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40 min ago | NBC29
Virginia's attorney general Mark Herring made a stop in Charlottesville Saturday night to attend the Charlottesville Democratic Committee's annual Pasta Supper.
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4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner
In his first months on the job, Virginia Gov. Terry McAullife is trying to capitalize on Democrats' takeover of top state offices and the state Senate by pushing a key element of President Obama's health care law through a Republican-dominated House of Delegates.
8 hrs ago | Free Republic
Here are the 14 Senate races for seats presently held by Democrats but for which Republicans are either favored to win or serious contenders: 1. West Virginia: Rep. Shelley Moore Capito v.
12 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth
The Route 460 project to design and build a new highway from Suffolk to Petersburg has been put on hold.
The two right lanes of I-64 east at J. Clyde Morris Boulevard have been cleared following an accident in the area, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation .
West Virginian environmentalists are concerned about a bill to overturn tonnage caps for landfills accepting gas well drill cuttings from hydraulic fracturing operations.
It's the latest in a series of positive developments for Senate Republicans, who have expanded the landscape of competitive races in recent months as credible candidates have joined -- or in Brown's case, moved much closer toward officially joining -- contests that were once seen as out of reach for the GOP.
A clerical error by former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell's administration has essentially voided about 60 gubernatorial appointments made by McDonnell to various state boards and commissions, according to Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office.
A company's plans to spread treated sewage on more than 6,000 acres in Spotsylvania County are prompting questions from residents.
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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced a settlement on Tuesday with a Fredericksburg-based pawnbroker to resolve allegations it made illegal automobile title loans.
Nearly two months since a chemical leaked into a West Virginia river used for drinking water, Dave Mistich of West Virginia Public Broadcasting reports that residents remain suspicious of the water.
The U.S. Appeals Court for the Fourth Circuit on Monday issued three orders relating to two pending cases challenging Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.
Virginia is a lyrical place to live and work. From the Shenandoah Mountains to here in Hampton Roads , the commonwealth inspires great music and we should embrace so rich a tradition.
Traffic came to a halt for about a half an hour while Virginia Department of Transportation workers moved the tree, which fell near Exit 107.
Our view: Proposed alternative to litigation for birth injuries is promising but poses enough questions to warrant more study by the General Assembly Maryland's litigation-based system for compensating families whose children suffered from birth-related neurological industries doesn't work well for anyone.