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'Mass layoff' at Babcock & Wilcox

According to an online posting, up to 211 jobs will be cut by June 16.

Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe

Governor McAuliffe alters felons' voting rights procedures

McAuliffe announced Friday that he is reducing the waiting period for violent felons to apply for reinstatement from five years to three years. He is also removing drug offenses from the list of violent crimes that are subject to the waiting period.

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Virginia's jobless rate rises to 5 percent in March

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is up from 4.9 percent in February and down from 5.6 percent a year ago.

Virginia justices: Former UVA researcher's emails can be withheld

The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a judge's decision rejecting a conservative group's attempt to obtain a former University of Virginia climate researcher's emails.

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Cars on coal train en route to Virginia derail in Mercer County

Crews are cleaning up after a dozen cars of a coal train destined for export from Virginia derailed in southern West Virginia.

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Virginia regulators set hearings on Appalachian Power rates

Virginia regulators have scheduled hearings on rates that Appalachian Power charges customers for generation, distribution, and transmission services.

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Blue Ridge Marathon runner has logged more miles than many cars

You've likely heard of the Tour De France, but have you ever heard of anyone running in it?

Jess Edward Gratehouse

UPDATE: Missing Spotsylvania County man with dementia found safe

81-year-old Jess Gratehouse was reported missing from Spotsylvania County around 11 a.m. Monday. His credit card was last used at 6 p.m. Monday in the New Market area, his family says.

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