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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.


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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Lawmakers are about to assemble in Richmond for the next session of the General Assembly. But, many of them are already thinking ahead to the next election.

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A prosecutor told a jury Thursday that James Alex Fields Jr. had hate and violence in his mind when he deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally, killing one woman, injuring dozens and leaving bodies strewn on the ground.

BAE Systems & Radford Army Ammunition Plant

A new report outlines several viable alternatives to the practice of open burning of miltary waste at sites like the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in southwestern Virginia. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine made results of its months long study available to the public.  

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A new start-up in Richmond is looking to fill a gap - insurance for adventurers.


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