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Virginia is offering a sales-tax holiday on certain goods that can be used during natural disasters such as hurricanes.
LGBT groups are crying foul after Gov. Bob McDonnell launched a campaign Friday aimed at finding homes for a thousand of the nearly 4,000 children in Virginia's foster care system.
I was busy last weekend trying to jog my memory about who'd paid for my family vacations in recent years, so I couldn't make it to the coronation of Ken Cuccinelli in Richmond.
VDOT Chief Engineer Garrett Moore said that bridges must be inspected at a minimum of every two years by federal standards.
Virginia is likely to take control of 300 acres of the 565- acre site around Fort Monroe by the end of the month.
A politically connected nutritional supplement maker's lawsuit against the state is moving forward after being stalled for more than a year.
Three Republican candidates for a House of Delegates seat faced a room full of Ruritans Monday night, fielding questions about transportation, education and ethics.
Virginia's attorney general has appointed an outside prosecutor to investigate Gov.
Virginia's Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, which runs May 25-31, exempts 22 categories of smaller items that you are likely to need during a major storm.
Alexandria officials broke ground on a new Jefferson-Houston School on Cameron Street on Tuesday, in what Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Morton Sherman believes will be "a new chapter" for the struggling school and its surrounding community.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board will hold a public hearing June 4 on a $15.4 billion draft Six-Year Improvement Program that includes just over $35 million in road projects in Pulaski County and $533 million in the Salem District.
For months, Gov. Bob McDonnell's administration has defended an indefensible contract permitting a private company to post large profits at the expense of taxpayers, insisting that any effort to undo the deal for a new Midtown Tunnel could devastate Virginia's road-building plans.
Del. Charniele Herring has traveled around this country, but the first African American woman to chair the Democratic Party of Virginia says, "I just love Virginia; it's been very good to me," Ironic words coming from this great-great-granddaughter of a Lynchburg slave who today leads the state's political party that once upheld segregation in the ... (more)
Amazon Web Services plans to add 500 I.T.-focused jobs in Fairfax County and open a new office in Herndon, economic development officials there announced Wednesday.
Cloud infrastructure service Amazon Web Services announced on Wednesday it will open a new multi-million dollar office in North Virginia's Fairfax County to support the business and mission information technology requirements for the public sector and commercial customers of AWS cloud services.
On Tuesday, May 21, 2013 the Waynesboro Police Department and the WASP Regional Task Force arrested a Waynesboro couple in a drug sting at a house in the 200 block of Hunter Street.