More help for businesses owned by women and minorities. Governor McAuliffe (pictured) is ordering state agencies to contract more often with those companies. An executive order requires state agencies to spend 42% of their discretionary spending on certified small businesses owned by women and minorities. State agencies must also contract with businesses that have no more than 25 employees and make no more than $3 million a year.
Cook wrote a column published on Thursday and said he hopes that his declaration can help others.
World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was awarded a new truck with "technology and stuff" by a very nervous Chevy employee and Twitter took notice.
A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.
There was a shooting incident early Thursday morning on Altavista Avenue, and Charlottesville Police will release details later.