Chesapeake Bay Foundation

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has put out a call for people who’d like to plant trees – hundreds of them – in the Shenandoah Valley.

Edwin Walker

A group in Lynchburg this weekend will honor a man called by some as a local golfing legend. But those who learned from Morris Alexander say he never got the proper recognition since he taught the game at a different time.

Where's Soering?

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Just before Thanksgiving, Governor Ralph Northam announced German citizen Jens Soering had won parole.  A former honors student at UVA, he was imprisoned as a teenager for the brutal murder of his girlfriend’s parents.  Soering spent more than 30 years in prison.  Now, supporters in Germany are awaiting his return, but he’s still stuck behind bars in Virginia.


Ever since the Trump administration spiked the individual mandate for health insurance back in 2017, young people have avoiding signing up for health insurance. Now, one Virginia congressman is supporting a proposal aimed at getting more young people in the insurance pool.

A commission Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam tasked with researching racist laws from the state’s past has recommended that dozens be repealed in order to purge the state’s books of discriminatory language.

Updated at 12:43 p.m. ET

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Thursday morning that House Democrats will move ahead with drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump, though she did not define the scope of those articles.

"His wrongdoing strikes at the very heart of our Constitution," Pelosi said, referring to Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rivals while hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid were on hold earlier this year.

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A community’s brand identity, like Virginia’s Blue Ridge or RVA, can often be a key marketing tool to attract visitors, businesses and new residents.

That’s why a rebranding effort is being considered in Hampton Roads.

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In downtown Richmond, tucked amidst the sprawling VCU hospital, is a mansion built in the early 1800’s. The building was once the White House of the Confederacy. 

Today it’s a museum, and a new exhibit in the space explores The Lost Cause. 

When a worker believes they’ve been cheated out of their pay, they can file a complaint with the state.

But a new study finds many of those complaints are never investigated. 

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Virginia is one step closer to adopting the state’s first-ever set of regulations governing the use of seclusion and restraint on public school students.  The proposed rules recently received the necessary approval from multiple state agencies. 

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