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Senate Approves Bill Weakening Oversight of Electric Rates

A bill that would weaken state oversight of the state’s two largest electric utilities’ rates is moving through the General Assembly.


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More Than 112,000 In Virginia Without Electricity

Thousands of electricity customers in Virginia remain without service but utility crews are making progress.


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McDonnell: Virginia Storm Death Toll Rises To 11

The number of Virginia fatalities related to the weekend’s severe storms has climbed to 11, Gov. Bob McDonnel”s office said Tuesday.


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More Than 276,000 Still Without Power In Virginia

More than 276,000 electricity customers across Virginia have no service as crews work to repair power lines and equipment damaged by severe storms. Dominion Power is championing the slogan: “Our boots don’t come off until your lights are back on.”