Remaking Tysons Corner into the second city of Washington will take a lot more than a new Metro line and a downtown of tightly clustered buildings designed for walking. It will take almost $15 billion in new roads and public transportation.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has added 16 traffic cameras in Central Virginia to manage traffic flow, monitor weather conditions and assist emergency responders on Interstate 64 and primary highways.
Virginia is eliminating its statewide pharmacy for the mentally ill, which obtained discounted drugs and distributed them through local mental health boards rather than commercial drugstores, as part of its effort to reduce spending in tough budget times.
RICHMOND — Pediatrics practices are being swamped with caring for sick children, trying to get shipments of H1N1 vaccine to give to patients, and answering parent questions about when to worry if a child has sniffles or a cough.
Pediatrics practices are being swamped with caring for sick children, trying to get shipments of H1N1 vaccine to give to patients, and answering parent questions about when to worry if a child has sniffles or a cough.
Richmond will reach beyond public school children to administer 3,300 doses of swine-flu vaccine in the next week.
The license of a Staunton physician accused of having sexual relations with patients, verbally abusing a 5-year-old, smoking marijuana and other misconduct was suspended yesterday for three years.
The Peninsula Health District will not hold any after-school H1N1 flu vaccine clinics next week. Officials said the district – which serves Newport News, Williamsburg, Poquoson, York and James City counties – had received some vaccine, but not enough to hold large-scale clinics.
A day after a nonprofit group canceled a mailing designed to get out the vote, the Virginia State Board of Elections is investigating whether the organization illegally obtained access to a closely controlled registration list that includes voter histories.
A death and a computer snafu sparked by a name change were responsible for delays in mailing out absentee ballots in Greene and Nelson counties, respectively, local registrars said.
James Paul Beckstedt said he hasn’t missed an election in 50 years, and he’s not going to let being in jail break his voting streak.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has accepted remediation plans by Richard Bland College and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise intended to bring the schools into compliance with certification standards.
Four of the six Stonewall Jackson High School students who faced year-long expulsion for arranging pieces of sod into racist symbols will have the opportunity to return to school at the end of January, a panel of three Prince William County School Board members decided unanimously Wednesday night.
A federal appeals court grappled yesterday with the question of whether a judge went too far when she overturned Virginia’s ban on liquor advertising in college newspapers — a regulation the state says is intended to curb illegal underage drinking.
Hampton Roads public colleges and universities have created more than 22,200 jobs and contributed $450 million in annual tax revenue to the state, according to a study released Thursday by the Virginia Business Higher Education Council.
Efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay are now only a signature away from receiving their largest ever federal contribution.
Like an obese patient at risk of a heart attack or stroke, the Chesapeake Bay needs to go on a “pollution diet” to survive, scientists say.
PATH, the 765,000-volt transmission line planned for northern Loudoun County, certainly is going somewhere, according to the company’s response to a motion to kill the project.
Sharp drops in the price of natural gas and other fuels boosted Dominion Resources Inc.‘s profit for the third quarter.
WASHINGTON — The head of the “grassroots” lobbying firm that sent bogus letters to U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello and two other congressman apologized Thursday to a congressional panel investigating the deception.
When citizens are denied public benefits like food stamps or unemployment insurance, they rarely seek legal council, said Geraldine M. Doetzer, the only public-benefits attorney at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Petersburg.
RICHMOND – Could you go to jail if you witness a crime, and do nothing to stop it? What if you witness a crime and don’t call police?
Curious about your neighbor’s criminal history?
Want to check a prospective baby sitter’s record?
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee today unanimously approved the nomination of Virginia Supreme Court Justice Barbara Keenan for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Continued problems in the auto industry has claimed more jobs in the Tri-Cities region.
FRANKLIN – Rep. Randy Forbes has set up a Web site to help people affected by International Paper Co.’s decision to close its plant in Franklin.
The two area chambers of commerce are looking to join forces.
LYNCHBURG Two Richmond-area developers are working to pull one of Lynchburg’s oldest commercial buildings back from the brink of demolition.
Virginia regulators ordered two Richmond-area businessmen and to stop selling securities for 120 days while determining whether to permanently ban them from that business.
The U.S. Census in Virginia is ready for 2010.
The site of the failed Granby Tower condominium project isn’t the only land the federal government covets.
More than $25.4 million in federal money is headed to Hampton Roads for a variety of water and development projects, and $50 million more could be coming for the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort.
Twenty-three employees will be notified today that they will lose their jobs with the city, according to a city news release.