Virginia | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Virginia

RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

McDonnell Trial To Proceed, Couple To Be Tried Together

The corruption trial against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, is set to go on this summer after a judge tossed out a motion to dismiss most of the charges against the couple.
WAMU 88.5

Judge Dismisses McDonnell Request For Charges To Be Dropped

The corruption trial against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, is set to go to begin this summer after a judge today tossed out a motion to dismiss most of the charges against the couple.
WAMU 88.5

Virginia Faces Possible $300M Budget Gap, McAuliffe Says

Virginia's budget is already at an impasse over disagreement on the expansion of Medicaid in the state, but according to new tax data shared Monday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the state faces lagging tax collections as well.

WAMU 88.5

Businesses, Developers See Light At End Of Silver Line's Tunnel

Metro is poised to take over the Silver Line on May 27, which has anxious business owners and developers along the new line anticipating the start of passenger service.

WAMU 88.5

Judge To Rule Tuesday On Key Requests In McDonnell Corruption Trial

The former Virginia governor and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, are seeking to dismiss most of their corruption charges and appear in court separately. A judge is set to rule on those key motions Tuesday.
WAMU 88.5

Jim Webb For President? He's Not Saying No

While former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has stolen most of the media attention around potential presidential candidates in the 2016 elections, the Democratic party could have a new contender: Jim Webb.
WAMU 88.5

Columbia Pike Businesses Divided Over Streetcar Proposal

One of the big arguments for the streetcar proposal on Columbia Pike in Arlington is that it is good for business, but owners themselves aren't in agreement on the prospect.

WAMU 88.5

Virginia Faith Groups Unite Behind Missing Nigerian Girls

The abduction of more than 200 Nigerian girls by the group of Boko Haram has united faith groups across the Commonwealth of Virginia behind the cause of education assistance for young girls across the globe.

WAMU 88.5

Eight Charged In Abduction, Murder Of Waynesboro Police Officer

Eight members of a division of the Bloods street gang have been charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder Kevin Quick, a police officer in Waynesboro, Virginia.

WAMU 88.5

Virginia Republican Seeks Impeachment Of Attorney General Herring

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has made some controversial decisions in his first months in office, including deciding not to defend the commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage, and prompting one Northern Virginia lawmaker to call for his impeachment.

Pages