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Crowds of Richmond-area residents and out-of-towners gathered near the Virginia State Capitol on Monday to oppose gun-control legislation. Read more

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When the Virginia General Assembly convenes under new leadership, will legislators find common ground or stick to their partisan guns? Read more


A few of the region’s finer and not-so-fine 2019 moments Read more

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Overdose deaths declined in 2018 in the commonwealth, but experts project a record number of drug fatalities by year’s end. Read more


Virginia is stepping up its game in preparing children for kindergarten. Read more


"If you can mock us, you can legislate and govern against us and nobody will care," the Rev. Al Sharpton says in addressing Virginia's blackface controversy. Read more


Governor denies appearing in racist yearbook photo first published by outlet with ties to Roy Moore campaign. Read more


The new Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction, James Lane, wants to emphasize equity and the creation of memorable learning experiences. Read more


Medicaid expansion in Virginia and a new player in the ACA marketplace in metro Richmond should increase access to heath care coverage in 2019. Read more


Millennials turned out to vote in the 2017 Virginia governor's race. And on Saturday, many of the volunteers strutting back and forth between the crowds, lines and various tents fell into that category. Read more


Get to know Murphy, Virginia’s new first dog. Read more

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Your guide to what's good for the week ahead Read more

Besides winning statewide offices, the party gains seats in the House of Delegates. Read more

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Here's what a few Richmond-area residents had to say at the polls today. Read more

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In his first set of public appearances since leaving office, former President Barack Obama urged Virginians to support Democrat Ralph Northam for governor, saying, "Ralph's whole life has been about honest, responsible service to others." Read more


How Virginians feel about the president could affect the outcome of the governor's race. Read more


A late political bloomer, Ralph Northam sought office out of frustration with the state legislature. Read more


Richmond-area college students could sway this year's gubernatorial election — if they make it to the polls. Read more


Libertarian Cliff Hyra kicked off his 2017 campaign for Virginia governor Thursday morning, describing himself as "the only alternative to the two establishment candidates and establishment parties." Read more


Political observers will be watching closely on June 13, when both of Virginia’s major parties hold primaries to nominate candidates for governor and lieutenant governor. Read more


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