Kate Thompson

Maly Moore has been taking care of her aging mother since 2010, and it’s been a struggle financially. She couldn’t hold down a job.

So she thought: what if she could get paid to take care of her mother? In Virginia that’s possible. Moore took a personal care aide class and got some skills.

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One person was killed after the remnants of Hurricane Florence spawned an apparent tornado that touched down in the Richmond area Monday and caused a building to collapse, authorities said.

Virginia Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte is no fan of marijuana but he’s being applauded by the nation’s marijuana advocates.

Virginia has spent almost $60 million in the past two weeks on prep and response for tropical storm Florence. That figure was delivered to lawmakers in Richmond Monday during a meeting of the House Appropriations Committee.

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Even before Hurricane Florence arrives in your region, your pets will know it’s coming. 

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When big Hurricanes hit, a lot of attention is focused on the moment they make landfall. But Florence is on track to bring a lot of rain inland and that could be a problem for the mountainous regions of Appalachia.

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After years of stagnation, incomes in Virginia are on the rise.

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The traditionally anti-union Tronc newspaper company on Friday agreed to allow journalists at its two Virginia newspapers to organize, averting the need for a federally overseen vote, organizers tell NPR.

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Hurricane season comes as no surprise to Virginians.  We know when it’s coming, and we know what the consequences might be.  So how good are we at preparing?  A professor at the University of Virginia analyzed records from thousands of grocery stores and reached some surprising conclusions.

It’s wait and watch in Albemarle and neighboring counties today.  They may miss the worst of the storm but are not home free.  Flooding and power outages are possible through Wednesday of next week.

Residents of Charlottesville and neighboring counties are taking advantage of a special offer from local government – ten free sandbags.  Maribel Street is Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator for Charlottesville, Albemarle and UVA

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