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Greene leads George Mason over Saint Joseph's 87-85 in 2OT

Jan. 20, 2021 10:41 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Javon Greene scored a season-high 25 points, Josh Oduro had six of his 14 points in the second overtime, and George Mason narrowly beat Saint Joseph’s 87-85 on Wednesday night. Oduro added 13 rebounds for his second career double-double. He scored five straight points during an...

Hill scores 20 to lift Longwood over High Point 67-54

Jan. 20, 2021 8:53 PM EST

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Justin Hill had a season-high 20 points as Longwood got past High Point 67-54 on Wednesday night. Juan Munoz had 14 points for Longwood (5-13, 4-8 Big South Conference). Heru Bligen added 10 points. John-Michael Wright had 21 points for the Panthers (3-8, 1-5). Lydell Elmore added 14...

Genworth begins telling some workers their jobs will be cut

Jan. 20, 2021 5:24 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia-based insurance giant Genworth Financial has begun notifying some of its workers that their jobs are being cut after a proposed merger with a China-based investment firm was delayed. A spokeswoman for Genworth confirmed on Wednesday that the company is starting to notify...

Muslim group denounces racist graffiti

Jan. 20, 2021 4:17 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A national Muslim advocacy group is denouncing racist graffiti found in Rhode Island and Virginia. The Council on American-Islamic Relations said Wednesday that graffiti was found recently on the Stillwater Scenic Trail in Smithfield, R.I. The organization didn't elaborate on the...

Loudoun board: delegate who attended mob march should resign

Jan. 20, 2021 2:15 PM EST

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Loudoun County's governing board called for the resignation on Wednesday of a Republican delegate who attended the Jan. 6 mob march on the Capitol and blamed violence on “paid provocateurs.” The Board of Supervisors passed a resolution urging Del. Dave LaRock, who...

Regulators deadlock over Mountain Valley stream crossings

Jan. 20, 2021 10:07 AM EST

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The Mountain Valley Pipeline is dealing with what opponents of the project say is another serious setback. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission deadlocked 2-2 Tuesday on the project's request to bore under streams and wetlands along the pipeline’s first 77 miles in West...

Group to pay $10K to Charlottesville car attack survivor

Jan. 20, 2021 10:06 AM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio-based neo-Nazi group will pay $10,000 to the survivor of a car attack that had occurred during the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Daily Progress reported Monday that the group is called the Traditionalist Worker Party. A lawsuit was filed...

Virginia man charged as part of mob who stormed Capitol

Jan. 20, 2021 9:42 AM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man charged with being part of the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol posted on Facebook that he was “Feelin cute” and “might start a revolution later” on the morning of the violent siege, according to court documents. Jacob Hiles, of Virginia...

Munoz scores 21 to lift Longwood past High Point 75-54

Jan. 19, 2021 8:41 PM EST

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Juan Munoz had 21 points as Longwood routed High Point 75-54 on Tuesday night. Justin Hill had 15 points for Longwood (4-13, 3-8 Big South Conference). DeShaun Wade added 12 points and Heru Bligen had 11. Munoz made 6 for 8 3-pointers. Longwood dominated the first half, leading 44-21...

3 militia members charged with plotting Capitol breach

Jan. 19, 2021 6:22 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal authorities presented new details on Tuesday about three self-described members of a paramilitary group who are the first to be charged with plotting the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The FBI said a Virginia man, Thomas Edward Caldwell, appeared to be a leader of the effort....