VDH Spends $1.7 Million on Ads in March and April

The Virginia Department of Health spent $1.7 million in March and April on ads promoting vaccinations and public health measures, according to April 21st data from the department.

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Virginia Beach Delegate Jason Miyares won the Republican nomination for Attorney General Sunday, after three rounds of counting in the party’s first counts of its 2021 convention

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Foraging for ramps has become a popular, and risky, pastime.

And a spacecraft flown long ago in a galaxy far away is in Virginia getting ready for its debut.

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Republican officials are adding up the convention votes cast in about 40 different polling places over the weekend.

Pandemic restrictions on mass gatherings, and the voting system the party used, mean it’s going to take several days to determine the GOP candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General.

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A year ago, as the pandemic took hold, demand for electricity dropped, but now it’s coming back and will rise dramatically in the decade to come according to a new report from the University of Virginia. 

This weekend, Republicans will be holding a multi-location convention to select their statewide nominees.

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For decades, a committed conglomeration of environmental activists in Virginia and around the country has been working toward this moment:  A presidential promise to transition to clean energy and funding to create new economies in coal country. 

Voting has already started for the June 8th Democratic primary, and candidates for governor are moving toward the close of the campaign.

Wildlife Center of Virginia

When the pandemic hit, staff at the Wildlife Center of Virginia figured they were in for a quiet time.  In fact, the last year turned out to be the busiest ever, with more than 3,700 animals coming in for care. 

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Some changes related to pandemic restrictions in Virginia are on the horizon.

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In 2019, the state was rocked by two separate blackface scandals. Now, those scandals are playing out in the statewide Democratic primary.

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