Virginia

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 01, 2018 - 1:58 pm
ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — The obituary for a decorated U.S. Marine colonel who retired to northern Virginia says he's survived by his wife, children and the notorious Beltway traffic he abhorred. The obituary of Col. Robert F. Gibson, prepared by his family before his burial on Thursday, described a...
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June 01, 2018 - 12:46 pm
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The scramble among Democrats to take on Republican Barbara Comstock for a Virginia congressional seat has remained civil so far. Six Democrats are on the ballot for the 10th Congressional District primary June 12. The winner will face Comstock, who's considered one of the most...
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June 01, 2018 - 12:30 pm
RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) is advising recreational boaters to use extreme caution this upcoming weekend and into next week as unstable weather systems are leading to flash flooding in many areas. Over the past several days, many areas of Virginia...
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(Dreamstime)
May 31, 2018 - 3:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor is set to sign legislation in coming days expanding Medicaid after years of partisan battle. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam's approval will come after the state's Republican-controlled General Assembly ignored warnings from the White House against expanding...
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May 31, 2018 - 12:03 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to the state's 2011 redistricting process and found that 11 challenged state House and Senate districts are constitutionally valid. The high court issued its ruling Thursday in a lawsuit brought by OneVirginia2021, redistricting...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 30, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) issued the following statement Wednesday after the House of Delegates voted to accept the Senate amendments to House Bills 5001 and 5002, passing the state budget. The budget bills will now go directly to Governor Ralph Northam for...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 30, 2018 - 1:05 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The commission studying what to do with Richmond, Virginia's most prominent Confederate monuments has been given another month to complete its report. The commission convened last year by Mayor Levar Stoney had been expected to submit its recommendations for Monument Avenue by...
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May 30, 2018 - 12:49 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two manufacturing companies are planning expansions in Virginia, moves the governor says will lead to 80 new jobs. Gov. Ralph Northam announced that Homestead Building Systems Inc. is planning a $2.45 million expansion of its production operation in Orange County. The...
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May 25, 2018 - 4:33 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia officials say equipment problems at a state laboratory may have resulted in false results for almost 200 people tested for tuberculosis. Officials said Friday that they have notified affected health care providers of the problem recently identified by the Division of...
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May 25, 2018 - 4:07 pm
(Richmond, VA - wrva.com) - Politico drops a bombshell article that claims former aides of Virginia Congressman Tom Garrett allege he and his wife have explosive tempers and treated them as personal servants. Cleaning up after the family dog; chauffering his children; picking up groceries; fetching...
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