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Virginia is forging ahead with a carbon cap and trade program, the first of its kind for the state. Regulators are now taking public comment and the final meeting is in Richmond Monday.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture along with the hog industry have proposed more deregulation at hog plants.  If implemented, meat packers would get more authority to police food safety themselves while allowing them to slaughter hogs faster.

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This year’s election is shaping up to be even more competitive than many observers thought, and congressional seats that were considered safe a few years ago are now in play. One Central Virginia congressional district appears to have moved from a safe Republican seat into one of the hottest races this year.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

As President Trump continues to call for spending cuts, congressional Democrats are trying to keep environmental protection funding flowing towards the Chesapeake.

This weekend will see the debut of a surprising composition, written by a high school student who plays five different instruments.

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Leaders in the Trump administration are hearing from Virginia about opposition to offshore drilling.

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A special event celebrating Muslim cultures through dance, music, visual art and poetry, will be held at Moss Arts Center in Blacksburg this Saturday evening. It's the culmination of a years-long project to create cross cultural understanding.

Charlottesville's Work on 'Changing the Narrative'

Mar 15, 2018
Jordy Yager

In the wake the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville this past summer, several groups of African American teenagers decided to take their futures, and their narratives, into their own hands.

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Republican Congresswoman Barbara Comstock is working across party lines in Washington to crack down on gang violence.

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Across Virginia, students participated in walkouts Wednesday to remember the victims of the Parkland High School shooting.


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