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The Coast Guard and Virginia Marine Police are getting the word out on safe boating ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
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)
Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced The Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2013 on Wednesday.
Virginia has been ranked the third-best state for starting a business, according to a new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Repairs are underway to fix a portion of 14th Street where the road surface collapsed, creating a 15-foot hole and damaging a sewer line.
AAA Mid-Atlantic said Wednesday that it expects slightly more than 1 million Virginians to travel during the holiday weekend.
Speedsters, mark your calendars: July 1 is the day you can legally drive 70 mph on much of the state's interstate highway system, thanks to a change in state law OK'd earlier this year and set to take effect this summer.
When the Virginia GOP nominated right-wing Bishop E.W. Jackson for the state's lieutenant governor post last weekend, it might have anticipated outrage from progressives upset with Jackson's outright antigay, antichoice, Islamophobic stances.
Many here in Central Virginia are searching for ways to help the tornado victims in Oklahoma.
Governor Bob McDonnell announces that Virginia has been approved to implement a new healthcare initiative, the Medicare-Medicaid Enrollee Financial Alignment Demonstration, aimed at coordinating care for more than 78,000 Virginians currently enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid.
Democratic Party Chair of Virginia Charniele Herring, state Sen. Adam Ebbin and gay-rights advocate James Parrish held a teleconference Tuesday afternoon lambasting the "dangerous and hateful attacks on gay and lesbian Virginians that Republican candidates Ken Cuccinelli and E.W. Jackson have made a centerpiece of their careers." Herring asked why ... (more)
Virginia Lt. Gov Bill Bolling, a Republican, said Monday that the surprise GOP pick to succeed him had made "simply indefensible" comments in the past that would only serve to reinforce negative perceptions about the party.
State Police statistics show both violent and property crimes fell about 3 percent in Virginia in 2012 compared to the year before.
A retired Staunton police officer is in custody after being accused of trying to solicit a minor online.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. The June 2013 issue of Wonderful West Virginia magazine, now on sale, celebrates its namesake's 150th anniversary of statehood with a special "Day in the Life" issue featuring nearly 100 photos provided by readers.
Hurricanes and severe storms are a part of summertime in Northern Virginia and experts are predicting a number of Hurricane experts predict that this year's hurricane season could yield four major hurricanes this year in the Atlantic in the 2013 season.