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3 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal
In the most recently proposed regulations in the Obama Administration's war on coal, the Environmental Protection Agency has now exercised the nuclear option.
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Growing national attention to the 20th-century practice of forcibly sterilizing thousands of Americans has put new pressure on Virginia lawmakers to compensate survivors.
7 hrs ago | The Desert Sun
A winter storm delivered a sloppy smorgasbord of snow, freezing rain and sleet to the southern Mid-Atlantic region and other states Sunday, with parts of Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey seeing more than 3 inches of accumulation, making driving dangerous for millions of residents nationwide.
12 hrs ago | Politico
E.W. Jackson, the controversial GOP nominee for Virginia lieutenant governor who lost by 11 points, is not going away.
13 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
As a wintry mess plans to make it's way to Central Virginia, VDOT crews have been preparing for the event for several days.
17 hrs ago | News Max
Ed Gillespie is weighing a run for the Virginia senate seat held by Democrat Mark Warner, Politico reported.
The county, as well as Manassas and Manassas Park, is now under a winter storm warning and could see up to 3 inches of snow and sleet Sunday morning before the precipitation falling from the skies changes to freezing rain Sunday afternoon.
The Virginia State Police have launched See Something, Send SomethingA , an free app for iPhone and Android which enables users to report suspicious or criminal activity by photo or note and to the Virginia State Police.
The metro Washington DC area is destination to world class sophistication. The vision of visionary designer Sheila Johnson, the fabulous Salamander Resort and Spa has become another iconic destination.
By Bianca Bonilla, contributor In Virginia, restaurant inspection reports aren't quite as simple as getting a letter grade or an easy to see number rating to post in the front window.
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.
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.
Weather on Sunday may take a nasty turn, with substantial amounts of snow and ice expected.
Governor Bob McDonnell today encouraged Virginians to prepare for a potentially disruptive early-season winter storm that will affect the Commonwealth this Sunday.
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.
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.
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.