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If Congress fails to replenish the Highway Trust Fund before it becomes insolvent on Aug. 1, Virginia's federal funding for road and bridge projects could dry up in as little as 90 days.
So far, Virginia's convicted 1427 people of texting while driving, that's double what we saw 6 months ago.
Jeremiah Heaton and his seven-year-old daughter, Emily, show off a flag on July 2, 2014, at their home in Abingdon that their family designed as they try to claim a piece of land in the Eastern African region of Bir Tawil.
Virginia public schools earned another year of exemption from some requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law, the U.S. Education Department announced July 3. The law, enacted in 2002, focuses on reforming education by increasing accountability for schools and teachers and measuring student progress based on standardized tests.
Six months ago 300,000 West Virginians were shocked to learn a chemical used in the coal production process, crude MCHM, had leaked into the Elk River and contaminated their water supply.
The Commonwealth of Virginia is increasing its funding of the Columbia Pike streetcar system by $65 million, Arlington County announced today.
Nominees for the 48th district House of Delegates seat, Republican Dave Foster and Democrat Rip Sullivan, plan to debate at George Mason University's Arlington campus Aug. 11 prior to the special election Aug. 19. "I am pleased that even in the short time afforded by this special election, we will be able to discuss the issues," Foster said in a ... (more)
Police in Virginia on Thursday backed off efforts to take sexually explicit photos of a 17-year-old to prove a sexting case against him.
Virginia finished its fiscal year with $439 million less in revenue than expected, marking the first time that the state's collections have dropped outside of a national downturn.
Virginia Repertory Theatre's production of the Color Purple is a big hit among Virginia audiences but don't wait too long the show is playing at the November Theatre through August 3rd.
Your next paycheck may not be in the mail - it may be from the mail. The U.S. Postal Service is holding a job fair July 19 to fill more than 100 job vacancies in Northern Virginia.
The Philly Pretzel Factory, which sells soft, Philadelphia-style pretzels, is expanding into Virginia.
After receiving fines and cease-and-desist orders from the state earlier this year, self-described ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft are making attempts to follow Virginia law.
This story is a sample from the Virginia Beach Beacon, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Virginia Beach.
The Chesapeake Climate Action Network has released a report detailing its recommendations for how Virginia should adapt to rising sea levels.
Virginia Republican legislative leaders are scheduling a special session in September to debate whether to expand Medicaid eligibility, something GOP lawmakers have already made clear they oppose.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:24 am
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