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A bird mystery: VA officials working to discover why birds are dying in numbers

The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, DWR (formerly the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, DGIF) is coordinating testing on a selection of deceased birds after the Northern Region area of Virginia began receiving an increase in the number of calls starting May 18 about sick/injured young birds, specifically Grackles and Blue Jays.

Herring statement on being certified as next Attorney General of Virginia

Attorney General-elect Mark Herring released a statement following the State Board of Elections certifying him as the next Attorney General of Virginia:

Statement from Obenshain Campaign on completion of State Board of Elections vote count

One hundred sixty-five votes separate the candidates for Virginia Attorney General now that the State Board of Elections has completed its official vote count.

VDOT to lift lane closures to ease Thanksgiving travel

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will lift lane closures on most interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon Wednesday, Nov. 27, until noon Monday, Dec. 2.

Tier I EIS approval will advance Interstate 66 improvements from I-495 to Haymarket

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a record of decision on the 25-mile Tier 1 environmental impact statement (EIS) study of Interstate 66 from the Capital Beltway to Haymarket, clearing the way for the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) to select one or more of the final ten concepts for detailed analysis.

Va. Beach man succeeds Connaughton as Va.‘s Secretary of Transportation

Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe has announced his selection of Aubrey Layne as Secretary of Transportation.

Weekend of special activities and free parking on Veterans Day at Va. state parks

Virginia State Parks will waive parking fees in honor of Veterans Day on Monday, November 11, 2013. Additionally, all 36 state parks will offer special programming during the holiday weekend.

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.

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