A task force appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing ways to decrease "burdensome" state mandates on local governments, including lengthening required response times to Freedom of Information Act requests and scrapping the mandate that the state transportation department approve the location of local red-light cameras.
Tamira Thayne is not an easy neighbor to live near. She admits it. Neighbors agree.
The town of Damascus didn't solicit a place among the top 10 of America's Coolest Small Towns, but the tiny hiker-biker paradise in rural Washington County made the list anyway.
For decades, a private company has provided lifeguards to watch over the city's busiest beaches.
That annoying cellphone ringtone? There really ought to be a law. What's a guy gotta do to get a tax break on shipping his remains into lunar orbit?
The House Republican Caucus on Monday unveiled its jobs plan: a package of bills aimed at helping businesses secure capital, promoting research and development, extending tax breaks for startup companies and requiring competitive bidding on transportation and infrastructure projects.
A company that manages rental housing for military families in Hampton Roads is being sued by a woman who claims she was sickened by mold in her home.
Third suspect arrested in Church's Chicken robbery
Del. Robert G. Marshall, R-Prince William, on Monday officially announced his entry into the state's U.S. Senate race and quickly challenged the conservative credentials of the current GOP front-runner, former Gov. George Allen.
Activist or lobbyist?
A day off from school and work for Martin Luther King Jr. Day meant an opportunity for hundreds of citizen to press their causes to state lawmakers.
The Federal Reserve Bank's unusual steps to ease credit during the worst of the financial panic of 2008 and 2009 helped prevent a much deeper and wider crisis.
LewisGale Hospital Montgomery will be performing surgery on a Haitian girl, who was badly burned when she was three-years-old
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Police have charged a 22-year-old man with driving under the influence in connection with the death of an 8-year-old.
A package of recommendations designed to decrease "burdensome mandates" on local governments is being proposed, including lengthening response times to Freedom of Information Act requests and scrapping the mandate that the state transportation department approve the location of local red-light cameras.
The House Republican Caucus today unveiled their job creation agenda, a package of bills aimed at helping businesses secure capital, promoting research and development, extending tax breaks for start-ups and requiring competitive bidding on transportation projects.
Hundreds descended on the state Capitol today for the General Assembly's Lobby Day, an annual opportunity for Virginians to make their voices heard.
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Del. Robert G. Marshall, R-Prince William, has officially announced his entry into the state's U.S. Senate race, where he will challenge former Gov. George Allen and three others for the Republican nomination.
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$10 a bottle kid-friendly product has been developed as part of the sustainable agriculture movement.
Appomattox County Sheriff Barry Letterman said changes must be made with the realization the department doesn't have enough staff.
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