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In recent years, you may have noticed that mobile phones are increasingly giving alerts about missing children or severe weather.

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The opioid crisis has touched every corner and demographic of Virginia.

Ralph Northam has been using his roles both as governor and as a pediatric neurologist to talk about it.

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Four members of a militant white supremacist group from California have been arrested on charges they traveled to Virginia last year to incite a riot and attack counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally that turned deadly, court documents unsealed Tuesday say.

If you’ve stayed at a hospital in Virginia, you may have noticed  some of the nurses were from the Philippines.  Thousands have come to this country over the years and a Virginia man has set out to explain why.

Women in Virginia do not make as much as their male counterparts. In fact, they’re falling below the national average.

Virginia Educators United

 

 

Education advocates have an ask for parents, community members, and teachers across the state this school year -- and that’s to wear red for ed.

Demographics Research Group and Va. Dept. of Education

Schools in Virginia’s urban areas are bursting at the seams, growing faster than they have the capacity to handle.

But some of those students might be heading to the suburbs soon.

Virginia Public Access Project

When Norfolk needed to make room for thousands of evacuees ahead of Hurricane Florence a city regulation threatened to slow down the process.  And when a Commonwealth's Attorney wanted to reduce his own salary he also found the law standing in his way.

Fifty years ago, people began abandoning cities for the suburbs of Virginia. Then cities made a comeback and became thriving cultural centers.

Now, the pendulum may be swinging the other way.

We’ve known for decades that children in poor or under-educated families face more challenges in later life than their peers. But we also know that the most vulnerable kids, actually benefit the most from early childhood education. The Alliance for Better Childcare Strategies, known as A-B-Cs, is hosting a conference for early childcare educators this Saturday in Christiansburg.

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