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Even with school choice, some Black families find options lacking decades after Brown v. Board

May. 18, 2024 15:21 PM EDT

Since first grade, Julian Morris, 16, has changed schools six times, swinging between predominantly white and predominantly Black classrooms. None has met all his needs, his mother said. At predominantly white schools, he was challenged academically but felt less included. At...

Youngkin vetoes bills on skill games, contraception and Confederate heritage tax breaks

May. 17, 2024 22:36 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin took action on a final batch of bills from the year's regular legislative session Friday, signing seven but vetoing 48, including closely watched measures that would have ended a tax break for a Confederate heritage organization and allowed...

Trump accepts a VP debate but wants it on Fox News. Harris has already said yes to CBS

May. 17, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump said Friday his campaign has accepted an invitation from Fox News for his yet-to-be-chosen running mate to debate Vice President Kamala Harris, and he urged her to accept as well. In fact, Harris has already said she’ll debate — but on a rival network. ...

Google wants judge, not jury, to decide upcoming antitrust case in Virginia

May. 17, 2024 09:50 AM EDT

Google on Thursday asked that a judge, rather than a jury, decide whether it violated U.S. antitrust laws by building a monopoly on the technology that powers online advertising. To bolster its case, the tech giant wrote a multimillion-dollar check to the U.S. government that it...

Arrests of US tourists in Turks and Caicos for carrying ammunition prompt plea from three governors

May. 16, 2024 21:33 PM EDT

Five Americans are facing prison sentences of up to 12 years in the Turks and Caicos Islands on charges they illegally carried ammunition during recent trips to the popular, upscale tourist destination about 600 miles (965 km) southeast of Miami. Three of the arrests have prompted...

Archaeologists believe they've found site of Revolutionary War barracks in Virginia

May. 16, 2024 16:52 PM EDT

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Archaeologists in Virginia have uncovered what is believed to be the remains of a military barracks from the Revolutionary War, including chimney bricks and musket balls indented with soldiers' teeth. The site is on the property of Colonial Williamsburg, a...

Cel-Sci: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

May. 16, 2024 09:13 AM EDT

VIENNA, Va. (AP) — VIENNA, Va. (AP) — Cel-Sci Corp. (CVM) on Thursday reported a loss of $7.2 million in its fiscal second quarter. The Vienna, Virginia-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents per share. _____ This story was generated by...

WidePoint: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 17:14 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — WidePoint Corp. (WYY) on Wednesday reported a loss of $653,000 in its first quarter. The Fairfax, Virginia-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents per share. The information technology services provider posted revenue of...

National Bankshares: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 13:05 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — National Bankshares Inc. (NKSH) on Wednesday reported net income of $2.2 million in its first quarter. The Blacksburg, Virginia-based bank said it had earnings of 37 cents per share. The holding company for the National...

Virginia governor swiftly signs compromise budget deal

May. 13, 2024 17:47 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Public schools will get more funding, teachers and other government workers will see a pay bump and Virginia's tax policy will remain as is under compromise budget legislation the Democratic-led General Assembly sent Monday to Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin, who swiftly...