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36 min ago | Lake County Record-Bee
Jeanina Jenkins, a 20-year-old high- school graduate from St. Louis, is stuck in a $7.82-an-hour part-time job at McDonald's that she calls a "last resort" because nobody would offer her anything better.
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4 hrs ago | WCAV
A former Virginia legislator convicted of bribery and extortion says he doesn't believe he deserves to be in prison, but he remains upbeat.
8 hrs ago | Charleston Gazette
Doug Wood, trail coordinator for the southern end of the 330-mile Allegheny Trail, goes over the approximate path he and a group of volunteers will follow in blazing a mile-long section of trail on Peters Mountain, near the Virginia-West Virginia border.
13 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
A hymn rang out over the grounds of the Mariners' Museum Saturday afternoon. Civil War-era guns were fired in salute and a blue-clad bugler played taps.
14 hrs ago | Patch.com
Release, Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue: To help residents of Virginia practice tornado safety, a Statewide Tornado Drill will be held Tuesday, March 11, at 9:45 a.m. So far, more than 391,000 people have registered for the drill.
This story is a sample from the Norfolk Compass, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Norfolk.
The 2014 regular session of the General Assembly adjourned Saturday without a deal on healthcare expansion or the state's two year, $97 billion budget.
The Virginia General Assembly wrapped up temporarily Saturday, passing mental health system reforms, rolling back state testing requirements for schools and agreeing to a new slate of ethics rules on its last day of regular session.
But the big disagreement -- whether the state budget should include a provision to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income Virginians -- seems to be stalemated.
As Virginia's 2014 legislative session comes to close, activists are taking stock.
For those who want to take a break from the Shockoe Stadium shocker, here is a different kind of shocker: A bipartisan solution, meeting all the objectives of both the VA GOP and the VA Democrats, to avoid a possible government shutdown due to a budget deadlock.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is creating slick roads in part of western Virginia.
Plan ahead for St. Patrick's Day fun in Virginia. From the McDonald's St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Roanoke to Shamrock the Block in Richmond, you'll find St. Patrick's Day fun for the entire family at Virginia.org .
File: Boyd Marcus looks at members of the House Privileges and Elections committee.
"We often have animals under anesthesia for routine care and other procedures and this bed will make it easier for us to transport them."
Pork producer Smithfield Foods' CEO says he was taken aback by some of the reactions when the Virginia-based company agreed to be acquired by a Chinese firm last year.
After a mysterious chemical contaminated the water supply of some 300,000 West Virginians in January, residents were left with more than just a bad taste in their mouths.