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Virginia prison inmates can get college credits in 5 courses

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is offering state prison inmates college credit for five career and technical education courses. The courses are recommended by the American Council on Education’s college credit recommendation service. Department of Corrections inmates can receive credit for classes that include introductory business, commercial arts and design and software applications, among others. … Continue reading

Local / U.S. News / Virginia

Navy warns sailors of consequences of March Madness gambling

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Navy officials are reminding sailors not to participate in March Madness gambling in the workplace. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1RkgyQK ) reports Judge Advocate General’s Corps member Lt. Kathy Paradis wrote on an official Navy blog that sailors are prohibited from engaging in most gambling activities, which could include pay-to-play March Madness office … Continue reading

National / Politics / U.S. News / Uncategorized

The Latest: Liberty students go for Rubio, not Trump

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 10:15 p.m.: Liberty University students went big for Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz in the GOP presidential primary, despite school president Jerry Falwell Jr.’s endorsement of Donald Trump. Trump won only about 8 percent of the vote in Liberty’s voting precinct, compared … Continue reading