Governor McAuliffe has appointed two former members of the General Assembly to state boards. Former State Senator Henry Marsh of Richmond will join the Virginia ABC Board. Former Delegate Algie Howell is McAuliffe’s latest appointment to the State Parole Board. A spokesman for the Governor says Democrats Marsh and Howell will make more than $110,000 every year doing their new jobs. Each man abruptly resigned from the General Assembly less than a week ago.
Virginia continues their undefeated season with a 70-54 win.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."