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  New bills could help end Albemarle County Public Schools bus driver shortage

Albemarle County Public Schools has been dealing with a bus driver shortage for almost a decade. It’s only gotten worse over time. New legislation in the General Assembly could provide some immediate relief.

Fredericksburg man accused of attacking Taco Bell employees

“Postcards and Pints,” brings dog and beer lovers together for a cause

USDA invests $48M in broadband for rural Virginia Communities

New tax laws in effect in Virginia as of January 1, 2020

  LEDs coming to Virginia highways

  Virginia lawmakers ready Equal Rights Amendment ratification push

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VSP: 9 traffic deaths in 5 days on Virginia’s highways

Santa visits with families at UVA Children’s Hospital

Richmond couple burned by volcano, expected to survive

  Holiday shoppers paying state sales tax on internet purchases thanks to new law

Navy identifies sailor killed in collision with civilian

VSP investigating fatal crash in Rockingham County

Virginia firefighter fatally shot while shielding her child

Police say a Virginia fire lieutenant killed in a Thanksgiving night shooting was not the intended target and was trying to protect one of her children when she was shot

City wants family to change how it gifts coats to homeless

A Virginia woman and her family have gifted coats to homeless people by leaving the winter weather gear hung about the city for years but may soon have to change tactics

Prince William considers 2nd Amendment sanctuary resolution

A northern Virginia county will consider whether it wants to join other jurisdictions and declare itself a “Second Amendment Sanctuary.”

Teen charged in Virginia slaying is arrested in N Carolina

A 17-year-old charged in a deadly Thanksgiving shooting in Virginia has been caught by authorities in North Carolina

Sailor killed after crash at gate to Virginia base

Fire Department: Woman killed in Richmond was firefighter

Southwest Virginia farm providing state Christmas trees

6 hurt in wrong-way crash on Virginia highway; 1 charged

Wanted Marine apprehended in Franklin Co.

  Waynesboro announces next steps for South River Preserve Project

  Employment, income declines in Virginia’s Appalachian counties

Employment and income in Virginia’s Appalachian counties lags behind the rest of the Commonwealth, and even Appalachian regions in other states. The new data comes as Virginia’s unemployment rate fell to just 2.6 percent.

Survey: Average price of Thanksgiving meal in Virginia is $64.24

The Virginia Farm Bureau's survey found the average Thanksgiving meal for 10 people will cost $64.24.

Virginia counties approve ‘Second Amendment Sanctuaries’

A number of Virginia counties have declared their localities ‘Second Amendment Sanctuaries’

Virginia supervisors designate county as gun sanctuary

Several Virginia boards of supervisors have declared their county’s public funds will not be used to restrict Second Amendment rights.

Virginia DMV: Unhelmeted motorcyclist deaths at decade high

So far in 2019, there have been seven motorcyclist deaths where the rider wasn’t wearing a helmet, which is a decade high for Virginia with more than a month left in the year.

UVA fellow helps understand significance of black national anthem

A University of Virginia fellow is working to help people better understand the significance of every version of the black national anthem.

Appeals denied for men involved in beating of Deandre Harris

Two men convicted in a bloody beating in the aftermath of the 2017 Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville will stay behind bars.

Louisa Co. announces broadband equipment update

Broadband access is getting better in Louisa County.

Gov. Northam announces legislative priorities as Democrats win control of Virginia General Assembly

Now that Democrats have control of the General Assembly, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is promising action on several key issues, including gun safety laws he proposed at a special session earlier this year.

Former Va. Gov. Baliles dies at 79

Gov. Northam orders the Virginia staff at half staff for 30 days in memory of Baliles.

Staff fired, season canceled when suspended player suits up disguised as new player

A school in St. Louis has forfeited the 2019 season and fired all of its football coaches after a scandal involved a suspended player participating while disguised as a non-existent one.

Virginia taxpayers must file by Nov. 1 under extension

In 2018, approximately 373,000 people in Virginia took advantage of the six-month extension.

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

Frankie Banali made the announcement on the Facebook page of radio personality and podcaster Mitch Lafon.