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Virginia Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Daily Fantasy Sports

Virginia state governor Terry McAuliffe signed into law on Monday the “Fantasy Contests Act,” the first law of its kind in the United States. Not only will daily fantasy sports, the product highly advertised by companies like DraftKings and FanDuel, be legally classified as not gambling, but the bill also puts into place consumer protections […]

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First Confirmed EEE Case Of 2015 In Virginia

The first confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in 2015 has been confirmed in Virginia, according to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS). The viral disease infects horses via a bite by an infected mosquito and affects a horse’s central nervous system. Symptoms come about quickly and can include sensitivity to […]

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