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Ken Plum: Unlocking Northern Virginia

The multi-model approach establishes a significant precedent that must be followed to successfully unlock Northern Virginia.

More details on Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine campaign event in NoVA

Hillary Clinton will campaign in Northern Virginia on Thursday, July 14, with U.S. Senator Tim Kaine.

Real Virginia, Northern Virginia, and the New York Yankees: A case study

You hear pols talk from time to time about so-called Real Virginia, the part south and west of what we consider Northern Virginia, the extended D.C. suburbs and exurbs.

Grant Thornton to invest $15.75 million to expand in Northern Virginia

Grant Thornton LLP, a leading U.S. professional-services firm, will invest $15.75 million to grow its presence across the Northern Virginia region.

President Clinton to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton in Virginia

On Wednesday, President Bill Clinton will attend Hillary for Virginia organizing events in Northern Virginia and Richmond to campaign for Hillary Clinton.

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Sen. Warner, Anne Holton, Del. Spruill to campaign for Hillary Clinton

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Anne Holton, and Delegate Lionell Spruill Sr. will visit churches in Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads, and Richmond on behalf of Hillary Clinton.

State leaders announce bipartisan agreement to address Beltway gridlock

Virginia leaders announced today a bipartisan agreement to move forward on a plan to reduce congestion on I-66 inside the Beltway.

Waynesboro Police nab two NOVA men on credit card theft charges

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested two Northern Virginia men on credit card theft charges stemming from an elaborate credit card skimming operation.

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Hillary for Virginia announces Day of Action in Northern Virginia

On Thursday, the Hillary Clinton campaign will hold a series of organizing events in Northern Virginia in order to build support ahead of the March 1st primary.

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Virginia Tech graduate student develops and tests in-vehicle safety application on Interstate 66

Virginia Tech graduate student Kayla Sykes of Richmond tested an in-vehicle application with the potential to improve driver safety and save time.


Strategic partnership between Inova, George Mason to advance research

Inova, the largest health system in Northern Virginia, and George Mason University, the largest public research university in Virginia, are partnering to conduct translational research.

Governor McAuliffe announces roads projects in I-95 Corridor in Fredericksburg, Northern Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced major projects to improve transportation on one of the most heavily traveled corridors in the country – I-95 and I-395 in Northern Virginia.

Officials experience Virginia Tech’s next-generation vehicle technology on interstate express lanes

Federal and state officials received hands-on experience Monday with “hands-off” automated and connected driving as they traveled a 10-mile stretch of an interstate highway in Northern Virginia in cars sporting the latest automated- and connected-vehicle technology.

Virginia House Republicans call on Governor McAuliffe to shelve I-66 tolling plan

Virginia House of Delegates Republican leadership, members and candidates on Thursday called on Governor Terry McAuliffe to shelve his proposed I-66 tolling plan at a press conference in Falls Church.

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Virginia Democrats launch TV ads in three State Senate races

Today, three Democratic Senate candidates launched TV ads in the Richmond, Washington and Hampton Roads media markets.

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UVA offers first special ed master’s program in Northern Virginia

According to the Virginia Department of Education, the No. 1 need in Virginia public schools is for special education teachers.

Governor McAuliffe announces bipartisan plan to fund two new veterans care centers

At a press conference today in Richmond, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a bipartisan compromise that will allow Virginia to proceed with the design and construction of two new centers in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads that will offer quality health care to veterans.

Novant Health, UVA discussing Northern Virginia regional health system

University of Virginia Health System and Novant Health are in discussions to create a Northern Virginia regional health system.


House Republican leaders discuss veterans care centers legislation

Rep. Randy Forbes (R-4th), Rep. Rob Wittman (R-1st), Majority Leader M. Kirkland Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Rich Anderson (R-Manassas) and Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) discussed the veterans care center legislation before the House.

Sens. Warner and Kaine introduce bipartisan Startup Act

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) today led a bipartisan group of six Senate colleagues in introducing The Startup Act to jumpstart investment and job creation by new businesses.


VCU poll: 92 percent think colleges should be required to report sexual assaults to police

A new VCU poll indicates strong support among Virginians for legislative proposals that would require university faculty or staff to report to police within 48 hours any alleged criminal sexual assaults that come to their attention.

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Potomac Nationals announce F.H. Furr as new stadium founding partner

The Potomac Nationals announced today that the club has signed a new stadium founding partnership with F.H. Furr, a leading plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical service company headquartered in Manassas, Virginia.

Governor McAuliffe announces 95 Express Lanes open December 14

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the 95 Express Lanes on I-95 in Northern Virginia are opening early and on budget.

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McAuliffe: Agriculture, forestry essential to ‘the new Virginia economy’

Fog delayed his arrival, but Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe was perfectly clear about his vision for agriculture’s and forestry’s role in Virginia’s economy.

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UVA researchers find declining enrollment in most Virginia school divisions

While the overall population in Virginia is growing, public school enrollment increased in fewer than than one-third of school divisions in the commonwealth between 2008 and 2013.