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U.S. Grants Aimed at Assisting Va. Schools, Students

More than $13 million in federal funding is headed to Virginia to improve mental health services for students and to expand school safety programs.

10/17/2014

Officials from the World Health Organization wear protective clothing on July 28, 2012 as they prepare to enter Kagadi Hospital in Kibale District, about 200 kilometres from Kampala, where an outbreak of Ebola virus started.  (Photo credit: ISAAC KASAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Senators Seek Answers on Ebola Prep in Va.

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are asking Virginia hospital and health officials how prepared the state is to deal with any patients who have symptoms of Ebola.

10/17/2014

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Booze Price Hike Irks Va. Consumers, Restaurants

A move to raise the cost of liquor at Virginia’s beverage control stores is distilling sour spirits from restaurants and bars, as well as consumers.

10/16/2014

Ed Gillespie (left) and Mark Warner are running for U.S. Senate in Virginia. (Photos from Getty Images)

Virginia Senate Debate Filled With Partisan Accusations

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie are both accusing each other of putting partisan self-interests ahead of Virginia’s needs.

10/13/2014

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Virginia Gov.: Married Gay Couples Now Can Adopt

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is sending notice to local social services divisions that married gay couples can now adopt children.

10/10/2014

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Stone Brewing Co. to Build Virginia Facility

Stone Brewing Co., one of the nation’s top 10 craft breweries, is tapping Virginia for its East Coast operations.

10/09/2014

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A Recap of Virginia’s Gay Marriage Case

Same-sex marriages began in Virginia on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a lower court decision striking down the state’s ban on such unions.

10/06/2014

Emily Brennan sings in one of her YouTube videos.

Va. Teen’s Entertainment Career Launched By Singing For a Cause

A 14-year-old from Sterling, Virginia is lending her voice to a cause, and it may just launch her professional singing career.

10/06/2014

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Va. Voter Registration Deadline Fast Approaching

Virginians have less than two weeks remaining to register to vote in next month’s general election.

10/02/2014

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Alcohol Sales up at Va. ABC Stores, Restaurants

Virginians bought more alcohol in the state’s beverage control stores and restaurants as the state agency again saw record sales in the last fiscal year.

09/22/2014

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