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Former SW Va. Congressman William Wampler Sr. dies

William C. Wampler Sr., a moderate Republican who represented southwestern Virginia in Congress in a career that spanned four decades, has died. He was 86.

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 05:25pm EDT

Tags: William S. Wampler, Bob McDonnell, Bristol

Va. program to help vets get transportation jobs

A new program in Virginia will make it easier for veterans to get jobs in the transportation industry.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 10:50am EDT

Tags: veterans, Bob McDonnell, Troops to Trucks, DMV

Middleburg Battlefield to be preserved: governor

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be in Middleburg to announce details of a new public-private partnership that will preserve a key portion of the Middleburg Battlefield from the Civil War.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 07:57am EDT

Tags: Civil War, Middleburg, Bob McDonnell

Va. State Parks to allow open carry of guns starting Monday

After years of fighting over the issue, a long-standing ban on openly carrying guns in Virginia State Parks is set to officially end Monday.

Sunday - 05/06/2012, 03:57pm EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell, guns, Virginia State Parks, Tim Kaine

Commencement speakers in Va. stirring complaints

Commencement speakers at some Virginia universities are not sitting well with some on campus.

Sunday - 04/29/2012, 04:17pm EDT

Tags: Mitt Romney, Liberty University, Bob McDonnell, University of Richmond, Christopher Newport University, commencement speaker

McDonnell, in GOP veep chase, airs sunny pro-Va ad

After a bruising legislative session that saw him targeted by television comedians, Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell is touting his record and burnishing his image as a vice-presidential prospect with a new television ad.

McDonnell's political action committee, Opportunity Virginia, is spending about $400,000 to broadcast the 30-second ad in markets statewide for 10 days starting Wednesday. No state money is going into the commercial.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 11:11pm EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell, GOP primaries

'Mitt and Mac'? Va. governor considers VP pick

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 12:24pm EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell

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