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Virginia awards $21.5 million in grants for stormwater pollution reduction efforts

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has awarded about $21.5 million in grants under the Stormwater Local Assistance Fund.


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Virginia farmers’ markets among Top 100 in national celebration

Virginians do love their farmers’ markets. That’s evident from the popular vote that landed four Virginia markets in the national Top 100 identified by the American Farmland Trust’s annual “I Love My Farmers Market Celebration.”


Keep Virginia Beautiful announces 30 in 30 grant winners

Keep Virginia Beautiful announced its “30 Grants In 30 Days” recipients for 2014. A grant winner will be announced daily on KVB’s website from September 15th to October 14th.


UVA Athletics

UVa. men’s tennis falls to USC in Final Four

The fourth-ranked Virginia men’s tennis team had its 2014 season come to an end Monday with a 5-1 loss to top-ranked USC in a NCAA semifinal match at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.


Huffman, Evans shut the door on Northeastern in 3-2 JMU win

Junior right-hander Chris Huffman (Fort Defiance, Va./Fort Defiance) and freshman left-hander Michael Evans (Falls Church, Va./George C. Marshall) combined to limit Northeastern to seven hits and a pair of early runs in a 3-2 JMU win.


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Three UVa. men’s tennis players selected for NCAA championships

The UVa. men’s tennis team had three individuals selected to compete in the 2014 NCAA Singles Championship, to be held May 21-26 at the Dan Magill Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Georgia.


State announces 2014 Virginia Index of Performance Awards

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Board of Education announced that 212 schools and four school divisions earned 2014 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards for advanced learning and achievement.


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#4 UVa. men’s tennis claims eighth straight ACC championship

The fourth-ranked Virginia men’s tennis captured its eighth consecutive ACC Championship with a 4-0 victory over No. 9 North Carolina in Sunday’s ACC Tournament final at the Cary Tennis Park.


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Virginia rises to third in nation on Advanced Placement Tests

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia again boasts the nation’s third-highest percentage of public high school seniors qualifying for college credit on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations, according to the College Board’s 2014 AP Report to the Nation.


Ken Plum: Broken promises on mental health reform

Last month the disAbility Law Center (dLCV) issued a report on the condition of mental health services in Virginia. It is an eye-opening report: Broken Promises, the Failure of Mental Health Services in Virginia.


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McDonnell announces task force on mental health services

Gov. Bob McDonnell today announced the membership for the newly-created Task Force on Improving Mental Health Services and Crisis Response. The membership includes leaders in the mental health field, law enforcement communities, the judicial system, private hospitals, and individuals receiving mental health services and their families.


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Attorney General-elect Mark Herring announces senior staff

Attorney General-elect Mark Herring today announced the appointment of two more senior officials in the Office of Attorney General. Herring will be sworn in as Virginia’s 48th Attorney General on Jan. 11. Stuart Raphael, currently a partner with the Litigation Team of Hunton & Williams LLP, will serve as Virginia’s Solicitor General.