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Virginia Beach the best for vaping

By   /  November 15, 2016  /  Arizona, California, Health Care, Minnesota, New Mexico, News, Regulations, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Albuquerque. Phoenix. Tucson. Mesa. Virginia Beach. All terrific vacation spots. And also great for vaping. A new report by the R Street Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based free-market think tank, ranked 52 cities on their regulatory environment for vaping, with Virginia’s largest city coming out on top with a grade of A+. The three Arizona cities […]

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On-again, off-again sale of Virginia government broadband to private provider is on-again

By   /  November 7, 2016  /  Federal Government, News, Technology, Virginia  /  No Comments

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“They did not give us approvals, but they told us we should move forward with the one-stage process,” Paul Elswick said.

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In shooter’s wake, election group blasts ‘open borders voting’

By   /  September 29, 2016  /  National, News, Politics & Elections, Virginia, Washington  /  No Comments

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An election-integrity group accused the federal government of “an open-borders approach to voting” after learning that a noncitizen charged in a deadly mall shooting cast several ballots since 2014.

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Do we focus too much on teacher quality?

By   /  September 12, 2016  /  Education Blog, Virginia  /  No Comments

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One of the fathers of education reform says the movement focuses too much on teacher quality.

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VP hopeful Kaine’s wife resigns education position

By   /  July 28, 2016  /  Education, Education Blog, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Anne Holton, wife of Democrat vice president candidate Tim Kaine, has resigned her position as Virginia’s education secretary.

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What’s in a name? History, and quite a bit of money

By   /  July 28, 2016  /  Education, National, News, Texas, Virginia  /  No Comments

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There’s the Confederacy. And then there’s the cost. Confederate cavalry Gen. James Ewell Brown (Jeb) Stuart of the Army of Northern Virginia died at the Battle of Yellow Tavern on May 11, 1864. Now some of his fellow northern Virginians are trying to kill him again. An effort to change the name of  J.E.B. Stuart High School […]

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