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Tax season is looming. It will be the first year taxpayers get the full picture of how Trump’s tax cuts affect them. But some families may be surprised by an unintended consequence: higher state income taxes.

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The minimum wage in Virginia is $7.25 an hour.  And, that’s not about to change anytime soon thanks to a party line vote.

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With the government shutdown in its second month, the pain is starting to be felt more by federal workers and people who rely on government services. The Commonwealth’s lawmakers remain divided on how to get the government's lights back on.

Access to firearms remains one of the hottest issues in Richmond. But the tone of the debate this year -- an election year -- is taking a dramatic turn.

The Hands-on Effort to Save Richmond's Evergreen Cemetery

Jan 21, 2019
Pamela D'Angelo

Martin Luther King Day is a national day of service and for the past few years volunteers have worked alongside the descendants of those buried in a neglected historical African American Cemetery in Richmond to restore it to its former glory.

Virginia Public Access Project

Two Virginia Indian tribes are at odds over a casino in Norfolk. And the City of Portsmouth was surprised to learn that a gift will cost it quite a bit of money.

Virginia Tech

Martin Luther King Junior gave his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in the summer of 1963.  But the findings of the Race and Policy Center at Virginia Tech say, not much has changed when it comes to King’s major goals.


With great fanfare, the University of Virginia Friday announced it would open a school of data science with the largest donation ever received. 

Technology is moving faster than the pace of lawmakers in Virginia. But some are hoping to catch up to the latest trends in telemedicine.

Virginia Aquarium

It’s a dangerous world for fish and other marine life.  Populations are coping with climate change, pollution and fishermen armed with high-tech devices that make it easier than ever to harvest the sea.

So what can consumers do to help assure sustainable fisheries?


NPR Live Music

Sessions, performances, and more.

Metropolitan Opera on WVTF

Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande

Saturday, January 19th at 1PM

Paula Poundstone Jefferson Center

The Future of Virginia's Fisheries

A Series from Sandy Hausman

Events Calendar

Public Events/PSAs

Concerts, Arts Exhibits, Community Events and More

Charlottesville Art Open House

Friday, February 1st at the WVTF RADIO IQ Charlottesville Studio