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Gov. McAuliffe Tours Eastern Shore Tornado Damage


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


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


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


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


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

Governor McAuliffe Takes Fundraising Efforts Out West


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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