Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press
RICHMOND, Vt. (AP) – Officials in Vermont say two young men from Virginia who went out of bounds at Bolton Valley resort have been found after spending the night outdoors. Police say 22-year-old Maxwell Hoffman of Springfield, Va., and 21-year-old Joshua Murray of Woodbridge, Va., emerged from the woods yesterday as search efforts were getting under way.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – As Maryland implements broad gun controls, neighboring states are trying to woo away a Beretta firearms factory. Virginia Republican lieutenant governor candidate and investment company executive Pete Snyder wrote to the company earlier this week touting Virginia’s favorable tax and gun climate.
McLEAN, Va. (AP) – Somalia’s newly recognized government is asking the State Department to grant immunity to a former prime minister accused of human-rights abuses. The letter issued this week by the Federal Republic of Somalia seeks immunity for Mohamed Ali Samantar, who now lives in Fairfax but was a top official in dictator Siad Barre’s regime.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The Hampton Roads region could lose more than 12,000 jobs this year due to automatic spending cuts in the federal budget. That’s the forecast from Old Dominion University. The billions of dollars in cuts begin to take effect today.