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16 min ago | The Intelligencer
When West Virginia University President Jim Clements announced he was leaving to become president of Clemson University, WVU's Board of Governors faced a dilemma.
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Should prostitution be legalized?
4 hrs ago | NBC12
The nation will mark the first anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School Dec. 14, a year when Virginia passed school safety bills in a matter of months, while leaving laws on background checks unchanged.
5 hrs ago | Northern Virginia Daily
Weather on Sunday may take a nasty turn, with substantial amounts of snow and ice expected.
9 hrs ago | NBC29
Governor Bob McDonnell today encouraged Virginians to prepare for a potentially disruptive early-season winter storm that will affect the Commonwealth this Sunday.
9 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
A Portsmouth nightclub under fire for a slew of crimes at its location has reportedly shut down and voluntarily surrendered its license to sell alcohol, state records show.
9 hrs ago | NBC29
Most of Virginia is likely to experience winter weather this weekend, and people should take actions now to be ready for possible power outages and challenging road conditions.
14 hrs ago | Herald Star Online
The West Virginia Department of Transportation Division of Highways Cove Road facility was quiet early today, but salt trucks were expected to be out on area roadways today, as a winter weather advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service until midnight.
16 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
The Hampton landmark on the Chesapeake Bay is in line for $6.7 million in fiscal years 2015 and 2016 and more than $700,000 in supplemental funding in fiscal year 2014.
20 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Following graduation from ESU in 2003, Semcheski spent the summer working at the ESU-affiliated Marine Science Consortium on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Old Dominion University is seeking state funding for 170 new full-time faculty positions in an effort to bring its student-faculty ratio in line with other Virginia universities.
A retired Air Force veteran who has fought an erroneous parking ticket for more than a year now wants D.C. prosecutors to charge the ticket writer and the Department of Motor Vehicles with crimes.
Congratulations, you're blind adherence to theocracy has marginalized the GOP. You've effectively handed the state of Virginia to the Democratic Party.
At the November meeting of the Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors, a resolution was passed naming this Friday, Dec. 6 as Virginia is for Lovers Day.
Transportation bills approved by the 2013 General Assembly not only boost transit and rail project funding, they require a new method for figuring out how much money states will provide to transit systems, and how much localities must add to the pot.
The Department of Motor Vehicles has redesigned the state's standard license plate to incorporate the "Virginia is for lovers" slogan.
The Department of Motor Vehicles has redesigned the state's standard license plate to incorporate the "Virginia is for lovers' slogan.
Most Virginians agree that a great education is fundamental to the pursuit of the American dream.