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March 25, 2020 - 11:38 am
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia Commonwealth University Health System announced that it's administering an independently-developed COVID-19 test for inpatients during a pilot program. The test will significantly reduce wait times for results, and in turn will reduce the risk of the virus infection in...
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June 17, 2019 - 1:35 pm
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The Latest on the Paris Air Show (all times local): 7 p.m. The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea. Christian Scherer also...
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October 06, 2018 - 7:40 am
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Two more former employees of truck stop chain Pilot Flying J have been sentenced in connection with a rebate scam. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that U.S. District Judge Curtis Collier sentenced former Pilot Flying J vice president Scott "Scooter" Wombold to six...
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August 26, 2018 - 8:27 pm
NEW KENT CO., Va., - On Sunday August 26, 2018 at approximately 4:12 p.m., the Virginia State Police responded to a plane crash at 6901 Terminal Road in New Kent County. The troopers preliminary investigation reveals that the pilot of a single engine Cessna was coming in for a landing. Just prior...
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July 09, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Williamsburg, VA (wrva.com) - The National Transportation Safety Board says they have recovered the remains of the pilot from Sunday's helicopter crash in Williamsburg. However, they have not yet confirmed the person's identity. The NTSB does say if they pilot is whom they believe it is, that...
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May 07, 2018 - 2:09 pm
EASTVILLE, Va. (AP) — State police say a man is being treated for injuries sustained when the small aircraft he was piloting crashed in Virginia.   A news release Monday from Virginia State Police spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Anaya says the ultralight personal aircraft crashed in Northampton County...
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April 28, 2018 - 1:59 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The U.S. House has approved a measure requiring medical checks for commercial hot air balloon pilots in an effort to avoid a reoccurrence of a 2016 crash that killed 16 people in Texas. The House voted Friday on a wide-ranging Federal Aviation Administration bill that includes...
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