Gonzaga vs. West Virginia odds, line: 2020 Jimmy V Classic picks, predictions from proven computer model

The 2020 Jimmy V Classic features four teams ranked in the top 11 of the current AP Top 25 and the action will begin on Wednesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis when the No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs take on the No. 11 West Virginia Mountaineers. Both teams enter on impressive winning streaks with Gonzaga winning its last six games dating back to last season and West Virginia winning its last five in a row. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET and it should be an intriguing matchup of contrasting styles.

Gonzaga runs an incredibly efficient offense full of capable shot makers and creators, while West Virginia plays typically tough defense under Bob Huggins. The Bulldogs are favored by 8.5-points with the over-under for total points at 153.5 in the latest Gonzaga vs. West Virginia odds from William Hill SportsBook. Before you make any West Virginia vs. Gonzaga

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Leary Law Adds Virginia Criminal Defense FAQ To Its Website

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Christie Leary Fairfax Criminal Law Attorney

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Leary Law located in Fairfax Virginia is pleased to announce that as of October 10, 2020, it has added a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) section to the criminal defense section of its website. This exciting new addition is designed to help those who are facing criminal charges–or the loved ones of those who have been charged with a crime–better navigate the criminal defense system.

What You Can Expect to Learn

The FAQs page goes into details about bail bonds, sentencing, pre-trial motions, how criminal charges are classified, hearings and preliminary hearings, Fifth Amendment rights, Fourth Amendment rights, unreasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, security clearances after a criminal charge or conviction, plea bargaining, paying criminal fines and fees, jail time, felony criminal cases, misdemeanor criminal cases, warrants, and how a criminal defense

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Virginia Beach launches partnerships, website to help residents, businesses impacted by COVID-19

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach recently launched a website to provide resources and assistance to residents and businesses impacted by COVID-19.

The website, VBrelief.org, comes with the launch of the Virginia Beach Pandemic Relief Partnership, a collaboration of United Way of South Hampton Roads, the Foodbank, the Hampton Roads Workforce Council, and LISC funded by the City of Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach City Council approved an ordinance on October 20 to provide an initial $8 million in funding to be divided evenly among the four nonprofit partners for the purpose of providing assistance to Virginia Beach residents and businesses impacted by the pandemic. 

All partners will provide assistance in their specific ways to help ease the hurdles residents are facing amid the pandemic.

United Way of South Hampton Roads will provide financial help in the areas of rent and mortgage, childcare, utilities and health.

The Foodbank of

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Virginia Community Pushes For Expanded Internet in Pandemic

(TNS) — Almost immediately after the coronavirus pandemic closed schools and sent workers to their home offices, internet traffic skyrocketed in the region, according to J.D. Myers II, senior vice president and regional manager for  Cox Virginia .

Two years-worth of traffic went online for Cox in just a few weeks.

“Two years of capacity upgrades happened right in one month,” Myers said, measuring the traffic in terms of network improvements.

The huge increase in Hampton Roads internet traffic has spurred service providers and local governments into action as they try to expand access to what is increasingly becoming an essential utility, according to an Oct. 30 panel sponsored by the Hampton Roads Chamber.

“It’s the ability to get on a Zoom call,” said  Andria McClellanNorfolk City Council member. “It’s the ability for your kids to access their classrooms remotely and have access to their doctors for telehealth.”

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Virginia Beach releases statement on why residents do not see their voter credit on Dept. of Elections website

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — City officials with Virginia Beach released a statement Thursday explaining why residents do not see their voter credit on the Virginia Department of Elections website yet.

The city says the deadline for localities to complete their election certifications and submit the data to the state is Tuesday, Nov. 10. As a result, registered voters who voted Tuesday, Nov. 3, may not see their vote credited for the election in the database.

The statement says that the credit will show after the data is processed from the 380 plus poll books from 100 polling locations in Virginia Beach and is uploaded to the state’s database. The city says it is a manual process and will take several days to complete.

