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Don’t Leave Children Behind in Charlottesville

Educator says teachers should turn the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, into a teachable moment about…

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community college

Community College Certificates Can Fatten Your Wallet

Alternative on-ramps to higher salaries

More recent research shows that students who complete a community college program of study that…

By Robin White Goode

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criminal background check

Virginia Bans Criminal History Question on Employment Applications

State passes a law that helps employees with past mistakes gain employment

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe enforces a law that bans the criminal history box on state…

By Courtney Connley

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Pharrell Visits Hometown and Encourages Students to Chase Their Dreams

"Happy" singer offers encouraging words to high school students

Pharrell Williams made a hometown visit to Virginia Beach where he spoke to students at…

By Courtney Connley

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Virginia Couple Wins Lottery for the Third Time

Don't you wish you had their luck?

This Virginia couple continues to win the lottery

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Chris Brown Back in Court, Ordered to Return in June

The domestic violence case is still in dispute over actual time the singer spent doing community service

Do you think Chris cooked the books?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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New Academic Standards Based on Race Spark Controversy in Virginia

What do you think of Virginia's decision?

Virginia’s decision to set different academic benchmarks based on race has sparked controversy

By Laurence Afums

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Virginia Senate Candidate Defends Racist State Song

The song contains the words "darkie" and "massa"

The song contains the words “darkie” and “massa”

By Makkada B. Selah

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Man Shoots Himself, Family Over Obama Re-Election

Man commits suicide over financial fears

Man commits suicide over financial fears

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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In the News: Egyptian President Finally resigns; Facebook Justice; Magic Johnson Catches the VIBE

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

After ongoing unrest and protests that began late last month, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak finally…

By Janel Martinez

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Wake Forest Beats Virginia 69-57

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Ishmael Smith scored 21 points Saturday to help Wake Forest beat…

By Associated Press

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7 p.m. Poll Closings

update – As more poll places tally votes, numbers show McCain lead in…

By Renita Burns

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Rain Doesn’t Dampen Plans for Virginia Voters

Voting had slowed down to a steady trickle by 10:40 a.m., when I conducted an…

By Cliff Hocker

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Virginia Has High Turnout in the Rain

Rain usually means lower voter turnout, but the cool, wet weather is not stopping people from showing up at the polls in Virginia.

Rain usually means lower voter turnout, but the cool, wet weather is not stopping people…

By Cliff Hocker

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McCain Campaign Leader Pens Racist Rant

Seeds of misinformation sown by Sen. John McCain’s camp have sprouted into thorny pine bushes…

By Renita Burns

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How To


How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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