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Assignment ManagerFresh off last weekend's Republican convention, the party's statewide ticket is crisscrossing Virginia. Gubernatorial candidate and current Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli led the candidates at a stop at the Roanoke Regional Airport Monday morning. ...
Virginia Democrats are framing the new statewide ticket the Republican Right nominated Saturday as a referendum on the GOP's surprise lieutenant governor nominee, firebrand Chesapeake minister E.W. Jackson, and his statements demeaning gays and equating...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- Officials say suspicious letters sent to two Virginia congressmen on Friday were harmless and were sent by the same person, who is cooperating with police. Authorities reported Friday that letters containing a white, powder...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- Officials say the offices of two Virginia congressmen received letters with a suspicious powder inside, though the material does not appear to be hazardous. Virginia Beach Fire Battalion Chief Tim Riley says the substance...
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For the second year running, the so-called Tebow bill to allow home-schooled children to play sports at public schools they don't attend has been sacked in Virginia's Senate. The bill failed Thursday on a 7-8 vote in the Senate Education and Health...
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ReporterOwners of hybrid cars drove around Capitol Square honking their horns Thursday afternoon. Other supporters carried signs and chanted, "No hybrid tax." They were protesting proposed legislation, including an element of the Governor's transportation plan...
A Virginia Beach family physician is Virginia's new health commissioner. Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday appointed Cynthia Romero to replace Karen Remley, who resigned in October over Virginia's strict new abortion clinic regulations. According to the...
Virginia has awarded 15 grants to localities to improve boating access to public waters. Gov. Bob McDonnell announced the funding from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries on Monday. The grants total $440,900. They will help pay for...
Anchor/ReporterOne thing you may not be paying more for this year is Thanksgiving dinner. The Virginia Farm Bureau reports the cost of this year's holiday meal is going to be about 80 cents cheaper than 2011. A traditional and basic dinner of a 16 lb. turkey,...
Fresh off of last night's debate, Mitt Romney will campaign in our state today. He'll be at a rally at Tidewater Community College in Chesapeake at one-15 this afternoon. Comedian and talk show host Dennis Miller will join the Republican Presidential...
Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama has failed America's women. The Republican nominee told supporters in Virginia on Wednesday that women have suffered through high unemployment and high poverty rates during Obama's term. Romney says he has a better...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
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