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10 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal
At first glance, it might seem obvious that college and university presidents should make students their top priority.
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16 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
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20 hrs ago | Daily Kos
The news broke on April Fools' Day, making Virginians feel we were the victims of a bad joke: Dominion Power announced it had bought six California solar projects, for a total capacity of 139 megawatts .
Yesterday | NBC29
The Virginia Department of Transportation will close the Interstate 64 westbound exit ramp at Zion Crossroads briefly Monday evening.
Yesterday | NBC29
It's been a busy first 100 days for Virginia's new Attorney General Mark Herring - and he says his fight to change the state's stance on gay marriage tops his list of accomplishments during that time.
Virginia's jobless rate in March, adjusted for seasonal factors, was 5.0 percent, the Virginia Employment Commission reported.
Governor McAuliffe today announced the launch of Data.Virginia, a new online portal that will provide easy access to Virginia's open data and keep Virginians informed of major initiatives that take advantage of big data.
Ordinarily I'd never recommend reading an editorial from the Washington Times, but earlier this week the largely unread ultraconservative newspaper gave the Virginia GOP an enthusiastic thumbs-up for obstructing the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare, and in doing so helped expose the moral bankruptcy that animates much of the opposition to the ... (more)
It will help that West Virginia is pumping up its usual spring campaign, but it should also explicitly address potential visitors' concerns over whether or not the water is safe to drink on a trip to the state.
The Virginia Constitution does not allow anyone with a felony conviction to vote unless their rights have been restored by the governor.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group tasked with getting Republicans elected to the Senate, believes Republicans have expanded the 2014 playing field with five more contested races as the GOP seeks to retake control of the chamber.
The Coast Guard says tug boats are set to try moving a 751-foot cargo ship that ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay.
While more than 500 road slips and slides continue to plague the Northern Panhandle, the West Virginia Department of Transportation has applied for discretionary state funds to make repairs to a road slip affecting a small section of W.Va.
Rep. Nick Rahall and his opponent, West Virginia state Rep. Evan Jenkins are both going on the air for the first time, attacking the outside groups that have been spending heavily on the race.
Fountain Lake looks as pretty as it always does until you get to close to some of the edges and see several dead fish, which has disturbed many park goers.
From left: John Reinhart, CEO of the Virginia Port Authority with newly appointed members of the Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners John Milliken, G. Robert Aston Jr. , Gary McCollum, Alan Diamonstein and Val McWhorter on Thursday morning, April 17, 2014 at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Norfolk.
File: Climate researcher Michael E. Mann, formerly of the University of Virginia and now based at Penn State University Unpublished research by university scientists is exempt from the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday, rejecting an attempt by skeptics of global warming to view the work of a prominent ... (more)