Virginia Department of Elections

Forget to register to vote by Monday’s deadline? Or have problems trying to do it online? Well -- you’ll get a second chance. A federal judge has extended Virginia’s voter registration deadline to Friday.

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Some of the most remote parts of Southwest Virginia are about to get help in the opioid crisis. That’s because this month, two counties are receiving a new federal designation. 

"Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up"

Oct 20, 2016

Even though productivity of American workers has been on the rise for decades, it’s no secret to most  that wages have not. A new book suggests this is because our economy is upside down and that now is the ideal time for a change.   Robbie Harris spoke with the author and she has this report.  

Virginia Commonwealth University

Cell phones are everywhere. About 7 billion of them are in use worldwide, but concerns remain about the safety of the electromagnetic fields they produce. That’s why two students and a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University are launching a business to protect pregnant women, their babies and anyone else who’s worried about exposure.

University of Virginia / Dan Addison, University Communications

Anxiety is a common state of mind.  Experts say one of every four people will develop a persistent problem at some time in their life, and getting help isn’t always easy.  Now, there is a free online program designed to help people overcome anxiety.