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Ex-ND chiropractor accused of submitting more than $100,000 in false billing claims

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Ex-ND chiropractor accused of submitting more than $100,000 in false billing claims


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Federal government notifies 21 states, including Virginia, of election hacking

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Federal government notifies 21 states, including Virginia, of election hacking


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Virginia GOP criticizes 'vandalism' of Jefferson statue at University of Virginia

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Virginia GOP criticizes 'vandalism' of Jefferson statue at University of Virginia


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UD football coach Danny Rocco says there were good things in loss to Virginia Tech

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UD football coach Danny Rocco says there were good things in loss to Virginia Tech


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Five takeaways from Delaware's 27-0 loss at Virginia Tech

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Virginia, North Carolina crews head to Florida

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Police release surveillance photo of suspected Virginia State University shooting suspect dropping gun on campus
Police today released a surveillance photo of man dropping a gun on the campus of Virginia State University after allegedly shooting a Petersburg man in the parking lot of VSU's football stadium after the school's homecoming game. Authorities have recovered the weapon and sent it to the state lab for forensic testing, said Chesterfield County police Sgt. Brad Conner. Conner said the shooting occurred about 8:25 p   Read More ...
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Man charged after helping girlfriend kill herself in Cass County woods
Alicia Wilemon-Sullivan told her relatives and friends that she was going on vacation to Key West. The visit started out ordinary enough, say her boyfriend’s parents, Howard and Sheri Stubbendieck of Weeping Water, Nebraska. Their son, Matthew, 41, had picked up Alicia, 38, at Eppley Airfield on July 31. Alicia never came back from the drive and within a few days, Matthew had taken Cass County Sheriff’s deputies to a wooded area near Weeping Water where Alicia’s partially decomposed body was found   Read More ...
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Lockdown lifted at Virginia State University
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A lockdown has been lifted on Virginia State University campus following a shooting that left one person injured, authorities said Sunday. Virginia State University Police said via Twitter that "Police have cleared the scene. Officers will remain vigilant. Campus lock down has been lifted." The incident happened about 8:25 p.m. Saturday, according to a statement released by the Chesterfield Police Department   Read More ...
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Lockdown lifted at Virginia State University
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A lockdown has been lifted on Virginia State University campus following a shooting that left one person injured, authorities said Sunday. Virginia State University Police said via Twitter that "Police have cleared the scene. Officers will remain vigilant. Campus lock down has been lifted." The incident happened about 8:25 p.m. Saturday, according to a statement released by the Chesterfield Police Department   Read More ...
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The Latest: Lockdown lifted at Virginia State University
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting on the Virginia State University (all times local): Authorities say a lockdown has been lifted on the campus of Virginia State University following a shooting that left one person injured. Virginia State University Police say via Twitter Sunday morning that "Police have cleared the scene. Officers will remain vigilant. Campus lock down has been lifted   Read More ...
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The Latest: Cops: Virginia State shooting isolated incident
PETERSBURG, Va. — The Latest on the shooting on the Virginia State University (all times local): Virginia State University remains on lockdown after a campus shooting that authorities say was an isolated incident. University police tweeted on Saturday night, "Shooting on Campus - VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Updates to follow." The Chesterfield Police Department says in a statement the incident happened about 8:25 p   Read More ...
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The Latest: Cops: Virginia State shooting isolated incident
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting on the Virginia State University (all times local): Virginia State University remains on lockdown after a campus shooting that authorities say was an isolated incident. University police tweeted on Saturday night, "Shooting on Campus - VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Updates to follow." The Chesterfield Police Department says in a statement the incident happened about 8:25 p   Read More ...
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Virginia State University campus on lockdown after shooting
PETERSBURG, Va. — Virginia State University in on lockdown after a shooting on campus. University police tweeted on Saturday night, "Shooting on Campus - VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Updates to follow." A second tweet said police were still on the scene, the campus remains on lockdown and to continue to avoid the area. The university's website says the Petersburg, Virginia school was celebrating the final day of it homecoming   Read More ...
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Virginia State University campus on lockdown after shooting
