Mallory Noe-Payne

Reporter - Richmond

Mallory Noe-Payne is a national award-winning reporter and producer based in Richmond, Virginia. She's done work for NPR, Marketplace and Public Radio International. 

Although she's a native Virginian, she's also worked for public radio in Boston. There, she helped produce stories about higher education, including a nationally-airing series on the German university system.   In addition to working for WGBH, she's worked at WAMU in Washington D.C. She graduated from Virginia Tech with degrees in Journalism and Political Science. 

For more frequent updates from Richmond, or occasional commentary on rock climbing and vegetable gardening, you can follow Mallory on Twitter @MalloryNoePayne

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Alleged misconduct at an archeological site in central Virginia is prompting legislation to create stricter standards for historical digs. 

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In Virginia, in a single year, there were more than 61,000 collisions between vehicles and deer. That’s according to the state Department of Transportation.  

Lawmakers are hoping they can cut down that number, protecting human lives and wildlife. A bill to do just that has broad bipartisan support. 

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A key House committee passed an assault weapons ban this morning. It’s a big step for a controversial piece of legislation, the most sweeping in Governor Ralph Northam’s gun control package. 

AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Eric Brady, File

Thursday Virginia’s Governor honored two powerhouse African-American lawyers, men whose work laid the foundation for the Civil Rights Movement. 

Julio Cortez / AP



While most gun control measures have already zoomed through Virginia’s legislative process this session, a proposed ban on assault-style firearms hasn’t even taken its first step.