No. 13 Virginia Tech beat Syracuse 78-64 on Thursday night. Kitley missed her first four shots and went scoreless in the first quarter before...

No. 11 North Carolina women turn back Virginia 73-62

Feb. 02, 2023 20:18 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Kayla McPherson came off the bench to score 14 points and No. 11 North Carolina cruised to a 73-62 victory over Virginia on Thursday night. McPherson has played just two games in the last 800 days. She had a knee injury that sidelined her for her...

Sponsor: Bill to legalize, tax 'skill game' machines dead

Feb. 02, 2023 10:42 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A senior Virginia Republican lawmaker said this week that his legislation that aimed to legalize and tax a certain type of electronic betting machine that has proliferated in gas stations, bars and other locations around the state is dead, but the broader fight isn't over. ...