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  • Martinsville had highest jobless rate in November

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in November. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 9.9 percent. That’s down from 10.1…

  • Museum offers Culpeper version of Monopoly

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Monopoly fans in Culpeper can now play a local version of the game. Culpeper Opoly was developed by Sophie Hudson with Kash Design. The game board features historic images of the…

  • Virginia military family gets holiday home makeover

    A military family in Alexandria is getting a big surprise ahead of
    Christmas. Before their father deploys, Operation Homefront is giving them
    a
    home makeover.

  • Death prompts changes at Hampton VA hospital

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A patient’s death has prompted policy changes at the Hampton VA Medical Center. The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General recommended the changes to the hospital’s education and training…

  • Air Force to conduct night flying training in Va.

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The Air Force says it will conduct night flying exercises in southeastern Virginia. The Air Force says planes from the 1st Fighter Wing and the 192nd Fighter Wing will conduct the…

  • Police ID 2nd person of interest in Lyon sisters investigation

    Montgomery County investigators plan to release more information about their Virginia search for evidence related to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters.

  • 2 plead guilty after baseballs tossed into prison

    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman and a Virginia man have pleaded guilty of placing marijuana and other contraband into baseballs tossed over the fence of a south Georgia prison. The Florida Times-Union reports…

  • Fairfax County mom dies after hornet sting

    On a typical Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye
    Creason decided to trim back the
    azaleas in front of her family\’s Annandale home before running an errand.

    It was a life changing decision, says her husband of 24 years, Rich Creason.

  • Freon leak prompts evacuation of Hampton hotel

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A hotel in Hampton was evacuated after a freon leak from an air-conditioning unit. Hampton fire Capt. Jeffrey Pereira tells WAVY-TV (http://bit.ly/1o28hhd) that fire crews responded to the four-story Savannah Suites…

  • Veterans networking site focuses on jobs

    After spending time serving their country, many
    veterans face difficulty finding a job and
    adjusting to normal life back at home. A new
    social networking site aims to help connect
    veterans with peers and employers.