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2 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
The Commonwealth is 26th among other states in the country, 37th for disparity in health status and 35th for diabetes.
Could you pass a US citizenship test?
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
3 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
You may think more people would turn to alcohol to cope during tough times. And that might be true.
7 hrs ago | WCAV
A recount court's chief judge has outlined the rules governing the recount in the race for Virginia attorney general.
11 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
At the same time drivers sit in the bumper-to-bumper traffic that plagues weekday commutes on I-66, an in-depth discussion is going on in regards to long-term solutions to solve the congestion woes along one the busiest highways in our region.
11 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
The program currently has 267 Virginia residents. California led the nation with 973 residents currently in the program.
Delegate David Toscano has a list of bills he wants to introduce in the General Assembly, and one deals with ABC agents.
Del. Rob Krupicka will put an emphasis on legislation related to mental health services and education when the General Assembly convenes in January, he told members of the Del Ray Citizens Association Monday night.
This is a good news/bad news kind of story. As all those who followed the campaign in Virginia to elect our next Governor, Lt.
In the 1940s, the state of Virginia sterilized 7,325 people under a cruel law preventing people with mental illness, developmental disabilities or epilepsy from having children in hopes of creating an "American master race."
As the deadline approaches to formally challenge the results of the November 5th attorney general's election, Republican Sen. Mark Obenshain's lead attorney gave the first indication on Monday that the election could be contested in the Virginia General Assembly if the votes don't end in Obenshain's corner.
A Virginia death row inmate convicted of killing four people in Norfolk is getting a small victory in his appeal.
All of the weather advisories for Arlington County have been cancelled and the snow has stopped falling, but the storm's effects still linger around the county.
Gov. Robert F. McDonnell will include more than $38 million in his two-year budget proposal and create a new task force to improve the state's ability to serve people in the midst of mental health crises.
Governor Bob McDonnell has announced increased funding to improve the state's mental health system.
Former Republican Party Chairman Ed Gillespie has become the latest big-named Republican to float a challenge to Democratic Sen. Mark Warner in Virginia next year.
Most Virginians agree that a great education is fundamental to the pursuit of the American dream.
GINA McCarthy, head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, went to China this week to discuss regulation of the production of carbon dioxide amid concerns about global warming.