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2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The Freedom Industries site, which released 10,000 gallons of chemicals into West Virginia water, is seen in this Jan. 13, 2014, photo.
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2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
Virginia could be on the hook for up to $500 million in costs and penalties in a worst-case scenario if a stalled 55-mile toll road project from Petersburg to Suffolk isn't built, state Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne told lawmakers Wednesday.
3 hrs ago | Business Journal
Despite a study concluding that limited highway access is not the problem for flagging cargo shipments at Dulles International Airport , the Virginia Department of Transportation is proposing a new road as the solution.
7 hrs ago | Patch.com
Former Massachusetts governor and losing presidential candidate Mitt Romney has contributed $10,000 to help former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell fight criminal charges.
12 hrs ago | JD Supra
Two individual Virginia resident taxpayers formed Route 231, LLC, a Virginia limited liability company , in May 2005.
16 hrs ago | Cavalier Daily
The state of Virginia has reformed the legal procedures surrounding mental health care twice in the last several years; first, in the wake of the Virginia Tech Tragedy in 2007, and more recently, the stabbing of Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Charlottesville.
Within a few weeks, West Virginia officials should have an idea of whether the gap between state spending and budget revenue is going to persist - or even grow worse.
Virginia legislators return to the Capitol on Wednesday intending to wrap up some unfinished business but with no plans to tackle the budget and Medicaid stalemates that could ultimately shut down the state government.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe celebrated his first 100 days in office Monday by highlighting his work to improve the state's economy and by renewing his call to expand Medicaid eligibility to low-income residents.
West Virginia regulators are asking stakeholders for input as they begin developing rules to implement a new chemical storage tank safety law.
CitizenLink, the public policy partner of SPLC designated anti-gay hate group Focus on the Family announced it's partnership with the Family Foundation of Virginia and other anti-gay gay religious organizations around America in an marathon protest against marriage equality that will include 40 days of prayer and fasting.
Roanoke Rifle and Revolver Club will again host the annual RRRC/VCDL Defensive Pistol Shoot on Saturday, May 10, 2014.
As prison inmates in Ohio gain their freedom, state officials are trying to get many of them enrolled in health coverage for low-income people.
Tens of thousands of Virginia residents will have to get a new HealthCare.gov password, a precaution being taken to protect against any potential impact of the Heartbleed bug, officials said.
He discovered the gun in his car and rather than leave it in there with valet parking, he took the unloaded revolver to his room and locked it in the room safe.
'GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON': Among the reports Bizarre ATM theft in Forestville; Chris Brown trial to begin; The White House Easter egg roll; much more, beginning at 4:30 a.m. M-F.
On Day 101 of Gov. Terry McAuliffe at the helm, Virginia's 72nd governor gave the thumbs up to a sea of supporters, as a potential shutdown scenario in the Commonwealth looms.