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A recent report indicates many of Virginia’s children live in poverty – a major concern for the long-term health of the Commonwealth.

Two Lynchburg police officers will serve probation and perform community service for shooting a homeowner.

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Two Virginia counties now know exactly where one of them ends and the other begins, something that hasn't been clear for almost 200 years. And elementary school students in another county are getting a chance to make better use of their time on the bus.

Charlottesville authorities have made an arrest related to online threats that closed public schools for two days.


Virginia’s air quality has been a topic of debate in recent years, as environmentalists have clashed with business interests. Meanwhile, the quality of Virginia’s air has suffered according to a new report.

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For the first time in more than two years, drivers are crossing Roanoke’s Franklin Road bridge. The rebuilt structure was opened to traffic Friday.

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At a time in American history when telephones were scarce, a hundred years before e-mails and text messaging, the nation depended on postcards, and people sent them to friends and relatives on a daily basis. 

Today, huge collections of postcards remain – featuring places in Virginia, for example, that may no longer exist. 

For Democrats, one of the keys to winning control of the House of Representatives last year was convincing voters in formerly Republican districts that there's more than one way to be a Democrat.

Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., was one of dozens of new members who ousted Republicans, in part on a pledge to buck party leaders and work across the aisle. Spanberger spent her first three months in office following through on that promise — she voted against Nancy Pelosi for speaker of the House and split from Democrats on a number of procedural votes.

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Drunk driving is a major problem in Virginia, especially in certain areas according to a new report.

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The Democratic Party seems to be moving to the left with most of its high-profile presidential candidates embracing proposals like Medicare for All.

But Virginia Democrats are resisting the trend.


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