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Virginia State Parks to offer Hunting Opportunities Statewide

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VA State Parks, managed by the VA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, offer the outdoors enthusiast a variety of hunting opportunities More>>

Governor McAuliffe Declares September “Honey Month”

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Governor Terry McAuliffe has declared the entire month of September as “Honey Month.” More>>

VSP to Increase Enforcement over Labor Day Weekend

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As the last holiday weekend of the summer season approaches, motorists traveling through VA this Labor Day weekend can expect to see significant increased enforcement by the Virginia State Police. More>>

Appalachian Power Warns about Payment Scam

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Appalachian Power is warning small business customers in Virginia about a scam. More>>

Traffic Calming Project in Harrisonburg Old Town Neighborhood

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The Public Works Dept. will soon begin work on the installation of a trial half-street closure on East Bruce Street through the Old Town neighborhood's enrollment in the Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program. More>>

VDOT to Lift Lane Closures for Labor Day Holiday

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To keep traffic moving and reduce congestion, VDOT will lift lane closures on most interstates and highways from noon August 29 until noon September 2. More>>

VA-Area Artifacts vie for 'Endangered' Designation

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Time is running out to vote for some of the area's most unique relics that are vying for the title of Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts. More>>

Virginia Gets NASA Funding for STEM Education

Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools. More>>

VA Students Improve, Beat National Average on ACT

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Virginia students continue to improve and exceed the national average on the ACT college admissions exam. More>>

Emerald Ash Borer Found in More Virginia Counties

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The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced the detection of Emerald Ash Borer in additional counties in the Commonwealth. More>>

Harrisonburg Police Request Assistance Identifying Burglary Suspect

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The Harrisonburg Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in identifying a burglary suspect.  More>>

Police Renew Investigation into 1984 Trooper Murder

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Police say advancements in forensic technology have renewed the investigation into the 30-year-old murder of a Virginia Trooper. More>>

VA Lottery Earns Record $538.6 Million

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The Virginia Lottery says it earned a record $538.6 million in the most recent fiscal year on the strength of sales of instant scratch-off tickets and a huge Mega Millions jackpot drawing in December. More>>

AAA: Auto Theft Hits Historic Lows in DC, MD, VA

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Crime statistics from AAA Mid-Atlantic show auto theft is hitting historic lows throughout the region. More>>

Fed Court Clarifies Date for Gay Marriage in VA

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A federal appeals court is clarifying when same-sex marriages could begin in Virginia. More>>

Study: Senior Citizens can Easily Become Malnourished Video included

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Forty-four percent of senior citizens may become malnourished, according to a new study from UNC. More>>

Delay Denied in Ruling on VA Gay Marriage Ban

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A federal appeals court has denied a request to delay its ruling striking down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban. More>>

VA Awarded $358K to Help Cover Costs of AP Tests

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Slightly more than $358,000 is headed to the VA Dept. of Education to cover a portion of the fees charged to low-income students taking advanced placement tests. More>>

Deadline to Clear up Health Law Eligibility Nears

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The Obama administration says the clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health law. More>>

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