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16 min ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury
A Virginia death row inmate convicted of killing four people in Norfolk is getting a small victory in his appeal.
Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
Should PBS receive government funding?
3 hrs ago | ARLnow.com
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.
3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
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.
4 hrs ago | NBC29
Governor Bob McDonnell has announced increased funding to improve the state's mental health system.
7 hrs ago | ABC News
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.
8 hrs ago | Fairfax Times
Most Virginians agree that a great education is fundamental to the pursuit of the American dream.
12 hrs ago | Charleston Daily Mail
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.
Hotelier Bruce Thompson is applying for a state financing program to help pay for his planned renovation of the historic Cavalier hotel.
Virginia House Speaker William Howell told area legislators and mayors Monday that he wants to create a new scoring system by which the state can prioritize road projects based on how much they would relieve congestion, improve safety and promote economic development.
They host VCDL meetings on a regular basis, giving us a comfortable place to meet in the Charlottesville area.
An attorney for state Sen. Mark D. Obenshain hinted in court Monday that the Republican would consider using an obscure law to throw the outcome of the attorney general's race into the hands of the General Assembly.
Democrat Mark Warner is up for re-election in 2014. The talk over who the Republicans will have face off with him has already started.
More than 85,000 Dominion Virginia Power customers didn't have electricity as of 10:30 a.m. Monday, including 71,245 customers in Northern Virginia.
VDOT Press Release: As temperatures increase, ice and snow are melting on affected roadways, resulting in wet surfaces.
The National Weather Service says that periods of heavy snow may be possible for portions of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
On the surface, the announcement that GOP super-operative Ed Gillespie may run for the Virginia Senate seat now held by Mark Warner may smack of the inmates trying to take over the asylum, but there is precedence for the puppeteers of politics dropping the strings and stepping out onto the stage.
As college applications are sent out, applicants are dealing with anxiety over admission to Virginia's top universities.
Legislators from Central Virginia will discuss issues facing the 2014 General Assembly session during a forum this month at the University of Virginia.