Local: Virginia Assembly

Virginia Assembly

Vote Signs (from clipart)

Independent Makes Roanoke Area Special Election Three-Way Race

An Independent has made a special election for the House of Delegates a three-way race.

Richmond GW Horseback  041101 JT

Governor Proposes Funding For Slavery And Freedom Heritage Site

Governor McDonnell has proposed state funding for the Slavery and Freedom Heritage Site.

Bell Rob Serious

Bell Hopes To Play Role In Mental Health Reform

Delegate Rob Bell (R-Albemarle) hopes to play a major role in mental heallth reform.

Elephant Donkey Symbols  102708

Virginia Now Has Rules For Upcoming Recount

A judge has unveiled the rules for an upcoming recount.

Sullivan Teresa 82612

UVA Has Preliminary Price Tag For Strategic Plan

Senior officials at UVA believe a new strategic plan has a more than half-billion dollar price tag.

Rasoul Sam 120713

Roanoke Area Democrats Tap Businessman For House Seat

Roanoke area Democrats have picked businessman Sam Rasoul for a special House of Delegates election.

Norris Dave SMILING 82410

Norris Joins Advisory Panel On Local Government

Outgoing Councilman Dave Norris has been chosen for one of Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe’s advisory groups.

Sands Timothy 120613

Virginia Tech Names Its Next President

Virginia Tech has chosen its next President.

Nixie Orr

City Democrats Reorganize For The Next Two Years

Charlottesville Democrats have reorganized their governing committee.

House of Delegates  052411

Commission Backs Tougher Stance On Smugglers

The State Crime Commission is backing a tougher stance on cigarette smugglers.

Latest Stories

in National

Federal appeals court delivers serious setback to Obamacare

Fresh
obamacare

A U.S. appeals court threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to the health care overhaul.

in Entertainment

Countdown: Supporting characters that need their own movie

Fresh
From left: Jon Gries (Uncle Rico), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Aaron Ruell (Kip) in "Napoleon Dynamite," a comedy about a quirky teenager growing up in the remotes of Idaho, trying to understand his life.

Which of these supporting characters should have their own movies?

in Sports

Cavs plan to sign No. 1 draft pick Wiggins

Fresh
wiggins

The delay in signing the rookie shooting guard is reportedly not related to speculation the team may trade him to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.

in Entertainment

Zach Braff: Not dating Taylor Swift

Fresh
zachbraff

The "Scrubs" star says he isn't dating the "Love Story" hitmaker.

in Entertainment

You can watch every episode of ‘The Simpsons’ in epic marathon

Updated
simpsons

A Web site and app features on-demand access to all 500 episodes and let users search through the life stories of the characters.