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Medicare scam hits Virginia residents

It's the time of year when seniors are being asked to reevaluate Medicare and drug program plans. The crooks have picked up on this and are now targeting some seniors, calling and threatening to have benefits cut-off if they don't provide information such as bank account numbers.

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Medicare, Medicare fraud

Fairfax to create formal gun give-back program

Fairfax County is working on a formal gun give- back program to get unwanted weapons off the street.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 04:36am EST

Tags: gun violence, Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County Police Department, Hank Silverberg, guns

Fairfax teachers say no to guns in schools

The question of whether schools should have guns and/or armed officers is a subject of nationwide debate since 26 elementary students and staff were killed in a December shooting in Newton, Conn.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 01:59pm EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County schools, FCFT, guns in schools

Second inaugurations are usually smaller

Monday's inauguration is expected to be both smaller and less expensive than President Obama's first swearing in four years ago.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 07:37am EST

Tags: inauguration day, inauguration budget, American University, Allan Lichtman, Hank Silverberg

Virginia negotiating to buy Dulles Greenway

The state is negotiating with the owners of the private Dulles Greenway to purchase the 14-mile road that runs from Dulles International Airport to Leesburg.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 04:22am EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, dulles greenway, Dulles Toll Road, Joe May

Local hospitals restrict visitors to prevent spread of flu

At least seven area hospitals are telling visitors with flu symptoms or even the sniffles to refrain from coming to see family or friends in the hospital.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 07:05am EST

Tags: Inova Health System, Hank Silverberg, flu, visitor restrictions


'Lincoln' could bolster Virginia's economy

Steven Spielberg's hit movie "Lincoln" could also be a big hit for Virginia's economy, infusing $64 million into the state's economy in 2012.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 08:55am EST

Tags: Lincoln, Hank Silverberg, Virginia State Capitol

Watch out for this scam targeting Dominion Power customers

Dominion Power is warning customers that scammers are trying to get their personal information by threatening to turn off their electricity.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 03:59am EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Dominion Virginia Power, Scam

McDonnell makes case for transportation tax change

Gov. Bob McDonnell used his annual address to the state Wednesday to make one big, last push for an enduring legislative legacy, urging lawmakers to enact his education and transportation reforms.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 05:58am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Hank Silverberg, Dick Saslaw, tax, Dick Black, David Toscano

'Pitchfork protest' leads to proposed updates to Va. farming rights

A Fauquier County farmer's fight with the county has prompted a bill that could more clearly define the rights of farmers in Virginia.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 06:50am EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, Hank Silverberg, Martha Boneta, Fauquier County

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