Archives:April, 2014

Into The Triangle

April 30th, 2014 | [From: Editorials]

If you drive north along Route 1 in Alexandria, not long after you cross the new Monroe Avenue bridge you come to a fairly dense concentration of commercial and light industrial uses on the west side of the highway across from the Potomac Yard development.

West Virginia Supreme Court Denies Severance Appeal

April 30th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals late yesterday denied Charles Severance’s request for a stay of extradition by a vote of 5-0. This clears the way for Loudoun County Sheriff’s deputies to return to Wheeling, West Virginia, and transport Severance back to Loudoun County to face gun charges.

Herring Advises That Virginia “Dreamers” Can Qualify For In-State Tuition

April 30th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Schools]

In a letter sent this morning to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia, the presidents of Virginia's colleges and universities, and the chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, Attorney General Mark R. Herring advised that, under current Virginia law, Virginia students who are lawfully present in the United States under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program qualify for in-state tuition, provided they meet Virginia's domicile requirements.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Small Business Financing Authority Receives An Additional $5.9 Million From U.S. Treasury to Assist Small Businesses

April 30th, 2014 | [From: Business, From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority has secured an additional $5.9 million to help finance Virginia’s small businesses through a second disbursement from the U.S. Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative.

Governor Terry McAuliffe Announces Virginia Is “All In” For Increasing Diversity In Clinical Trials

April 30th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond]

Governor McAuliffe today announced Virginia’s support for the “I’m In” campaign to encourage greater diversity of volunteers in clinical trials.

George Washington 2 Middle School Students Win Four Awards At Virginia History Day Competition

April 30th, 2014 | [From: Schools]

Congratulations to the 11 George Washington 2 Middle School students who competed at the Virginia State History Day competition in Williamsburg on April 26.

Moran Brings Member COLA Reform To House Floor

April 30th, 2014 | [From: From Congress]

Representative Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, took to the House floor today to discuss his proposed amendment to the Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2015.

Ireton Girls Lax Defeats Three Of Five Teams In Five Days

April 30th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Sports]

The Bishop Ireton girls’ lacrosse team traveled to suburban Atlanta last week during the school’s traditional spring break period to play in the prestigious Legacy Lacrosse Cup on April 25-26.

David Speck Among Barron’s Top Financial Advisors In America

April 30th, 2014 | [From: Business, Top Stories]

David G. Speck, Managing Director-Investments, with the Speck-Caudron Investment Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, was ranked among Barron’s Top Financial Advisors for 2014, as announced in the weekly magazine’s February 24th issue. Speck was also ranked 3rd among all financial advisors in the state of Virginia.

Fairfax Tax Return Preparer Convicted Of Tax And Wire Fraud

April 30th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Thuy Tien Le, 40, of Sterling, Va., pleaded guilty today to aiding in the preparation of false income tax returns and to wire fraud, in connection with her operation of a tax return preparation business called T2 Advantage Services, LLC.