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Drones powers Virginia Tech to 38-21 victory over Pittsburgh

Oct. 01, 2023 01:11 AM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kyron Drones threw three touchdowns passes and rushed for two more scores to lead Virginia Tech to a 38-21 victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday night. Drones completed 12 of 19 passes for a career-high 228 yards and rushed for 41 yards for the Hokies (2-3, 1-0...

Connor boots go-ahead field goal to cap Castellanos-led rally in Boston College's win over Virginia

Sep. 30, 2023 19:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Liam Connor kicked a 42-yard field goal with 2:11 remaining and Boston College rallied with 20 points in the second half to beat winless Virginia 27-24 on Saturday. Thomas Castellanos threw for 183 yards and two touchdowns as he and the Eagles (2-3, 1-2 ACC) overcame...

Virginia ex-superintendent convicted of misdemeanor in firing of teacher

Sep. 30, 2023 14:46 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia jury has convicted a former schools superintendent on a misdemeanor charge in connection with what prosecutors said was the retaliatory firing of a teacher who reported that an elementary school student inappropriately touched her. Former Loudoun...

Virginia visits Boston College in matchup of struggling ACC teams

Sep. 28, 2023 16:39 PM EDT

Virginia (0-4, 0-1 ACC) vs. Boston College (1-3, 0-2) at Boston, Saturday, 2 p.m. ET (The CW). Line: Boston College by 3½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Boston College leads 6-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Both teams are looking...

Pitt travels to Virginia Tech with both programs searching for positives amid 1-3 starts

Sep. 28, 2023 15:08 PM EDT

Pittsburgh (1-3, 0-1 ACC) at Virginia Tech (1-3), Saturday, 8 p.m. ET (ACC Network) Line: Pitt by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Series tied 11-11. WHAT’S AT STAKE? A chance at salvaging their respective seasons....

Bassett: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Sep. 28, 2023 09:18 AM EDT

BASSETT, Va. (AP) — BASSETT, Va. (AP) — Bassett Furniture Industries Inc. (BSET) on Thursday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $2.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Bassett, Virginia-based company said it had a...

CarMax: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Sep. 28, 2023 07:03 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — CarMax Inc. (KMX) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $118.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 75 cents. The results matched Wall Street...

Virginia Democrats warn Republicans will ban abortion; GOP says their rhetoric is fearmongering

Sep. 27, 2023 20:35 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans stepped up their criticism this week of the rhetoric being used by their Democratic opponents in abortion-focused messaging in this year's critical legislative elections. A recent flurry of Democratic-sponsored ads and mailers in...

Amazon opening 2 operations facilities in Virginia Beach, creating over 1,000 jobs, Youngkin says

Sep. 27, 2023 19:43 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two new Amazon operations facilities are coming to Virginia Beach, expected to eventually employ over 1,000 people, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Monday. The retailer will establish a robotics fulfillment center expected to launch in 2025 and a...

YouTube prankster says he had no idea he was scaring man who shot him

Sep. 26, 2023 13:32 PM EDT

LEESBURG, Va, (AP) — A YouTube prankster who was shot by one his targets told jurors Tuesday he had no inkling he had scared or angered the man who fired on him as the prank was recorded. Tanner Cook, whose “Classified Goons” channel on YouTube has more than 55,000 subscribers,...