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Topic - The Virginian-Pilot
The Virginian-Pilot (commonly called "The Pilot") is a daily newspaper based in Norfolk, Virginia and serving the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, i.e., southeastern Virginia, the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and northeastern North Carolina. Owned by Landmark Media Enterprises, The Pilot is Virginia's largest daily metro paper. - Source: Wikipedia
A judge has dismissed an Iraq War veteran's appeal seeking to regain personalized license plates that include a term deemed offensive by some Arab-Americans.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe is telling supporters that as Virginia governor he would issue a "guidance opinion" that would exempt existing abortion clinics from complying with strict new health and safety standards. The only problem: State officials say there is no such thing as a guidance opinion and that governors have no such formal authority.
Blame it on the sequester, the Navy said. Military spending cuts have forced the cancellation of a New York City annual institution, Fleet Week, when some of America's largest warships visit the harbor for public viewing.
William Shatner is not attending the USS Enterprise's retirement, after all.
A person familiar with the situation says Middle Tennessee has accepted an offer to join Conference USA and is leaving the Sun Belt.
Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe said Thursday he plans to run for governor of Virginia in 2013, becoming the first Democrat to enter a race that will undoubtedly receive significant national attention as just one of two gubernatorial contests next year.
The Virginia Board of Health on Friday is scheduled to revisit its decision to exempt existing abortion facilities in the state from permanent hospital-like regulations — the latest chapter in a battle that has been raging for nearly two years over the highly-charged issue.
Virginia Tech is in talks with Old Dominion about playing a football series, Hokies athletic director Jim Weaver said Friday, though the two sides do not have a contract or dates yet.
Former Northern Virginia lawmaker Jeannemarie Devolites Davis will explore a bid for lieutenant governor in 2013, adding another candidate to an already-crowded GOP field.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II will be the first to tell you he isn't afraid to stick his neck out and criticize fellow Republicans or those of similar political persuasions.
Virginia Tech fired basketball coach Seth Greenberg Monday after nine seasons of nearly permanent residence on the NCAA tournament bubble and massive staff turnover in recent years.
Virginian-Pilot newspaper Publisher Maurice Jones in September delivered the sort of somber news heard lately in newsrooms across the country: more layoffs, a move he called "difficult and painful." Weeks later, he filed a government ethics form showing he had received more than a quarter-million dollars in bonus compensation from January 2010 until October 2011.
Be honest. At some point during or after the recent earthquake, storms and floods (depending on power availability), didn't you consult the Weather Channel for updates?
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