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State University in on lockdown after a shooting on campus. University police tweeted on Saturday night, "Shooting on Campus - VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Updates to follow." A second tweet said police were still on the scene, the campus remains on lockdown and to continue to avoid the area. The university's website says the Petersburg, Virginia school was celebrating the final day of it homecoming   Read More ...
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Police: Virginia State University on lock down after shooting on campus
PETERSBURG, Va. (ABC7) — Virginia State University is on lock down after a shooting on the campus, according to the university's police department. Around 9:30 p.m. VSU's campus police tweeted that it was still an active scene and the campus was still on lock down. Additional details were not immediately available. According to the school's website, Saturday was the last day of their homecoming   Read More ...
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14-year-old charged in slaying of Maryland woman in Virginia
SALEM, Va. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Maryland woman whose body was found in a home in Virginia. Virginia State Police say the youth was charged as a juvenile Thursday in the death of 76-year-old Ruth Ann Knave of Tall Timbers, Maryland. Knave's body was found Sept. 17 in a home in Salem, Virginia   Read More ...
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Virginia State Police: 1 killed in small plane crash
FRONT ROYAL, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say one person is dead after a small plane crash in the Shenandoah Valley. Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in a statement that the private aircraft crashed around 1:40 p.m. Saturday in Warren County. It went down near the Front Royal airport and caught fire. Geller says the FAA and NTSB have been notified, and the crash remains under investigation   Read More ...
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Ex-ND chiropractor accused of submitting more than $100,000 in false billing claims
FARGO—An Illinois man is charged in Cass County District Court with insurance fraud after being accused of defrauding Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota of more than $100,000.   Read More ...
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City History Commission to meet regarding John C. Calhoun statue
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston History Commission is set to meet Wednesday to discuss the John C. Calhoun statue in Marion Square. Shortly after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg called on the committee through a letter of recommendation to add additional plaques to give Calhoun's contributions further context. He wants the plaque to, "clearly elucidate his views on racism, slavery, and white supremacy" according to the letter   Read More ...
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Gun violence roils Virginia election — NRA puts ad on ice, gun control advocates cancel events
The Las Vegas mass shooting, the deadliest in modern U.S. history, pushed gun control to the front of the neck-and-neck race for Virginia governor on Monday. At a previously scheduled forum in Vienna that was held hours after a gunman killed at least 58 people and injured hundreds, Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie offered condolences. But the partisan divide over guns in Virginia, a Southern state with a strong gun tradition that was shaken by the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, was immediately evident   Read More ...
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Takeaways from No. 2 Clemson's win at Virginia Tech: Tigers dominate on defense again
BLACKSBURG, Va. — No. 2 Clemson smothered No. 12 Virginia Tech, winning 31-17 at Lane Stadium. Here are three takeaways from Saturday: Clemson’s defense is just as good as you think. It starts up front, where Christian Wilkins, Dexter Lawrence, Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant routinely dominate opposing offensive lines. But it’s not just the big guys. The Tigers are big and fast all over   Read More ...
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Missing Virginia teen found dead at North Carolina church - | WBTV Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Police say the body of a missing 19-year-old Virginia woman has been found behind a North Carolina church. Authorities say a man cutting grass Friday morning at East Stonewall AME Zion Church in Charlotte smelled a strange odor, then found Ashanti Billie's body. Billie was reported missing nearly two weeks ago when she didn't show up for work at a sandwich shop in Norfolk, Virginia   Read More ...
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Police confirm body found behind church is missing Virginia Beac - | WBTV Charlotte
A body found behind a church in north Charlotte has been identified as Ashanti Billie, a missing 19-year-old girl from Virginia Beach, Va. CMPD is now investigating the death as a homicide. Her body was located behind East Stonewall AME Zion Church on Griers Grove Road, according to police. Billie had been missing since September 18. "Our community should know that our work does not end here   Read More ...
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Missing Virginia teen found dead at North Carolina church
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say the body of a missing 19-year-old Virginia woman has been found behind a North Carolina church. Authorities say a man cutting grass Friday morning at East Stonewall AME Zion Church in Charlotte smelled a strange odor, then found Ashanti Billie's body. Billie was reported missing nearly two weeks ago when she didn't show up for work at a sandwich shop in Norfolk, Virginia   Read More ...
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No. 12 Virginia Tech hosts No. 2 Clemson for much-hyped Saturday night showdown
