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Spanberger selected as Democratic Battleground Leadership Representative
Spanberger selected as Democratic Battleground Leadership Representative

Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-7th) was selected by a majority of Democratic Frontline Members and Red-to-Blue Members of the House Democratic Caucus.

Walmart employees hurt in Virginia shooting out of hospital

Walmart employees hurt in Virginia shooting out of hospital

The last two patients who were wounded when a Walmart employee in Virginia opened fire on his co-workers in an employee break room have been released from the hospital.

Youngkin's early shine faces test as he eyes White House bid

Youngkin's early shine faces test as he eyes White House bid

A year after Governor Glenn Youngkin's stunning win, some Republicans believe the shine of his national star is being tested.

Youngkin orders review of COVID-19-related penalties

Youngkin orders review of COVID-19-related penalties

An executive order directs state agencies to report all fines, fees and suspensions related to COVID-19 shutdown violations.

Youngkin orders flags lowered in honor of Pearl Harbor anniversary

Youngkin orders flags lowered in honor of Pearl Harbor anniversary

Wednesday marks the 81st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that pulled the United States into World War II.

Official: 2 killed in explosion at Virginia welding business

Official: 2 killed in explosion at Virginia welding business

A fire official says two people were killed when a storage tank exploded at a Virginia welding business.

Virginia lawmakers call on Senate to remove ERA ratification deadline

Virginia lawmakers call on Senate to remove ERA ratification deadline

Several members of Virginia’s congressional delegation are calling on the U.S. Senate to remove a long-passed deadline to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Sheriff's office says missing man in Augusta County found dead

Sheriff's office says missing man in Augusta County found dead

The body has been identified as Martin Eugene Lampkin, Sr., who was reported missing on Monday.

U.S. Treasury approves Virginia's plan to support small businesses

U.S. Treasury approves Virginia's plan to support small businesses

Virginia is one of seven states receiving millions of dollars in federal funding through the State Small Business Credit Initiative.

Report blasts Virginia schools' handling of sex assaults

Report blasts Virginia schools' handling of sex assaults

A special grand jury has issued a scathing report against a northern Virginia school system for mishandling a student who sexually assaulted classmates at two different high schools last year.

Board to hold hearing on property with Confederate statue

Board to hold hearing on property with Confederate statue

A county board in Virginia is moving ahead with plans to deed the public land under a Confederate statue on the historic courthouse green to a private preservation group.

Better disaster support for people with disabilities sought

Better disaster support for people with disabilities sought

Emergencies aren't easy for anyone. But disability advocates say disasters of all sorts — be it a hurricane or a pandemic — are generally far more challenging for people with special needs.

Teens create a 'period pantry' for free pads, tampons

Teens create a 'period pantry' for free pads, tampons

Three high school girls are part of a growing chorus of advocates demanding menstrual equity, said Laura Strausfeld, founder and executive director of Period Law.

Antisemitism commission releases report, recommendations

Antisemitism commission releases report, recommendations

The Commission to Combat Antisemitism, created by Governor Glenn Youngkin on his first day in office, says it has reaffirmed Virginia’s commitment to stand against hatred and intolerance.

Police investigating fatal weekend crash

Police investigating fatal weekend crash

The crash occurred around 2:20 a.m. Saturday on Farmville Road just north of the intersection with Loman Road.

AWI calls on HHS, DOD to stop buying animals from Envigo parent company and others

AWI calls on HHS, DOD to stop buying animals from Envigo parent company and others

Animal Welfare Institute says federal officials need to investigate serious allegations of abuse and wildlife trafficking.

Federal funding aims to address gaps in public health workforce, infrastructure

Federal funding aims to address gaps in public health workforce, infrastructure

Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner announced on Wednesday that Virginia is getting more than $74.4 million in federal funding.

VDH reports death of Virginia resident who had been diagnosed with monkeypox

VDH reports death of Virginia resident who had been diagnosed with monkeypox

The Virginia Department of Health reported the death of a person who had monkeypox on Thursday.

Kaine responds to recent shootings across Virginia

Kaine responds to recent shootings across Virginia

On Wednesday, Senator Tim Kaine spoke out about the two recent shootings that have devastated communities in Virginia.

NAACP: 'Scant' info in records about election integrity unit

NAACP: 'Scant' info in records about election integrity unit

The Virginia NAACP says it has received "scant" information of substance in response to a wide-ranging public record request it made with the state's Republican attorney general about his new election integrity unit.

Program offers low-income households assistance with water bill

Program offers low-income households assistance with water bill

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program, or LIHWAP, can provide a one-time payment directly to a water and/or wastewater provider.

VDH reports flu-related death of a child

VDH reports flu-related death of a child

The child, which was between five and 12 years of age, lived in the Southwest part of the Commonwealth.

Sheriff's office asks for help to find missing Churchville man

Sheriff's office asks for help to find missing Churchville man

James William Painter of Churchville was last seen at the Sheetz gas station in Waynesboro on Nov. 20.

Virginia lawmakers react to marriage equality bill's passage in U.S. Senate

Virginia lawmakers react to marriage equality bill's passage in U.S. Senate

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriage.

Virginia Walmart mass shooting survivor files $50M lawsuit

Virginia Walmart mass shooting survivor files $50M lawsuit

A Walmart employee who survived the mass shooting at a store in Virginia has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the company.

FWS changes northern long-eared bat to endangered status

FWS changes northern long-eared bat to endangered status

This type of bat can be found across much of Virginia, but it's population has been devastated by white-nose syndrome.