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1 hr ago | Patch.com
In Virginia, restaurant inspection reports aren't quite as simple as getting a letter grade or an easy to see number rating to post in the front window.
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5 hrs ago | AmmoLand
If so, VCDL is putting together a special committee to monitor mental-health bills that will be coming up in the General Assembly in January.
9 hrs ago | WOAY
West Virginia is officially lit for the holiday season. Governor and First Lady Tomblin kicked off the Christmas season with the annual joyful night celebration.
Mark R. Warner , bipartisan deal-maker, stands with hands on hips in his gubernatorial portrait, looking ready for horse-trading.
A few months ago, a furor erupted when a University of Virginia committee proposed privatizing the institution.
The Virginia Department of Taxation, under advisement from the office of the state's antigay outgoing attorney general Ken Cuccinelli, will not allow married same-sex couples to file joint federal tax returns.
Joe May, who has served as a Republican in the Virginia House of Delegates for 20 years, announced Dec. 3 he'll run as an independent to replace attorney general-elect Mark Herring in the state senate.
The bridge, which has been under construction since 2012, was built to replace the previous structure, built in the 1940s as part of the original Pentagon Roadway Network and had been in "poor condition," according to the Virginia Department of Transportation .
Virginia may get its own state-level results in the next administration of the international test known as PISA, which compares performance in math, science and reading for students around the world.
A new law taking affect Jan. 1 will allow drivers to keep license plates on recreational vehicles, as well as those that are not driven all-year-long.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says broilers retained their first-place ranking with cash receipts totaling $649 million.
Anthony Distefano, a technician with American Aerospace Advisors Inc., makes adjustments to the payload of a 250-pound, autonomous helicopter for the first flight under the auspices of the Mid-Atlantic Aviation... The Commonwealth of Virginia announced it will award more than $2.6 million over three years in Federal Action Contingency Trust funds ... (more)
Sometimes the worst possible gift for a liberal is to give him everything he wants.
The first post in the watershed series mentioned that Morus alba is a common invasive understory tree found at the edges of lawns along the Washington Channel, particularly along the unmown verge beside the fences that ring East Potomac Park's recreation facilities.
RICHMOND , Va. According to Virginia State Police, preliminary reports confirm traffic crashes on the state's highways claimed 11 lives during the statistical counting period for the 2013 Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Cheryl Hunter, Chair of the Southern West Virginia Tea Party, today endorsed Pat McGeehan in the race to replace retiring U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller.
Ron Meyer, a public relations professional who has appeared as a conservative analyst on Fox News, last week announced his candidacy for 33rd Senate District in the Virginia General Assembly.