| May 22, 2014
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| May 24, 2014
| 11:54 AM
| May 26, 2014
The Newport News School Board revised its student policy handbook last week to ban electronic cigarettes on all school property. The policy applies to staff, students and spectators at school-sponsored events.
E-cigarettes have boomed in popularity in...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series looking at line items in state and local budgets.
RICHMOND — The state of Virginia spends nearly $761,000 a year on "milk marketing regulation."
That's not marketing like advertising. Virginia is...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s dissent from the high court’s 6-2 decision Tuesday to uphold Michigan’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action for public universities has been variously described as “blistering," “...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:42 PM
More than half the children who died as a result of child abuse and neglect in Virginia in the year ending June 30, 2013, didn't live to see their first birthday, according to the annual report of the Hampton Roads Child Fatality Review Team, released...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:24 PM
More than 9,000 residents of Newport News and 6,000 in Hampton would qualify for health coverage under the expanded Medicaid guidelines allowed by the Affordable Care Act, according to an analysis released this week by the Richmond-based nonprofit, The...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:25 PM
There will be no Sabbath for the Great Prince of the Forest.
Legislation to allow hunting on Sundays in Virginia has passed the General Assembly and will await a signature from Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who has indicated support of the bills.
| Aug 6, 2013
Last week, the state hired a dementia services coordinator to fill a brand new position funded by the General Assembly as part of Virginia's Dementia State Plan.
Charlotte Arbogast is a former policy analyst for the Department of Health, a former...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Gloucester High School will be recognized at a ceremony in Richmond on Monday for its exemplary science, technology and mathematics (STEM) team.
The award will be presented by the Virginia Mathematics & Science Coalition, which annually recognized...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:22 PM
In a microcosm of the national partisan divide over federal health care reform, popularly known as Obamacare, Virginia has put one element — the expansion of Medicaid — front and center in the political debate preceding November's election....