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Northam, regional leaders kick off $3.8B Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project

Gov. Ralph Northam joined the Virginia Department of Transportation and state and local leaders to break ground on the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project on Thursday.

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Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia announce agreement to spur offshore wind energy

The governors of Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia have entered into a three-state collaboration to advance offshore wind projects in the region.

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Design tips for the autumn interior

The autumn wind is knocking on the window, the leaves are circling in the street. Instead of picnics and country trips, we have more and more free time at home. It can be the perfect time for decorating the interior.

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A beginner’s guide to picking out an online casino

If you are new to online casinos, it can be quite tricky to know which website to choose before you start gambling. There are a lot of options out there, and if you don’t have much experience, they will probably all look the same.

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How American companies are benefiting from IT consultants

It has never been easier to get a business off the ground. Now, that’s a bold statement, especially considering the current economic climate.

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5 signs you should change your major in college

The major you’ll have in college can make or break your success in the future. Ideally, the major you choose should be something that you like or are passionate about so you’ll have the motivation to finish school and end up with a good-paying job after graduation.

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5 things to consider before starting a small business

Becoming an entrepreneur and starting your own business is a great way to achieve financial independence and build a company that can support you and your family for generations.

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Zeus Digital Theaters remains open despite city-ordered removal of ‘Now Open’ flags

Movie goers are still welcome to take in the latest from Hollywood at Zeus Digital Theaters.

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Virginia unemployment claims down more than two-thirds from May 16 peak

The number of continued unemployment claims filed with the Virginia Employment Commission is down 68.3 percent from the May 16 peak.

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Revalation Vineyards announces plans for $2.3M expansion in Madison County

Revalation Vineyards will invest more than $2.3 million to build a new wine production facility, tasting room, and event space in Madison County.

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Report: U.S. economy grew at record 33.1 percent rate in third quarter

The U.S. economy grew at a record annual rate of 33.1 percent in the third quarter, according to data released Thursday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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Virginia Lottery introduces new version of a familiar game: Cash 5 with EZ Match

Virginia Lottery players asked for it: A jackpot game that’s played only in Virginia. The Virginia Lottery has the answer: Cash 5 with EZ Match.

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6 helpful tips in managing unpaid invoices for small businesses

Unpaid invoices are one of the most common reasons why businesses suffer from cash flow issues. Even a single invoice can disrupt positive cash flow. In a perfect world, business owners shouldn’t have to chase customers for payments.

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Why are traffic fatalities increasing?

Throughout the United States, there are reports that traffic fatalities are increasing. In April 2020, all 50 states reported an increase in traffic fatalities with an average of 36.6 percent.

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Is staff augmentation worth it?

In an unpredictable and constantly evolving business environment, the demand for tech expertise is ever-increasing. However, the shortage of proficient IT specialists is the sad reality today’s market must confront and adjust to.

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The future of gambling in the United States

The gambling regulations in the US have recently changed, becoming more permissive. However, there are still strict rules in place and these vary greatly between states.

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Reducing job barriers for people with a criminal record  

There are lots of people who are wondering how they will be able to find another job. The reality is that the job market is incredibly competitive right now. Even people who are very qualified and have a hard time finding a job.

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Small businesses, nonprofits can apply for up to $100K through Rebuild VA

A grant program to help small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the government response to the COVID-19 pandemic will expand eligibility criteria and increase the amount of grant money businesses receive.

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Cadence adds Class 8 cleanroom at Virginia headquarters

Cadence Inc. has announced the addition of an ISO Class 8 cleanroom at its Staunton headquarters, which will be used for development and manufacturing of novel medical devices.

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Dominion Energy releases sustainability, corporate responsibility report

From developing the largest offshore wind project in the Americas to committing tens of millions of dollars to promote higher education equity, Dominion Energy is transforming how the company serves customers and communities for the greater good.

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Analysis: Economy declines statewide, but some of our localities grew in 2Q

Virginia’s economy retracted 8.1 percent in the second quarter of 2020 as the full force of the COVID-19 response was felt. Against that backdrop, four of the seven local economies in our coverage area actually showed at least modest growth in the second quarter.