All posts tagged "Virginia"

  • DEM 2016 Clinton
    Clinton wins Georgia, Virginia; Sanders wins Vermont

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton claimed Super Tuesday victories in the Georgia and Virginia Democratic primaries, while rival Bernie Sanders carried his home state of Vermont. Republican races in those states were too close to call as...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Residents of W. Leicester St. in Winchester, Va. join forces to shovel out on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, after an historic snowstorm dumped more than 30 inches of snow on the city Friday night and Saturday. (Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star via AP)
    At least 37 killed in snowstorm-related deaths

    At least 37 people have died as a result of the mammoth snowstorm that pounded the eastern U.S. The deaths occurred in car accidents, from carbon monoxide poisoning, and from heart attacks while shoveling snow: WASHINGTON, D.C....

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • Virginia is closer to becoming the first U.S. state to adopt such a dual-name policy. (Korea Times file)
    Virginia revises textbook guidelines in line with ‘East Sea’ legislation

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The U.S. state of Virginia has revised the guidelines for history and social science education in line with a newly enacted law that requires textbooks to use the Korean name “East Sea” alongside the...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • Washington D.C.-area Korean American community leaders and members of the Korean Community Center Organizing Committee launched a membership campaign Sunday to raise funds to build a community hub.
    DC-area Koreans launch campaign for new community hub

    By The Korea Times Washington DC staff The Washington D.C.-area Korean American community has set out to launch a campaign to build a community hub. On Sunday, members of the community center preparation committee, the Korean American...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • Virginia House Delegate Mark Keam votes Tuesday with his daughter.
    Virginia Delegate Mark Keam to enter 4th term

    By The Korea Times Washington DC staff Virginia House Delegate Mark Keam (D), of District 35, will begin another two-year term — his fourth — in his seat following an uncontested race for the seat. Keam thanked...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Left to right: Principal Lee Jae-hoon, Korean American Society of Virginia President Kim Tae-won, Chairperson Michael Kwon
    Virginia Korean society regains non-profit status

    By The Korea Times Washington DC staff The Korean American Society of Virginia announced Wednesday it has regained non-profit status. The organization lost its non-profit status last year on charges of failure to file taxes and was...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Hair stylists from a salon near Fairfax, Virginia, participate in a charity event Saturday to help the elderly in South Korea.
    Virginia haircut event to donate funds to elderly

    By The Korea Times Washington DC staff Ten hair stylists from a Fairfax, Virginia, hair salon, Le Mirage, spread goodwill this weekend by picking up their shears for charity. Organized by a local Korean American foundation, the...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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