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According to Jan Withers with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 20 states now require all convicted drunk drivers to use an ignition interlock device.
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Regulation for Open Burning . 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia; 110, 111, 123, 129, 171, 172, and 182 of the federal Clean Air Act; 40 CFR Parts 51 and 60. The proposed amendments specify that open burning prohibitions and restrictions and permissible open burning provisions apply only in volatile organic compound emissions control areas; delete ... (more)
Lung cancer kills three times more Virginians each year than any other cancer. In its soon-to-be-released annual report, the Virginia Cancer Registry revealed that though its incidence ranks third to prostate and breast cancer , lung cancer has by far the highest mortality rate.
Giancarla Rojas, 19, a student at Northern Va. Community College, is one of the undocumented youth who are filing a lawsuit to try to get in-state tuition at Va.
Aspiring lawmaker Tareq Salahi may not have clinched the Virginia governorship that he wanted this past fall.
Virginia Gov.-Elect Terry McAuliffe and state and local lawmakers gathered Tuesday morning in Springfield to rally support behind the location as the future headquarters of the FBI.
The northbound lanes of Interstate 77 near the West Virginia-Virginia border have been temporarily closed while work continues to repair a slipping hillside.
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey cautioned citizens about a phone scam occurring in West Virginia and other states in which a caller pretends to work for the Internal Revenue Service and threatens residents with arrest or other punishment if they don't pay a certain sum using a pre-paid debit card or money order.
The U.S. Senate will tackle the House-passed budget deal, a farm bill, and long term unemployment benefits this week.
The ramp from I-295 south to I-64 east is closed due to an incident involving a tractor trailer, according to VDOT.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed millions in new spending for mental health, education and other priorities Monday in a two-year, $95.9 billion state budget.
Fewer than half of the students at state colleges and universities earn bachelor's degrees in six years or less, West Virginia legislators learned last week.
A yearlong study by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is recommending a closer examination of the fitness of elderly motorists and the granting of legal immunity to people who provide information to the state about those who might not be fit to drive.
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The head of the West Virginia State Medical Association thinks the Affordable Care Act is a "boondoggle."
Friends Brianna Nicholson, far left, and Grace Moyer, second from left, both 4 and dressed in bright pink outfits, enjoyed grooving to the music, successfully navigating a variation of "The Twist."