Gender disparity in employment and salaries is well established. But there is another aspect of the gender gap that has not received as much attention.

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Governor Ralph Northam is proposing a five-percent pay raise for teachers. It’s just one among a list of education priorities the Governor will present to lawmakers next week.

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A jury has recommended life in prison plus 419 years for the man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters during the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville.

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The numbers were big: nearly 600 new jobs and a 20,000 square foot expansion by IT services company 1901 Group. The announcement last month was the latest success story at Virginia Tech’s Corporate Research Center—a foundation-owned business park located next to the university in Blacksburg. 

Since it began in 1985, the CRC, as it is known, has grown to dozens of private companies employing nearly 3,000 people.  Its CEO says a collaoration culture is building everything from blockchain to biomedical technology to black garlic right in the New River Valley.

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Several people who were severely injured when a man drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last year described devastating physical and psychological effects to a jury tasked with making a sentencing recommendation Monday.

The man's lawyers argued he acted in self-defense and out of fear, and a psychologist testified that he has a long history of mental health issues.

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School divisions across Virginia are in the midst of a transformation, one that may have profound consequences for transgender students.

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A small Virginia town may soon be involved in a court fight over its state-issued charter.  And one school division's plan to save money has brought mixed results.

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A man who drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was convicted Friday of first-degree murder for killing a woman in an attack that inflamed long-simmering racial and political tensions across the country.

Virginia's attorney general and its Department of Environmental Quality have filed a lawsuit against the Mountain Valley Pipeline for what they call repeated environmental violations.

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Bob Reynolds owns Holly Berry Christmas Trees, a family business outside Richmond. He’s 84 and has been selling trees for 45 years.

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