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Virginia State Police are looking into an officer-involved shooting that led to a man's death. It happened in Dickenson County, about 200 miles west of Roanoke, near the Kentucky border. A sheriff's deputy was responding to a call about an assault...
A new report says counties and municipalities in northern Virginia tend to be healthier than their counterparts in the southern part of the state. The report was released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin...
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...
Three southwest Virginia counties are getting help from the federal government to reduce prescription drug abuse and drug trafficking. U.S. Attorney Timothy Heaphy says Lee, Scott and Wise counties have been added to the Appalachian High Intensity Drug...
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli joined a lawsuit in Texas that aims to stop the federal government from cutting greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles. The lawsuit, filed last week by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, argues the U.S....
Millions of dollars are headed to local school systems to help with new construction, renovations and expansion projects. The Virginia Department of Education announced Wednesday the allocation of $229,551,000 in Qualified School Construction Bonds. ...
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