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How US states fared on jobless aid applications

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000, a possible sign of a healing job market. But Labor Department officials cautioned that the figures were distorted by Superstorm Sandy.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 12:07pm EST

Tags: economy, unemployment, Virginia

Battleground Virginia inundated this campaign season

Virginia has been getting a lot of attention from President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney this election season. The commonwealth is seen as one of the big tossup states, along with Florida and Ohio.

Monday - 11/05/2012, 01:50pm EST

Tags: Elections, Virginia

Va. regs to oversee public insurance adjusters soon

Virginia regulators will soon license public adjusters to help deal with insurance companies.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 10:09am EDT

Tags: public adjustors, insurance companies, Virginia

Millions to participate in earthquake drill

Millions of people across the country and elsewhere are expected to take a break from what they're doing and take part in an earthquake preparedness drill.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: earthquake, Virginia, emergency preparedness

Ex-Charlottesville officer faces more charges

A former Charlottesville police officer is facing more charges stemming from the embezzlement of money from a church where he formerly served as pastor.

Sunday - 09/30/2012, 02:37pm EDT

Tags: Charlottesville, Virginia

New College Institute plans $15M academic building

The leaders of the New College Institute are hoping to match a grant to help build a 50,000-square-foot building in Martinsville to serve as its home.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 03:21am EDT

Tags: New College Institute, Sen. William C. Wampler Jr., Henry County, Virginia

Local schools score top marks for performance

Ten schools in Maryland, nine in Virginia and two in D.C. made the list of the Nation's Blue Ribbon Schools for 2012, the U.S. Department of Education announced Friday.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 08:28am EDT

Tags: education, Arne Duncan, Blue Ribbon Schools, Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia

Outside campaign dollars flow into Va. from right

If you're feeling buried by nasty political ads from your television, there's good reason.

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 08:11am EDT

Tags: Virginia, campaign, contributions, right

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