BLACKSBURG – Over two million people tune in on Saturday mornings to watch ESPN’s College GameDay football pre-game show, broadcast live from campus locations. This week, the network’s traveling road show will be at Virginia Tech, adding to the hype for the No. 12 Hokies’ game Saturday night showdown with No. 2 Clemson. But Tech star wide receiver Cam Phillips won’t be one of those people watching   Read More ...
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Accreditation denied for Virginia school in cheating scandal
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Board of Education has withheld accreditation from an elementary school where a cheating scandal resulted in the firing of five teachers. The board's vote Thursday came after state education officials determined that teachers inappropriately helped students taking the Standards of Learning tests last spring. A report released last month said some students told investigators they were told to raise their hands when they answered a question so that a teacher could review it and encourage them to check their work if the answer was wrong   Read More ...
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Say no to gun silencer bill. I survived Virginia Tech because I heard shots.
I don't understand why this legislation is a priority for Congress and the gun lobby. It will make us less safe and put lives like mine at risk. I was sitting in class at Virginia Tech when the gunman opened fire down the hallway. I remember the sound of the gunshots. Despite becoming accustomed to the loud masonry work around my classroom that semester, I knew that this was different   Read More ...
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Virginia deputy, suspect shot at traffic stop
MONROE, Va. (AP) — Authorities in central Virginia say a deputy was shot in the head during a traffic stop and a suspect was injured when another deputy returned fire. The Amherst County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Saturday that deputies initiated a traffic stop Friday night at a post office in Monroe. The sheriff's office says a passenger in the vehicle produced a handgun and shot a deputy in the head   Read More ...
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Virginia deputy, suspect shot at traffic stop
MONROE, Va. (AP) — Authorities in central Virginia say a deputy was shot in the head during a traffic stop and a suspect was injured when another deputy returned fire. The Amherst County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Saturday that deputies initiated a traffic stop Friday night at a post office in Monroe. The sheriff's office says a passenger in the vehicle produced a handgun and shot a deputy in the head   Read More ...
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Federal government notifies 21 states, including Virginia, of election hacking
The federal government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached. States that told The Associated Press they had been targeted include Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. In most cases, they had not known until notified Friday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security   Read More ...
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Virginia quietly makes a big play for new Amazon HQ
Virginia is making a big play to land the $5 billion Amazon HQ2 project, but the state and regions in its urban crescent also are looking for outside help to prepare to compete for other corporate headquarter sites in the future. A day after Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms publicly revealed a private plan to compete for the coveted Amazon project to build a second headquarters, the administration of Gov   Read More ...
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Southwest Virginia county's only hospital to close
STUART, Va. (AP) — The only hospital in one southwest Virginia county is closing. Media outlets report the Pioneer Health Services facility in Stuart is diverting emergency room patients to other hospitals and discharging or transferring other patients. According to The Roanoke Times , the next-closest hospital is in Martinsville, about a half-hour away. The move comes around 18 months after the hospital filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection   Read More ...
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Virginia to make big play for Amazon HQ2, but quietly
Virginia is making a big play to land the $5 billion Amazon HQ2 project, but the state and regions in its urban crescent also are looking for outside help to prepare to compete for other corporate headquarter sites in the future. A day after Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms publicly revealed a private plan to compete for the coveted Amazon project, the administration of Gov   Read More ...
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Trump says he's worried about voter fraud. One of his nominees may have voted illegally in Virginia
As President Donald Trump's controversial commission on voter fraud seeks to gather evidence, it won't have to look far for some suspicious activity: a ballot cast in last fall's presidential election in Virginia by Jeffrey Gerrish, Trump's nominee to be a deputy U.S. trade representative. Gerrish, whose nomination is pending in the Senate, sold a home in Fairfax County, Virginia, in July 2016 and bought a home in North Bethesda, Maryland, the same month, according to public records of the sales, which list the Maryland home as Gerrish's "principal residence   Read More ...
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Trump trade nominee voted in Virginia several months after moving to Maryland
As President Trump’s controversial commission on voter fraud seeks to gather evidence, it won’t have to look far for some suspicious activity: a ballot cast in last fall’s presidential election in Virginia by Jeffrey Gerrish, Trump’s nominee to be deputy U.S. trade representative. Gerrish, whose nomination is pending in the Senate, sold a home in Fairfax County, Va., in July 2016 and bought a home in North Bethesda, Md   Read More ...
