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Virginia State Police Reminds Motorists to Slow Down or Move Over this Memorial Day...

Memorial Day signifies the official start of summer, and the Virginia State Police is taking this opportunity to remind motorists to do what’s right...

Gas Prices Jump 8 Cents in One Week

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have risen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.16/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey...

Fentanyl Becoming More Popular Among Illegal Drug Users

The United States is seeing a dramatic increase in drugs containing fentanyl, newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration shows. From 2015 to...

Medicaid Chief Warning of Possible Drastic Reductions

Cuts to Medicaid prescribed by the American Health Care Act could lead to a drastic reduction in services for Virginians with disabilities, policy experts...

Virginia License Fails to Meet Homeland Security Standards

Virginia residents will need a new driver's license by October 2020 if they want to use their license to board a plane. The Virginian...

License Free Fishing

Virginians will be able to fish without a license for a few days next month. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission says in a press...

Gas Prices Take Unexpected Dip

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.16/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey...

Perriello Releases Tax Reform Plan

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello released a detailed tax reform plan Friday that calls for higher taxes on the rich and corporations while strengthening...

State Officials Urge Virginians To Protect Themselves During Mosquito Season

(RICHMOND, Va.) – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that as mosquito season begins May 1 in Virginia, it is important for people across the...

Spring Wildfire Season Ends in Virginia

Five days of much-needed rain helped bring about an early end to spring wildfire season in Virginia, according to officials at the Virginia Department...

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