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2 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington
CSX tunnel expansion decision delayed for hearing A decision on changes to a CSX tunnel in the D.C. area has been delayed.
6 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
Virginia In Action For Liberia Against Ebola, is a campaign organized by Diaspora Liberians and friends in Virginia to provide support and resources needed to control the spread of the Ebola virus in Liberia.
8 hrs ago | USA Today
The Supreme Court blocked gay and lesbian couples from marrying in Virginia beginning Thursday as it edges closer to deciding whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide.
8 hrs ago | Central Ohio
The Supreme Court blocked gay and lesbian couples from marrying in Virginia Wednesday as it edges closer to deciding whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide.
8 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus
The four original plaintiffs challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban are Tony London, Tim Bostic, Mary Townley and Carol Schall.
9 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
Lorraine Eaton is The Virginian-Pilot's award-winning Staff Epicure, who roams Tidewater writing about the foodways and cocktail scene.
13 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
It's been a year since construction started to widen Route 17, better known as George Washington Memorial Highway, and travelers may have noticed some changes recently.
Skanska, a global colossus with $21 billion of revenue last year, first ventured into public-private partnerships in the U.S. in 2005 and closed its first deal in 2012 when a team including Skanska won a contract to finance, build and operate the $2.1 billion Elizabeth River Crossings project for improving and building tunnels under the Elizabeth ... (more)
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They have no way of knowing how many will show up, but more than 60 clergy will head to courthouses across the state Thursday to officiate the first same-sex weddings in Virginia's history.
Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito speaks during the Working for Jobs Rally in Beckley, W.Va., Tuesday, Aug. 19. Looking on are Sen. Evan Jenkins and 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Polls are open in three special elections for seats in the General Assembly, including a critical race that will determine control of the state Senate.
What's happening in politics and lawmaking in Richmond, Hampton Roads and around Virginia? Our reporters share tips, tidbits and stories here.
Historian Alan Taylor's latest book, " The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832," which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize, is an extraordinary and detailed account of slavery, war and liberty in colonial America.
Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Virginia, and Lambda Legal will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to deny the motion filed Thursday by Prince William County Clerk Michele McQuigg seeking to stay the recent Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Schaefer v.
UPDATE 5 P.M.: As expected, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has asked the Supreme Court to stay a lower court ruling that would end Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage this week.
Energy leaders gathered in Richmond Monday to put their heads together and figure out how to move the commonwealth forward.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 07:20 pm
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