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With Northam’s amendment, nonpayment of court fines and costs won’t suspend driving privileges

Some 627,000 Virginians will get back their licenses to drive after Gov. Northam March 26 amended legislation to eliminate the practice of suspending driving privileges for nonpayment of court fines and costs.

Unique Va. partnership helps offenders get prepared for release with identification

Through DMV Connect, correctional facilities, and jails identify people slated for release within a few months and facilitate collection of the needed personal documents and DMV applications for Virginia ID cards.

Cvent to move in former SAIC headquarters in Tysons, bringing 400 new jobs

Cvent (NYSE: CVT), a leading cloud-based event management platform that recently went public, will move its headquarters to SAIC’s former headquarters building in Tysons Corner. Virginia successfully competed against Maryland for the project, which will create 400 new jobs in three years and retain 451 jobs.

Traffic detour for bridge replacement; US 29 to be closed at Webb Drive Oct. 25-28

Gainesville area drivers note that southbound US 29 will be closed just south of Linton Hall Road from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 through 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28. Crews will remove and replace the bridge over North Fork Broad Run.

Virginia Center for Excellence in Teaching to be located at George Mason University

The center, proposed as part of the governor's 2013 All Students K-12 legislative agenda, will provide professional development opportunities in instruction, education policy and leadership for 100 exemplary teachers each year, starting next June.

One million plus Virginians now signed up for ShakeOut earthquake drill Oct. 17

Virginia has become the second state ever to pass the one million mark in people registered to participate in the multistate earthquake drill, Drop, Cover and Hold On, with a week to go until the Great SouthEast ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10:17 a.m.

Woodbridge DMV closed Wednesday morning

Department of Motor Vehicles Customer Service Center at 2731 Caton Hill Road, Woodbridge, will be closed the morning of Wednesday, October 9, until 1 p.m. so a new testing system can be installed.

Need assistance with heating bills this winter? Application period opens Oct.8

The application period for Virginia residents seeking financial assistance for the 2013-2014 heating season through the Virginia Energy Assistance program opens on October 8 and continues through November 8.

Del. Marshall asks Va. governor to call General Assembly into special session

Delegate Robert G. "Bob" Marshall has asked Governor Bob McDonnell to call a Special Session of the General Assembly to consider Delegate Marshall's legislation to offer some relief to those affected by the federal shutdown and any future shutdowns.

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