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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.
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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.
Virginia Department of Transportation surveyors were out Wednesday on Rio Road and Route 29 assessing changes approved by the Commonwealth Transportation Board in June.
At the local Fourth of July parade, Alex Mooney proudly showed off his West Virginia concealed gun permit.
After receiving fines and cease-and-desist orders from the state earlier this year, self-described ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft are making attempts to follow Virginia law.
Charlottesville Delegate David Toscano is putting the heat on the Virginia Tobacco Commission following the sudden resignation of Democratic Virginia Senator Phil Puckett last month.
Virginia Republican legislative leaders are scheduling a special session in September to debate whether to expand Medicaid eligibility, something GOP lawmakers have already made clear they oppose.
The incident was reported at 11:38 a.m. after the truck hit the bottom of the overpass, according to Sgt.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 04:18 am
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