Bill Would Prohibit In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia colleges and universities would be prohibited from granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants under legislation that cleared the House Education Committee Monday.
Committee advances cockfighting measure
RICHMOND - Legislation to stiffen penalties against cockfighting for profit advanced Monday through a Virginia Senate committee after senators heard grisly details of a Jan. 21 raid on a Mecklenburg County farm five miles from North Carolina.
Virginia makes an exception for underage drinking
Virginia law allows underage drinking. You can be 10 years old and drink in Virginia, said Beth Straeten, a spokeswoman for the state’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Beach men want jailed priest to be charged here
VIRGINIA BEACH - Two Virginia Beach men are pushing for local prosecution of an Australian Catholic priest in prison for child sexual abuse, saying he abused them in the late 1970s while serving at Star . . .
Congregants in Legal Limbo Over Who Gets the House
As 15 Virginia congregations voted to leave the Episcopal Church in recent months, both their leaders and the Episcopal bishop of Virginia, Peter Lee, said they hoped to avoid costly, bitter lawsuits over control of their property.
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Tax law expert helped defend top naval officer
SARASOTA -- When some of the nations largest corporations needed expertise on how to take advantage of complicated or obscure tax laws, one person they turned to was David W. Richmond.
Coal-mine request denied
A state Senate committee rejected a request by Buchanan County residents to limit the dumping of salty mine water into a tributary of the Ohio River.
Final resting place for Rebel had sub-plots
This week in 1865, Mary Garth Gregg was on her way to Virginia to bring home her slain Rebel husband.
Carry on flame, former state justice tells HU students
A packed auditorium remembers Hampton Universitys founder with words of praise. Hampton University paid tribute to its founder Sunday during a ceremony that challenged students to continue writing history.