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Companies selected for Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the 12 Virginia companies selected to participate in the Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program.


Fall harvests progressing: Weather presents some corn challenges

A Sept. 18 crop report notes that 56 percent of Virginia’s corn raised for grain and 94 percent of corn raised for silage had been harvested by Sept. 17.


Why you need a regulated Forex broker to succeed in online trading

The foreign currency market is the largest marketplace in the world in which the turnover exceeds trillions of dollars in a single day.


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SDDA hosts annual celebration, awards

The Staunton Downtown Development Association recently hosted its Annual Celebration and awarded volunteers and downtown businesses.


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Tobacco remains Virginia’s top organic commodity

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released its 2016 Certified Organic Production Report today from the survey conducted earlier this year.


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Sen. Warner on SEC hack disclosure

Mark Warner comments on the SEC disclosure that its corporate filing system was hacked in 2016 and information was potentially used for illegal stock trades.


Virginia Chili, Blues n’ Brews Festival

Virginia Chili, Blues n’ Brews Festival set for Saturday

The Virginia Chili, Blues n’ Brews Festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday in Downtown Waynesboro.


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Kroger announces Zero Hunger | Zero Waste plan

The Kroger Co. has announced a new, national effort aimed at ending hunger in the communities Kroger calls home and eliminating waste across the company by 2025.


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McAuliffe announces $967,000 in matching grants for 50 local tourism programs

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $967,000 in matching grant funds to be awarded to 50 local tourism initiatives.


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How can I adjust to my hearing aid?

Hearing aids take time and patience to use successfully. Wearing your aids regularly will help you adjust to them.


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Dominion Energy volunteers energizing communities with 30 environmental improvement projects

More than 500 Dominion Energy volunteers are kicking off the company’s  “Energizing Our Communities” initiatives – with 30 projects in nine states to be completed over the next six weeks.


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AAA: Gas prices trending cheaper

As South and Southeast states recover from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, motorists in 45 U.S. states are paying less for a gallon of gas on the week.


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Expert advice: Understanding disaster relief and tapping your 401(k)

Hurricane victims from Harvey and Irma are now eligible to take a hardship distribution from their 401(k) retirement account.


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McAuliffe announces 215,100 net new jobs in Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced last week that 215,100 net new jobs have been created in the Commonwealth since January 2014. 


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Herring urges Equifax to disable fee-based monitoring services

AG Mark Herring joined a coalition urging credit reporting firm Equifax to stop pushing their own fee based services on data breach victims.


McAuliffe announces $175,000 grant to La Cocina VA for small business development

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a $175,000 grant to La Cocina VA, a nonprofit workforce development organization in Arlington County.


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Gas prices heading back down after Harvey, Irma

Gas prices across the Mid-Atlantic are decreasing after the double hit to the United States by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.


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Are there any realistic geoengineering solutions to our climate woes?

Geoengineering our way out of the climate crisis is something so drastic that no one really wants to admit it might be our only hope.


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Warner, Kaine on Anthem’s decision to re-enter Virginia healthcare markets

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine on Anthem’s decision to re-enter 63 counties or cities in Virginia where consumers  otherwise would be left without any insurance options.


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McAuliffe on Anthem decision to remain in Virginia marketplace

Governor Terry McAuliffe comments following health insurer Anthem’s decision to continue to offer plans to Virginians through the Affordable Care Act.


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Herring announces lawsuit against Virginia-based tax debt settlement company

Attorney General Mark Herring announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against Wall & Associates.


Trending news in the global foreign exchange market

The foreign exchange market is always susceptible to changing national and global economic dynamics taking place in different locations and industries.


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Rising farm income should benefit Virginia farmers

Farm profits are expected to increase in 2017 following three years of decline, according to the USDA. Virginia farmers stand to benefit.


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Virginia cotton forecast up 90 percent from 2016

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service September Crop Production report shows large increases in projected yields for cotton and peanuts.


CAT’s Free Trolley to detour on Saturday

Due to the UVA football game against UConn on Saturday, Charlottesville Area Transit will detour the Free Trolley.