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Did Green Antifa Just Hack Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality?

Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality was victim to a cyberattack in May, with the Virginia Information Technologies Agency unable to determine the origin.

Remember These 5 Things About Democrat Jennifer Wexton

After all, if you're willing to put your own staff in fake police costumes better suited for a frat party?  That's a pretty desperate play. 

Defense Contracts Impact The Commonwealth In Good Times And Bad

The U.S. military is a great stakeholder in the Virginia economy as a large portion of defense contracts are awarded to firms within the Commonwealth. Though, this can create a problem with dependency at times.

U.S. Central Bank Hikes Short Term Interest Rate By Quarter Percent

Economic growth has increased from a "moderate" outlook in May to now "rising at a solid rate," causing the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise short-term interest rates by a quarter percent.
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Obama Administration Skirted Lines To Allow Iran Access To U.S. Financial System

Senate Republicans have launched an investigation into the inner workings of Obama's landmark Iran Nuclear Deal, and have found that the terrorist state had access to the U.S. financial system.
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Mexico’s Pork Tariffs To Hit Large Part Of Virginia’s Agribusiness

Although President Trump like his tariffs to hit countries that have caused the U.S. to have a massive trade deficit, it may end put hurting Virginia pork farmers as many countries have levied duties on hog products.

Speaker Kirk Cox Attends White House Signing Ceremony For VA Reforms

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) was invited to the White House to join President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence for the signing of the VA Mission Act.

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Colorado Baker Who Refused Cake To Same-Sex Couple

The Supreme Court rules in favor of a Colorado baker who refused service to a same-sex couple on religious grounds.
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Six Months After I-66 Traffic Changes And The Results Are Disappointing

State transportation officials said the new tolls algorithms and HOV hours would drastically improve Capital area travel; however, after six months, the results are fairly disappointing.
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Doctors Say Smartphone May Cause Changes In Human Brain Chemistry

Doctors now claim that constant interruptions from alerts and messages on smartphones can impact human brain chemistry.
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