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Virginia and the Carolinas under states of emergency as a snow and ice event arrives

A treacherous wintry mix including freezing rain and snow is set to hit parts of Virginia and North and South Carolina from Friday into Saturday, moving the governors of those states declare emergencies as forecasters anticipate poor travel conditions and power outages.
Tags: Virginia, Cnn, Carolinas, North and South Carolina


Man confesses to 2 unsolved murders in Virginia and Maryland

Charles Helem is already serving time for a 2002 murder.
Tags: Maryland, Virginia, Cnn, Charles Helem


Rare ice storm poised to hit Carolina beaches

It's been nearly seven years since the National Weather Service office in Wilmington, North Carolina, issued an ice warning for its area. Now, more than 10 million people along coastal parts of Virginia and the Carolinas are under winter weather alerts.
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Virginia, Stories, Carolina, Carolinas, Wilmington North Carolina


Virginia congressman blasts McConnell for comment on voters of color

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing fierce criticism for comments he made this week in response to a question about the concerns of voters of color.
Tags: Senate, Virginia, Cnn, Mitch McConnell, McConnell


IRS and ID.me Makes Video Selfies a Requirement in 2022

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requiring people create an account with ID.me to access and submit taxes. One of the verification methods is a video selfie, reports KrebsOnSecurity. Verification With IRS and ID.me By the summer of 2022 this will be a requirement for all Americans and ID.me will be the only method to log into the IRS website. ID.me is an online identity verification service. Based in Virginia, the private company is already being used by 27 states to screen for ident...
Tags: Security, News, Government, Virginia, Irs, NIST, Equifax, Krebs, U S Internal Revenue Service IRS, Blake Hall, Security Friday, KrebsOnSecurity Verification With IRS, IRS Security Security


Rare ice storm nears US South

It's been nearly seven years since the National Weather Service office in Wilmington, North Carolina, last issued an ice warning for its area. Now, over 10 million people along coastal parts of Virginia and the Carolinas are under winter weather alerts.
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Virginia, Stories, Carolinas, Wilmington North Carolina, US South


Rare ice storm poised to hit Carolina beaches, including Myrtle Beach and Charleston

It's been nearly seven years since the National Weather Service office in Wilmington, North Carolina, last issued an ice warning for its area. Now, over 10 million people along coastal parts of Virginia and the Carolinas are under winter weather alerts.
Tags: National Weather Service, Virginia, Cnn, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Carolina, Carolinas, Wilmington North Carolina


The future of the GOP isn't about DeSantis

A year after Donald Trump left the White House and with the 2022 midterms looming, much of the Republican Party has its sights on what, and who, comes next. Though Trump is still very much in the picture -- his recent rally in Arizona had strong back-on-the-campaign-trail vibes -- two Republican governors (and the states they represent) have emerged as possible answers to these GOP questions: Virginia's Glenn Youngkin and Florida's Ron DeSantis.
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Virginia, Gop, Arizona, Stories, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Glenn Youngkin


The future of the GOP isn't about DeSantis or Youngkin

A year after Donald Trump left the White House and with the 2022 midterms looming, much of the Republican Party has its sights on what, and who, comes next. Though Trump is still very much in the picture -- his recent rally in Arizona had strong back-on-the-campaign-trail vibes -- two Republican governors (and the states they represent) have emerged as possible answers to these GOP questions: Virginia's Glenn Youngkin and Florida's Ron DeSantis.
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Virginia, Gop, Arizona, Stories, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, DeSantis, Glenn Youngkin, Youngkin


Opinion: The future of the GOP isn't about DeSantis or Youngkin

A year after Donald Trump left the White House and with the 2022 midterms looming, much of the Republican Party has its sights on what, and who, comes next. Though Trump is still very much in the picture -- his recent rally in Arizona had strong back-on-the-campaign-trail vibes -- two Republican governors (and the states they represent) have emerged as possible answers to these GOP questions: Virginia's Glenn Youngkin and Florida's Ron DeSantis.
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Virginia, Gop, Arizona, Stories, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, DeSantis, Glenn Youngkin, Youngkin


