Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Utility crews are struggling to restore power to thousands of customers after a late-winter storm blasted parts of central and Western Virginia with up to 20 inches of snow. The storm largely spared the nation’s capital but brought varying amounts of snow and sleet to a wide area of the Mid-Atlantic region.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Exports of goods from Virginia to more than 210 destinations around the globe continue to grow. Virginia exports increased slightly to $18.2 billion in 2012, ranking it as the 26th largest exporting state in the U.S. That’s according to data from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s international trade office.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) – NASA says the spate of nasty winter weather has prompted it to reschedule a rocket launch originally set for Friday at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The launch of the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket has been rescheduled for Monday.
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) – Washington & Lee University has completed a renovation of Washington Hall. The work is part of a six-year, $50 million project to renovate the Lexington school’s historic Colonnade. The university earlier completed renovations of two of the Colonnade’s other four buildings.