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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...
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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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Update: Charlottesville

Heather Heyer was killed Saturday when James Alex Fields of Ohio plowed his car into a group of demonstrators protesting the white nationalist rally....

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Local Headlines for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Eye Site Doctor's Will See Patients at Unterbrink's Office Temporarily: The Eye Site’s Collinsville building was destroyed by fire Sunday. Beginning Wednesday, Dr. Thomas Unterbrink...