A divided panel of federal regulators has denied requests from individuals and public interest groups to reconsider its approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday issued an order turning down the requests. Two of the five commissioners dissented.

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The number of children who live in poverty is coming down across the county. But not in Virginia.

As white supremacists battled their opponents in Charlottesville last summer, a counterprotester used an aerosol can to create a small flame-thrower.  He said he did so in self-defense and the prosecutor argued for leniency, but Corey Long may be headed for jail.

A woman who says she was drugged and restrained at the University of Virginia Medical Center is suing doctors, nurses and other personnel, claiming she did not want treatment, and the Supreme Court said she had the right to refuse.

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Republicans in Washington are locked in a debate over what Congress should, or even can do, about immigration reform this election year.

And most Virginia Republicans are sticking to party leader’s script.

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A new book, co-authored by a Virginia Tech biologist, about-- well let's call it the aftermath of digestion-- made it all the way to the New York Times' best sellers list. 

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Census figures show that the number of children who live in poverty in Virginia is on the rise, and school administrators across the commonwealth are using new money from the federal government to do something about it.

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Three years ago the Pamunkey Indian Tribe gained federal recognition. Now the tribe is considering opening a casino as a step toward financial independence. But the idea is not without controversy.

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Republicans are divided about the Senate candidate at the top of their ticket in Virginia this year.

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Richmond City is working with the Attorney General’s office to relaunch an anti-violence media campaign. The campaign includes traditional outreach like billboards and TV ads. But it also relies on some more innovative approaches.


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