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Gov. McAuliffe Tours Eastern Shore Tornado Damage

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe toured a campground on the Eastern Shore where two people were killed and dozens were injured after a tornado hit. More>>

VA Keeping Drug Used in Botched Executions

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One of the drugs used in three recent botched executions will remain part of Virginia's lethal injection protocol. More>>

Jury Selection in McDonnell Trial Set for Monday Video included

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The federal corruption trial of former Gov. McDonnell and his wife Maureen is set to begin next week, and that means both sides are making last-minute preparations. More>>

VA to Join Higher Ed Distance Learning Agreement

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Virginia higher education officials are working to make it easier for students to take online classes and for universities to offer them. More>>

Children’s Well-Being Up in VA, Poverty Remains an Issue Video included

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 05:17 PM

The well-being of Virginia's children ranks among the top in the nation, but poverty threatens to undermine that progress. More>>

US Announces VA Refunds under Affordable Care Act

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Nearly $9 million in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 104,000 consumers in Virginia. More>>

Governor McAuliffe Takes Fundraising Efforts Out West

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Governor Terry McAuliffe is out West Wednesday raising money for his political action committee. More>>

Healthy Virginians Aim of Conference Held at UVA Video included

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First lady Dorothy McAuliffe is joining a panel of public health experts intent on promoting policies to ensure a healthier Virginia. More>>

Report Outlines Impact of National Parks in VA

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A report from the U.S. Department of the Interior says fewer people visited Virginia's national park sites last year and spent less money during those visits. More>>

Sierra Club Releases Top 15 VA Toxic Air Emissions List

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The Sierra Club has compiled a list of the top 15 ZIP codes in Virginia with the highest levels of toxic air emissions. More>>

McAuliffe Orders Spending on Small Businesses Video included

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering state agencies to contract more often with small businesses and businesses owned by women minorities. More>>

Judge Hears Motion to Dismiss VA ABC Lawsuit

Updated: Jun 17, 2014 11:00 AM

A federal judge says he will rule in about two weeks on a motion to toss out a $40 million lawsuit against seven Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control agents. More>>

Appeals Court in VA Upholds Health Care Subsidies

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A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance under the Obama administration's health care reform law. More>>

Funds Available in VA to Address Military Impacts

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Funding is available for Virginia localities to address issues related to encroachment of military or security installations. More>>

VA Lottery Warns Consumers of Lottery Scams

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The Virginia Lottery is launching a campaign to warn people about fake lottery scams. More>>

Mental Health Subcommittee Meets for 1st time in Richmond Video included

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A new subcommittee to advance Virginia's mental health system met for the first time Monday. More>>

VA House GOP Seeks 2 New Veteran Nursing Homes

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Virginia House Republicans want to prioritize funding for two new nursing homes for veterans with money originally meant to renovate the state Capitol complex. More>>

Virginia Jobless Rate Inches up to 5.3 Percent

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Virginia's unemployment rate inched up in June to 5.3 percent, the second consecutive monthly increase. More>>

Online Duck Stamps: LA MI MO NC VA joining program

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Louisiana and four other states will soon be selling federal duck stamps online. More>>

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