“We have seen rumors circulating online questioning why vote credits for those residents

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Blackstone Boosts Internet Bet With Virginia Data-Center Deal

(Bloomberg) — Blackstone Group Inc. is investing in a group of U.S. data centers as more consumers shift to the internet during the pandemic.



a sign on the side of a building: Signage outside the Blackstone Group headquarters.


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Signage outside the Blackstone Group headquarters.

A unit of the private equity giant is acquiring a roughly 90% interest in the real estate for eight single-tenant centers in Northern Virginia, according to a statement Monday announcing a joint venture with Maryland-based Corporate Office Properties Trust. The sites are valued at nearly $300 million and span 1.3 million square feet (121,000 square meters).



a sign on the side of a building: Signage outside the Blackstone Group headquarters.


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Signage outside the Blackstone Group headquarters.

Data centers are gaining popularity among investors as people spend more time online. During the pandemic, the rise in work-from-home, e-commerce and streaming have helped fuel the sector’s growth. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s infrastructure arm agreed to invest $500 million in the industry last month.

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Improved Genesis Tree Service Website Allows Virginia Customers to Book Appointments Easier – Press Release

Genesis Tree Service has just announced that its improved website is now available to be viewed online. They state that it includes many new features including the ability for their customers to have an easier time booking appointments with them. The newly upgraded website came about as a result of a highly collaborative effort between the experienced employees at the company and their tech support provider. It also took into consideration any website feedback their customers have given them over the years. The experienced tree care professionals at Genesis Tree Service have been performing tree services for homeowners in the Charlottesville and Albemarle County Virginia areas since 2007. In that time they have established a solid reputation for doing specialized tree services that leave any homeowner’s trees healthier and looking better. The newly launched website can be seen here at https://genesistreeservice.net/.

Pedro Velasquez, Genesis Tree Service’s owner, commented, “We are

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Virginia Extends Voter Registration Deadline Until Oct. 15 After Website Outage : NPR

Virginia’s online voter registration system went down on the worst day possible: the last day that residents are allowed to register to vote.

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A federal judge in Richmond has ruled that Virginia must extend online and in-person voter registration until 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 15.

The order comes after a construction project accidentally cut a fiber internet line yesterday that took down several state websites, including the Department of Elections website on the last day of voter registration.

U.S. Judge John A. Gibney Jr. made the ruling early Wednesday morning in a lawsuit brought by several voter rights groups.

“There’s really not a lot of harm to the Commonwealth and the state registrars by extending the period of registration in this case,” Gibney Jr. said in the teleconference hearing, “but there is tremendous harm to the people who want to register to

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Court Order Extends Virginia Voter Registration Deadline by 48 Hours Following Website Outage

A federal court has granted to extend Virginia’s voter registration deadline by 48 hours after the state’s Department of Elections website shut down on Tuesday, just hours before the original deadline.



a man wearing a hat: A woman votes at an early voting location in Fairfax, Virginia on September 18, 2020.


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A woman votes at an early voting location in Fairfax, Virginia on September 18, 2020.

The new deadline to register to vote in Virginia is Thursday, October 15 at 11:59 p.m.

New Virginia Majority Education Fund and a coalition of groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Richmond to extend the deadline for voter registration. They argued that the lack of an extension would disproportionately affect minority groups and younger voters who tend to register on the last day.

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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring also filed a brief on Tuesday asking the court to extend the deadline.

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Virginia voter registration website goes down on last day to register

Voters cast their ballots for the 2020 election at an early, in-person voting location in Arlington, Virginia, on September 18, 2020.

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Virginia’s Citizen Portal has gone down due to a cut fiber on Tuesday, preventing people from registering to vote online on the last day of voter registration in the state, the Department of Elections says.

Residents can still register to vote by mailing in or dropping off paper applications.

Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax said the outages are reported statewide and called for the voter registration deadline to be extended beyond Tuesday. However, the Board of Elections hasn’t announced plans to adjust the deadline.

The outage is also affecting registrar’s offices, the Virginia Department of Elections said on Twitter.

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