Monument Avenue Commission Gets Back to Work

Nov 14, 2017
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Three months after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Richmond’s Monument Avenue Commission has deemed it time to get back to work. They held a meeting Tuesday evening at the Library of Virginia.

Michael Pope

So what was it really like behind the scenes of a campaign for governor? Michael Pope has this look inside the two major party campaigns.

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Appalachian Power will bring 200 more employees into its downtown Roanoke headquarters. But the project is more than just a remodel.

The Art of Sucking Up

Nov 14, 2017

Donald Trump is known to praise himself. And it's been reported that the president thrives on praise. That fact has the nation thinking about flattery, and it could boost sales of a new book written by two professors from Virginia.  Sandy Hausman spoke with them and filed this report.

Women Win Big in Virginia's Elections

Nov 14, 2017
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Although half of Americans are female, only about a quarter of state lawmakers are. Arizona and Vermont have the most women in office: 40%. And while Virginia is nowhere close to that, women did win big election night.

Election officials are still hard at work trying to determine winners in a handful of House of Delegates races that remain too close to call.

Saving the History and Heroes of Social Welfare

Nov 13, 2017
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Every picture tells a story. That's why Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries and partners from across the nation are creating the Image Portal, an online collection focused on social reform and social welfare -- things like prohibition, women’s suffrage, civil rights and immigration.  Sandy Hausman has details.

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Three-quarters of HR directors at state agencies say they have trouble filling open jobs. The biggest hurdle? Money. That’s according to a new report lawmakers heard in Richmond Monday.

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Last week’s results on Election Day is causing some soul searching among Virginia Republicans. But members of the Congressional delegation are at odds over what the takeaway is.

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Portsmouth has created a special police outreach unit as way of dealing with homeless people. And, Staunton is hoping Congress will spare credits for historic buildings as it tries to re-write federal tax law. 

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