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Teens from across the country will repair more than 60 homes in South Hampton Roads during a youth work camp.
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8 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
Lee Teply, an Old Dominion University music history professor and the music director at First Lutheran Church of Norfolk, has died.
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Chesterfield's Lyberty Anderson defeated Chesapeake's Lauren Coughlin 4 and 3 on Friday at Hidden Valley Country Club to capture her first VSGA Women's Amateur Championship.
The Albemarle Board of Supervisors just approved the construction of hundreds of mixed-use homes in Keswick - but not everyone is happy.
Mark Stein was walking his dog Mocha along a path close to the Potomac River the evening of April 3 when he came across a bird with dark brown and red feathers and a long black and white banded tail.
Virginia public schools earned another year of exemption from some requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law, the U.S. Education Department announced July 3. The law, enacted in 2002, focuses on reforming education by increasing accountability for schools and teachers and measuring student progress based on standardized tests.
Andy Bitter is the Virginia Tech football beat writer for the Roanoke Times. Andy began covering the Hokies in October 2011 after spending three years covering Auburn for the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.
The biggest ObamaCare fight in the country is ruffling the politics of Virginia.
If Congress fails to replenish the Highway Trust Fund before it becomes insolvent on Aug. 1, Virginia's federal funding for road and bridge projects could dry up in as little as 90 days.
Six months ago 300,000 West Virginians were shocked to learn a chemical used in the coal production process, crude MCHM, had leaked into the Elk River and contaminated their water supply.
The department is asking Virginians to complete an online survey. It wants residents to identify major issues facing their communities as they use and preserve historic resources.
Road work is often a dangerous business for highway contractors, motorists and truck drivers alike an issue chronicled in stories constructed by the Virginia Department of Transportation offers a particularly grim reminder of just how deadly highway work zones can be is one organization that's a big believer in this device and is in the process of ... (more)
Virginia finished its fiscal year with $439 million less in revenue than expected, marking the first time that the state's collections have dropped outside of a national downturn.
The Best Buy ramp project along Route 29 is facing some challenges - but Charlottesville's PLACE Design Task Force spent Thursday considering some solutions.
While all eyes are focused on the Silver Line's imminent July 26 opening, there's another major transportation project that's nearing completion in Northern Virginia and it will have an equally huge impact on your daily commute.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:59 pm
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