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  • Katie Couric visits Central Virginia to dedicate cancer center named for her late sister

    Katie Couric visits Central Virginia to dedicate cancer center named for her late sister
    There's a new place to get cancer treatment in Virginia, and it carries a famous name. The Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center is the latest addition to the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville. The facility is named after former state...
  • UPDATED: Virginia General Assembly adjourns after lawmakers approve state budget

    UPDATED: Virginia General Assembly adjourns after lawmakers approve state budget
    It took them an extra 24 hours, but state lawmakers approved amendments to the two-year, 80-billion dollar budget Sunday night. They also delivered a surprising conclusion to the 2011 regular session of the General Assembly. After days of delay and...
  • CBN Secure Technologies to expand in Danville, creating 25 new jobs

    CBN Secure Technologies to expand in Danville, creating 25 new jobs
    Twenty-five new jobs are coming to Danville. Governor Bob McDonnell announced Wednesday that CBN Secure Technologies, Inc. plans to expand operations at its Danville facility.  The $1.1 million project will add 25 new jobs.  “Virginia is a...
  • UPDATED: Virginia General Assembly adjourns without passing state budget.

    UPDATED: Virginia General Assembly adjourns without passing state budget.
    Both houses of the Virginia General Assembly adjourned the 2012 regular session shortly before 10PM Saturday night.  Lawmakers immediately convened a special session to deal with the two year spending plan.  Budget negotiators are due to return on March...
  • Virginia Senate Democrats seek funding for mandated ultrasounds

    Virginia Senate Democrats seek funding for mandated ultrasounds
    During the 2012 legislative session, Gov. Bob McDonnell signed a Virginia General Assembly bill requiring women seeking abortions to undergo a mandatory ultrasound 24 hours before the procedure. Now, Senate Democrats are calling for funding for the...
  • 10 Peninsula women who made a difference

    10 Peninsula women who made a difference
    Women helped shape the Peninsula we know today, but their contributions are sometimes overlooked or obscured. Here are ten women who contributed to the physical, spiritual and cultural growth of this community. Some managed to make a mark on the world....
  • Virginia's school P.E. bill still in play

    Virginia's school P.E. bill still in play
    After a multi-year struggle to have the Virginia General Assembly pass legislation mandating physical education in schools as an antidote to the growing problem of chilhood obesity, advocacy groups reported a small victory Tuesday. Despite the governor's...
  • Roanoke County History

    Founded: 1838 History:   Roanoke County was established by the Virginia Legislature. It was named Roanoke County because of the Roanoke River passing through the area. During early settlement Roanoke had many trains passing through this area. Later,...
  • Danville History

    Founded: 1793 History:   In 1728, William Byrd went exploring for the border between Virginia and North Carolina, but when he camped over night in the area now know as danville, he fell in love with the scenery. He decided to settle in this area....
  • Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell visits NASA Wallops amid feud with Florida

    Gov. Bob McDonnell took a break Monday from back-to-back energy conferences in Richmond to visit the Eastern Shore. His destination: NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Interesting timing considering Virginia officials are feuding with Florida’s...
  • Virginia and Florida spar over human spaceflight, aircraft carrier

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Already sparring over an aircraft carrier, Florida and Virginia have locked horns on another issue: human spaceflight. NASA announced in July that it would order an environmental review of Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's...
  • You can still vote Tuesday even if you don't bring voter information card

    You can still vote Tuesday even if you don't bring voter information card
    If you don’t have your voter information card that was recently sent out, don’t worry. You will still be allowed to vote on Tuesday, which is Election Day. All you need to do is bring another form of identification, like a state driver&...