Oath Keeper Charged In Sedition Conspiracy Had A Weapons Cache Ready, Feds Say

One of the Oath Keepers charged in a seditious conspiracy for allegedly planning to disrupt the transfer of power on Jan. 6 had a cache of supplies and weapons with him in a hotel in Virginia, prosecutors said Tuesday.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Virginia, Oath Keepers, Matt Shuham, Capitol insurrection, Edward Vallejo


Virginia parents file lawsuit against Gov. Youngkin over executive order ending mask mandates in public schools

A group of parents of public school students in Chesapeake, Virginia, filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking Virginia's Supreme Court to block a new executive order issued by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin that makes masks voluntary for children in the state's public schools.
Tags: Virginia, Cnn, Chesapeake Virginia, Virginia s Supreme Court, Glenn Youngkin, Youngkin


School superintendent says his district won't comply with Republican governor's executive order on masks

One Virginia school district is not backing down from Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's executive order that will allow parents to determine whether their children wear masks in school. CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks to the district's superintendent and parents who support and are against the governor's move.
Tags: News, Virginia, Cnn, Stories, Gary Tuchman, Glenn Youngkin


'I'm scared for my kid': Mom reacts to executive order against mask mandates

One Virginia school district is not backing down from Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's executive order that will allow parents to determine whether their children wear masks in school. CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks to the district's superintendent and parents who support and are against the governor's move.
Tags: News, Virginia, Cnn, Stories, Mom, Gary Tuchman, Glenn Youngkin


Superintendent: School district won't comply with GOP governor's mask directive

One Virginia school district is not backing down from Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's executive order that will allow parents to determine whether their children wear masks in school. CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks to the district's superintendent and parents who support and are against the governor's move.
Tags: News, Virginia, Cnn, Gop, Stories, Gary Tuchman, Glenn Youngkin


Where Things Stand: Hundreds Of Schools Defy Virginia’s New GOP Guv

School district officials who oversee hundreds of schools in Virginia are actively defying their new Republican governor’s efforts to tamp down COVID-19 mitigation measures in the state. The backlash is similar to what we saw play out in Texas and Florida when Republican Govs. Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis enacted similar executive orders late last year, attempting to block individual schools and municipalities from creating their own policies for combatting the pandemic. [Author: Nicol...
Tags: Florida, Texas, News, Virginia, Masks, Greg Abbott, Ron DeSantis, Nicole Lafond, Glenn Youngkin, Virginia GOP, Editors' Blog, COVID-19, 2022 Midterms, Govs Greg Abbott


Snowplow-driver shortage means some towns are offering $310 an hour and $2,000 'snow bonuses' for people with a commercial driver's license

A snowplow on March 8, 2018, in Walpole, Massachusetts.AP Photo/Steven Senne Massachusetts towns are offering snowplow drivers up to $310 an hour, government records show. Colorado raised annual salaries to $40,000 and is offering "snow bonuses" up to $2,000, 9News said. It's an attempt to lure in applicants as drivers flock to higher-paying trucking and delivery jobs. States across the country are short hundreds of snowplow drivers this winter, causing some towns to raise wages up to $31...
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Snow-plow driver shortage means some towns are offering $310 an hour and $2000 'snow bonuses' for people with a commercial driver's license

A snowplow drives past downed power lines, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Walpole, Mass.AP Photo/Steven Senne Mass. towns are offering snowplow drivers up to $310 an hour, government records show. Colorado raised annual salaries to $40,000 and is offering "snow bonuses" up to $2000, 9News reported. It's an attempt to lure in applicants with a CDL, as drivers flock to higher-paying trucking and delivery jobs.  States across the country are short hundreds of snow-plow drivers this winter, caus...
Tags: Transportation, Weather, News, Nbc, Colorado, Washington, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, Nbc News, Careers, Trends, Pennsylvania, Department Of Transportation, Dot, Colorado Department of Transportation


United States: Amendments Proposed To Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act - Husch Blackwell LLP

As the legislature opened on January 12, Virginia lawmakers proposed seven bills to amend the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA).
Tags: News, Virginia, United States, Husch Blackwell LLP


Many people wonder if we're approaching the endemic phase of Covid. Fauci says it's too soon to tell

