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Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling upholding a Virginia ban on uranium mining, reporter Sandy Hausman spoke with Cale Jaffe, assistant professor of law at the University of Virginia and Director of the Environmental and Regulatory Law Clinic there, and Mark Sabath, senior attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center.

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana.

Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug.

Brandon Jutras

With temperatures in the U.S. on an upward trend, so is Lyme Disease. The ticks that carry it thrive in warm, wet environments and it’s expected that some 300,000 people will contract the disease this year.

Now, new research out of Virginia Tech is showing promise for better diagnosis and treatment.

Steve Helber / AP



State Democratic leaders are touring Virginia, getting feedback from community members on addressing gun violence. It’s in preparation for the July 9th special session.

The Supreme Court sided with the state of Virginia on Monday, finding nothing improper about its decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium.