| Aug 3, 2010
| 2:18 PM
Governor Bob McDonnell is hitting the road this month for a series of eight town hall meetings. The first is Wednesday night in Roanoke County. It's billed as a conversation about jobs and government reform, but the meeting will also address the plan to...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:18 PM
She died almost 60 years ago, but her cells lived on, fostering medical breakthroughs and saving lives. On Tuesday, Henrietta Lacks was honored by the Virginia General Assembly.
Two of her sons and two granddaughters stood in the gallery of the House...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 3:07 PM
After more than 40 years in the classroom, Virginia Tech Professor and Civil War scholar Bud Robertson will retire from teaching June first.
Robertson was recognized Friday on the floor of the House of Delegates.
He has written or edited more than 20...
| Feb 26, 2011
| 11:39 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 5:22 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 2:50 PM
You still won't be issued a ticket just for texting while driving. A senate bill (SB 1042) didn't make it past the Virginia House of Delegates.
Most people will tell you: they know texting while driving isn't safe. Local police wouldn't comment, but the...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:28 AM
Delegate Mark L Keam (D)introduced ,HB2443, a second bill to allow some form of hunting on Sunday. Del. Keam has already introduced HB2442 that would allow Sunday hunting throughout the Commonwealth.
The new bill would “allow persons to hunt deer...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Willard Finney, a former delegate from Franklin County died Monday.
A Franklin County native, Finney represented the 9th District in the House of Delegates for more than a decade. It was the same seat his father and grandfather held. He also practiced...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 9:52 AM
Virginia lawmakers have returned to the State Capitol for the 2011 session of the General Assembly. Both the House of Delegates and the State Senate convened at noon Wednesday, with two new members from western Virginia taking their seats.
| Jan 11, 2011
| 5:11 PM
Republican Greb Habeeb has won the Virginia House of Delegates 8th District race over Democrat Ginger Mumpower.
Habeeb won 64 percent of the vote.
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| Jan 11, 2011
| 7:53 PM
A Franklin County lawyer has won the special election for an open senate seat in the Virginia General Assembly.
Republican Bill Stanley won the 19th district senate race Tuesday with 62 percent of the vote, beating Democrat Hank Davis who won 38...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 7:47 PM
Monday was moving day for Morgan Griffith.
The new Congressman from Virginia's 9th District won't take the oath of office until Wednesday, but Monday morning he was unpacking his car, and moving into the Longworth Office building...