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As the vote nears for Senate confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, both of Virginia's senators are now announcing their intention to vote no.

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People all across Virginia stopped today to recall the events of September 11th, 2001. But nowhere were the memories as raw as Arlington, where one of the hijacked planes slammed into the Pentagon.

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Emergency managers across Virginia have been watching forecasts. 

In the Roanoke Valley, they’re encouraging residents to make preparations to be self-sufficient for 72 hours.  They’re also asking for cooperation from the public.

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In a strip mall north of Richmond, it’s graduation day for a class of home care aides. The group stands up together to recite a creed.

“I will strive to maintain integrity and be strengthened by compassion, courage, and faith at all times,” they chant.

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Virginia's governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation for some residents of low-lying coastal areas as state officials warned residents across the entire state to brace for a potential once-in-a-generation storm, catastrophic floods and days-long power outages.

Virginia's elections systems have multiple problems, including an unreliable technology system and a leadership structure susceptible to undue political influence, according to a new report.

It’s been 46 years since Congress sent the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification.

Now, all these years later, Virginia may end up playing a key role in finally adopting the ERA.

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State officials announced a new partnership Monday, aimed at getting breathalyzer technology ready for wider commercial use in vehicles around the Commonwealth.

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Southern Virginia's economy has been devastated by the loss of the tobacco and textile industries that sustained it through much of its history.

Now with the help of a corporate giant, local innovators are trying to remake part of Southside in the image of the digital age.


Women make up 15%of Virginia’s jail and prison population, but the number of female inmates is rising rapidly.  The American Civil Liberties Union has issued a report on why that’s happening and what should be done. 


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