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When hurricanes hit, they displace a lot of people, some for a few days, a few months, sometimes forever. Afterward, it’s easy to see the physical destruction in their wake, but something less obvious may also be destroyed when the wind and water force people to leave their homes.

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The Virginia Department of Emergency Management reports at least five deaths and more than 500,000 power outages related to Tropical Storm Michael.

How many competitive congressional races does Virginia have this year. Three? Perhaps four?


You might not expect a professor of engineering to report advances in medicine, but at the University of Virginia that’s what’s happening.  Daniel Quinn might revolutionize care for people with asthma.

Scientists have developed many models to predict what will happen as the world’s climate changes, but it’s not always easy for community planners to use them.  That’s why the Nature Conservancy developed an online tool that combines the best of those models to show likely problems in coastal cities and rural areas between now and the year 2100. 

Governor Ralph Northam declared as state of emergency Thursday afternoon as the remnants of Hurricane Michael move across much of Virginia.

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When Rockstar, David Bowie, died two years ago at the age of 69, he left behind a parting gift. He’d been secretly working on a new album, knowing it would be his last.  “Blackstar” is Bowie’s message from the great beyond. The singer’s death, and his last work, so moved a Boston based musician that he composed a symphonic homage to him. The group called, “The Ambient Orchestra,” will perform it Friday Night at the Moss Arts Center in Blacksburg. 

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State officials in Virginia are suing the developer of a luxury golf resort over what they call "significant and repeated environmental violations" in an area known as a major gathering place for bald eagles from up and down the East Coast.

Schools across Virginia are finding themselves in a crunch. And they’re being asked to do more with less according to a new analysis.

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Voters are about to choose a candidate for United States Senate. But the ballot has a name that you might not have heard before.


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