Michael Pope

Virginia Public Radio Reporter

Michael Pope is an author and journalist who lives in Old Town Alexandria. He has reported for NPR, the New York Daily News and the Alexandria Gazette Packet. He has a master's degree in American Studies from Florida State University, and he is a former adjunct professor at Tallahassee Community College. He is the author of four books.

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Virginia is adding jobs, and that growth is happening across all parts of the commonwealth. But some parts are growing much faster than others.

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It’s back to school time in Virginia, and students are headed back to classrooms across the commonwealth. But those schools are not being funded at the same levels.

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What do Virginians think about the state of the economy? According to one new poll, that depends on what they think of the party in power.

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Climate change is more than a theory. Now it’s an economic reality. And, it’s already taking a toll on property values across Virginia.

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Some varsity football programs are struggling across Virginia because students aren’t showing up to play the game.

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