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2 hrs ago | Washington Examiner
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced a settlement on Tuesday with a Fredericksburg-based pawnbroker to resolve allegations it made illegal automobile title loans.
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6 hrs ago | National Public Radio
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.
7 hrs ago | EDGE
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.
8 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
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.
11 hrs ago | NBC29
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.
In the face of public criticism, officials in West Virginia have change course and will allow a high school student to read a poem about coal mining disasters in the state.
Bridget Morrill of Raphine, Va. and her dog Rox try to stay warm in the cold pre-dawn hours as she waits to be let into the Remote Area Medical's facilities to be seen by a doctor at Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista , Va., Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Since October 1, 2013, more than four million Americans have signed up for health care coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, which was established under the health reform law.
Virginia House Republican leaders say the momentum is in their favor in the current battle with Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Democratic lawmakers over whether to expand Medicaid eligibility.
Virginia House Republican leaders say the momentum is in their favor in the current battle with Governor Terry McAuliffe and Democratic lawmakers over whether to expand Medicaid eligibility.
A state environmental official says water and foam used by firefighters to extinguish a vehicle fire went into a creek in Bland County and killed hundreds of fish.
Residents of Stafford's Vista Woods neighborhood can once again use Furnace Road to access busy commuter route Va.
They feel that the political parties are so far from each other, politically, that they cannot come together on anything, even the simplest of things that forward the common interest.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor cheered the passage of one of his top priorities Tuesday, as a pediatric research funding bill he laboriously pushed through the House easily passed the Senate.
Virginia is meeting federal projections for enrollment in the Obama administration's health care program but still has a ways to go to reach the final target on March 31. Figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services show that 102,815 Virginians had enrolled by March 1. The government had projected 101,600 by Feb. 28.
Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia I. Wright Tuesday announced she will retire May 1 after six years in the state's top education job.