Insiders are buzzing that Northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon’s HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes high-profile visit to Washington, DC (AMZN)

Amy Harris/Invision/AP The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Northern Virginia could soon land Amazon HQ2. Two sources said as much to Business Insider. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is amid a high-profile trip to Washington, DC. The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select Northern Virginia as the […]

Virginia coach after biggest March Madness upset ever: ‘That was a thorough butt-whippin”

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images March Madness history was made as Virginia became the first 1-seed to ever lose to a 16-seed. The game was tied at halftime, but Maryland-Baltimore County exploded in the second half and won by 20. After the game, UVA head coach Tony Bennett put the game in proper perspective, calling it a […]

Top-seeded Virginia falls to Maryland-Baltimore County in the biggest upset in March Madness history

TNT March Madness history has been made, as No. 1 Virginia lost to No. 16 Maryland-Baltimore County, the first time a No. 1 seed has fallen in the first round since the tournament expanded to 64 teams. The win came on the heels of a dominant second half from the UMBC Retrievers, who took the […]

Last-ditch deal ends West Virginia teachers’ 9-day strike

West Virginia lawmakers have agreed a deal to end a nine-day teachers’ walkout over pay and healthcare. The West Virginia Senate had rejected the pay raise that would have ended the state’s biggest teachers’ strike in 30 years. Governor Jim Justice tweeted on Tuesday morning that a deal had been reached in a last-minute conference […]

Drunk man accidentally takes $1,600 Uber from West Virginia to New Jersey

(credit: Paul Goddin) After a night of drinking, Kenny Bachman called an Uber to take him to his home in the New Jersey suburbs of Philadelphia. There was just one problem: he wasn’t in the Philadelphia area. He was in Morgantown, West Virginia, more than 300 miles away from home. The cost of the ride: $ 1,635.93. […]

Conspiracy theorists are already making wild claims about the Amtrak train full of Republican lawmakers that collided with a truck in Virginia

Conspiracy theories were spread after an Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers collided with a truck. The cause of the crash has yet to be determined and the scene is still under investigation. Various social media accounts propagated the conspiracy theories Wednesday night, some of which linked them to a secret GOP memo on the Russia […]

2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 roars to a record at Virginia International Raceway

The 2019 Corvette ZR1 in addition to being the most powerful production Corvette in history, has now racked up a production car track record. Chevrolet took the ultimate ‘Vette down to Virginia International Raceway, a track that Mark Reuss, Chevy’s executive vice president of global product development, described as “arguably America’s most challenging road course,” […]

Who is Virginia Woolf? Google Doodle honours English book author’s 136th birthday

Today’s Google Doodle is an intricately drawn portrait of one of the most iconic and foremost female novelists of the 20th century. Virginia Woolf was a pioneering English writer in the stream-of-conscious narrative method and a feminist icon. Her most critically acclaimed novels such as Mrs Dalloway and To The Lighthouse have inspired generations of […]

States of emergency declared in N. Carolina & Virginia for Winter Storm Grayson

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 22:37 Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) declared a state of emergency Wednesday as the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Storm Warning for “severe winter weather conditions” in parts of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina through Thursday. McAuliffe urged residents to prepare for “travel disruptions, power outages and […]

VMware expands its AWS-based cloud service to West Virginia region

VMware announced that its joint offering with Amazon Web Services is expanding to a second cloud infrastructure region, providing customers with additional geographic availability and access to new services. Businesses can deploy applications through the VMware Cloud on AWS service in the cloud provider’s West Virginia data center, in addition to existing support for its […]