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Anthem Rejoins Obama Care

Anthem Insurance announced Friday that it was reversing its decision to pull out of Obama Care in Virginia. That means the 68 localities in...

Record Bear Season in Virginia Expected

Virginia officials are expecting record numbers of bears killed during this year’s hunting season. The Roanoke Times reports that a new early October bear...

Social Security Announces New Online Service for Replacement Social Security Cards in Virginia

Available to People through a "my Social Security Account." The Social Security Administration introduced the expansion of online services for residents of Virginia available through...

Labor Day Holiday Traffic Deaths at Record Low

RICHMOND – Virginia witnessed an unprecedented drop in traffic deaths over the 2017 Labor Day weekend with three reported traffic deaths during the four-day...

State Police Step Up Presence on Highways Through Tonight

In the past seven days, 15 people have died in traffic crashes on Virginia highways across the Commonwealth. That alarming death toll includes drivers,...

Ban On Deer Feeding Goes In Effect Today

A statewide ban on feeding deer goes into place Friday. The annual prohibition runs through the first Saturday in January. According to the Virginia Department of...

Gas Prices on the Rise

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have risen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.17/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey...

State Police Issue Another Scam Warning

Virginia State Police have issued a warning about a phone scam making its way across the state. Police said someone is calling from a...

Warner Responds to Trump’s Comments

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner called into CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper as he traveled through Martinsville this week to respond to President...
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Lawsuit Filed Against Organizers of White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville

Organizers of the massive and violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville on Saturday are facing a $3 million lawsuit filed Tuesday by two victims...

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Local Headlines for Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Escapee still on the loose: The Martinsville Sheriff’s Office is continuing to search for Dekey Penn, a trustee who escaped Sept. 13. “Dekey was a...

Partnership to expand PHCC’s offerings in Patrick County

Stuart, VA – A four-way partnership brings expanded community college offerings to Patrick County. The Town of Stuart, Patrick Henry Community College, the PHCC Foundation,...

Local Headlines for Monday, 9-18-17

Weather: Not a lot of change today weatherwise with the region remaining within a weakness between building high pressure to the southwest and the Bermuda...