The National Weather Service is currently considering raising the flood stage for portions of the Dan River.

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Virginia regulators have made environmental history Friday, making the Commonwealth the first southern state to take drastic moves to lower carbon emissions by joining a regional cap and trade program.

For children with Autism, experts say, the earlier the clinical intervention, the better. But in some parts of Virginia, there are no trained specialists nearby and that makes it difficult to get treatment.

That’s where the Virginia Tech Mobile Autism Clinic comes in; a reconditioned RV turned into a mobile autism clinic, that takes the treatment to them. And those extraordinary outreach efforts just won the team a 2019 Innovative Rural Award from the Virginia State Office of Rural Health, for going the extra mile.

A group of artivists, that's a blend of artists and activists, from across Virginia, is sending a musical message about two natural gas pipelines under construction here. They’re called the SUN SING collective. And, they used solar power to record a new, ‘no-pipeline’ anthem at locations along the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipeline routes.

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Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s announcement that he will not be running for president may end up reshuffling the deck for this year’s statehouse elections.

Virginia Lawmakers Respond to Mueller Report Release

Apr 18, 2019
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report was released to the public Thursday morning. Many of Virginia's Congressional leaders issued statements and took to social media with their reactions to the report and its findings.

Roanoke could have a needle exchange up and running as early as this summer. That comes after more than a year of standoff between health officials and the Chief of Police.

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020, meaning establishment, centrist Democrats will have one less option in a nominating free-for-all that so far has highlighted the party's leftward shift.

Story Telling Group Debuts in Charlottesville

Apr 17, 2019

Hoot and Holler presents an evening of stories at The Front Porch

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This year, lawmakers took action to start collecting data on Virginia’s maternal mortality rate. But, that may end up being just the beginning of the effort.


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