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Video shows Virginia Union football coach slapping phone out of journalist's hand during postgame scuffle
Virginia Union players and coaches slapped phones out of the hands of two reporters attempting to film a postgame scuffle between VUU and Winston-Salem State University after a Saturday night football game between the two schools. John Dell, who covers WSSU for the Winston-Salem Journal, uploaded video that he said shows a Virginia Union player slapping his phone out of his hand while he attempted to document the postgame handshake, which had turned into a shouting match with some pushing   Read More ...
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Virginia appeals court reverses conviction against mother of 5-year-old who drowned in septic tank
The Virginia Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of Ashley Jennifer White, ruling the Pulaski County mother should not be held criminally responsible for the 2015 septic tank drowning of Noah Thomas, her 5-year-old son. The reversal is the latest twist for a case that has hung over the region for years, beginning with a frantic, four-day search and seemingly concluding with the mother’s 2016 conviction   Read More ...
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As Virginia's top Democrats call for removing Confederate statues, legislative candidates approach with caution
The violence last month in Charlottesville may have pushed Virginia's top Democrats, including gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam, to declare their support for taking down Confederate statues. But when it comes to House races in potential swing districts, Democratic candidates appear to be taking a much more cautious approach, if they're talking about the statues at all. Democrat Schuyler VanValkenburg, a teacher at Glen Allen High School who is running for an open House seat in western Henrico County, said he supports Stoney's original call to add context to Confederate monuments   Read More ...
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No. 16 Virginia Tech beats East Carolina 64-17 to reach 3-0 - | WBTV Charlotte
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Redshirt freshman Josh Jackson threw for 372 yards and five touchdowns - three to Cam Phillips - to help No. 16 Virginia Tech beat East Carolina 64-17 on Saturday. Phillips had a program-record 14 catches for 189 yards to help the Hokies improve to 3-0 for the first time since 2011. He punctuated his day with a perfectly executed route that left him wide open, and Jackson hit him in stride for a 45-yard score with 7:46 left in the third quarter   Read More ...
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Virginia's unemployment rate holds steady at 3.8 percent in August, but down from 4.1 percent in 2016
Virginia’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.8 percent from July to August but declined from a year ago on broad-based job gains. The state’s jobless rate dropped from 4.1 percent in August 2016, as the labor force swelled and the number of people counted as unemployed declined by more than 11,000, the Virginia Employment Commission reported Friday. Virginia’s unemployment rate remained below the national rate, which was up slightly to 4   Read More ...
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Newly released 911 calls shed light on Virginia's on King shooting
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The 911 calls from the restaurant shooting at Virginia’s on King sheds light on what happened during a hours-long hostage standoff. Thomas Demetrius Burns, 53, of Charleston, is the man police say opened fire at Virginia's on King in August, according to Charleston. Police. Burns was shot by Charleston Police after a hostage standoff, according to Interim Police Chief Jerome Taylor   Read More ...
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Big insurer Anthem agrees to sell Obamacare plans in part of Virginia, ending risk of 'bare counties'
The health insurer Anthem on Friday agreed to sell Obamacare plans next year in the parts of Virginia that were at risk of having no insurers there. Anthem's move means that there are currently not any parts of the United States that lack at least one insurer willing to sell individual market health plans in 2018. Last week, Virginia officials said there were 48 counties and 15 cities in that state expected to be bare as a result of Optima Health's decision not to expand its footprint as much as it had earlier expected   Read More ...
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Obamacare no longer on death's door in Virginia
Obamacare is no longer set to fail in Virginia. Anthem reversed its recent decision to pull out of the state Friday and will provide Obamacare policies in 68 counties and cities, the majority of which would not otherwise have coverage options next year. The move means that roughly 70,000 Virginians won't be left out in the cold. It also means that Obamacare will once again be available everywhere in 2018   Read More ...
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Publix across from Virginia Center Commons mall to open Oct. 11
The Publix supermarket at 10150 Brook Road in the Virginia Center Marketplace shopping center will open 7 a.m. Oct. 11. The shopping center is anchored by a Target and is across from Virginia Center Commons mall. This will be the fifth area store for the Florida-based grocery chain, which bought 11 former Martin's stores and is renovating or rebuilding them on a rolling basis   Read More ...
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15-Year-Old Boy Shot and Killed by Police Officer in Virginia
(HAYMARKET, Va.) — A boy has been shot and killed by police in northern Virginia. Prince William County Police say the shooting occurred Friday around 10:45 a.m. in Haymarket in the western part of the county, about 37 miles (60 kilometers) west of Washington. No officers were injured. Police say the boy died at the scene. It is unclear what prompted the shooting or whether the boy was armed   Read More ...
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