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2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
What's happening in politics and lawmaking in Richmond, Hampton Roads and around Virginia? Our reporters share tips, tidbits and stories here.
7 hrs ago | NBC29
Albemarle County supervisors have passed a resolution to send to the Virginia Department of Transportation regarding the Route 29 solutions project.
10 hrs ago | Virginia Farm Bureau
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC has announced its endorsement of Del. Rosalyn R. Dance, D-Petersburg, in the special election for the Virginia Senate's 16th District seat.
14 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Lobbyists spent 10 percent less wining and dining Virginia lawmakers during this year's session compared to the previous year, but it's unclear if the slight dip is a result of the scandal over gifts received by former governor Robert F. McDonnell and his family.
15 hrs ago | Business Journal
The mega road projects consuming Interstates 95 and 395 do not end at Edsall Road.
19 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times
West Virginia's Justice Reinvestment Act already is showing positive results in reducing the number of inmates at Department of Corrections facilities, an official said Monday.
21 hrs ago | Virginia Business
Virginia has launched a new conservation plan for the state's farmers, designed to increase voluntary soil and water conservation farming techniques while improving health of the Chesapeake Bay.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says temporary lane striping that crews put down over the weekend peeled up and moved.
Army Maj. Gen. Stephen Lyons speaks during a news conference at Fort Lee on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
Temporary striping tape installed on Interstate 66 peeled off on Monday, creating spaghetti-shaped dividers that caused lengthy delays for those on their morning commute, according to CNN affiliate WUSA.
On Monday morning, the Sky 9 chopper flew over Interstate 66 where lane stripes are coming up and creating a mess on the roadway.
Officials say the base has been put on lockdown and personnel there have been told to enact active shooter protocols.
A special election in the state of Virginia's 38th District Senate race on Tuesday gave control of the Virginia Senate to Republicans.
Smoking rates in West Virginia are appalling. Though adult smoking rates in surrounding states have declined significantly over the past two decades, rates in the Mountain State have remained the same.
Brian Imes, left, and John Barker from Hampton pose for a photo Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Town Point Park in Norfolk during the Hampton Roads PrideFest.The festival brings together the LGBT community and its allies to socialize, support one another, share ideas and organize.
The former governor of Virginia seems to have forgotten he is on trial for public corruption and is busy ticking off the slights, arguments, miscommunications, huffs and petty scorekeeping of his marriage before the Richmond jury and the ever-patient Judge Spencer as though they were all there to witness his couples counseling sessions.
Updated: Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:32 pm
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