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Va. governor hearing from public on uranium mining

Gov. Bob McDonnell is hearing from hundreds of people who want him to keep in place a ban on uranium mining in Virginia.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 09:17am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, uranium mining, uranium mining ban

U.S: Va. businessman didn't pay taxes since '88

A Fredericksburg businessman who admits he hasn't paid personal incomes taxes for more than 25 years could be sentenced to up to five years in prison.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 03:03am EST

Tags: Richmond, tax evasion, IRS

Senate approves 2-term Va governor amendment

A proposed amendment that would end Virginia's unique constitutional prohibition on allowing governors to seek re-election to a second term has passed the state Senate.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 08:53pm EST

Tags: Senate

Va. lacks shelters for Hampton Roads evacuation

A state study shows Virginia can't handle all the people who would seek public shelter during a mass evacuation from Hampton Roads.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 01:24pm EST

Tags: emergency shelter management, Terrie Suit, The Virginian-Pilot

Va. launches redesigned government web portal

Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia has launched a redesigned and faster state government website.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 11:11am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, government, website

Virginia woman gets 20 years in child porn case

A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Virginia woman to 20 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to producing child pornography.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 12:05am EST

Tags: porn,

Battle brewing over use of rivers and streams

With much of America's waterfront of small rivers and streams in private hands, there's a battle brewing over who owns the river.

Sunday - 12/30/2012, 08:19am EST

Tags: Chap Petersen, Hank Silverberg, river

Another atheist billboard in Va. vandalized

Another Roanoke-area billboard placed by an atheist group has been vandalized to change the message.

Saturday - 12/29/2012, 12:22pm EST

Tags: Roanoke, Billboard, atheist

Va. lawmakers considering a look at innocence law

Virginia lawmakers returning to Richmond in January are expected to consider relaxing the stiff legal challenges faced by wrongly convicted inmates seeking exoneration.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 06:13am EST

Tags: Johnathan Montgomery, exoneration, Richmond, Ken Cuccinelli

WhiteWave Foods plans $8M expansion of Va. plant

An $8 million expansion of WhiteWave Foods Co.'s plant in Mount Crawford is expected to create 32 jobs.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 09:03am EST

Tags: whitewave food, Harrisonburg,

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