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Election Officials: Minimal Challenges after Voter ID Rules


Virginia election officials say the new voter ID rules have been a success so far. More>>

Virginia Students Make Gains on Revised Math SOLs


Virginia education officials say student performance improved on the state's more rigorous mathematics tests and pass rates were relatively flat on revised English, history and science tests. More>>

McDonnell Trial Day 23: Maureen McDonnell's Defense Presents its Case


Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption trial is winding down in federal court in Richmond. More>>

McDonnell Trial Day 22: Prosecution Concludes Cross Examination of Bob McDonnell Video included

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced more questions from the prosecutor in his public corruption trial Tuesday in federal court in Richmond. More>>

McDonnell Trial Day 21: Bob McDonnell Back on Stand Video included

Updated: Aug 25, 2014 05:31 PM

Former Governor Bob McDonnell was back on the witness stand Monday as his public corruption trial entered its fifth week. Most of the day centered on the prosecution's cross examination. More>>

Nonprofits Voice Concerns at Tax Preferences Subcommittee Meeting Video included


Nonprofits came together in Richmond Tuesday in hopes of keeping tax exemptions amidst Virginia's budget shortfall. More>>

McAuliffe Orders Cuts to VA State Agencies


Gov. McAuliffe is ordering his agency heads to cut their budgets 5 percent this fiscal year and 7 percent next year to cope with an $880 million budget shortfall. More>>

Virginia State Parks to offer Hunting Opportunities Statewide


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”


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

Prosecution Cross-Examination Makes Tense Moments in McDonnell Trial Video included


There were some tense moments during trial Monday as the government grilled former Governor Bob McDonnell, who, along with his wife, is accused of corruption. More>>

VSP to Increase Enforcement over Labor Day Weekend


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>>

Public Meetings Set on Charitable Gaming in VA


Charitable gaming in Virginia will be the focus of a series of public meetings hosted by the state Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs. More>>

Appalachian Power Warns about Payment Scam


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

McDonnell Trial Day 20: Former Governor Back on Stand Video included


Former Governor Bob McDonnell spent another day testifying in his public corruption trial in Richmond Friday. More>>

McDonnell Trial Day 19: Bob McDonnell Continues Testimony Video included

Updated: Aug 21, 2014 06:05 PM

Former Governor Bob McDonnell spent the entire day on the stand Thursday, defending himself against the federal corruption charges against him. More>>

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