RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has successfully vetoed two religious expression bills and legislation that would have granted people who receive red-light tickets the right to contest citations in circuit court. The Virginia Senate voted yesterday to uphold McAuliffe's vetoes during a one-day legislative meeting commonly referred to as the "veto session."
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Postal workers are planning a protest today at a Staples store in Richmond. It is part of an American Postal Workers Union protest spanning 27 states. The workers are opposing the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with store employees.
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) - A former Blacksburg High School assistant softball coach accused of having a sex with a 15-year-old has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and avoided a prison term. Amber Nicole Holdaway pleaded guilty yesterday to contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a misdemeanor. She received a 12-month suspended sentence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A man who prosecutors say was on supervised release after being convicted in 19 bank robberies has been sentenced for trying to rob a bank. Thirty-three-year-old Calvin Kinard Adams of Washington pleaded guilty in January to attempted bank robbery. He was sentenced yesterday to five years in prison.
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