• Virginia's new GOP governor meets resistance from some school districts over masks • Researchers: Fourth dose boosts antibodies, but likely not enough to prevent breakthroughs
Tags: News, Virginia, Gop, Stories, COVID Fauci


Virginia’s New GOP Guv Dives Headfirst Into School Mask Mandate War

Enter a brand new addition to Republicans’ war on schools requiring students and faculty to wear masks on campus. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Virginia, Masks, Cristina Cabrera, Glenn Youngkin


25 Great Films About The Civil Rights Movement

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  Congress passed the Martin Luther King Day holiday to make sure that we remember the man and the movement. Both have been depicted in documentary films, but this list focuses on fictional movies about the civil rights movement and the Black experience, including some that describe people and events prior to the 1954 Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education ruling and the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott, which are o...
Tags: News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, White House, Virginia, America, Los Angeles, Fbi, Chicago, Selma, Emma Stone, Harper Lee, Spike Lee, Shirley


Virginia's new GOP governor meets resistance from some school districts planning to keep mask requirements

Newly inaugurated Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has been in office for mere days, but the Republican is already rolling back the priorities of his Democratic predecessors and running into opposition from counties he lost months earlier, specifically on the hot-button issue of mask requirements in schools.
Tags: Virginia, Cnn, Gop, Glenn Youngkin


Virginia's new GOP governor meets resistance from some school districts over masks

• Researchers: Fourth vaccine dose boosts antibodies, but likely not enough to prevent Omicron breakthroughs • US surgeon general: Omicron surge hasn't peaked nationwide
Tags: News, Virginia, US, Gop, Stories


Virginia's new GOP governor meets resistance from some school districts over mask requirements

• Researchers: Fourth vaccine dose boosts antibodies, but likely not enough to prevent Omicron breakthroughs • CDC's suggestion to cancel football, band in nearly every US school called 'unrealistic' • US surgeon general: Omicron surge hasn't peaked nationwide
Tags: News, Cdc, Virginia, US, Gop, Stories


US Surgeon General: ‘The Next Few Weeks Will Be Tough’ As Omicron Surge Continues

(CBS13/CNN) — Areas that were among the first to get hit hard by the Omicron variant are starting to see their Covid-19 numbers level off or even improve. But that’s not the case for much of the country, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said. “There are parts of the country — New York, in particular, and other parts of the Northeast — where we are starting to see a plateau, and in some cases, an early decline in cases,” Murthy told CNN on Sunday. “The challenge is that the entire country is n...
Tags: Health, New York, News, California, Cdc, Oregon, Virginia, US, Cnn, Nba, Fox News, Illinois, Chicago Public Schools, Northeast, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Johns Hopkins University


Youngkin Ends School Mask Mandates, Vaccines For State Workers On Day One As Virginia Governor

Youngkin quickly signed 11 executive orders, including dropping vaccine requirements for state workers and barring the teaching of critical race theory.
Tags: News, Virginia, Youngkin


All Hostages Safe After Hours-Long Standoff At Texas Synagogue, Suspect Dead

Dozens of hostage negotiation experts flew in from Virginia to handle the situation, joining local and federal officers.
Tags: News, Virginia, Texas Synagogue Suspect Dead


Glenn Youngkin inaugurated as Virginia governor

Glenn Youngkin, a former private equity co-CEO who has never served in elected office before, was sworn in as the 74th Governor of Virginia Saturday afternoon; the first Republican to do so in the Commonwealth since 2010.
Tags: Virginia, Cnn, Commonwealth, Glenn Youngkin, 74th Governor of Virginia


Glenn Youngkin sworn in as Virginia's 74th governor, reinvigorating Republicans after years of statewide losses

Gov. Glenn Youngkin gives his inaugural speech at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond on January 15, 2022.AP Photo/Julio Cortez Republican Glenn Youngkin was sworn in as Virginia's 74th governor on Saturday. Youngkin, a former private-equity executive, defeated former Gov. Terry McAuliffe in November. The governor will face divided government, with a GOP-led House and a Democratic-controlled Senate. Glenn Youngkin was inaugurated as Virginia's 74th governor on Saturday, becoming th...
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