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7 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has set the most ambitious goal in the state's history for doing business with small firms and those owned by women and minorities.
11 hrs ago | Freshnews
GENEDGE is proud to announce the formation of a new program initiative known as Virginia Domestic Markets Expansion Program .
State and local government awards for highway and bridge work have declined by nearly 14 percent in the first half of 2014, compared with the same period last year, a new analysis shows.
David Freitas' third-inning home run Monday afternoon accounted for Norfolk's only run in the Tides' season-ending 5-1 loss to Durham at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
On a small, wooden stage, Virginia Senator Mark Warner proclaimed ""Politics in Virginia starts in Labor Day on Buena Vista!" For 44 years, the Labor Day celebrations in the small town have served as the unofficial start to election season.
More than 735,000 people from the D.C. region were expected to hit the roads this Labor Day weekend for the last of the summer travel season.
As students head back to school, there's a long list of vaccinations kids are required to have but 8News Investigator Kerri O'Brien has learned some parents are choosing to opt out.
Fairfax Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the Fairfax area.
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Joe Auleta scored a goal in each half Saturday as Rutgers-Camden defeated Virginia Wesleyan 2-0 in a men's soccer match at Franklin & Marshall College.
In 1995, faced with a broken welfare system, then-Gov. George Allen rolled out landmark reform legislation.
In a way, what Judge James Spencer is going to ask jurors in the trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell to do will be to read the minds of the former governor and first lady of Virginia.
As a swing state that holds off-year elections, Virginia is used to marquee campaigns: National groups poured millions of dollars into last year's heated matchup for governor between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli, and presidential candidates give the state their full attention.
Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell wanted the jury to know that the guy who got to sit beside him at a New York City dinner hadn't scored the privilege by bankrolling the first lady's $20,000 designer shopping spree earlier that day.
Virginia didn't have much trouble keeping No.7 UCLA and its Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback, Brett Hundley, out of the end zone Saturday afternoon.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:07 am
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