Michael Pope

Biden Campaigns For McAuliffe In Virginia

President Joe Biden is on the campaign trail in Virginia. Michael Pope was there as he rallied state Democrats.

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Coal was once king of the economy in Appalachia, but with climate change and the advent of the pandemic, it’s a new day. And that has leaders in the region calling this moment a huge opportunity to finally diversify its economy and attract people who could live anywhere to move here.

Lawmakers are about to return to Richmond for a special session to determine how to spend more than four billion dollars of federal stimulus money. Some advocates want them to take action to protect people against evictions.

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Preventing gun violence is near the top of the agenda for many voters.  And it's already becoming a hot topic in the campaign for governor.

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration is issuing new guidance on COVID-19 prevention measures for the upcoming school year.

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Virginia has sent 49 athletes to the Olympics in Tokyo – 19 from UVA, 11 from Virginia Tech, three from JMU and two from Liberty.  In mid-August, two men from the University of Mary Washington will compete in the Paralympics – swimming for gold with limited use of their legs. 

Lawmakers are returning to Richmond to figure out how to spend more than four billion dollars of federal stimulus money.

The number of new COVID-19 cases in the Roanoke region has continued to increase.  And now health officials say hospitalizations are increasing too.

The world is full of strange and indistinguishable sounds coming at us from all directions. But being able to tell where a noise is coming from, can mean the difference between life and death in dangerous situations.

Now, an evolving new field of study shows promise for better hearing in very noisy environments and avoiding danger among the din.

Commissioners sit behind a two-tired wooden dais. An American flag is in the background, and empty chairs are visible.
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Virginia’s Redistricting Commission chose a new member Monday, leaving the commission without a member from Southwest Virginia.

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Local governments across Virginia are considering entering into collective bargaining agreements with their employees.


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