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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...

Governor Signs Bill Allowing Retired Police to Carry Guns on School Property

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed legislation that will allow some retired police officers to carry guns while working as security guards in Virginia schools,...

Many Taking Advantage of New Virginia DMV Payment Plan

RICHMOND – Legislation effective January 1 has enabled the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to allow motorists whose licenses have been suspended for...

“Southern Nationalists” Invade Virginia

Charlottesville update… “Southern Nationalists” as they call themselves, have been demonstrating against the effort to remove Confederate symbols on public display on public property....

Push for Expanded Medicaid Back on Governor’s Hot List

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is renewing his push to expand Medicaid coverage, saying state Republicans have no excuses left after President Donald Trump's failed...
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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...

Body Recovered from Trailer Fire

At 4:50 a.m., Saturday (March 18), the Wise County Sheriff’s Office requested the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Wytheville Field Office to...

Governor’s One Gun a Month Not Likely to Pass

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has proposed a legislative amendment that would restore Virginia’s one-handgun-a-month limit. It’s not likely to pass in the General Assembly, though....

Ford Motor Company Recalling Thousands of Vehicles

The U.S. government’s auto safety agency is reviewing a Ford Motor Co. recall of thousands of cars, SUVs, and vans that can run low...

Primary Tuesday – Polls Open at 6 AM

Virginia voters will decide the nominees for both parties for governor and lieutenant governor tomorrow. Three Republicans and two Democrats want to be governor....

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