Virginia is staring down a projected $2.4 billion budget shortfall. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan calls for major budget cuts, most of which will hit commonwealth prisons.
Virginia's 8th district is mostly white and mostly Democratic. But candidates Micah Edmond and Don Beyer are sparring over who would best represent the district's minority population.
It's been more than a month now since the disappearance of 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, and her parents continue to plead for anyone with information to cooperate.
A majority of Virginians say the once-popular Gov. Bob McDonnell should face prison time for his public corruption convictions.
Virginia's governor has approved $1.6 million in grants to implement year-round instructional programs at 29 schools across the commonwealth.
Democrats and Republicans are both trying to lure the votes of Asian Americans, the country's fastest growing racial group.
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