Florence Trends South But Virginia Still Threatened

Sep 12, 2018
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Forecast tracks trend Hurricane Florence farther south, delaying and potentially lessening its effects in Virginia.  But there's still potential for serious flooding, especially in central and western Virginia.

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The city of Danville in southside Virginia has become the epicenter of Virginia politics, as candidates for the United States Senate clash over international trade policy.

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The number of children who live in poverty is coming down across the country. But not in Virginia.

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Tornadoes caused significant damage and some injuries across southern and central Virginia Sunday evening.

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With opioid abuse on the rise in much of Virginia, one of the hardest hit cities is Danville where the addiction rate is 25-percent higher than the statewide average. While opioid addiction has some things in common with other addictions there are also significant differences.